The Academic Success Centre offers a number of workshops that can help you get organized, learn how to study smarter, and get ready for your exams. Many of our workshops also have a recording available if you can't come in person. Click on the title of a workshop below to get more information.

Workshops Information

This workshop is designed for new students to Bow Valley College.

Attend Learning Boot Camp to sharpen your study, learning, and organizational skills!  Learn how to balance work, life, and school while connecting with students, staff, and campus services.

Next Session: December 2019

At this one day workshop, you will have an opportunity to:

  • meet fellow students
  • learn how to manage stress and anxiety
  • gain information on student services at the college
  • find out about our mentoring & tutoring programs
  • learn how to be the best student you can be!

This workshop is designed for new students to Bow Valley College.

Does technology make you nervous? If so, Tech Boot Camp is for you!

Next Session: December 2019

At this one day workshop, you will have an opportunity to:

  • meet fellow students
  • get introduced to College technology like D2L Brightspace
  • learn how to be a successful online/blended student
  • sharpen your online learning and organizational skills
  • connect with helpful campus resources

Check out our Academic Success workshop playlist to get more help with organization, time management, and study strategies! And keep checking LSS101 on D2L or your myBVC email for more information about upcoming workshops and new videos!

New to using D2L Brightspace? The Academic Success Centre offers D2L Brightspace orientation sessions at the beginning of each semester. Please check your MyBVC email or LSS101 on D2L for more information on dates, times, and locations.

If you would like to watch an online version of the D2L Brightspace orientation, you can click here.

If you would also like to get some tips and tricks on how to be more successful in your online courses, you can also attend an Online Learning Strategies workshop. These workshops are also offered at the beginning of each semester and will give you helpful tips on how to manage your time, participate and interact online, and set yourself up for success!

Have you been asked to write an essay but aren't sure how to approach it? Each academic field has its own requirements, but some common strategies can help. This workshop begins with a refresher about the rules of writing, then guides you through the writing process (Pre-writing, The Thesis, Introductions and Conclusions, Citations, etc.).

Please check LSS101 on D2L Brightspace and MyBVC for upcoming dates and times.

 

 


Contact us

Academic Success Centre

Room N266, North Campus, Second Floor 
345 - 6 Avenue SE
403-410-1440
academicsuccess@bowvalleycollege.ca
Hours
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (closed holiday weekends)  

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