Watch for opportunities to improve your research and writing skills with workshops from the Academic Learning Centre and the Libraries. The services and workshops at these departments are free, and the skills you learn will help you throughout your university career and beyond!


All study skills workshops are 2:30 to 3:30 PM in 306 Tier

Writing Multiple Choice and Essay Exams
Learn strategies for writing and preparing for multiple choice and essay

Preparing for Final Exams
Discover how to organize your materials and time so as to prepare effectively—and early—for final exams.


All writing workshops are in 2:30 to 4:00 PM in 306 Tier

Reading Academic Texts
In this workshop, you will learn strategies for reading academic textbooks and journal articles.

Paraphrasing, Quoting and Summarizing
Learn how to correctly include sources in your own academic writing. This workshop will focus on APA style conventions.

Effective Academic Writing
Learn strategies to improve your academic writing.


None scheduled at this time.


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Taking Class Notes

Reading Textbooks

Organizing Your Time Effectively

Writing Multiple Choice Tests

Writing an Academic Paper

Reading Journal Articles

The Academic Learning Centre (ALC) presents free workshops at various times throughout the year. Study skills and writing support can be accessed at any time by clicking on "links" or "handouts" on the left menu. Alternatively, if you would like to learn about any of the workshop topics, please feel free to set up an individual appointment with a tutor at the ALC.

February 20, 2018