Skills for Class

Struggling with your course load and course material? Here are some resources that can help you boost up your academic skills.

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Assignment Calculators

This easy-to-use assignment calculator will help you plan out your attack on that next paper or project.

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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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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 Design

Designing a presentation may sound easier than it seems! With the help of our toolkit, you'll be able to design the most effective presentation for academic and professional needs.

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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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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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The Ultimate Guide to Time Management – Part 2

by Sam on October 21, 2022

Learn about project management tools you can use to improve your productivity and time management in part 2 of Sam's blog post!

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The Ultimate Guide to Time Management – Part 1

by Sam on October 14, 2022

Curious about how to become more efficient with your time? Read Sam's post to learn strategies on how to use online tools to maximize your time!

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To the Class of 2026: Advice on Adjusting to Academic Learning at UBC

by Sara on September 9, 2022

Read student reflections on academic preparedness, university success, and resources to help lay a strong foundation for academic learning at UBC.

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Using Mind Maps: Visualizing Your Mind

by Rachel on May 27, 2022

Learn about mind maps and how they can be used as a creative, academic, and personal tool.

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Things to Consider When Choosing a Major

by Fariha on April 29, 2022

Read about a student's experience choosing a major and what questions helped guide their decision.

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