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Student Success Workshops

Staff, student leaders, and faculty advisors collaborate to create a series of workshops on various topics relevant to student success. The focus is on relaying best practices to support students in their successful transition to Nipissing University. We offer two streams of programming: academic and transition/developmental.

​​Academic Stream ​Developmental Stream
  • ​referencing, citations, and avoiding plagiarism​
  • getting the most out of lectures (note taking and active listening)
  • managing your time
  • research: how to do it and what to do with it
  • presenting together: presentation skills and group dynamics
  • preparing for exams: study and test taking skills
  • ​university expectations panel
  • stress management​
  • future planning
  • leadership development
  • using technology to aid in education
  • healthy relationships
 
For updated information, including locations, dates and times, check out the Student Learning and Transitions Google Calendar.

​​Upcoming Workshops:

Crunch Time: Short-term Time Management Strategies

Monday, April 4th at 1pm in B208
Friday, April 8th at 11:30am in B208
A​​ll are welcome!​​​​


Exam Skills and Study Strategies

Wednesday, April 6th at 3:30pm in A257
Friday, April 8th at 1:30pm in B208
A​​ll are welcome!​​​​


Past Workshops:

Time Management

Tuesday, September 22nd 11:30am - 12:30pm in B211
All are Welcome!


First-Year Arts & Science Students Symposium

Tuesday, October 6th 11:00pm - 12:30 pm at The Wall
This event is only open to first year students in the faculty of Arts & Science


Funding Your Graduate Program

Thursday, October 8th 11:30am - 12:30pm in A255
All are Welcome!

Scholarships, Bursaries & Awards

Thursday, October 22nd 11:30am - 12:30 pm in A255
All are Welcome!

​​Academic Advising: Intro to the Academic Calendar

Tuesday, November 3rd 11:30am - 12:30 pm in B211
​All are Welcome!

First-Year Arts & Science Symposium

Tuesday, November 3rd 12:00pm - 1:30 pm in the small cafeteria
This event is only open to first year students in the faculty of Arts & Science

Self-Directed Study

Tuesday, November 10th 1:00pm - 2:00 pm in A257
​All are Welcome!​

Budgeting Workshop

Wednesday, November 11th 12:00pm - 1:00 pm in the Governors House Assembly Room
​All are Welcome!​​


FOCUS: Strategies to Improve Concentration

Thursday, November 19th 11:30am - 12:30 pm in A255
​All are Welcome!​

​Resume Skills Workshop

Tuesday, November 24th 1-2 pm in A257
Wednesday, November 25th 11am - 12pm A242
​All are Welcome!​

​Interview Skills Workshop

Wednesday, November 25th 12pm - 1pm in B211
Thursday, November 26th 4pm - 5pm in B208
​All are Welcome!​

Exam Skills and Test-Taking Strategies

Thursday, November 26th 2:00pm - 3:00pm in B208
​All are Welcome!​

Jobs for Teachers Who Don't Want to Teach

Friday, November 27th 9am - 10am in B208
​All are Welcome!​

Applying to Grad School

Friday, November 27th 10am-11am in B208
​All are Welcome!​​

FOCUS: Strategies to Improve Concentration

Wednesday, December 2nd 2-3pm in A257
​All are Welcome!​

​Resume Skills Workshop

Thursday, December 10th 2:30pm in B210
​All are Welcome!​

​Interview Skills Workshop

Thursday, December 10th 3:30pm in B210
​All are Welcome!​

Managing Your Time

Tuesday, January 19th at 9:30am in A250
​All are Welcome!​​

Navigating the Academic Calendar

Tuesday, January 19th at 10:30am in A250
​All are Welcome!​​

Note-taking

Tuesday, January 19th at 11:30am in A250
​All are Welcome!​​


Discover Your Learning Style

Tuesday, January 19th at 2pm in A250
​All are Welcome!​​

How to Start a Paper

Tuesday, January 19th at 3:30pm in the Library - L216
​All are Welcome!​​​

Bringing in the Bystander

Wednesday, January 20th at 1:15 - 3:15pm in TBA
RSVP to sarahc@nipissingu.ca

Building Cultural Proficiency

Wednesday, January 20th at 4:00pm in A250
​All are Welcome!​​

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Financial Literacy Basics

Thursday, January 21st at 10:30am in A257
​All are Welcome!​​


Student Taxes

Thursday, January 21st at 2pm in A257
​All are Welcome!​​

Finances After Graduation

Thursday, January 21st at 3:30pm in the A257
​All are Welcome!​​​

Budgeting Workshop

Thursday, January 21st at 6:00pm in the B211
​All are Welcome!​​​

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​Managing Procrastination

Thursday, January 28th at 10am in A257

Wednesday, February 3rd at 2pm in B208
All are welcome!​

Read Faster and Retain More

Wednesday, February 3rd at 1pm in B208
All are welcome!​

Everyday Technology

Monday, February 8th at 11am in H246
All are welcome!

FOCUS: Strategies to Improve Concentration

Tuesday, February 9th at 11:30am in A252
All are welcome!

Make the Most of your Reading Week

Wednesday, February 10th at 1pm in B208

All are welcome!

FOCUS: Strategies to Improve Concentration

Wednesday, March 2nd at 3:30pm in A259
All are welcome!​​

How to Bounce Back from Failure

Thursday, March 3rd at 3:30pm in A259

All are welcome!​
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Stress Management During Exams

Wednesday, March 9th at 10:30am in A250


#NUperspective Keynote Talk

Friday, March 11th at 12:30pm in F213​

All are welcome!​


How to Bounce Back from Failure

Tuesday, March 15th at 10am in A236

All are welcome!​​


Budgeting

Wednesday, March 16th at 1pm in B208

All are welcome!

Stress Management During Exams

Tuesday, March 22nd at 4:00pm in B208​

All are welcome!​

Exam Skills and Study Strategies

Thursday, March 24th at 11:30am in A252​

Let's Talk About Consent

Tuesday, March 29th at 2:30pm in A246 (the small cafeteria)
All are welcome!​



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