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Welcome to the Academic Skills Centre

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ASC staff help with study skills, time management, essay writing, and English language skills. 

Peer tutors are students who help with material for specific courses (math, science, social sciences, career programs, etc.).

Online resources include helpful handouts and videos on a variety of academic topics: check out our Survival Guide to Online Learning and Semester at Glance Planner!

Not sure? Keep reading to explore what the ASC can do for you!

Academic Skills Centre Services

College students often need a little help with their studies. The role of Dawson’s Academic Skills Centre is to help students improve their learning, reading and writing skills. Students can meet with professionals and peer tutors on an individual basis or in small groups.

Helping all Dawson students achieve their goals

Our professional individualized support includes:

  • Essay-writing
  • Grammar
  • Research and documentation
  • Time management
  • Study skills and note-taking
  • Academic reading and critical thinking
  • Oral presentations
  • Exam preparation
  • English Exit Exam preparation

Our peer support includes:

  • English language tutoring
  • Tutoring for most courses

Our Hours

Online appointments: Log in to our online scheduling system to see our available times.

All our services are free and confidential.

Last Modified: June 2, 2021