King's provides the academic support you need
October 18, 2021
King’s is happy to welcome incoming first-year and first-time students to campus. However, due to COVID-19 restrictions, for many students, this will be their first experience with mid-terms. Even for those students who have undertaken exams and other major assignments before, they may be looking for assistance in these challenging times. There are many supports provided to King’s students.
King’s Learning Skills
Learning Skills Services will help students learn a variety of scholastic skills, including time management, study strategies, information organization techniques, exam preparation, and much more.
By making an individual appointment with a Learning Skills Specialist, students will have the opportunity to discuss concerns about a range of learning skills. Students can come in for a single session to address a particular problem (e.g. breaking down a big assignment into manageable tasks), or multiple sessions for more pervasive problems (e.g. procrastination) that may require substantial support for skill development.
Western’s Learning Development and Success
King’s is an affiliate of Western University so King’s students can also access Western’s Learning Development and Success team. Counsellors and staff assist by helping students identify strengths and develop new skills and strategies for success. Counsellors also work with students develop positive motivation and confidence toward learning.
Complete Student Online Module
Complete Student is an open access web platform designed to deliver co-curricular learning opportunities to post-secondary students across Ontario. Complete Student offers Learning Fundamentals for University Students, a series of modules designed to equip first-year students with transferrable academic skills and increase their understanding of expectations to help them thrive during their time in university. Modules include Seeking Help in University, Independent Learning, Reading in University and others.
King’s Edge videos
King’s has utilized their on-campus experts, including students, faculty, and staff, to provide a series of videos to help make your transition a smooth one. Topics include Writing for University, Getting Involved on Campus, Studying at University, Student Wellness, Tech Requirements for Online Learning, and more.
“Whether a first-year or an upper-year student, these services can enhance your academic performance and build up skills as you progress in your program at King’s,” says Joe Henry, Dean of Students.
If you have any questions or concerns, please email the Accessibility, Counselling and Student Development department or call 519-433-3491 ext. 7800.