Success Seminars

Success Seminars will provide you with the advanced academic strategies and study skills you need to ease your university transition or increase your success at UCalgary.


Success Seminars are offered through the Student Success Centre. Run by a group of trained students, these seminars share key tips and skills for students to utilize in their classes.

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Student Success Centre

Success Seminars Schedule

Learning How to Learn

Strategies you don't learn in lectures

The key to effective studying is being aware of your strengths and weaknesses. This session will help you understand what type of learner you are, and reveal study habits that successful students often employ. You'll learn how to create study strategies suited to your learning style and how to make your study sessions more effective.

Time Management and Avoiding Procrastination

Time management skills are essential to making the most of your time at UCalgary. Learn some tips to battle procrastination and start managing your time as effectively as you can.

Note Taking

This session will provide you with practical strategies for taking effective course notes to help you when you're studying for exams and working on assignments.

Looking for help with an issue that isn't mentioned here? Meet with an academic development specialist for one-on-one academic support.