General Study Skills

Study Tips & Study Skills (
This guide will show you every aspect of study skills, teach you top study tips and help you find the best way to study.  Learning how to learn is as important as learning itself.

Learner Success - Study Skills (Athabasca University)
Learn to balance your studies, family and employment obligations.

Study Skills Library (CalPoly)
A study skills library that includes tips for listening, memorizing, improving your reading, test taking, and time management.

How to Study   (
A study skill resource website that covers almost every topic in helping you be a successful learner.

Tutorial Learning Centre (NAIT)
Includes sections on Study Skills and Techniques and Subject/Course resources, providing information and tips on how to concentrate, rating your study skills, perfectionism, procrastination, time management and personal habits.

Study Skills & Supplemental Instruction (Wilfred Laurier University)
Learning styles, reading, writing and time management, this site also includes tips on researching and writing as well as group work.

Learning Styles

Index of Learning Style Questionnaire (North Carolina State University) - 44 multiple choice questions.  At the bottom of your Learning Styles Results page, be sure to click on the  Learning Style Descriptions hyperlink  to see explanations of the scales and the implications of your preference.

Time Management

Academic Skills Center (Dartmouth) - Specific resources to help you schedule and manage your time including calendars, weekly planners and a personal schedule planner.

We acknowledge that Portage College’s service region is on the traditional lands of First Nation Peoples, the owners of Treaty 6, 8 and 10, which are also homelands to the Métis people. We honour the history and culture of all people who first lived and gathered in these lands.
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