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.
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.
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.