Events

Please check this page regularly to stay informed about the events that are currently taking place at the Atkinson Centre for Mature and Part-time Students.


 

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Reading & Notetaking (Learning Skills Services) 12:00 pm
Reading & Notetaking (Learning Skills Services) @ SMIL (Scott Library, Sound & Moving Image Library)
Nov 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Many students find keeping up with the readings and lecture notes at university to be a real challenge. Learn more effective reading and note taking techniques to help you stay on top of your course[...]
Memory (Learning Skills Services) 3:30 pm
Memory (Learning Skills Services) @ SMIL (Scott Library, Sound & Moving Image Library)
Nov 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Most people only use a tiny fraction of their brain power.  Learn techniques to help you transfer all that course work information into your long term memory, along with the strategies you’ll need to retrieve[...]
Time Management for academic and personal success 3:30 pm
Time Management for academic and personal success @ ACMAPS Office, 111 Central Square
Nov 1 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Juggling a new role as student into an already busy life can challenge even the best time managers. How do you find time to do it all and stay well in the process? Join us[...]
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Presentation Skills (Learning Skills Services) 10:30 am
Presentation Skills (Learning Skills Services) @ SMIL (Scott Library, Sound & Moving Image Library)
Nov 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Does the thought of presenting in front of a group give you the jitters?  If so, you're not alone.  This workshop will provide you with essential tools that will allow you to effectively develop and[...]
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Writing Tips (Learning Skills Services) 11:30 am
Writing Tips (Learning Skills Services) @ SMIL (Scott Library, Sound & Moving Image Library)
Nov 3 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Term paper coming due? Essay to write? Academic writing can be a challenge. This workshop will help you plan, organize and fine-tune your writing, from picking a topic, right through to final proofreading. NOTE: THIS[...]
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Walk N' Talk with JLEW 11:30 am
Walk N' Talk with JLEW @ ACMAPS Office, 111 Central Square
Nov 6 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Students are encouraged to meet mentors to participate in a campus walk outdoors. This activity promotes physical activity in an informal setting while providing social engagement.  It also offers mature and part-time students the opportunity[...]
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Counselling & Disability Consultation - Scott Pope 9:00 am
Counselling & Disability Consultation - Scott Pope @ ACMAPS Office, 111 Central Square
Nov 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Scott Pope from P​ersonal C​ounsel​ling S​ervices at York University is available Tuesday mornings from 9-12pm for individual consultations in the Atkinson Centre for Mature & Part-Time Students (111 Central Square). The aim of these consultations[...]
Meditation Workshop 10:30 am
Meditation Workshop @ ACMAPS Office, 111 Central Square
Nov 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Scott Pope from P​ersonal C​ounsel​ling S​ervices at York University,  will be providing a 45-minute meditation drop in sessions every Tuesday, beginning at 10:30am. ​Everyone is welcome! Please register using the link -> https://machform.apps01.yorku.ca/machform/view.php?id=123480 Scott Pope serves as a[...]
A mature student’s guide to stress management and healthy life-style 3:30 pm
A mature student’s guide to stress management and healthy life-style @ ACMAPS Office, 111 Central Square
Nov 7 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 Research shows that juggling roles of worker, parent, partner/spouse, care-giver and student can exact a toll on your well-being. In this interactive workshop we’ll take you through a variety of stress management and wellness strategies[...]
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Exam Prep (Learning Skills Services) 11:00 am
Exam Prep (Learning Skills Services) @ SMIL (Scott Library, Sound & Moving Image Library)
Nov 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Multiple choice, short answer, calculations, or essay style – which form is your personal nemesis? Whatever the format, midterms or finals, if you could use some help in preparing for exams, then this workshop is[...]
Becoming a More Effective Communicator 12:00 pm
Becoming a More Effective Communicator @ ACMAPS Office, 111 Central Square
Nov 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Looking to improve your abilities as a communicator? It all starts with being a better listener! This interactive session will explore verbal and non-verbal strategies for better quality communication. Register Here!
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Critical Thinking Skills 3:00 pm
Critical Thinking Skills @ ACMAPS Office, 111 Central Square
Nov 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Some times the questions are more important than the answers! This session provides an overview of critical thinking strategies that can be applied in a wide array of classroom settings. Register Here!
