Workshops Overview

The University Learning Centre offers workshops regularly. These workshops - led by faculty, staff and Peer Mentors - can help you to improve a variety of academic skills, from general study tips to graduate thesis writing.  

Check back to this page often for updates on upcoming workshops!

Instructors and faculty may also be interested in teaching workshops run by The Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Effectiveness.

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If you experience difficulties registering for an event, please contact the ULC

Sep
Wed
10

Develop your note-taking skills

Study Skills Workshop with Anika M., Peer Mentor, PAL Program
1:30 PM to 2:20 PM

MURRAY 102

Come to this workshop and learn some specific strategies for writing notes during lectures and summarizing important points within your readings.
Sep
Thu
11

Preparing for Success in University

Study Skills Workshop with Jeff B.
1:00 PM to 1:50 PM

MURRAY 102

Attend this workshop to learn some tips for being successful in your studies and adjusting your study strategy for university classes. Take advantage of this opportunity to ask an upper year student questions about being a student at the U of S.

Please note that there are additional study skills workshops offered during the week of September 22nd-26th and they are listed under the "Smart Start" category. Join us for this week long academic orientation. More details are available at www.usask.ca/ulc/smartstart

Sep
Mon
15

Creating an Effective Writing Process

Writing Workshop with Leanne J.
1:30 PM to 2:20 PM

MURRAY 102

This workshop focuses on discovering and improving your writing process.  Leanne, the workshop facilitator, will also share tips for getting started on your research paper and essay assignments.
Please note that there are additional writing help workshops offered during the week of September 22nd-26th and they are listed under the "Smart Start" category. Join us for this week long academic orientation. More details are available at www.usask.ca/ulc/smartstart
Sep
Wed
17

Preparing for success in university

Study Skills Workshop with Stephanie P., Peer Mentor, PAL Program
12:30 PM to 1:20 PM

MURRAY 102

This workshop is geared towards first year students at the university and will provide tips on how to do well in first term classes. You'll also have an opportunity to ask an experienced student any questions you have about being a student at the U of S.
Sep
Thu
18

Working by the clock

Study Skills Workshop with Victoria E., Peer Mentor, PAL Program
1:00 PM to 1:50 PM

MURRAY 102

Time management is the intentional control and management of one's time. Come to this workshop to learn about creating term schedules, maintaining balance, and dealing with procrastination.
Sep
Thu
18

Learning Styles

Study Skills Workshop with Zunaira J.
3:30 PM to 4:20 PM

MURRAY 102

Do you know what type of a learner you are? Come and visit this workshop which will help you discover your learning style and help enhance it. Review study tips from 3 different styles of learning that you can incorporate within your own learning strategy to help you succeed.

Please note that there are additional study skills workshops offered during the week of September 22nd-26th and they are listed under the "Smart Start" category. Join us for this week long academic orientation. More details are available at www.usask.ca/ulc/smartstart

Sep
Mon
22

Creating an Effective Writing Process

Smart Start Event with Leanne J.
11:30 AM to 12:20 PM

MURRAY G3

This workshop focuses on discovering and improving your writing process.  Leanne, the workshop facilitator, will also share tips for getting started on your research paper and essay assignments.
Sep
Mon
22

What's Different about Writing University Exams?

Smart Start Event with Anika M.
12:30 PM to 1:20 PM

MURRAY 102

Join Study Skills Peer Mentor Anika in this workshop to learn some tips and strategies to prepare for and write university exams.
Sep
Tue
23

Capitalizing on Classes by Studying for your Learning Style

Smart Start Event with Stefanie L., Peer Mentor, PAL Program
2:30 PM to 3:20 PM

MURRAY 145

Attend this workshop to learn about what a learning style is, determine your preferred ways of learning, and look at various ways/methods you can use to improve your studies.
Sep
Tue
23

Capitalizing on Classes by Studying for your Learning Style

Smart Start Event with Stefanie L., Peer Mentor, PAL Program
4:00 PM to 4:50 PM

MURRAY 145

Attend this workshop to learn about what a learning style is, determine your preferred ways of learning, and look at various ways/methods you can use to improve your studies. 
Sep
Wed
24

Effective Note-Taking

Smart Start Event with Stephanie P.
12:30 PM to 1:20 PM

MURRAY 145

This workshop will be centred around note-taking techniques - hand written vs. on your laptop, and Cornell notes. Stephanie, the workshop facilitator, will also spend some time sharing tips on how to pick out the most important information from lectures and textbooks.
Sep
Thu
25

Working by the clock

Smart Start Event with Victoria E., Peer Mentor, PAL Program
1:00 PM to 1:50 PM

MURRAY G3

Time management is the intentional control and management of one's time. Come to this workshop to learn about creating term schedules, maintaining balance, and dealing with procrastination.
Sep
Thu
25

Getting Started at University for Mature Students

Smart Start Event with Jeff B.
2:30 PM to 3:20 PM

MURRAY 102

Are you a mature student? Sign up for this interactive workshop to learn about services for students at the U of S and strategies for success. This workshop is intended for a mature audience : )
Sep
Thu
25

General Tips for Achieving Success in University

Smart Start Event with Zunaira J.
4:00 PM to 4:50 PM

MURRAY 145

Information provided will include (but is not limited to) giving general advice about being successful in university, tips on deciding and registering for classes, the importance of maintaining a balance between social, personal and academic life. Come and learn from a peer who has gone through a similar experience as you, who can relate.
Sep
Fri
26

General Tips for Achieving Success in University

Smart Start Event with Zunaira J.
1:30 PM to 2:20 PM

MURRAY 145

Information provided will include (but is not limited to) giving general advice about being successful in university, tips on deciding and registering for classes, the importance of maintaining a balance between social, personal and academic life. Come and learn from a peer who has gone through a similar experience as you, who can relate.
Sep
Fri
26

Creating an Effective Writing Process

Smart Start Event with Leanne J.
1:30 PM to 2:20 PM

MURRAY G3

This workshop focuses on discovering and improving your writing process.  Leanne, the workshop facilitator, will also share tips for getting started on your research paper and essay assignments.