These workshops are free for Langara students to attend.  No registration is required, but please be on time.

Time Management (Kaveh)
Learn tips on managing your time for the semester and how to budget time for classes, studying and leisure activities.

Monday, Jan. 14,  11:30-12:30       Room L216

Monday, Jan. 14,  3:30-4:30           Room L216

Monday, Feb. 4,  11:30-12:30         Room L216

Monday, Feb. 4,  3:30-4:30             Room L216

Monday, Mar. 4,  11:30-12:30         Room L216

Monday, Mar. 4,  3:30-4:30             Room L216




Learning & Memory (Kaveh)
There will be some general techniques and exercises to improve your memory for your course work and exams. Bring notes and books that give you the most difficulty.

Tuesday, Jan. 15,  11:30-12:30        Room L216

Tuesday, Jan. 15,  3:30-4:30            Room L216

Tuesday, Feb. 5,  11:30-12:30          Room L216

Tuesday, Feb. 5,  3:30-4:30              Room L216

Tuesday, Mar. 5,  11:30-12:30          Room L216

Tuesday, Mar. 5,  3:30-4:30              Room L216


Speed-Reading (Kaveh)
This practical, hands-on workshop will teach you to read faster and to master larger ‘chunks’ of information in shorter periods of time. Note that students MUST bring their own classroom textbooks.

Wednesday, Jan. 16,  11:30-12:30       Room L216

Wednesday, Jan. 16,  3:30-4:30           Room L216

Wednesday, Feb. 6,  11:30-12:30         Room L216

Wednesday, Feb. 6,  3:30-4:30             Room L216

Wednesday, Mar. 6,  11:30-12:30         Room L216 - CANCELLED

Wednesday, Mar. 6,  3:30-4:30             Room L216 - CANCELLED



Concentration for Better Performance (Kaveh)

Students are given specific techniques (e.g. Mastery Learning) that can enhance focus and concentration, leading to a significant increase in academic performance.

Wednesday, Jan. 23,  3:30-4:30       Room L216


Resilience 101: From Stress to Success      (Merike)

This workshop will discuss the strategies and mindsets that will help you bounce back from difficulty, persist during a challenge, and experience personal and academic success!       

Monday, Jan. 21  1:30-2:30          Room L216

Tuesday, Feb. 26  1:30-2:30         Room L216



Staying Motivated  (Merike)

This workshop will explore motivation, its salient aspects and numerous ways we can generate and maintain motivation in our daily lives.                                                       

Wednesday, Feb. 6  1:30-2:30      Room L216




Brain, Emotions, Health (Kaveh)
We will explore the relationship between the brain and emotions, and how this relationship affects health. 

Friday, Jan. 25,  2:30-3:30      Room L216






Improve Your Thinking - Improve Your GPA (Kaveh)
This workshop will introduce students to styles of thinking that can help improve grades.

Monday, Jan. 21,  3:30-4:30     Room L216



Take Better Notes – Get Better Grades (Kaveh)
In this workshop, we will focus on a variety of strategies for taking good notes.

Thursday, Jan. 17, at 2:00-3:00       Room L216 - Cancelled

Friday, Jan. 18,  2:30-3:30               Room L216

Thursday, Feb.7, 11:30-12:30          Room L216

Thursday, Feb.7, 2:00-3:00              Room L216

Thursday, Mar. 7,  11:30-12:30        Room L216 - CANCELLED

Thursday, Mar. 7,  2:00-3:00            Room L216 - CANCELLED




Overcoming Procrastination (Tim)
During this workshop, we will discuss the causes for procrastination and explore strategies for overcoming this problem.

Tuesday, Jan. 15  1:30-2:30           Room L216                                                                                                                                      

Thursday, Feb. 14  11:30-12:30     Room L216                                                                                                                                             

Monday, Mar. 11  2:30-3:30            Room L216



Unleash Your Genius & Become an A+ Student


This workshop will present the latest research findings in Learning and Motivation that pertain to achieving maximum success in school as well as work and relationships. The primary focus of this workshop will be on Dweck's Growth Mind-Set research

Thursday, Feb.14, 2:00-2:30      Room A363a


Stress Management (Tim) 

During this workshop, you will learn about the process that causes stress, and about how you can reduce and manage the stress in your life.

Thursday, Jan. 17  11:30-12:30        Room L216                                                                                                                                 

Wednesday, Feb. 13  2:30-3:30        Room L216                                                                                                                                    

Monday, Mar. 4  1:30-2:30                Room L216

Super-Learning Strategies for Better Grades (Kaveh)

This workshop introduces students to the latest techniques for Superlearning to achieve higher grades.

Tuesday, Jan. 22,  3:30-4:30       Room L216




Happiness: Learn About You & Become Happy (Kaveh) 

This workshop focuses on the scientific basis of Happiness and the latest and most practical research findings that are now being applied to help participants elevate their level of Happiness on a day to day basis.

Friday, Feb.8,  2:30-3:30        Room L216

Friday, Mar. 22  2:30-3:30      Room L216



Exploring Your Career (Lulin) 

In this workshop, you will receive an overview of available career resources and career planning strategies.

Tuesday, Jan. 29  2:30-3:30   Cancelled                                                                                                                                 

Thursday, March 7  1:30-2:30  Cancelled


Meditation Techniques for Higher Grades (Kaveh)

This workshop will examine the latest research on the positive impact on course work with respect to three meditation techniques (Mindfulness, Focused Observation & Distraction Management).                                 

Friday, Feb.1,  2:30-3:30   Room L216

Friday, Mar.15,  2:30-3:30  Room L216


Final Exams & Test Anxiety (Kaveh) 

In this workshop participants learn how to deal with stress and exam anxiety, as well as specific techniques for taking multiple-choice, true and false and essay type exams. 

Monday, Mar.25,  11:30-12:30     Room L216

Monday, Mar.25,  3:30-4:30         Room L216

Tuesday, Mar.26,  11:30-12:30     Room L216

Tuesday, Mar.26,  3:30-4:30        Room L216