Register for a workshop at the Student Life Portal.

Stride is a learning skills program to help you develop learning strategies and study skills. Attend one workshop or many! Various topics are offered to help you reach your full potential. 

A LinkedIn recommendation will be given to you after attending five workshops. See instructions below to obtain your Linkedin Recommendation.

After attending Stride, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate your awareness about you they think and learn
  • Determine appropriate academic learning strategies that will contribute to your academic success (e.g., planning, note taking, memory strategies, text analysis, and time management)
  • Discuss self-management strategies (e.g., self-awareness, assertiveness, problem solving, and self-advocacy skills)
  • Identify strategies to increase your resilience while navigating academic challenges

Workshops are broken down into four streams, and include such topics as:

Academic Literacy

  • Note taking
  • Reading textbooks
  • Reading journal articles

Learning Strategies

  • Study strategies
  • Studying for math
  • Multiple choice exams
  • Memory techniques
  • Mind Mapping

Time Management

  • Goal setting
  • Study planning
  • Procrastination
  • Exam preparation

Self-Awareness and Resilience

  • Growth mindset
  • Group work
  • Presentation skills
  • Perfectionism
  • Exam anxiety

 You can see a schedule of workshops and register on the Student Life Portal.

Linkedin Recommendation Instructions:

When you have completed five Stride workshops, please search Linkedin for Lindsay Smith at UOIT and add her as a connection. Once your request has been accepted, please "ask for a recommendation" from Lindsay Smith then she will happily provide it.


Please feel free to contact with any questions.