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9:00 am

Learning Coach

Tuesday, October 29th @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

McKenzie Building, Room 002

If you are a new student, it’s been a while since high school, you want to earn a scholarship, or last semester’s grades weren’t as high as you would like, a learning coach can help you improve your study habits and techniques. Making a weekly study plan Reading textbooks more effectively Making study questions Writing […]

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11:40 am

Walk-In Math Assistance

Tuesday, October 29th @ 11:40 am - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:40 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

McKenzie Building, Room 102

Walk-in math assistance is available during the fall and winter term (up to the last day of classes) through Math Peer Tutors hired by the Math Department, during times posted on the above link, or on the bulletin board outside the Academic Skills Centre. Students may make use of walk-in assistance in addition to scheduled […]

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12:30 pm

WordPress Basics

Tuesday, October 29th @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Convergys Lab, John E. Robbins Library

This internal event is open to Brandon University faculty and staff only, and is not open to the general public. This hour session will cover the basics of editing and updating your BU site content using the powerful WordPress content management system. Workshop Facilitator: Craig Cesmystruk, BU Web Content Editor Accessibility Considerations? If you have […]

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12:40 pm

Grammar Basics

Tuesday, October 29th @ 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
McKenzie Building, Room 005

After this workshop, students should be aware of the most common grammar errors that students make, and have some strategies for how to address these errors. The areas covered will include, but are not limited to comma splice errors, pronouns and agreement, active vs passive voice, proper use of apostrophe, and accessing grammar resources.

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Creating Your Personal Brand

Tuesday, October 29th @ 12:40 pm - 1:30 pm
Clark Hall, Room 104

Your personal brand is what distinguishes you from your competitors, helping to form a lasting impression in the mind of your audience and potential employers. Without a compelling personal brand that attracts your target audience, you may find yourself struggling to build the career you want.

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1:00 pm

Walk-In Writing Assistance

Tuesday, October 29th @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

Reference Desk, John E. Robbins Library

Topics that may be covered during seminars and appointments include: topic clarification, essay organization, outlines; thesis formation, sentence and paragraph structure, citations, referencing and avoiding plagiarism Writing Specialist or Peer Tutors will NOT: Edit students’ papers for them, Students cannot drop off a paper and pick it up later “fixed,” Students are responsible for the […]

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1:30 pm

Learning Coach

Tuesday, October 29th @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

McKenzie Building, Room 002

If you are a new student, it’s been a while since high school, you want to earn a scholarship, or last semester’s grades weren’t as high as you would like, a learning coach can help you improve your study habits and techniques. Making a weekly study plan Reading textbooks more effectively Making study questions Writing […]

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Walk-In Math Assistance

Tuesday, October 29th @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, December 3rd, 2019

McKenzie Building, Room 102

Walk-in math assistance is available during the fall and winter term (up to the last day of classes) through Math Peer Tutors hired by the Math Department, during times posted on the above link, or on the bulletin board outside the Academic Skills Centre. Students may make use of walk-in assistance in addition to scheduled […]

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3:40 pm

Test Anxiety Workshop

Tuesday, October 29th @ 3:40 pm - 4:30 pm
McKenzie Building, Room 005

Self-assessment and combating test anxiety skill development.

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