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Study Skills and Course Support

Study Skills

Laurier is committed to enhancing student academic life through the promotion of proper learning strategies and study skills that are required by all undergraduate and graduate students to succeed academically.

Study skills services are comprised of the following services and programs:

  • Individual and small-group consultations;
  • On-campus, in-class, in-residence, and online workshops;
  • Academic success programs for varsity athletes, Indigenous students, and academically at-risk students; and
  • Training programs

Learning Skills and Development Online

Laurier Brantford's Learning Skills and Development Online in My Learning Space provides access to helpful handouts, interactive modules, discussion groups and the Live Classroom.

Learn more.

On the Waterloo campus, Study Skills and Supplemental Instruction supports the above services. The main office is located on the Waterloo campus on the second floor of the Peters Building in the Teaching and Learning Commons.

On the Brantford campus, Learning Skills and Development offers these services (as well as providing support for academic writing). On the Brantford campus, the main office is in One Market (OM207).

Study Skills and Supplemental Instruction enhances student academic life through the promotion of proper learning strategies and study skills that are required by all undergraduate and graduate students to succeed academically.

We offer appointments with a learning strategist or time management coach who can help you to assess your current learning strategies and study skills and make recommendations to help you to further develop these strategies and skills.

Learning Skills and Development can help you develop the skills you need to excel in your academic studies. You can learn to take better notes, practice better review strategies, and improve your written and oral communication. We are an integrated service and can help you with your writing and studying concerns.

For information about support for academic writing, see our Writing Skills pages.

We offer study skills support in a variety of ways:

Laurier Experience Record

Many of our workshops are eligible for the Laurier Experience Record

The following campus training opportunities are eligible as well:

For more information, contact Learning Skills and Development.

Blog

The team in Learning Skills and Development value our commitment to aiding students and meeting their academic needs. In our effort to increase communication with our students, our student peer mentors contribute to a blog to post helpful, inspirational and occasionally humorous content that we hope will be of interest to and helpful to you.

Course Support

Student Success at the Waterloo and Brantford campuses offers a variety of forms of peer-led course support through Study Skills and Supplemental Instruction sessions, Mathematics and Statistics Support and Learning Skills and Development.

Brantford Campus

Waterloo Campus