Welcome to the Student Success Centre! 

We provide professional support to help students strengthen their academic skills and achieve their academic goals – and want all students to succeed at university!

If you have questions about how to tackle a paper, report, or exam, how to study or take notes, how to present calmly and effectively, how to plan your term, or manage a course project, thesis, or dissertation, we’re here to help! We meet with students one-on-one in individual appointments, and run group workshops throughout the year. We also offer customized services both on and off campus. Whatever your program or situation, we can help.

We work with pre-university, undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral students, international students, parents, and university instructors and advisors to maximize students’ success at all levels of achievement and study. 

We are committed to making our services accessible to all. Please email us at success@ualberta.ca at least two weeks before your workshop or appointment date regarding any accessibility-related needs or accommodations.

Not sure where to start? Contact us with your questions.

Upcoming Workshops

March 19: A Thesis Writer's Workshop (1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.)
March 21: Writing to Revise (2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
March 27: Writing In-Class Essays (2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
April 6: Writing an Effective Funding Proposal (9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Register Now

Additional Student Success Centre teams

Student Accessibility Services
Math and Applied Sciences Centre

Reboot Your Writing:
Drop-In Writing Consultations

The Student Success Centre and Graduate Student Association is offering free drop-in writing consultations of 20 minutes for graduate students.

Tuesdays, 10 - 11:20 a.m.
Thursdays, 2:30 - 3:50 p.m.
Triffo Hall

Students may book one appointment every two weeks.

Register Now

Advice from the Student Success Centre Team

Time management for academic success - Learn to manage your time now to help you succeed throughout the year.

Taking care of you: academic self-care - High impact strategies to help keep course work manageable and enable your academic self-care. 

Understanding procrastination and kick-starting your productivity - Identify your procrastination habits and learn how to work through them to make this semester a success.

Sign up for the SSC email newsletter