Learning support

Advisors can help you develop the academic skills needed to succeed in university. Like any skill, it can take time to perfect; we are here to help you every step of the way. We provide a variety of resources to meet your individual needs. These resources include personalized meetings with an Academic Advisor, online webinars, workshops, and online resources.

Below are just a few topics we can help you with:

Academic resources and support

1. Learning Coaches

Through one-on-one conversations, Learning Coaches will help fellow students develop the study skills (in areas such as time management, procrastination, motivation, exam preparation, reading textbooks) needed to be successful in university. The Learning Coaches are located in the AIC until the end of November for Term 1 and from January to the start of April for Term 2.  If you require assistance over the summer Academic Advisors are here to help!

Term 2 Learning Coach Schedule






















2. Webinars

Stay tuned for updated webinars on ways to improve your academic success!

3. Online resources

 What Where Description
UBC Vancouver Chapman Learning Commons  Self Assessment This quiz may help you gain a little more insight into your typical approach to learning and which strategies may work well for you in maximizing your strengths.
UBC Vancouver Chapman Learning Commons
 Resource Guides This website has resource guides on avoiding plagiarism, citing sources, finding articles, as well as learning online.
UBC Okanagan Library
Assignment Calculator

The Assignment Calculator is a time management tool that breaks down research assignments into a series of manageable steps, while providing expert tips for success.

UBC Okanagan Writing & Research Services
General Writing Resources A wide variety of downloadable handouts to address almost any writing concern.
WriteAway Tutors Submit your paper or an eQuestion 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Tutors will aim to respond to your questions within 48 hours.
Anxiety BC Test Anxiety Booklet This booklet has information on how to identify text anxiety, how to cope with it, study skills and more.

 4. Meet with an advisor

After exploring the webinars and online resources provided, students can arrange an appointment with an advisor to discuss a more personalized plan for building your academic skills.

Other UBC Okanagan tutoring & studying resources

The Academic Advisors collaborate with other on-campus partners focused on academic success. There are many great resources for you to take advantage of as a student. 

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