Improve your academic skills

Academic Success Workshops

Student Life staff deliver incredibly helpful workshops throughout the year that will help you to develop and enhance your academic skills.

Students will explore ways of learning through a strengths perspective and find out how to apply that knowledge to both university learning and career.

The sessions for Winter 2021  semester will start on January 14, 2021 and will be hosted virtually via BrightSpace. Please find session details and connection links below. 

We strive for accessibility for all our programming and supports to ensure full participation of all students. If you have specific requirements or if you would like to further discuss, please contact blundon@mun.ca

Everyone is welcome and pre-registration is not required. Contact blundon@mun.ca for more information.

Available sessions include:

Thursday, January 14, 2021 @ 2:00 pm (NST) - Brightspace & Beyond: An Introduction to Remote Learning  
This session introduces students to learning in Brightspace and offers tips and strategies for making the most of your virtual learning experience. Click here to connect. 

Monday, January 18, 2021 @ 2:00 pm (NST) - Getting Things Done: Time Management & Procrastination 
This session introduces offers students to the importance of work/personal life balance, and provides approaches to getting things done. Click here to connect. 

Thursday, January 28, 2021 @ 2:00 pm (NST) - Steps for Success: Navigating Test & Performance Anxiety 
This session offers approaches to recognizing and dealing with test and performance anxiety experienced by many students. Click here to connect. 

Monday, February 1, 2021 @ 2:00 pm (NST) - Brightspace & Beyond: An Introduction to Remote Learning 
This session introduces students to learning in Brightspace and offers tips and strategies for making the most of your virtual learning experience. Click here to connect. 

Thursday, February 11, 2021 @ 2:00 pm (NST) - Getting Things Done: Time Management & Procrastination
This session introduces offers students to the importance of work/personal life balance, and provides approaches to getting things done. Click here to connect. 

Monday, February 15, 2021 @ 2:00 pm (NST) - Steps for Success: Navigating Test & Performance Anxiety
This session offers approaches to recognizing and dealing with test and performance anxiety experienced by many students. Click here to connect. 

Got an idea for a workshop or skill-building session? Let us know!  Submit your suggestion.

Recorded Workshops

Miss a workshop or want to see it again?  Check out the recordings of the workshops we've hosted.  If you can't attend a live webinar, these recordings may be incredibly helpful!

Time Mangement & Procrastination (October 26, 2020) - https://ysu-na.youseeu.com/spa/external-player/1887190/9fac40de1423ce33316a69a1e7ed657a/styled?lti-scope=d2l-resource-syncmeeting-list

Test & Performance Anxiety (July 2, 2020) -https://ysu-na.youseeu.com/spa/external-player/1399190/2305ee50e091be6cb3ab1af54fa9ca54/styled?lti-scope=d2l-resource-syncmeeting-list  

Introduction to Assistive Technology (May 25, 2020) - https://ysu-na.youseeu.com/spa/external-player/1261080/05d423ef0c425f7e5ff441add3fa016d/styled?lti-scope=d2l-resource-syncmeeting-list

Introduction to Remote Learning (May 21, 2020) - https://ysu-na.youseeu.com/spa/external-player/1248949/9623bcf35f54e2b20f174275cdd5b61f/styled?lti-scope=d2l-resource-syncmeeting-list

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Student Life

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000