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Writing Your Essay's Introductions and Conclusions Wed. Sep 19, 2018 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Writing Help

(Undergraduate Students) - Leave a great first (and last) impression on your reader. A tutor will provide tips and strategies to improve your essay's introduction and conclusion.

Kelsey T., Edwards School of Business MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
An Introduction to MLA Style: Integrating Quotations, Citing Sources, and Creating a Works Cited List Wed. Sep 19, 2018 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM Writing Help

(Undergraduate Students) This workshop will introduce students to the conventions of the MLA style manual. It will teach students how to integrate quotations, use parenthetical citations, and create a works cited list for the most common primary and secondary sources used when writing English essays. If you cannot attend this workshop, contact us for slides and/or free tutoring information.

Martin W., English, Arts & Science MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Transitioning into University Thu. Sep 20, 2018 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM Study Skills

(For Undergraduate Students) Starting university can be a huge adjustment for many students. Come to this workshop if you are feeling overwhelmed, stressed, or confused about university life!  We will discuss success strategies and resources available to help make your transition to university a successful one!

Ziying L., Student Learning Services MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Managing Exam Anxiety Thu. Sep 20, 2018 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM Study Skills

(For Undergraduate Students) Being nervous for exams is normal for students, but what do we do when it starts to affect our performance? Attend this workshop where we will talk about what exam anxiety is and look at various techniques on how to deal with it.

Lexie L., Peer Mentor, PAL Program MURRAY G3 Register
Introduction to Using the Library Thu. Sep 20, 2018 4:30 PM - 5:20 PM Academic Skills

(For Undergraduate Students) The University Library has more than just books.  It has many different resources and services such as the Math and Stats Help Centre and the Writing Help Centre. Even though the library has many resources to help with student learning, such as laptop lending and group study rooms, many students may be unaware of the many services available. In this workshop, you will learn about the various resources to support your learning in the library.

Lauren B., Student Learning Services MURRAY G3 Register
Reading and Note-Taking Fri. Sep 21, 2018 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM Study Skills

(For Undergraduate Students) Have you ever felt as though your note-taking skills during lecture could use improvement? Are you looking to refine your reading methods? Attend this workshop to learn some study strategies and tips in reading and note-taking and get off to a great start this term!

Toby A., Student Learning Services MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Writing Your First University Essay - undergrad students Fri. Sep 21, 2018 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM Writing Help

(For Undergraduate Students) Are you new to writing at the university level? Come to this short workshop to learn how to write strong essays! This workshop is aimed at undergraduate students.

If you cannot attend our workshops, you can request slides and other resources, and/or receive free one-to-one tutoring.

Jordana L., Student Learning Services MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Event capacity reached Register (Waiting list)
Writing a Critical Review Fri. Sep 21, 2018 4:45 PM - 6:15 PM Graduate Writing

We will focus on how to organize and develop a review and how to express critical comments. (This workshop is intended for Graduate Students only)

Heather McWhinney, Student Learning Services, Staff MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Event capacity reached Register (Waiting list)
Getting Ready for University Midterms Mon. Sep 24, 2018 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Study Skills

(for Undergraduate Students) Each term, midterms always seem to come by in a flash without any warning. Attend this workshop where we'll discuss how to use the study cycle to help you develop good study habits and prepare you for the test day!!

Kayode A., Peer Mentor, PAL Program MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Publishing Scientific Articles: A Brief Guide for Grad Students Mon. Sep 24, 2018 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM Grad Help

(For Grad Students) As scholars, we strive to publish our research and advance science. The publication process is an essential element in academic life. This workshop will focus on common challenges and pitfalls and offer helpful solutions to prepare and publish a manuscript.

Emiliana B., Peer Mentor, PAL Program MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Writing Your First University Essay (Undergrad Students) Tue. Sep 25, 2018 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Writing Help

(for Undergraduate Students) Are you new to writing at the university level? Come to this short workshop to learn how to write strong essays! If you cannot attend our workshops, you can request slides and other resources, and/or receive free one-to-one tutoring.

