Academic and career guidance available through Student Success Centre

The Student Success Centre offers programs and services to enhance students’ university experiences and contribute to their academic and career success as well as their personal growth, says director Beth Oakley.

“We also offer many different workshops for students in all years of study,” she says. “We encourage faculty and staff to recommend these workshops to students or consider hosting a tailor-made in-class workshop by completing the Presentation Request Form.”

Skills To Enhance Personal Success (STEPS) workshops include:

  • Exam Strategies
  • Strategic Note Taking
  • Multiple Choice Test Taking
  • Exam Preparation
  • Memory Strategies, and much more

The Writing Support Desk (located on the main floor of Leddy Library) offers one-on-one student writing advice as well as a number of workshops, including:

  • Prewriting Rituals
  • Following a Blueprint: How to Write an Essay
  • Be Your Own Citation Generator: Citing and Referencing 101
  • Name That Format: Writing for University

Career and Advising workshop topics include:

  • Resume and cover letter advice
  • Job search strategies
  • Career decision making
  • Interview techniques
  • Considering further education

Classroom visits and presentations can be arranged for all of the workshops mentioned above with a minimum of seven days’ notice. For more information, including a full list of programs, visit