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Student Success Workshops

Staff, student leaders, and faculty advisors collaborate to create a series of workshops on v arious topics relevant to student success. The focus is on relaying best practices to support students in their successful transition to Nipissing University. Our programming f alls 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

​​​​​Getting Organized with Google

September 8, 2017 | 10:30 am - 11:30 am  | Room A128 -(Computer Lab)

In this session, we’ll explore how to use some of the most useful Google Apps connected to your student Gmail account. Learn to make the most these tools for your assignments, essays, and collaborative group projects! Get step by step tech support to add your email to your phone. 

Workshop Resources  

Webadvisor Walkthrough 

September 8, 2017 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  | Room A128 -(Computer Lab)

Navigating WebAdvisor can be a bit of a learning curve for new students. This session will help you understand the what's what of WebAdvisor so that you can navigate the platform with ease! 

Blackboard Basics

September 8, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm  | Room A128 -(Computer Lab)

This session will cover the Basics of Blackboard to help you navigate the platform with confidence! Learn the top tools that your professors may use, and see some examples of the different visual looks the platform can have. You’ll have the chance to test out your own Blackboard courses and ask questions during the session!


Civic Learning and Community Engagement

Consent +

September 13, 2017 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  | Room TBD

September 29, 2017 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  | Room TBD

October 27, 2017      | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  | Room TBD

November 8, 2017    | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  | Room TBD

The Consent+ workshop provides participants with knowledge regarding key terms and concepts related to consent, an introduction to bystander intervention strategies, and how to respond to disclosures. Consent+ combines awareness with engaging activities to provide participants with opportunities to learn and put that knowledge into practice.

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Gender 101

September 15, 2017 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm    | Room TBD

September 27, 2017 | 11:30 pm - 1:30 pm     | Room TBD

October 25, 2017      | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm  | Room TBD 

November 10, 2017  | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm     | Room TBD 

The Gender 101 workshop introduces participants to discussions about gender roles, gender identity and expression. Workshop facilitators will connect our understanding of gender to issues of gender-based violence and harassment in our communities. The workshop will provide strategies on how to recognize violence when it is happening and how to intervene. Gender 101 combines awareness with engaging activities to provide participants with opportunities to learn and put knowledge into practice.

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Bringing in the Bystander

October 11, 2017 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm | Room

October 13, 2017 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Room

November 22, 2017 | 11:30 am - 1:30 pm | Room

November 24, 2017 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm | Room

The BITB workshop focuses on learning how to be an active bystander and prevent interpersonal violence. Participants will engage in discussion of sexual violence, explore real life case examples and discuss how to identify sexual violence when it is happening. Additionally, participants will look at strategies to act and prevent violence from taking place. This workshop helps to put into perspective the significance of sexual violence in our communities and how increasing our awareness, and ability to work as an ally, can make a difference.

Registration is required, but the workshop is free for all students to attend.

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Orientation and Transition

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