The Role of Learning & Skill Support

Learning & Skill Support at Capilano University provides group and individual support to help students build personalized strategies that are transferable across courses and future career.

Learning & Skills Support

Services Offered

Learning & Skill Support provides a variety of services on campus, including:

  • Study Skills Workshops
  • One-on-one Learning Skills appointments
  • Study Skills Handouts
  • The Learning Lab
  • Mistake Space
  • Mindset Matters Workshops
  • Mindset Moments

Study Skills Workshops

Every term, the Learning & Skill Support offers a variety of study skills workshops. These workshops are free of charge and cover topics such as:

  • Time Management
  • Academic Reading
  • Lecture Note-Taking
  • Review Techniques
  • Exam Prep/Exam Writing
  • Giving Oral Presentations.

Time Management

Discover how to prioritize tasks in order to achieve your goals.

Academic Reading

Become an active reader. Learn how to retain more information by reading with a purpose.


Develop an effective note-taking system.

Review Techniques

Learn how to apply simple review techniques that will help you learn the material.

Exam Strategies

Discover how to assess your individual learning process and develop preparation techniques that improve results.


Learn how to plan and deliver compelling presentations.

One-on-one Learning Skills appointments

The Learning Services Advisor is available to meet with students on an individual basis, to discuss their academic concerns, goals or difficulties.

To book an appointment, drop by the Learning Commons. Students can also email at or call at 604 986 1911 ext. 2510.