Mentors are students from the Faculty of Science who are trained to to help you with your transition to university. With their support, you will acquire efficient learning strategies, learn to mobilize the resources at your disposal and master problem solving as well as autonomy.
They offer personalized one-on-one meetings at the Mentoring Center, study groups for specific courses and skills development workshops to help you improve your academic performance.
The mentors have also been trained in mental health and are aware of the resources available for you.
The mentors can help you:
- Acquire learning strategies and efficient study techniques
- Reinforce your personal motivation
- Improve your academic success
- Set academic goals
- Prepare a study plan for your exams
- Learn to use time-management and stress-management tools
Come meet a mentor!
Hours of Operation
From January 7 to April 5, 2019*
|Monday||10:00 am - 4:00 pm|
|Tuesday||10:00 am - 4:00 pm|
|Wednesday||10:00 am - 4:00 pm|
|Thursday||10:00 am - 4:00 pm|
|Friday||10:00 am - 4:00 pm|
*Will be closed for the Reading weak (February 18 to 22, 2019)
Need some extra help with your Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics or Physics course?
Student Academic Success Services (SASS), in collaboration with the Faculty of Science, is offering free study groups for students registered in the above-mentioned courses.
These study groups will closely reflect the material learned in class each week and will give you an opportunity to work through problems that resemble evaluations and assignments.
A student mentor will lead the study groups.
From January 14 to April 5, 2019*
Wednesday, 6:00 pm to 7:20 pm
Monday, 6:00 pm to 7:20 pm
Thursday, 6:00 pm to 7:20 pm
Tuesday, 6:00 pm to 7:20 pm
Hope to see you there.
*The study groups won't be available during Study Week (February 18-22, 2019)
1 This study group will start on Monday, January 21, 2019
|How to get a Research Position||January 10, 2019||11:30 am||CRX C140||Faiyaz|
|Using Technology and Apps to Become a Better Student||January 14, 2019||5:30 pm||CRX C309||Justen|
|Pre-Med Info Session||January 15, 2019||5:30 pm||MRN 150||Valérie|
|Session d’info Pré-Med*||January 22, 2019||5:30 pm||CRX C040|
|Stress Management: Discussion and Exercises||TBD||Jenna|
|How to find a job on campus||TBD||Kyra|
|Final Exam Preparation||TBD||Ash|
*The workshops are displayed according to the language in which they are given.
Registration is not mandatory but we strongly suggest that you register ahead as places are limited. Go to your uoZone account and find the desired workshop on the ''Mentoring study groups and workshops'' application.
TAO (Therapy Assistance Online)
TAO (Therapy Assistance Online) is a platform of tools and educational modules to help you learn about and change how you think and feel. TAO provides therapy to fit your schedule and lifestyle. TAO’s educational modules can be completed anytime and anywhere you have Internet access.