Recruitment & Admissions Office - Brantford Campus
Laurier offers two university preparatory courses - University 101 and 102
Are you a high school student getting ready to head off to university? Are you planning to make the move from college to university life? Are you a university student struggling with the academic challenge? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Wilfrid Laurier University can help.
Laurier offers preparatory courses in the summer months to prepare you for the transition to university. These courses are available to high school and post-secondary school students attending any university or planning to complete post-secondary education in any field. Preparatory courses are designed to assist you to make the change from secondary to university education. It has been shown that when students develop academic skills needed for university coursework, they have a better chance of succeeding.
University 101Students who register for University 101 will develop strong time management, university level academic skills and test-taking strategies. Students will gain a better understanding of the learning processes, will develop academic and personal strategies for success, and will learn how to apply these strategies through activities and discussions. University 101 can be completed as an online course. Or, students can attend classroom sessions either at the Brantford or Waterloo campus of Wilfrid Laurier University. More information including dates, costs and registration information can be found at /learningservices/u101
University 102Students who register for this course will practice university-level skills in reading, writing, and information literacy. Skills developed will include how to read academic research materials, how to write essays effectively and ways to conduct strong academic research. Students will develop an understanding of how to learn in courses that use lectures, discussion groups, seminars, etc. University 102 is a classroom course and is available on the Brantford or Waterloo campus of Wilfrid Laurier University. More information including dates, costs and registration information can be found online at /learningservices/u102
If you take both courses this summer, you will receive a $100 discount; check it out!