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Up your academic game this spring with the Student Learning Commons

Check out the SLC's offerings for Spring 2018

Want to brush up on your writing or learning and study skills this term? Are you an English language learner? The Student Learning Commons can help you get off to a good start!

For a full list of workshops offered by the SLC, see Upcoming workshops for undergraduates.

writing

Make-Your-Mark Mondays writing workshop: Analyze This!

January 29, at SFU Vancouver

Not sure how to approach writing a critical analysis? Sign up for a workshop that covers effective reading, summarizing, and employing critical questions. 

Part of the SLC's "Make Your Mark Mondays" series of free brown-bag writing workshops.

Academic Writing and Speaking Boot Camp

February 13 - 16 (Reading Break)

Register for this four-day intensive workshop to brush up on your grammar and speaking skills.

More coming this term

Check Upcoming workshops on writing for more -- and watch this space!

learning & studying

Lost in the lecture theatre? Pick up some tips for thriving in large classes with our Listening and note-taking in lectures guide.

Kick Start Your Academic Success

January 4

A half-day academic success workshop that covers time management, reading, studying, writing university-level papers, and more!

More coming this term

Check Upcoming workshops on learning for more. And watch this space!  

english as an additional language

Conversation Partners Program

Now accepting applications for weekly meetings!

Apply to meet one-on-one with a student volunteer to improve your English conversation skills, on the SFU Burnaby campus.

Academic Grammar & Writing

January 8 - March 7

This eight-week non-credit course covers English grammar, paraphrasing, summary writing, and essay writing. Delivered in two four-week parts.

Pronunciation for Social, Academic, & Professional Settings

January 25 - March 29, at SFU Vancouver

This non-credit course covers pronunciation rules, strategies, and practice.

Academic Writing & Speaking Boot Camp

February 13 - 16 (Reading Break)

Register for this four-day intensive workshop to brush up on your grammar and speaking skills.

More workshops 

Check Upcoming workshops for English as an additional language learners for more. And watch this space!  

 

Date(s)

Spring semester