Events & Workshops

The Chapman Learning Commons offers workshops and events throughout the year to guide all current UBC students through their university experience. Keep an eye on this page for more sessions coming up!


Secrets of Campus Resources

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Perhaps you’re entering your first year at UBC, or you are coming to campus for the first time! All are welcome to attend this orientation session, where you’ll connect with peers and learn how to access various resources to support your success as a student.

Join us to learn about:  Resources   Orientation

Upcoming Session
Oct 4th 3-4pm – Zoom
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Time Management Skills

Time management is an essential skill for academic success and wellbeing in university! In this session, you will practice time management techniques for scheduling your time, setting goals, and more. You will learn how to separate your “workspace” from your “home space”, mitigate distractions, and learn more tips on time management to set you up for success when taking classes online and in person.

Join us to learn about:  Time Management   Project Management

Upcoming Session
Sept 26th 2-3pm – in person
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Study With Me!

This student-led session will give you dedicated time in your schedule to study while connecting with peers in the perfect study space! For this session, we will open our highly-coveted Heritage Core rooms to support your studying needs in an inspiring academic environment. Join us for tips on how to focus, and study along using the Pomodoro method! At the end, feel free to ask questions, connect with peers, and celebrate your productivity!

Join us to learn about:  Productivity   Time Management

Upcoming Session
TBD Notify me when schedule is released for Winter Term 1, 2022


Sleep and Academics

Cultivating healthy sleep habits contributes to academic success. This workshop invites you to reflect on your feelings and habits related to sleep and to explore the relationship between sleep and work. Through guided activities and reflection, you will explore ways to optimize your sleep habits and in turn, nurture your wellbeing- as well as your academic and professional success!

Join us to learn about:  Wellness   Time Management

Upcoming Session
Oct 5th, 6:30 pm – in person
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Finding Off-Campus Housing: A Workshop In Residence

Searching for housing can be very stressful, especially if you do not know anything about the house-hunting process in Vancouver. This workshop will provide you with the fundamental knowledge on how to decide who to live with, evaluate housing postings, engage in safe house tours, and know your rights as a renter!
Please note this event will be held in Totem Park Ballroom. This event is in person. If you have questions about registration, please email us at clc.assistants@ubc.ca.

Join us to learn about:  Life Skills   Task Prioritization

Upcoming Session
TBD Notify me when schedule is released for Winter Term 1, 2022


Balancing Life and Learning: Self-Care and Productivity

We’ll consider how to make space for your personal wellbeing when working and studying from home. Drawing from advice and experiences of CLC Assistants, you will develop approaches to working remotely that keep your wellbeing in mind and consider how your unique context might impact your work-life balance. You’ll leave with resources to support your success.

Join us to learn about:  Wellness   Time Management

Upcoming Session
TBD Notify me when schedule is released for Winter Term 1, 2022


How to Focus

Attend our “How to Focus” workshop and change the way you think about focus. You’ll learn the benefits of becoming more focused, which parts of your life are damaging your focus, and what you can do to increase your ability to focus.

Join us to learn about:  Task Prioritization   Time Management

Upcoming Session
Sept 28th at 2:00-3:00pm – in person
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Communication Skills

As online learners, we constantly communicate with others using a variety of platforms. But which platforms are best suited to different types of communication? How might you engage effectively online with a professor, a classmate, or a colleague? Build your communication confidence by considering best practices and recommendations for communicating online, whether you’re using email, instant messaging, or video chat.

Join us to learn about:  Collaboration   Communication

Upcoming Session
Oct 7th 4:30-5:30 pm – in person
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Group Presentations

As students learning and connecting online, there is a lot to consider—especially when working with others. You will leave this workshop with knowledge on how to prepare and give effective group presentations online, from working with each other to engaging a class with technology.

Join us to learn about:  Collaboration   Communication   Project Management

Upcoming Session
Sept 28th 9:00am-10:00am – online
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Exam Jam

We know that final exam season is a difficult time. It’s hard not to get anxious, overwhelmed, and stressed—but have no fear, Exam Jam is here!
Exam Jam is a virtual event offered during exams. This event is aimed to help you de-stress, manage your time, develop study habits, and learn course content through workshops and events offered by UBC partners. Exam Jam has something for everyone, so join us for the whole day or just a few workshops!

Upcoming Session
TBD Notify me when schedule is released for Winter Term 1, 2022


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