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Faculty of Community Services

Academic Support and Resource Centre

We support instructors and professors in Ryerson's Faculty of Community Services to embed academic skills development into their courses. We also facilitate learning activities at school orientations and related events.

Are you a student? Find academic support.

In-class workshops

Contact us to facilitate one of the following workshops:

Study 101 

Available to all first year courses and orientation activities, this two-hour interactive workshop supports students’ transition to university and introduces effective study skills.  

Workshops and customized presentations  

Skills development workshops and presentations are customizable to the needs of your students and cover topics related to transition, time management, critical thinking, critical reading and essay writing.  

Group sessions

Contact us to facilitate one of the following group sessions:

Students on placement

These sessions help students on placement improve their communication, interaction and presentation skills.

Students on probation

Study-skills sessions support students to achieve a clear standing. Currently, we offer a two-part ‘Getting back on Track’ workshop, which is customizable to address specific academic challenges.

Students transitioning to Ryerson

Designed for students in their transition to Ryerson, these customizable workshops focus on the needs of direct entry and mature students and help ease difficulties they may encounter.

Online seminars

Study skills presentations

Delivered via D2L Brightspace, online presentations focus on study skill development. Upon request, we can enroll full courses or individual students into these online modules. Contact us for a preview.

Other ways we can help

Consultations

Set up a consultation with us to discuss how to incorporate learning strategies into your course curriculum, or to explore any related ideas you may have.

Orientation Events 

Contact us to introduce our services and programming at your school's orientation events.

Contact us

Location details

The Faculty of Community Services Academic Support and Resource Centre is located on the fifth floor of the library, in Room LIB-549.

Ryerson University
Library Building, Room LIB-549
350 Victoria St.
Toronto, Ontario
M5B 2K3

Learning Strategists

Iram Khan, MA, TESL
iram.khan@ryerson.ca

Chris Cachia, MA, BEd
ccachia@ryerson.ca

Peer Learning Facilitators  

fcs.support@ryerson.ca