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Upcoming workshops for undergraduates: Student Learning Commons

The Student Learning Commons offers a suite of workshops under the following categories; Learning, Writing, and English as an Additional Language (EAL).

Workshops range from 60 to 90 minutes and provide valuable information in engaging formats.

Each semester we present a slightly different collection of workshops.

You can also search by date in our workshops calendar.

SFU values diversity and is committed to inclusion. If you require any disability related accommodations in order to fully access and participate in this workshop/event, please contact us directly at library-workshops@sfu.ca. Please contact us as soon as possible as some accommodations will require lead time to arrange (i.e. CART, ASL).

Writing

Getting Ready for Academic Success (SLC101)

Don't miss this full-day academic success workshop for NEW undergraduate students. Whether you are coming from high school, transferring from college, or returning after some years away, you will get a head start on succeeding academically at university!

Come and learn how to effectively get ready to:

  • Develop the self- and time-management habits necessary for success at SFU
  • Maximize your effectiveness in lectures, reading, and studying
  • Research and write university-level papers
  • Adapt your approach to Quantitative courses to university-level demands

As a bonus, you will get a chance to connect with like-minded students who are also new to SFU, as well as successful upper-division students who will share their own experiences and answer your questions.

Upcoming Workshops

Dates Location
Monday, August 28, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm Burnaby
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm Burnaby
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm Surrey

View a list of all undergraduate writing workshops offered by the SLC.

Learning

Getting Ready for Academic Success (SLC101)

Don't miss this full-day academic success workshop for NEW undergraduate students. Whether you are coming from high school, transferring from college, or returning after some years away, you will get a head start on succeeding academically at university!

Come and learn how to effectively get ready to:

  • Develop the self- and time-management habits necessary for success at SFU
  • Maximize your effectiveness in lectures, reading, and studying
  • Research and write university-level papers
  • Adapt your approach to Quantitative courses to university-level demands

As a bonus, you will get a chance to connect with like-minded students who are also new to SFU, as well as successful upper-division students who will share their own experiences and answer your questions.

Upcoming Workshops

Dates Location
Monday, August 28, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm Burnaby
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm Burnaby
Friday, September 1, 2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm Surrey

View a list of all undergraduate learning workshops offered by the SLC.

English as an additional language (EAL)

Let's Talk Essay Writing

Drop in to ask questions about essay writing and learn some strategies to help you improve you academic English skills. Open to all SFU students.

Upcoming Workshops

Dates Location
Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:20pm Burnaby, Bennett Library, Rm 3020, SLC Office
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:20pm Harbour Centre, Belzberg Library, SLC, Rm 1002

View a list of all undergraduate EAL workshops offered by the SLC.