Study Skills and Transition Support
We offer you programs to help you develop study skills through workshops, individual support, group study and tutoring. We can help you to engage more effectively in your academic work.
With peer academic coaching, create a personalized study plan; or drop-in to an online discussion-based course-specific Supported Learning Group. First year students can join Academic Edge, a weekly group focused on learning from lectures, time management and goal-setting, preparing for mid-terms, and effective reading strategies
How we support students
Book an appointment to get study skills help:
- Work on time-management, effective note-taking, test and exam preparation, reading strategies and more.
- Develop personalized study plans.
If it's your first appointment with us, we encourage you to book a 50-minute appointment.
Drop-in to an online discussion-based, course-specific Supported Learning Group! SLGs meet several times throughout the week, providing you with the opportunity to engage with your peers and an experienced student facilitator. SLGs help you develop mastery of course content as well as critical academic skills!
SLG-supported courses per semester
- Fall 2022: BLG 143, CHY 102, CHY 103, CHY 142, MTH 131, MTH 140, MTH 207, PCS 120, PCS 211 and SSH 105
- Winter 2023: BCH 261, BLG 144, CHY 102, CHY 113, MTH 131, MTH 231, MTH 240, MTH 310, PCS 125, PCS 130 and SSH 105
- Spring 2023: TBD
Check out the SLG Schedule to see when SLGs sessions will be held. For the Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 academic terms, SLGs will be offered both online and in-person!
At the Academic Success Centre, TRSM students have many resources available to develop their academic skills! The team of knowledgeable and welcoming staff are here to assist you to accomplish your learning and school-related goals, by helping you train to learn effectively. Support ranges from: Guided Academic Planning, Learning specialist appointments, Math support, tutoring, virtual study hall, and many more! For more information, please check out the TRSM Success Centre Web page.
The Faculty of Community Services (FCS) offers many academic supports! Students can book appointments with a learning strategist, peer support, or do a drop in session to discuss support needs. FCS Academic Support hosts workshops for students to develop and improve writing, learning and study skills, as well as learning groups with your classmates.