Study Group Program

Looking for a study group?  Hosted by UCalgary student volunteers, study groups help you to:

• Study in a focused environment
• Make connections
• Learn study and productivity tips

Study Group Program

The Study Group Program is designed to support students in locating and participating in in-person or online, collaborative, peer-to-peer study groups. Study Group Peer Helpers volunteer to initiate and maintain structured study groups in a variety of formats throughout the term.

Study Group Peer Helpers organize and promote weekly study group sessions that can help you:

  • Stay focused in a structured study environment
  • Collaboratively set a study goal each week with their peers
  • Establish a weekly study routine to review course material
  • Support your wellbeing by connecting with other students
  • Learn about campus resources

Study Groups are offered in a variety of different formats, course-based, program-based, open study sessions and first-year study groups. To help you find the study group format that might work best for you, read the descriptions below.

Please check back in Fall 2021 for our full schedule of offerings. 

Become a Study Group Peer Helper

Interested in forming a study group for your peers? Applications are now closed for the Fall 2021 term. Please stay tuned for our Winter 2021 application!

Interested in finding some other students in your courses to study with? Course-based study groups are facilitated by student volunteers who are enrolled in the study group course. Each week, volunteers set up study sessions for interested students in their class, facilitate the group’s study goal for each session and help to create a friendly and inclusive online learning environment.

Stay tuned: Study groups offered for fall 2021 will be posted in mid-September.

Interested in being a volunteer study group leader? This volunteer position is open to students in all years of study. First-year students welcome. Applications being accepted beginning August 16th.

Do you study more effectively when others around you are studying? Do you find it helpful to have a structured pattern of studying and taking breaks? If so, you might find our open virtual study groups helpful. In these 1.5 hour sessions peer volunteers will help you set a goal for your study session and implement a study / break cycle for an effective and productive study session. As students in the second year or beyond, peer volunteers will share a weekly study tip or two to add to your study toolkit.

Stay tuned: Study groups offered for fall 2021 will be posted in mid-September.

Interested in being a volunteer study group leader? This volunteer position is open to students in second year and beyond. Applications being accepted beginning August 16th.

If you are a first-year student interested in getting in some productive study time while getting to know other students in your first-year cohort, we recommend trying a weekly first-year study group. In these 1.5 hour sessions peer volunteers will help you and other first-year students set a goal for your study session and implement a study / break cycle for an effective and productive study session. As students in the second year or beyond, peer volunteers will share a weekly study tip or two to add to your study toolkit. This is also a great space to ask questions about the university and find out about helpful campus resources.

Stay tuned: Study groups offered for fall 2021 will be posted in mid-September.

Interested in being a volunteer study group leader? This volunteer position is open to students in second year and beyond. Applications being accepted beginning August 16th.

Study Group Schedule

Study Groups will resume in Fall 2021. Check back soon for an updated schedule!

Register below for a study group(s) and receive the Zoom connection details.