University Student Transition Resources
This list of resources is meant to reinforce learning and the skills needed for academic success in university. The following programs are available to all students attending Ontario universities.
This list is not intended to be all-inclusive, partly because universities regularly make adjustments to services.
Have questions or need more information? Contact the appropriate university directly.
- Assists those with an insufficient background in chemistry to succeed in required year 1 CHEM 1F92.
- Can be applied toward degree as an elective credit.
- Tuition fees apply.
- Through ExperienceBU, you can find and connect to clubs and organizations, events, workshops, communities, services and supports, and co-curricular experiences.
- The CWC is a collection of opportunities that are designed to help you make the most of your Brock experience.
- The CWC offers a "First Year Experience Track", designed to provide you with a starting point for getting involved outside of the classroom.
- Provides a welcoming, supportive and inclusive environment for Aboriginal students and visitors to our campus.
- Assists all Aboriginal students, including First Nations, Métis and Inuit, make the transition to the Brock community, and provides support and resources to enhance academic success and cultural identity.
- Offers assistance to all international students at Brock through one-on-one appointments, webinars, virtual events and more.
- Provides guidance through all stages of applying to Brock, travelling to Canada and making the most of life on campus.
- Skills workshops, academic drop-in support, and tutoring throughout academic term. Available in-person and online.
- Online interactive skills tutorials and tip sheets in areas, such as essay writing, exam preparation, note-taking and time management.
- Free, drop-in help for students registered in first-year math courses.
- Discuss questions about course concepts or material with course-specific teaching assistants, who are available at select times each week.
- Offers online interactive skill tutorials on academic writing, grammar, numeracy and science that engage you through video, examples and game-like exercises. Includes modules that provide you with the fundamental skills needed for successful academic writing and mathematical operations.
- Free Academic-Zone that provides academic support to help you achieve your full potential in university and beyond (non-credit, registration required).
- Free workshops that support academic learning and study skills (non-credit, registration required).
- Tutoring (fees apply, non-credit, registration required).
- First-year orientation programs include: Smart Start, LEAP, BaseCamp and BU101.
- Incoming students learn about student supports and services, ways to be successful, how to make the most of campus life and the community, course registration support and more.
- Non-credit; registration required.
- A week of scheduled orientation activities, programs and supports that welcome you to the Brock community.
- Non-credit; registration and drop-in.