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 Summer 2021, Academic Skills appointments continue to be offered remotely. See details.
Summer Skills School
Taking a summer course at Trent? Are you worried about the hectic pace of a six-week course? Want to brush up on some important academic skills, while soaking up some rays? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then grab your sunscreen, shades, and a sharp pencil, and join Academic Skills for Summer Skills School!
This virtual program will...
The2is: A new 2-minute competition for graduate students
The2is (pronounced Thesis) is a new competition for Masters and Ph.D. students with the ultimate challenge: to explain their complex and highly specialized research and ideas to a general audience in a two minutes video, using two PowerPoint slides, music, and one prop.
Watch the YouTube Premiere on Friday, May 14, 2021 at 7:00pm EST.
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.