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Reading & Notetaking (Learning Skills Services) 11:30 am
Reading & Notetaking (Learning Skills Services) @ SMIL (Scott Library, Sound & Moving Image Library)
Nov 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Many students find keeping up with the readings and lecture notes at university to be a real challenge. Learn more effective reading and note taking techniques to help you stay on top of your course[...]
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Presentation Skills (Learning Skills Services) 3:30 pm
Presentation Skills (Learning Skills Services) @ SMIL (Scott Library, Sound & Moving Image Library)
Nov 13 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Does the thought of presenting in front of a group give you the jitters?  If so, you're not alone.  This workshop will provide you with essential tools that will allow you to effectively develop and[...]
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Counselling & Disability Consultation - Scott Pope 9:00 am
Counselling & Disability Consultation - Scott Pope @ ACMAPS Office, 111 Central Square
Nov 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Scott Pope from P​ersonal C​ounsel​ling S​ervices at York University is available Tuesday mornings from 9-12pm for individual consultations in the Atkinson Centre for Mature & Part-Time Students (111 Central Square). The aim of these consultations[...]
Meditation Workshop 10:30 am
Meditation Workshop @ ACMAPS Office, 111 Central Square
Nov 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Scott Pope from P​ersonal C​ounsel​ling S​ervices at York University,  will be providing a 45-minute meditation drop in sessions every Tuesday, beginning at 10:30am. ​Everyone is welcome! Please register using the link -> https://machform.apps01.yorku.ca/machform/view.php?id=123480 Scott Pope serves as a[...]
Cafe Hour 11:00 am
Cafe Hour @ ACMAPS Office, 111 Central Square
Nov 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sit, relax, chat and enjoy a warm cup of coffee with our mentor. Register Here!
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Writing Tips (Learning Skills Services) 11:30 am
Writing Tips (Learning Skills Services) @ SMIL (Scott Library, Sound & Moving Image Library)
Nov 15 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Term paper coming due? Essay to write? Academic writing can be a challenge. This workshop will help you plan, organize and fine-tune your writing, from picking a topic, right through to final proofreading. NOTE: THIS[...]
Who am I: Career Explorations 1:00 pm
Who am I: Career Explorations @ Career Centre, 103 McLaughlin College
Nov 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
This fun and interactive board game will get you started exploring your personality, interests, skills, accomplishments, desires and curiosities. You’ll develop your own personal profile as you gain insights into the most important aspect of[...]
Exam Prep (Learning Skills Services) 2:30 pm
Exam Prep (Learning Skills Services) @ Bethune College, 203
Nov 15 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Multiple choice, short answer, calculations, or essay style – which form is your personal nemesis? Whatever the format, midterms or finals, if you could use some help in preparing for exams, then this workshop is[...]
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Introductory Computer Skills for Mature Students 2:00 pm
Introductory Computer Skills for Mature Students @ ACMAPS Office, 111 Central Square
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Feeling the willies about Word? Wandering aimlessly on the web? All muddled about Moodle? Join us for a quick overview of some of the key computing tools you’ll need to succeed at York. Register Here!
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Memory (Learning Skills Services) 11:30 am
Memory (Learning Skills Services) @ SMIL (Scott Library, Sound & Moving Image Library)
Nov 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Most people only use a tiny fraction of their brain power.  Learn techniques to help you transfer all that course work information into your long term memory, along with the strategies you’ll need to retrieve[...]
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Walk N' Talk with JLEW 11:30 am
Walk N' Talk with JLEW @ ACMAPS Office, 111 Central Square
Nov 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Students are encouraged to meet mentors to participate in a campus walk outdoors. This activity promotes physical activity in an informal setting while providing social engagement.  It also offers mature and part-time students the opportunity[...]
Exam Prep (Learning Skills Services) 3:30 pm
Exam Prep (Learning Skills Services) @ SMIL (Scott Library, Sound & Moving Image Library)
Nov 20 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Multiple choice, short answer, calculations, or essay style – which form is your personal nemesis? Whatever the format, midterms or finals, if you could use some help in preparing for exams, then this workshop is[...]
