Be supported - our vision and mission

At the Student Success Centre, we foster a culture of success that enables students to realize their full potential. As a visible and vital team we support students through programs and services that enhance learning and personal development from inquiry to degree completion. We achieve this through collaboration, research and community involvement.

Advising Support

Our advisors can help you to clarify your academic aspirations and align them with your long-term goals.

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Learning Support

Learning support programs provide you with tools to improve your academic performance.

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Writing Support

Writing support programs help you improve your writing through workshops and individual consultations.

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Everyone needs to ask for help sometimes

For many of us, asking for help can be a difficult step. Hear about the experiences of others and take a moment to reflect on your own help-seeking stories. 

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Creating a Meaningful Balance

University students are faced with many demands on their time. Trying to juggle classes with everything else can be overwhelming. Often I hear students say things like, “I don’t have time for a social life” or “I’ll worry about taking care of myself when the semester is over.” If you can relate to those statements, this blog may be for you!

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Academic Time travel

Ever wish you could go back in time and remind yourself to start studying? Science may not have unlocked the secret of time travel just yet, but there is a way to move smoothly through time and space this semester – it’s called Backwards Planning – and the best time to start is now.

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Learning Support and Advising Portal

Log in and use our Learning Support and Advising Portal to book an appointment with an advisor or tutor, register for an event or sign up for a workshop.


Need to cancel your appointment booking or workshop registration?

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Faculty and Staff

Looking for ways to support your students? The SSC offers services that can help students build their study skills, plan their academics and enhance their success at university.

Looking to enhance your presentation and student-advising skills? Become a peer volunteer