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Study Help and Tutoring


Learning Commons

Check out the Learning Commons website for tons of info on getting study help, such as tutoring and academic coaching, forming study groups, starting research papers, and many other useful topics.

Web: www.learningcommons.ubc.ca
Science Student Resources: www.science.ubc.ca/sites/science.ubc.ca/files/students/forms/learning_co...

UBC Science Action Plan and Success Checklist

An action plan to help chart out academic goals, obstacles and solutions, and a checklist outlining the habits of successful students in critical thinking, note taking, time management and exam preparation.

Action Plan: www.science.ubc.ca/sites/science.ubc.ca/files/students/forms/academic_su...
Checklist: www.science.ubc.ca/sites/science.ubc.ca/files/students/forms/academic_su...

UBC Science Academic Plan

If you have been asked to submit an Academic Plan to the Faculty of Science Information Centre, please click the appropriate link below. These templates will help you to learn, to organize and to submit the necessary information.


Year 1 & Year 2

Year 3 & Year 4

SCI Team

SCI Team is a science student development group promoting leadership, academic and science-related events. Run by science students for science students, many SCI Team workshops cover study-related topics: the Get Learn'd conference, Deal with December Now, and Get into Research.

Web: www.my.science.ubc.ca/support-programs/sci-team

Science Peer Academic Coaching

Science Peer Academic Coaching (SPAC) program is a way for students to connect with other students to re-examine their personal strengths and challenges in their academic career. The program combines Peer Academic Coaching sessions with workshops on improving learning skills and science specific workshops to provide a firm foundation for academic success.

Web: www.my.science.ubc.ca/support-programs/science-peer-academic-coaches

Student Success: Study and Research Skills Workshops

Learn strategies to help you with exam preparation, note taking, presentation skills, time management, goal setting, and more. These courses are offered free of charge and usually take place during lunch time or in the late afternoon. To get a complete listing and to register for workshops, see their website.

Web: www.students.ubc.ca/success

Study Groups

Feeling the urge to get out of your study cubicle and meet some other students? Study groups are one of the easiest and most effective ways to enhance your own study routine.
If you live in residence, you can get help forming a study group. Go to www.housing.ubc.ca and click on “Online Service Centre.”

UBC Science Centre for Learning and Teaching

The UBC Science Centre for Learning and Teaching's focus is on creating an environment that supports reflective science teaching and learning practices. Check out the Resources page to get ways to improve your study skills.

Web: www.sclt.science.ubc.ca

AMS Tutoring

AMS tutors are UBC students trained by UBC faculty. There are free drop-in tutoring sessions for 100-level Math, Chemistry, and Physics, as well as English and writing help for all courses. Individual tutoring appointments can also be made. See the AMS Tutoring page for more information and a schedule.

Web: tutoring.ams.ubc.ca

Math Tutoring

The Mathematics Department runs a free tutorial centre staffed by undergraduate and graduate teaching assistants. The Tutorial Centre is in room 3 of the MATH/STAT Resource Centre (the portable beside the Math Annex). See the Math undergraduate resources page for more information and a schedule.

Web: www.math.ubc.ca/Ugrad/ugradTutorials.shtml

Chemistry Tutoring

If you’re looking for help with your chemistry courses, the Undergraduate Chemistry Society can help. The UCS organizes private tutoring for all chemistry courses. Drop by the UCS Lounge (Chemistry Building, room D218) and fill out a paper application.

Web: www.ucs.chem.ubc.ca

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