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Jump Start Your Learning (FULL) Tue. Aug 27, 2019 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Feature Event

Join us for a free, interactive, and informative morning, as you meet other first-year undergraduate students.

We'll provide you with some hands-on experience in managing your study habits and discuss how to overcome stumbling blocks to meet the expectations of university learning. On top of these benefits, you will also receive a line on your Co-Curricular Record for participating. This session is limited to 24 participants.

Refreshments and snacks will be provided.

This session is geared toward first-year undergraduate students who have never attended university before and discusses the difference between high school and university.

We have a number of workshops offered in our September Smart Start event for undergraduate students returning to university or transferring to USask and offer workshops for students transitioning to Grad School.

Joel Fonstad, Student Learning Services MURRAY 145 (CLL) Event capacity reached Register (Waiting list)
Jump Start Your Learning (FULL) Wed. Aug 28, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Feature Event

Join us for a free, interactive, and informative afternoon, as you meet other first-year undergraduate students.

We'll provide you with some hands-on experience in managing your study habits and discuss how to overcome stumbling blocks to meet the expectations of university learning. On top of these benefits, you will also receive a line on your Co-Curricular Record for participating. This session is limited to 24 participants.

Refreshments and snacks will be provided.

This session is geared toward first-year undergraduate students who have never attended university before and discusses the difference between high school and university.

We have a number of workshops offered in our September Smart Start event for undergraduate students returning to university or transferring to USask and offer workshops for students transitioning to Grad School.

 

Joel Fonstad, Student Learning Services MURRAY 145 (CLL) Event capacity reached Register (Waiting list)
Jump Start - for International Students Sat. Sep 7, 2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Feature Event

Join us for a free, interactive, and informative afternoon, as you meet other first-year International students.

We'll provide you with some hands-on experience in managing your study habits and discuss how to overcome stumbling blocks to meet the expectations of university learning in Canada. On top of these benefits, you will also receive a line on your Co-Curricular Record for participating.

This session is geared toward first-year undergraduate students who have never attended university before and discusses the difference between high school and university. However, we have a number of workshops offered in our September Smart Start event for students returning to university, or transferring to USask. We also have workshops for students transitioning to Grad School.

We encourage you to attend the International Student Welcome and learn about the supports offered by the International Student and Study Abroad Centre (ISSAC).

Joel Fonstad, Student Learning Services Murray Learning Commons Ground Floor Register
Getting off to a Smart Start in University Mon. Sep 9, 2019 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM Achieving Success

Senior students share the keys to achieving academic success and enjoying your time studying at USask.

Bidushy S.Moh I. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Managing Your Time and Tasks Tue. Sep 10, 2019 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM Study Skills

Achieve your study goals, maintain school-life balance, and decrease stress by effectively managing your time and your tasks.

Toby A.Tracy N. MURRAY 145 (CLL) Register
Using Your Calculator Effectively in an Introductory Statistics Course Tue. Sep 10, 2019 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Math & Stats Help

Learn how to make the best use of your calculator in your introductory statistics course. We will review how to find mean, standard deviation, etc. using your calculator's functions, as well as shortcuts and notation. Please bring your calculator to this workshop.

MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Reading for Graduate School Tue. Sep 10, 2019 5:00 PM - 5:50 PM Grad Transition

A graduate syllabus has extensive reading resources. In this workshop we will look at how you can get the information needed from the sources in the limited time allotted.

Josseline R.Berenice R. MURRAY 145 (CLL) Register
Getting Started in Graduate School Wed. Sep 11, 2019 9:30 AM - 10:20 AM Grad Transition

Have you just begun a USask graduate program? Whether you did your undergrad here, or elsewhere, your academic life has just changed significantly. Come to this workshop to discuss ways to thrive in grad school.

Mery M.Alex M. MURRAY 50.12 Register
Review of Trigonometry I Wed. Sep 11, 2019 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Math & Stats Help

Review angles, right triangle trigonometry, unit circle definition of trigonometric functions, and basic identities. Inverse functions will be discussed if students are interested and if time allows.

MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Improving Your Academic Success with the Five-Step Study Cycle Wed. Sep 11, 2019 4:30 PM - 5:20 PM Study Skills

The Five-Step Study Cycle identifies crucial steps for successful studying throughout the term. Apply the steps consistently in your studies to take your learning to the next level.

Modupe O.Ziying L. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Review of Basic Dimensional Analysis Fri. Sep 13, 2019 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Math & Stats Help

For students in introductory science courses. Learn about units (including derived units) and effective ways to convert between units. Algebra skills that are needed to work with units will be reviewed.

MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Refining a Research Topic and Developing a Research Question Fri. Sep 13, 2019 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM Undergraduate Research

Choosing a research topic and formulating a good research question are essential first steps in the research process. Attend this workshop to learn about the process of refining your topic and what makes a good research question.

Brenna T.Brenden P. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Improving Your Academic Success with the Five-Step Study Cycle Mon. Sep 16, 2019 11:30 AM - 12:20 PM Study Skills

The Five-Step Study Cycle identifies crucial steps for successful studing throughout the term. Apply the steps consistently in your studies to take your learning to the next level.

Tracy N.Toby A. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Reading and Note-Taking in University Mon. Sep 16, 2019 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM Study Skills

University-level reading and note-taking can be an adjustment. Improve your reading and note-taking skills to get the most out of your classes.

Cindy L.Bukky F. MURRAY G3 Register
Getting off to a Smart Start in University Mon. Sep 16, 2019 4:30 PM - 5:20 PM Achieving Success

Senior students share the keys to achieving academic success and enjoying your time studying at USask.

Emily J. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Using Your Calculator Effectively in an Introductory Statistics Course Tue. Sep 17, 2019 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM Math & Stats Help

Learn how to make the best use of your calculator in your introductory statistics course. We will review how to find mean, standard deviation, etc. using your calculator's functions, as well as shortcuts and notation. Please bring your calculator to this workshop.

MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
What Is Academic Integrity, and What Do I Need to Know About It? Wed. Sep 18, 2019 2:30 PM - 3:20 PM Achieving Success

You have probably heard the term "academic integrity". Your professors mention it on every syllabus and in class, and you may hear other students talk about it. Come to this workshop to figure out what all the fuss is about and learn how to do your work with integrity!

Modupe O.Ziying L. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Study Strategies for Academic Success Thu. Sep 19, 2019 5:00 PM - 5:50 PM Study Skills

There are many ways to learn effectively. Learn to study smarter, not harder with research-backed study strategies.

Brenna T.Brenden P. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Managing Your Time and Tasks Fri. Sep 20, 2019 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM Study Skills

Achieve your study goals, maintain school-life balance, and decrease stress by effectively managing your time and your tasks.

Sophia Z.Anteia O. MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register
Review of Trigonometry II Fri. Sep 20, 2019 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Math & Stats Help

Review of trigonometric functions, their graphs, solving equations, identities. Inverse functions will be discussed if students are interested and if time allows. Students attending this session should be comfortable with radian measure and the unit circle.

MURRAY LIBRARY 102 Register