Reach your new best with Academic Skills.
We offer online resources, workshops, and individual appointments to support your efforts to improve and refine your skills for success at university.
- Explore online resources on writing, citation, study skills, time management, and more.
- Bring questions or work to an appointment
- Learn about upcoming events or workshops
For Fall 2020, Academic Skills appointments continue to be offered remotely. See details.
Survive & Thrive: Your First Term at University
In this guide we offer practical advice to help you adapt to the different academic environment that you will find at university.
Read about how to survive and thrive through your first term at university, beginning with the weeks leading up to classes.
In-course Mentors and Resources to Support Students with Online Learning
The Online Learning Student Assistant (OLSA) program is a new academic support program, supported by the Colleges at Trent and coordinated by Academic Skills, to help first-year students navigate the demands of, and thrive within, the online learning environment.
How to Learn Online: Resources for Online Learning
Our collection of how-to guides can help you to be successful in your online courses. Find advice on getting started with your online course, staying organized, focused, and motivated, and engaging fully with course materials throughout the term.