Learning Skills Workshops are open to all current York students, at no extra charge. Take as many as you like, as often as you like! To view individual topics, times and locations, SEE THE CALENDAR BELOW. Move the cursor over the event you wish to attend and double-click to view the full description.  Advance registration is not necessary but LSS workshops fill up on a first-come, first-served basis, so come early for a good seat!  Attend 8 or more different Learning Skills Workshops  to earn your Passport to Success.

Location and Directions: Unless otherwise indicated, LSS Workshops are held at:  Sound & Moving Images Library (SMIL) Screening Room 124 (1st floor, Scott Library, turn right after entering turnstiles, go to SMIL, Rm 124 is inside, along wall).

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Managing Academic Stress @ Sound & Moving Images Library (SMIL), Room 124 Scott Library
Jul 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Are you feeling stressed out by the pressures of academic life and looking for better ways to handle the daily grind?  Learn new strategies for handling the anxieties and stresses of university life.



Writing Tips @ Sound & Moving Images Library (SMIL), Screen Room 124
Jul 25 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Term paper coming due? Essay to write? Academic writing can be a challenge. This workshop will help you plan, organize and fine-tune your writing, from picking a topic, right through to final proofreading.

Memory @ Sound & Moving Images Library (SMIL), Room 124 Scott Library
Jul 29 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Most people only use a tiny fraction of their brain power.  Learn techniques to help you transfer all that course work information into your long term memory, along with the strategies you’ll need to retrieve the information when you most need it.