Workshops and Events

The Student Success Centre offers a variety of workshops and events to to help you improve your academic skills and flourish as a student.

Join us for Student Success Week: February 26 - 29

Mon 26 – Study Snacks & Hacks

Stop by our pop-up booth in SA Atrium from 10:30 a.m. to noon for study tips and a free goodie bag!

Tue 27 – Donut Stress, We’ve Got a Plan

Meet us in the UHall Atrium from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. to grab a donut, coffee and get help creating a study plan for the semester.

Wed 28 – Focus Workshop

Feeling distracted? Join us on Zoom at 2 p.m. for focus-building strategies that will help you be more productive.

Zoom link: https://myexperience.uleth.ca/openEvents.htm?eventId=4064

Thur 29 – Study Hall & Pizza Lunch

Feed your stomach and your brain! Come to our study hall from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in room L1050 to tackle your coursework and grab a free slice of pizza.

CONTEST ALERT!! Submit your best advice on how to be a successful student and be entered for a chance to win a $100 Bookstore gift card and prize package!

Student Success Week February 2024
Learning for Success Workshop Series - Spring 2024
 
Join us each week for practical strategies to help you improve your academic skills and flourish as a student. This semester, workshops are offered virtually on Wednesdays from 2-2:45PM and Fridays from 11-11:45AM
 

Zoom link for Wednesday workshops: https://uleth.zoom.us/j/96340100208

Zoom link for Friday workshops: https://uleth.zoom.us/j/93146227697

 

Feb 28 & Mar 1: Building Focus

Maintaining focus can be challenging, especially with so many distractions around us. This week we will provide strategies to help you stay on task longer and increase productivity.

Register for Feb 28: https://myexperience.uleth.ca/openEvents.htm?eventId=4064

Register for Mar 1: https://myexperience.uleth.ca/openEvents.htm?eventId=4065

 

Mar 6 & 8: Effective Group Work

Do you have a group project coming up? Learn how to use your time productively, navigate team dynamics, and get your projects done on time.

Register for Mar 6: https://myexperience.uleth.ca/openEvents.htm?eventId=4066

Register for Mar 8: https://myexperience.uleth.ca/openEvents.htm?eventId=4067

 

Mar 13 & 15: Reducing Procrastination

Have you ever procrastinated by watching videos about procrastination? Join us for one of our most popular topics – how to reduce academic procrastination and just get started!

Register for Mar 13: https://myexperience.uleth.ca/openEvents.htm?eventId=4068

Register for Mar 15: https://myexperience.uleth.ca/openEvents.htm?eventId=4069

 

Mar 20 & 22: Top Study Skill and Test-Taking Tips

We are combining our top two workshops into one! This week we will cover our best study strategies and test-taking advice.

Register for Mar 20: https://myexperience.uleth.ca/openEvents.htm?eventId=4070

Register for Mar 22: https://myexperience.uleth.ca/openEvents.htm?eventId=4071

 

Mar 27*: Finishing the Semester Strong

You are on the homestretch! Join us to learn how to finish your semester with success, including why taking care of your well-being is an important learning strategy.

Register for Mar 27: https://myexperience.uleth.ca/openEvents.htm?eventId=4072

*No workshop on March 29

 

Join us in a quiet welcoming space to:
  • Study, work on that assignment, catch up on reading or whatever else you need to get started on!
  • Create a study schedule
  • Set weekly goals
  • Gain time management tips

Hosted by a Peer Learning Mentor each Thursday from 1 - 2:30PM in L1050. Drop in for as little or as long as you need.

Program runs January 18 - April 4

Procrastination Awareness Week March 4 - 8, 2024

Procrastination pawing at you? Feeling unmotivated? Join us for Procrastination Awareness Week as universities and colleges from across Canada will be offering a variety of virtual workshops on top time management skills, study strategies, how to get started on writing assignments, building motivate and more. You can also get focused in our virtual study hall, working alongside students from across the country who also need to make progress on their to do lists.

Events run March 4 - 8, 2024. Check back soon for updates. 

View our 2022 presentation on building habits to beat procrastination: https://youtu.be/3Gll9UgdUnU

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March 4-8, 2024 is National Procrastination Week. With generous support from the Learning Specialists Association of Canada (LSAC), staff from Writing Centres, Libraries, Accessible Learning Centres, and Learning Commons across Canada are working together to offer a week of workshops and connection to support students and increase our shared awareness and understanding of procrastination.

University Prep - Summer 2023  (Stay Tuned for Summer 2024!)

Join the Student Success Centre via Zoom each August as we cover our top three student requested topics: time management, confidence in the classroom, and study strategies! Whether this is your first year or fourth, these presentations will help you feel better prepared for the semester ahead.

 

University Prep #1: Time Management     

Your semester can go by in a flash! In this presentation, we will discuss time management strategies to help you prepare for the semester, stay on top of your coursework, create a study schedule and balance it with time for yourself.

Register for August 15 at 11AM: https://myexperience.uleth.ca/openEvents.htm?eventId=3734

Register for August 21 at 1PM: https://myexperience.uleth.ca/openEvents.htm?eventId=3737

 

University Prep #2: Confidence in the Classroom

Success in the classroom involves more than just showing up. We will cover best practices on how to get the most out of your lectures (including online), note-taking strategies, and why participation matters.

Register for August 16 at 11AM: https://myexperience.uleth.ca/openEvents.htm?eventId=3735

Register for August 22 at 1PM: https://myexperience.uleth.ca/openEvents.htm?eventId=3738

 

University Prep #3: Study Strategies

Wondering if your study skills are on track for university? Join us to learn about proven study techniques, how to maximize your review time and why you really should avoid those late-night cram sessions.

Register for August 17 at 11AM: https://myexperience.uleth.ca/openEvents.htm?eventId=3736

Register for August 23 at 1PM: https://myexperience.uleth.ca/openEvents.htm?eventId=3739

 

Can't attend? View presentation recordings:

Time management: https://youtu.be/mEavMy386Cw (Aug 16, 2022; 39:37)

Note-taking: https://youtu.be/x2qGYWyu4cM (Note: #2 previously focused on notetaking. Aug 17, 2022; 50:59)

Confidence in the Classroom: https://youtu.be/hy_ldeZlLJw (Aug 22, 2023; 47:14)

Study Strategies: https://youtu.be/ZI5bBdpWe68 (Aug 18, 2022; 37:33)

 

Academic Resilience - CANCELLED THIS SEMESTER
 
We know that University can be hard sometimes, but learning better, feeling better and doing better is possible!
 
Join our Academic Resilience group as we meet to discuss specific learning strategies and how, when paired with thriving skills and other resources, you can create a new and more meaningful academic path for yourself. This group is geared towards students who have completed at least one semester but is open to all.

To sign up, simply email: student.success@uleth.ca. Yup, it’s that easy!