Skills Training

These modules, workshops and downloadable tools will help you build yours skills for success! Browse through the page or use Type of Skill filter to identify a skill you would like to work on. As well, you can choose a Delivery Format – or formats – that best suit your schedule and lifestyle. You can choose multiple items use the filters.

Please note that not all Skill Types are available for learning across all Delivery Formats.

Grad & Postdoc Study Room

In-Person Training

A quiet work space dedicated to use by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Grad Writing Consultations (GWC)

In-Person Training

One-on-one support with your ongoing grad writing projects.

Speakeasy

In-Person Training

Speakeasy connects English-speaking students with English-as-an-Additional-Language (EAL) students. The goal: To help EAL students improve their command of English, strengthen discussion skills, and broaden their level of verbal self-expression.

Teaching & Learning Foundations

In-Person Training

This Certificate of Completion, delivered in partnership by Graduate Studies and the MacPherson Institute, includes EDUCATN 600 (Essential Skills in Teaching and Learning (I)) and 650 (Peer-Evaluated Teaching Experience).

Teaching & Learning Scholar

In-Person Training

This Certificate of Completion, delivered in partnership by Graduate Studies and the MacPherson Institute, includes EDUCATN700 (Essential Skills in Teaching and Learning (II)) and EDUCATN750/751 (Principles and Practices of University Teaching). Prerequisite: Teaching and Learning Foundations