This set of FAQs sets out to help York University students get quick answers to some of the most commonly asked questions that come our way at the Learning Commons, including the nature of our services during COVID-19. We hope it proves useful.
Does the Learning Commons offer any self-paced online learning tools to help students prepare for academic assignments?
Learning Skills Services
How can I register for Learning Skills Services workshops? Are they free? How can I learn about the workshop topics?
ESL Open Learning Centre (OLC)
I have to prepare an online presentation for my course, and I want to have some feedback. Where can I get help?
I am an international student and am having difficulty understanding my readings and writing my essays. Where can I get help?
I am not a native speaker of English and cannot speak fluently in this language. Is there somebody who can help me practice speaking English?
Explore the Career Centre web site for information on a range of services and resources to help you plan your future.
There are more resources and activities on the Career Centre’s Moodle site that will help you explore career options too.
You can start by attending an online Resume & Cover Letter workshop – the schedule is posted on the Career Centre calendar.
If the schedule of the workshop doesn’t work for you there is an interactive resume tutorial in the Career Centre’s Moodle site you can access whenever you want:
If you’d like feedback on your resume, drop by the online Career Lounge and speak with a specially trained Peer Career Educator – no appointment required!
The Job Search and Networking Strategies online workshop is a great place to start. Register for this though the Career Centre calendar.
You can also find postings for both on-campus and off-campus jobs online.