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
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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...
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.
Workshops and Events for Graduate Students
As a graduate student, you are likely facing new academic challenges. The ideas about which you are reading, thinking, and writing are becoming increasingly complex, yet you need to find clear, concise, and engaging ways to express them.
Strategies and Tools for Time Management
Do you constantly feel rushed and unprepared for class or exams? Then perhaps it’s time to improve your time management skills. Better time management skills can help improve your grades, help you keep stress in check, and help you in your career beyond university.