academic learning centre News Archive
Study smart and prioritize self-care
April 3, 2023 —
It’s almost time for the end of term and final exams. Whether it’s your first time or you’ve written many exams, everyone can use new strategies for studying and self-care.
This Fall Term break build healthy habits to help support mental health and well-being
November 4, 2022 —
As you head into a well-deserved Fall Term break, be reminded of the many resources, programs, services and supports that are available to support your mental health, well-being and your academic success.
Set yourself up for success with the help of UM’s Academic Learning Centre
October 8, 2022 —
Students can build their learning, studying, writing, and research skills through a wide range of one-to-one or group-focused services
October is Student Success Month
October 3, 2022 —
October is Student Success Month! Attend events and workshops and engage with the resources UM offers to help you succeed.
Prepping for final exams
April 8, 2022 —
The Academic Learning Centre (ALC) offers a variety of free tutoring services including content and study skills tutoring in more than 120 UM courses
Academic resources open to students during the UMFA strike
November 9, 2021 —
The majority of student academic resources remain open and ready to help out
Power Through Procrastination with UM’s Virtual Study Hall
March 8, 2021 —
Are you feeling disconnected and miss studying on-campus with your friends? Are you lacking motivation to sit down and do your course work? UM’s Academic Learning Centre wants to help you power through procrastination so they’ve created a Virtual Study Hall where you can gather with other students remotely and achieve your studying goals.
Sign up for free tutor training from the ALC
September 1, 2020 —
The Academic Learning Centre is pleased to offer free tutor training sessions this fall to all interested UM students.
Studying 101: tips from Academic Learning Centre tutors
April 20, 2020 —
Not sure how to study for an online exam? UM Today caught up with six of the Academic Learning Centre’s tutors to talk about various strategies to prepare for an exam. Follow these study tips to make your best grade!
Managing your time when your courses are online
March 30, 2020 —
With online classes, it may feel like you have a lot more time to complete your assignments and readings. While it is true that you might have more flexibility when you don’t attend classes in-person, it is also easier to procrastinate or get overwhelmed and fall behind in your course.