Jordana L., Student Learning Services MURRAY G3 Register
Presentation Skills for Seminars with an Arts Focus Tue. Sep 25, 2018 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Grad Help

(For Grad Students) Presentations are more than just pretty PowerPoint slides. One should be able to convey one's messages to the audience effectively. In this workshop, we will learn the practical skills of delivering a presentation in a seminar or a classroom setting from an Arts perspective.

Sam R., Peer Mentor, PAL Program MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Time Management: Achieving a School-Life Balance Tue. Sep 25, 2018 3:00 PM - 3:50 PM Study Skills

(for Undergraduate Students) A common struggle amongst university students is determining how to effectively manage both their academic life and their personal life. This workshop will explore some strategies, tips, and tricks for managing your time and look at some resources that are available to help you achieve a school-life balance.

Brenna T., Student Learning Services MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Study Effectively with a Busy Schedule Tue. Sep 25, 2018 4:00 PM - 4:50 PM Study Skills

(for Undergraduate Students) Sometimes it may seem that you do not have time to study with all of your classes and extracurricular activities. Come to this workshop where you will learn how to create a study plan that can help you deal effectively with a busy schedule. You will also learn how to apply some study strategies to study at a faster pace in less time.

Lauren B., Student Learning Services MURRAY 145 (CLL) Register
Resources Available to You in the Library Wed. Sep 26, 2018 1:30 PM - 2:20 PM Academic Skills

(for Undergraduate Students) There are more resources available for you in the library than you can imagine. Resources include the Math and Stats Help Center and the Writing Help Center. Do you know you can also borrow laptops at the library? Come to this workshop to find out all the resources and benefits the library has to offer you as a student at this university.

Bukky F., Student Learning Services MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
An Introduction to APA Style and Formatting Wed. Sep 26, 2018 4:30 PM - 5:20 PM Writing Help

(for Undergraduate Students)  This workshop will teach you the basics for APA Style, commonly used in social sciences classes, such as Psychology and Sociology, and sometimes in Health Sciences. Remember, too, that if you can't attend this workshop, writing centre tutors can help you one-to-one. This session is intended for undergraduate students.

Kelsey T., Edwards School of Business MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
An Introduction to Chicago Style: Citing, Footnoting, and Formatting (Undergrad Students) Thu. Sep 27, 2018 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM Writing Help

(for Undergraduate Students) Come to this short workshop to learn a bit more about proper Chicago Style citation, footnoting and formatting. If you cannot attend this workshop, contact us for slides and/or information about tutoring: writinghelp@usask.ca This workshop is intended for undergraduate students.

McKelvey K., History, Arts & Science MURRAY 145 (CLL) Register
An Introduction to Writing Thesis Statements (Undergrad Students) Thu. Sep 27, 2018 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM Writing Help

(for Undergraduate Students) Your thesis statement can make or break your essay. Come to this short workshop to learn how to craft a strong one! If you cannot attend our workshops, you can request slides and other resources, and/or receive free one-to-one tutoring.

McKelvey K., History, Arts & Science MURRAY 145 (CLL) Register
How to Stop Procrastinating Thu. Sep 27, 2018 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM Study Skills

(for Undergraduate Students) All students struggle with procrastination at some point during their education. Unhealthy procrastination can cause stress, anxiety, and even missed deadlines. Attend this workshop where we will identify what procrastination is, why you procrastinate, and how to combat it.

Ziying L., Student Learning Services MURRAY G3 Register
Reading and Note-Taking Fri. Sep 28, 2018 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM Study Skills

(for Undergraduate Students) Have you ever felt as though your note-taking skills during lecture could use improvement? Are you looking to refine your reading methods? Attend this workshop to learn some study strategies and tips in reading and note-taking and get off to a great start this term!

Toby A., Student Learning Services MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register