Academic Support

When you are struggling with exams, papers and classes – sometimes you need a one-on-one support. The resources below will help you get connected.

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The Chapman Learning Commons in the Irving K Barber Library optimizes space for studying, tutoring, reading, meetings and service support...

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Profs-in-Commons

Profs-in-Commons is part of the Profs-in-Spaces network, a UBC wide project that seeks to increase meaningful engagement between students and professors outside of the classroom. Since fall 2016, the Chapman Learning Commons has been part of the Profs in Spaces community, embedding professors’ office hours in the pavilion spaces (the Learning Lounge and the Centre […]

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Tutoring, Coaching, and Writing

Get by with a little help from your friends- tutoring friends, that is! Tutoring is offered in a variety of subjects through our campus partners. Find out more…

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…from our blog

Balancing Activities with Studying 101

Balancing Activities with Studying Guide: UBC Version 101

by Tiffany on September 14, 2020

Going to university means managing your time all by yourself. In this blog, Tiffany shares her personal tips for balancing activities with studying.


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Online Exam Prep

by kartik chhabra on June 18, 2020

With exams around the corner, we have prepared resources and assistance that will help you get ready!


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UBC Student Working

We’re Here to Help!

by Celia, Kartik on May 21, 2020

Chapman Learning Commons Online Assistants are trained peers ready to help answer your questions about academic support and UBC learning technologies. Click the "Ask Us" button above to reach us!


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So You’re Thinking of Graduate School?

by Max on May 1, 2020

So you’re thinking of graduate school, huh? CLCA Max explores his experiences of the differences between undergraduate and graduate school.


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Writing Support for Undergrads: Term 2, 2019-20

by Liam Monaghan on January 13, 2020

This semester, the Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication is hosting a number of workshops and events to support undergraduate writing at UBC.


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