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Keep Calm and Study On!
Start Date: 12/5/2019Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 12/5/2019End Time: 3:00 PM
Event Description:

Join Learning Skills and Development for a full day of food, stress-busting fun and exam preparation in the basement of the Carnegie Building!

“Keep Calm” activities are sponsored by campus partners and encourage fun, relaxation and fitness.

In the Commuter’s Lounge:

  • All day – Mindful colouring activities provided by the Stedman Community Bookstore
  • 10 a.m. – Plant your own study buddy with Wellness Education
  • 11 a.m. – Button making with Centre for Student Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
  • 12 p.m. – Hand massages with the Indigenous Student Centre
  • 1 p.m. – Make and take stress balls with Global Engagement Student Ambassadors
  • 2 p.m. – Ball pit with LOCUS

In CB207:

  • Noon to 1:30 p.m. – Video game tournament with the Laurier Library

At the Laurier Brantford YMCA:

  • 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. – Drop-in basketball in double gym
  • 1:15 p.m. to 2 p.m. – HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) fitness class in Studio B

Mini-workshops focusing on strategies for exam success, time management and self confidence will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.:

  • 11:30 a.m. – Strategies for answering short answer exam questions
  • 12:30 p.m. – Using bullet journaling as a time management tool
  • 1:30 p.m. – Preparing for essay exams
  • 2:00 p.m. – Silence the inner critic with Accessible Learning

Students will have access to a dedicated study space in CB100 if they need a quiet place to work and can attend the math and statistics drop-in session from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in MP115 (Market Place building).

Facilitated study groups for students in PS101 and BF190/199 will be hosted in CB207:

  • 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – PS101
  • 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. – BF190/BF199

When students need a study break, they can head to the Commuter’s Lounge for a hot lunch at 11 a.m. and snacks throughout the day:

  • All day – Coffee and tea
  • 10 a.m. – Hot chocolate bar provided by Wellness Education
  • 11 a.m. – Hot lunch served (with vegetarian options)
  • 1 p.m. – Snacks from around the world with Laurier International
  • 2 p.m. – Popcorn with Academic Advising

See you on December 5!

Location Information:
73 George Street
Brantford, Ontario N3T 2Y3
Contact Information:
Name: Learning Skills and Development
  • Undergraduate Students
  • Graduate Students
  • International Students
  • Faculty / Staff
  • Event Organizer(s):
  • Centre for Student Success
  • Student Affairs
  • Teaching and Learning
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