Academic Support

Three strategies to use feedback to your advantage March 28, 2024 I don’t know about you, but whether I do well in my assignments or not I’m always anxious about receiving feedback. This anxiety is natural, but feedback is an essential aspect of your university experience! Here are three strategies to use feedback to your advantage.
Four ways you can make the most of York’s resources March 22, 2024 Find out about useful and fun York workshops and events
Six essential guides for York students March 15, 2024 This post introduces you to six essential guides you can include in your toolkit for success.
10 tips for staying motivated and recharged at university March 8, 2024 This YUBlog post shares useful tips and tricks to stay motivated and mindfulness strategies that’ll help you recharge.
5 reasons why I chose York as an international and mature student February 5, 2024 Benefits of York for international and mature students
Unique programs at York: Screenwriting January 15, 2024 If you love stories and the language of the moving image is your thing, Screenwriting is for you! Find out more about the program in this post.
7 tools I use as a mature student/parent to get things done January 3, 2024 Learn about tools for productivity and time management
Your guide to general education and elective courses December 18, 2023 We know selecting general education and elective courses can sometimes be overwhelming, so we’re here to help!
How to get better grades: 7 places at York that will make you a better student December 13, 2023 Learn where to get support for your academic success
End-of-term reflections: What if things aren’t working out? December 6, 2023 The best way to know what worked and what didn’t is by reflecting on your academic term, and we’re here to help! Here's a list of reflection prompts to use as a jumping-off point to create your own questions.
How to prepare yourself for York University as an international student December 4, 2023 Learn how to prepare for York as an international student
Unique programs at York: English & Professional Writing November 29, 2023 Do you love literature, writing and creating digital content? The English & Professional Writing (ENPR) program is perfect for you!
Navigating exam anxiety and stress: Get support on- and off-campus November 29, 2023 Exam season is here! We're here to help you navigate this stressful time.
How to Prepare for your First Year at York and Accomplish Academic Success November 27, 2023 Learn strategies and tips for your first year at York University.
Five ways the Writing Centre can help you with assignments November 24, 2023 Here are five ways the Writing Centre can help you with assignments.
How to prepare for exams: Pro tips from upper-year students November 16, 2023 Here are some exam tips from the pros!
Why you should participate in Experiential Education November 13, 2023 Explore York’s Experiential Education (EE) opportunities to find the best fit for you. If you are unsure about EE, don’t worry. This YUBlog post will offer insights from a student perspective.
Future students: How to prepare for York’s Campus Day November 1, 2023 This blog post takes you through some questions you can ask at York University’s Campus Day.
How I found out what is academic integrity and stopped worrying about it October 25, 2023 The York University resources like the Writing Center are helpful tools in your education journey.
Unique programs at York: Integrative arts October 19, 2023 Looking for unique programs at York? Explore the Integrative Arts program.
How to connect with course instructors September 28, 2023 Connecting with your course instructors will help you academically and professionally, especially if they work in the field you’re interested in.
How to start a successful term September 19, 2023 The first few weeks at York are an important time to settle into your courses and get into the flow of studying. Here are some tips on how to start a successful term.
How to Navigate the New eClass September 5, 2023 If you are new to York, eClass is a platform where you can access all your coursework, readings, syllabi, assignments and deadlines. The platform may look different to you if you have used it before, but worry not, we’re here to help you navigate it like a pro.
Unique terms at York August 22, 2023 To start your term successfully, we’re here to give you the lowdown on some of the terms you will frequently come across at York.
Five pro-tips for enrolling in courses August 3, 2023 Enrolling in courses can be overwhelming, so let’s work through this process together.
So, You're Thinking of Graduate Studies at York December 22, 2022 If you want to pursue graduate studies, it’s time to start planning and getting all your ducks in a row!
Reading, note-taking and study strategies that every university student must know February 1, 2022 We are here today to let you in on some study secrets so that you don’t have to struggle.
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