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
Trent University has moved courses and many essential services online to mitigate the risk of COVID-19. In response, Academic skills appointments will be available for students online and by phone. See details.
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.
Make time for Writing: Graduate Student Summer Writing Kick-off
Grad Student Summer Writing Kick-off - May 14, 2020
Join Academic Skills in a virtual kick-off for the summer writing season. We'll guide you through goal setting, discuss motivation, and work together to create writing goals.
Graduate Students Present Research in 3 Minutes
The Three Minute Thesis Competition (3MT®) presents Masters and Ph.D. students with the ultimate challenge: to explain their complex and highly specialized research and ideas to a general audience in just three minutes, using only one Power Point slide.
Watch the "At-Home" version of 3MT here!
Virtual Awards Ceremony: Monday, May 25, 7pm...