Student Toolkits

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Interacting with Profs

Why should you go to office hours? Why does your professor want you to be there? Find answers to those questions and more in this toolkit!

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Library Research

Research is one of the most exciting but also one of the most daunting experiences of students at UBC. Take the fear out of it with our helpful guide!

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Managing Your Time

Wasting a lot of time online? Pulling too many all-nighters? Getting better at managing your time is easier than you think!

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Preparing for Exams

Tests and exams, you can’t escape ‘em. So learn how to prepare well in advance and gain confidence in test-writing.

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Presentation Skills

Nothing causes anxiety in students quite like presenting. With our helpful tips and tricks, you’ll be chomping at the bit to present!

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Reading Textbooks

One thing can’t be avoided at UBC: reading, and lots of it. Find out how to read effectively while also getting through piles of material.

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Taking Notes

Notes are another inescapable part of getting a university education. We might not be able to make them fun, but we can offer tips on how to make them useful.

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Thinking Critically

You can’t get the most out of university without learning to think critically. It isn't easy, but with our handy guide, we’ll have you thinking up a storm in no time!

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Working in Groups

Working with groups can be stressful--and rewarding! We’ll show you how to make the most of any project.

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Writing

As an university student, you'll probably write a lot of papers. We've partnered with the UBC Library to bring you tools to help take the headaches out of writing.

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