Student Success Workshops

We offer a variety of workshops to help you develop your learning skills and become a better student. Other units at the University of Regina also offer workshops designed to help you be more successful.  Topics include time management, budgeting basics, exam preparation, career exploration, library skills and much more.

Check out the workshop schedule to find out what’s offered and register for a workshop today or check out our calendar of events located on the UR Guarantee website for a listing of workshops offered by Student Success Centre and other University of Regina units.

Here are descriptions of our most common workshops:

Conquering yoUR First Semester

Learn the steps to having a successful first semester, including understanding academic expectations, using available resources, developing a support network, and managing your time.

Note Taking and Reading

Gain a better understanding of your course material by learning to read your textbooks and course materials more efficiently, take effective notes in class, and think more critically about the information in your textbooks and lectures.

Exam Preparation

Improve your performance on mid-term and final exams by developing effective study habits and time management skills, improving your recall, and reducing exam anxiety.

Navigating Math and Science Courses

Strategies for being a successful math and science student, including note taking tips, study strategies, and how to approach labs.

Academic Writing

Learn about the principles behind writing successful university papers, including creating a "problem" to explore and develop research questions. Find out how to use transitions to link ideas, connect argument and evidence, and approach writing tasks with confidence.

Time Management

Take control of your time, reduce anxiety, reach your academic goals by learning strategies to prioritize and get started; understanding and fighting procrastination; and managing distractions and setting limits.

Please note: due to space capacity, we require students to register for our workshops.  CRNs can be found on the workshop schedule or each individual workshop located on the calendar of events. You can register yourself for one of our workshops through UR Self-Service by selecting the Non-Credit term by either searching for the class or entering the CRN.

If you are experiencing difficultly in registering for our workshops, please call the Student Success Centre at 306-585-4076 or email student.success@uregina.ca with the CRN of the workshop, you first and last name, and your student ID number.