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Counselling & Disability Consultation - Scott Pope 9:00 am
Counselling & Disability Consultation - Scott Pope @ ACMAPS Office, 111 Central Square
Nov 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Scott Pope from P​ersonal C​ounsel​ling S​ervices at York University is available Tuesday mornings from 9-12pm for individual consultations in the Atkinson Centre for Mature & Part-Time Students (111 Central Square). The aim of these consultations[...]
Meditation Workshop 10:30 am
Meditation Workshop @ ACMAPS Office, 111 Central Square
Nov 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Scott Pope from P​ersonal C​ounsel​ling S​ervices at York University,  will be providing a 45-minute meditation drop in sessions every Tuesday, beginning at 10:30am. ​Everyone is welcome! Please register using the link -> https://machform.apps01.yorku.ca/machform/view.php?id=123480 Scott Pope serves as a[...]
Managing conflict in personal and professional settings 2:30 pm
Managing conflict in personal and professional settings @ ACMAPS Office, 111 Central Square
Nov 21 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
We don’t always see eye to eye. In fact, sometimes we find ourselves in conflict with our classmates, our family members or our co-workers. How we manage disagreements has the potential to build relationships and[...]
Memory (Learning Skills Services) 3:00 pm
Memory (Learning Skills Services) @ SMIL (Scott Library, Sound & Moving Image Library)
Nov 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Most people only use a tiny fraction of their brain power.  Learn techniques to help you transfer all that course work information into your long term memory, along with the strategies you’ll need to retrieve[...]
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Memory (Learning Skills Services) 12:30 pm
Memory (Learning Skills Services) @ SMIL (Scott Library, Sound & Moving Image Library)
Nov 22 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Most people only use a tiny fraction of their brain power.  Learn techniques to help you transfer all that course work information into your long term memory, along with the strategies you’ll need to retrieve[...]
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Exam Prep (Learning Skills Services) 10:30 am
Exam Prep (Learning Skills Services) @ SMIL (Scott Library, Sound & Moving Image Library)
Nov 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Multiple choice, short answer, calculations, or essay style – which form is your personal nemesis? Whatever the format, midterms or finals, if you could use some help in preparing for exams, then this workshop is[...]
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Memory (Learning Skills Services) 11:30 am
Memory (Learning Skills Services) @ SMIL (Scott Library, Sound & Moving Image Library)
Nov 27 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Most people only use a tiny fraction of their brain power.  Learn techniques to help you transfer all that course work information into your long term memory, along with the strategies you’ll need to retrieve[...]
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Counselling & Disability Consultation - Scott Pope 9:00 am
Counselling & Disability Consultation - Scott Pope @ ACMAPS Office, 111 Central Square
Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Scott Pope from P​ersonal C​ounsel​ling S​ervices at York University is available Tuesday mornings from 9-12pm for individual consultations in the Atkinson Centre for Mature & Part-Time Students (111 Central Square). The aim of these consultations[...]
Meditation Workshop 10:30 am
Meditation Workshop @ ACMAPS Office, 111 Central Square
Nov 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Scott Pope from P​ersonal C​ounsel​ling S​ervices at York University,  will be providing a 45-minute meditation drop in sessions every Tuesday, beginning at 10:30am. ​Everyone is welcome! Please register using the link -> https://machform.apps01.yorku.ca/machform/view.php?id=123480 Scott Pope serves as a[...]
A mature student’s guide to stress management and healthy life-style 3:30 pm
A mature student’s guide to stress management and healthy life-style @ ACMAPS Office, 111 Central Square
Nov 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Research shows that juggling roles of worker, parent, partner/spouse, care-giver and student can exact a toll on your well-being. In this interactive workshop we’ll take you through a variety of stress management and wellness strategies[...]
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Exam Prep (Learning Skills Services) 4:00 pm
Exam Prep (Learning Skills Services) @ SMIL (Scott Library, Sound & Moving Image Library)
Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Multiple choice, short answer, calculations, or essay style – which form is your personal nemesis? Whatever the format, midterms or finals, if you could use some help in preparing for exams, then this workshop is[...]
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Cafe Hour 3:00 pm
Cafe Hour @ ACMAPS Office, 111 Central Square
Nov 30 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sit, relax, chat and enjoy a warm cup of coffee with our mentor. Register Here!