We offer workshops on many topics! Check out our current workshops here.  

Do you need inspiration to start your assignments? Would you like a few tips on improving your academic writing and reading? Enrol in our Brightspace site, CAC online, for a variety of resources on writing, reading, and speaking.  

Individual “Learn Abouts...”

  • Available in one-hour slots
  • Personalized workshop sessions offering a choice of relevant topics: planning your writing, self-editing, strong paragraphs, critical reading, listening and note-taking, effective presentations, and critical speaking
  • Location: online, via Zoom
  • To book an appointment for your personal “Learn About…” please email

ENGLISH CAFÉ (ACCESS), 2 to 3 pm Mondays; check out our current offering.

The Academic Critical Communication in English Seminar Series (ACCESS/English Café) is an opportunity for all UVic students with English as an additional language to improve their ability to read and communicate in English within an academic context. Participants will practice reading and discussion skills in a relaxed atmosphere, receive coaching on vocabulary use and pronunciation, and get tips for developing confidence with reading and speaking. Please contact Emily at for more information.