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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Boost your study skills by attending a success seminar

Success Seminars are offered through the Student Success Centre. Run by a group of trained students, these seminars share key tips and skills for students to utilize in their classes. Topics include learning how to learn in university, time management and note taking.

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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.

Featured Program

Return to Learn: Meet-up group for mature students 

Have you been out of school for a long time and feel:

  • your classmates are much younger than you
  • your academic skills need improvement
  • excited to make the most of your university experience
  • eager to meet others who feel the same way

If you answered yes to any of these questions, this meet-up group may be right for you. 

In our weekly informal meet-ups, you’ll have a chance to share experiences, ask questions, improve your academic skills, and meet your peers. Email Jennifer Parsons at for more information.

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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