From the website of the Student Success Centre, University of Calgary.
At the Student Success Centre, we foster a culture of success that enables students to realize their full potential. As a visible and vital team we support students through programs and services that enhance learning and personal development from inquiry to degree completion. We achieve this through collaboration, research and community involvement.
First Year Scholars
The First Year Scholars program connects the top incoming students with a community of high-achieving peers across all disciplines. We provide resources and advising to support students’ academic goals while they are at the University of Calgary and beyond.
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Success Seminars will provide you with the advanced academic strategies and study skills you need to ease your university transition or increase your success here at the University of Calgary.
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The role of Scholars Academy is to extend the potential of undergraduate students with exceptional leadership capabilities, intellectual curiosity, and strong commitments to our local and global communities.
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Why join First Year Scholars?
Identify your academic or extra-curricular goals—both within your degree and beyond—with the help of academic development specialists (ADS). Develop academic strategies and familiarize yourself with available resources to better achieve your goals.
Learn how to set your skills and knowledge apart from other students in workshops tailored for the needs of high-achieving students. From crushing your inner critic to applying for academic awards and scholarships, there's something for everyone. Attend workshops focused on leadership and academic skills.
Dedicated Study Space
Need a place to study or hang out? First Year Scholars have access to the exclusive First Year Scholars & Scholars Academy Lounge. The space includes a kitchenette fully stocked with coffee and tea, couches, study and presentation spaces, and free day-use lockers. Study, eat, and meet others in the program in this dedicated space.