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START U of G: Homeroom

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Calling all Students! Come and join us for a casual study room sponsored by START U of G. This event is drop-in and is a great opportunity for you to explore different spots on campus, meet other students on campus, and find resources that can help you with your time at U of G. Want to study

English Language Speaking Series: Practicing Workplace Speaking Strategies

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This 6-week in-person program provides support for undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and visiting scholars who use English as an Additional Language (EAL). You will learn and practice various oral communication skills and strategies in academic/professional settings. Each session will be dedicated to a specific topic and will run for approximately 80 minutes. Please

English Language Speaking Series: Communicating as a TA

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This 6-week in-person program provides support for undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and visiting scholars who use English as an Additional Language (EAL). You will learn and practice various oral communication skills and strategies in academic/professional settings. Each session will be dedicated to a specific topic and will run for approximately 80 minutes. Please

English Language Speaking Series: Participating in Discussions

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This 6-week in-person program provides support for undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and visiting scholars who use English as an Additional Language (EAL). You will learn and practice various oral communication skills and strategies in academic/professional settings. Each session will be dedicated to a specific topic and will run for approximately 80 minutes. Please

Academic Writing Style: Cohesion and Clarity

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Have you ever written a sentence or paragraph that was grammatically correct, but just didn't sound great?  It's possible that issues with style are holding you back. Join us to learn about writing style rules and how to apply them so you can communicate more clearly and directly. Questions?  Please email writing@uoguelph.ca.

START U of G: Homeroom

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Calling all Students! Come and join us for a casual study room sponsored by START U of G. This event is drop-in and is a great opportunity for you to explore different spots on campus, meet other students on campus, and find resources that can help you with your time at U of G. Want to study

Do You Need to Sound Like a Native English Speaker?

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Do you need to sound like a “native speaker of English” to be understood? The simple answer is no! In this pronunciation workshop, participants will explore the notion of nativeness in English, various misconceptions about (non)nativeness, and the role of English in intercultural communication. Participants will also have an opportunity to experiment with and brainstorm

English Language Speaking Series: Communicating with Professors and Supervisors

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This 6-week in-person program provides support for undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and visiting scholars who use English as an Additional Language (EAL). You will learn and practice various oral communication skills and strategies in academic/professional settings. Each session will be dedicated to a specific topic and will run for approximately 80 minutes. Please

Outlining Your Thesis (in-person) – Thesis Writing Workshop Series

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

​​​​​​Establish a roadmap for your thesis and make the most of your writing time by creating an outline. In this session, students will explore different options for structuring their theses and access resources for organizing their projects.

English Language Speaking Series: Building Presentation Skills

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This 6-week in-person program provides support for undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and visiting scholars who use English as an Additional Language (EAL). You will learn and practice various oral communication skills and strategies in academic/professional settings. Each session will be dedicated to a specific topic and will run for approximately 80 minutes. Please

English Language Speaking Series: Summarizing Research in Presentations

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This 6-week in-person program provides support for undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and visiting scholars who use English as an Additional Language (EAL). You will learn and practice various

Strategic Reading

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Feeling like you have too much to read and not enough time? Join this short workshop to develop skills for reading journal articles and textbooks more efficiently and effectively. This

Writing Tune-Up: Paragraph and Paper Structure

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Join us for some grammar fun! This session will focus on paragraph and paper structure. We will also talk about strategies for revising and editing your drafts. These topics are

Writing Tune-Up: Sentence Structure

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Join us for some grammar fun! This session will focus on sentence structure and common errors at the sentence-level. These topics are helpful for anyone who needs to write formally

Writing in the Sciences: Research Articles [IN PERSON]

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This session offers strategies for planning, outlining, drafting, and revising research articles in the sciences. We will explore the key components of the Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion sections. We will also provide a mapping tool that writers can use to organize their own scientific research articles.

Writing in the Sciences: Research Articles [IN PERSON]

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

This session offers strategies for planning, outlining, drafting, and revising research articles in the sciences. We will explore the key components of the Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion sections. We will also provide a mapping tool that writers can use to organize their own scientific research articles.

Excursions through Scottish Travel Diaries at the University of Guelph

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Graduate History students from HIST*6200 (Scottish Highland and Lowland History) with Prof. Kevin James will present a class colloquium, 'Excursions through Scottish Travel Diaries at the University of Guelph' on

One Health Seminar with Dr. Joey Bernhardt

McLaughlin Library 480 Gordon Street, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Joey Bernhardt will present the last One Health seminar of the fall semester entitled "Towards a mechanistic understanding of global change: from cells to ecosystems and human well-being" on