End of Term is Approaching! Check out these resources in dealing with exam and assignment stress.

Starting to feel the heat of end of term papers and looming exams?  You are not alone.  Check out these links for campus specific resources available to students.

St. George Campus Resources and Workshops

  • Meet with a Learning Strategist – “All students can meet with a Learning Strategist for individualized support.”[1]
  • Exam Prep Series – “short, focused discussions with a Learning Strategist about the exam skills that matter to you and your discipline”[2]
  • Preparing for Exams & Managing Exam Anxiety – “In this interactive workshop, we will discuss anxiety and stress management techniques and will introduce students to resources that are available around campus”[3]
  • Staying Resilient & Managing Stress Through End of Term – “This workshop will return to the topic of resiliency and stress, exploring the ways that strategies for building resiliency can be used by students at times of acute academic pressure”[4]
  • Study Hubs – “quiet study time for students to work on whatever they have to do”[5]
  • Graduate Writing Groups – “Are you a graduate student determined to write and defend your dissertation before your funding package expires? Do you find it difficult to maintain a consistent writing schedule? Would you like to commit to writing regularly? Join a community of peers who share your experience and can help keep you accountable.”[6]

Health and Wellness Services and Workshops

  • Health & Wellness Centre – “The Health & Wellness Centre provides the same services as your family physician”[7]
  • Better Breath – “Feeling too busy to manage stress effectively as a university student? Come learn about the benefits of restorative breath, try new techniques for relaxation such as muscle tension reduction and learn new tips for taking time to pause and recharge.”[8]
  • Better Coping Skills – “If you’re having trouble coping with the demands of university life – or even regular everyday situations – this series of workshops can help you build the skills you need to thrive.”[9]
  • Better Sleep – “Feeling too busy or stressed as a university student to sleep properly? Come learn about what you can do to improve your sleep and feel more rested and refreshed.”[10]
  • Mindful Eating: Food and Mood – “a mindful exploration of healthy eating and how our relationship with food can affect our mood.”[11]
  • Mindful Moments: Meditation & Yoga “weekly opportunities Mondays through Fridays to practise secular mindful meditation techniques that will increase your relaxation and focus”[12]

UTM Resources and Workshops

UTSC Resources and Workshops

  • Upgrade Your Study Strategies! –“ Feel like your study skills need a little “upgrading”? Hoping to improve your grades, but not sure where to start?”[20]
  • Time Management – “Participants will learn how to plan for busy periods in the academic year and adapt their schedules accordingly” [21]
  • Study Smarter not Harder Part I – “Attend this session to get into academic shape! Topics covered in this session include: time management, reading, note taking”[22]
  • Study Smarter not Harder Part II – “Attend this session to get into academic shape! Topics covered in this session include test preparation and test format, memory and Concentration, reducing procrastination & increasing motivation”[23]
  • Going From B to an A – “Do you want to boost your grades from B’s to A’s, but you’re not sure how?”[24]

General External Services: