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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. Our programming falls under 3 pillars:

  • ​Academic Success and Learning
  • Civic Learning and Community Engagement
  • Orientation and Transition

All of our workshops are approved for recognition on your Record of Student Development.

Record of Student Development  

For convenient access to information, including locations, dates and times, check out the Student Learning and Transitions Google Calendar.

Upcoming Workshops:

Academic Success and Learning

How to Make the Most of your Reading Week - R306

February 13, 2018


Exploring Learning Styles- H105

March 8, 2018


Preparing for Grad School- A257

March 13, 2018


Prepping for Biomechanics- A128

March 21, 2018


Exam Preparation 

Time TBD​

Public Speaking for Humans- TBD

Time TBD

Building Resilience- TBD

Time TBD

Civic Learning and Community Engagement

Orientation and Transition

Violence Prevention Workshops

Gender 101

Join us in conversations about gender roles, gender identity, and gender expression and their connections to gender-based violence.

March 2, 2018 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm  

March 16, 2018 - 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Register here to receive room number

Consent +

Join us in conversations centered on healthy relationships, sexuality, consent, bystander intervention, and how to be brave when responding to a disclosure of sexual violence. 

March 14, 2018 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Bringing in the Bystander

Join us in an evidence-based workshop centered on understanding our potential as prosocial bystanders. Participants will explore the continuum of inappropriate behaviors that enable sexual violence and challenge the culture in which sexual violence takes place. This workshop aims to creates a safe(r) space for participants to identify prosocial actions they themselves can take toward building a culture of consent!    

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Kanawayhitowin is an Indigenous campaign from the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Offices to raise awareness about the signs of gender-based violence in our communities, so that persons who are close to (an) at-risk person(s) can provide support. This campaign reflects a traditional and cultural approach to community healing and wellness.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Snacks Provided

Kanawayhitowin is a Cree word meaning  'Taking Care of Each Others Spirits’

Register here to receive room number​

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