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Workshops

 How to Study for Finals

Attend one of our interactive workshops and prepare for your final exams.

  • Assess what marks you need or want
  • create a study schedule
  • learn effective study strategies
  • pick up your exam preparation package and study snack

Wednesday March 27th, 5:30 - 6:50 p.m., BA 101
Tuesday April 2nd, 4:00 - 5:20 p.m., BA 102

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Student Success and Well-Being (SSWB) Certificate Workshops

Start the Term Off Right

This one-hour workshop in partnership with the Orientation & Transition Coordinator will help you get motivated for the new term. We'll talk about strategies to boost productivity and avoid procrastination, as well as create a check-list of things to remember at the start of the new term.

  • Monday, January 14th from 10-11 a.m. in MP115
  • Wednesday, January 16th from 4-5 p.m. in MP115

Midterm Madness

A one-hour workshop focusing on strategies for preparing for and taking multiple choice and other objective exams. Choose from one of the following offerings:

  • Monday, February 4th from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. in MP115
  • Wednesday, February 6th from 5-6 p.m. in MP115

Eat Right, Think Bright!

This workshop is offered in partnership with Wellness Education.

Do you have balance in your life? How does nutrition play a role in mood, focus, and motivation? Engage in these important discussions in this one-hour workshop during Thrive Week!

  • TBA

The Light at the End of the Tunnel

A one-hour workshop to help students plan for and achieve a successful review of course content for final exams of all types. Choose from one of the following offerings:

  • Monday, March 25th from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. in MP115
  • Wednesday, March 27th from 5-6 p.m. in MP115
  • Monday, April 1st from 10-11 a.m. in MP115
  • Wednesday, April 3rd from 4-5 p.m. in MP115

Register, track and cancel your workshop registration through the Student Success Student Portal.

Academic Skills Workshops

Presenting with Confidence Workshop Series

This four-session workshop series focuses on several aspects of academic presentations including organizing your presentation, using visual aids effectively, non-verbal communication, and presenting as a group. Students have the opportunity to practice their presentation skills in a low-rise, non- judgemental environment. Choose from the following two offerings:

  • Mondays at 11 a.m. from February 25th to March 18th in MP115
  • Wednesdays at 5 p.m. from February 27th to March 20th in MP115

Taco Thursday Teach-Ins

These workshops are offered in partnership with Indigenous Initiatives.

Drop in to these monthly academic skills workshops from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and enjoy a delicious taco lunch right after! No registration necessary. These workshops take place in the Indigenous Student Centre at 111 Darling Street.

  • Start the Term Off Right: Thursday, January 24th at 11:30 a.m.
  • Reading Academic Articles: Thursday, February 14th at 11:30 a.m. 
  • Getting Ready for Final Exams: Thursday, March 21st at 11:30 a.m. 

Mastering Reading in a Digital World

This two-session workshop series looks at the research behind reading on paper vs. reading on a screen. We also introduce students to active reading strategies for different kinds of academic readings. Choose from the following two offerings:

  • Monday, January 14th and 21st from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. in MP115
  • Wednesday, January 16th and 23rd from 5-6 p.m. in MP115 

Laurier Experience Record

Many of our workshops are eligible for the Laurier Experience Record. Check with us to determine which ones.