Trent University is known for our academic supports. Based throughout the Colleges, Academic Skills Instructors offer online resources, workshops, and individual appointments to support students as they look to improve and refine 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
Our most popular tutorials:
How to Prepare and Write Exams in University
Meet your Academic Skills Instructor at Otonabee
Erin Stewart Eves (she/her)
I’m a self-proclaimed Trent lifer. I came to Trent as an undergraduate student in the mid-90s and never really left. Since that time, I earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and Canadian Studies, a Bachelor of Education, and a Masters degree in Canadian Studies and Native Studies. Following years as a research assistant and teaching assistant, I became an Academic Skills instructor in 2005.
My job is to help you be the best student you can be. Whether you are in your first course or your last at Trent, you can talk with me about organization or procrastination, managing your reading load, taking decent notes, or getting started on that looming paper.
Every day I learn something new from the students I meet, and I am inspired by the amazing ideas of students. I'm also a sports mom, nature lover, an honest realist, and footnote enthusiast.
Book an appointment with Academic Skills
Book a 30-minute in-person or online skills appointment with your academic skills instructor.