There are many resources on campus designed to help you understand your coursework. Many of these resources are focused on first-year students, but there are also some applicable to second year students as well.
These review sessions are informal study sessions where the EUS provides students the opportunity to practice questions with the help of tutors. In these sessions the EUS will typically provide a package of review questions, based on content from the course, for students to work on in groups. There are always tutors to help answer questions.
The Math Learning Centre (MLC) is a space for undergraduate students to study math together, with support from math tutors, who are graduate students in the math department. Please note that while students are encouraged to seek help with homework, the MLC is not a place to check answers or receive solutions, rather, our aim is aid students in becoming expert learners; to develop critical thinking and skills in a mathematical setting.
Leonard S. Klinck Building (LSK) Rooms 300, 301, and 302
Monday – Friday, 10:00am – 6:00pm
The UBC Engineering Physics Student Association hosts free lecture-style review sessions for 1st year physics classes. Students also have the option of paying for review slides.
The UBC AMS offers free tutoring for 1st and 2nd Year Students
These resources exist to help you outside your coursework by going over skills that can help you in all aspects of your academic life.
Peer academic coaches help you develop your “soft” skills; things like studying , note-taking techniques, and exam preparation. They are also able to put you in touch with resources and people who may help you better.
The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication (CWSC) is a free service which supports all writers at UBC with all kinds of academic writing assignments across a variety of disciplines. The CWSC offers LPI workshops as well as one-on-one appointments with a writing consultant.
To register for a workshop, book an appointment, or sign up for a conversation group, students will need to create an account on WCOnline.
Location: Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, Room 305
Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm
The UBC Learning Commons is able to provide you with guides and resources on a comprehensive variety of topics from interacting with professors to self-care.
The UBC Thunderstudy sessions provide tutoring, a place to study, and workshops tailored to help you balance athletics and academics.
Academic Development Sessions
These sessions are geared towards academically at-risk first-year students (below 65%). Student who attend these sessions will reflect on the challenges of the past semester and self-identify specific areas for growth and improvement, start to develop an individualized semester action-plan which incorporates time management, study skills, and wellness and balance strategies, and understand the importance of being proactive in seeking out support, resources, a peer learning community.
Session times to be confirmed