Academic Support for Queen's Students

Our friendly and welcoming team are experts in the science of learning and the art of writing.

Whether you're an undergraduate, Masters or PhD student, we'll help you discover ways to write essays, reports, theses, dissertations and academic articles, to study effectively, and to develop your academic English skills.

Book an appointment

Meet a SASS team member to work on your writing, academic skills, or academic English.

Book your appointment now

Attend an event

Discover our workshops, drop-ins, and study and writing groups.

Check out our upcoming events

Learn online

Work on your skills at your own pace with our academic skills and writing guides.

Visit our online resources and tutorials

We’ve got midterms covered

Resources and events for exam and test prep
This semester we’re offering everything you need to excel in your midterms. We’ll teach you to review, memorize, and write exams effectively – and how to manage the stress that comes during this period.
Join our Academic Excellence Group’s midterm workshop

Writing group for grad students

SASS is running Grad Writing Lab, a writing community just for grad students. You’ll meet and work with other grad students while receiving support from our expert staff.
Join our grad writing community

Editing services for grad students

New list of approved professional editors for PhD and Masters work
If you're a grad student looking for professional editing to help you prepare your thesis, dissertation, or publications, the School of Graduate Studies has a new listing of specialists with contact details, prices, and specializations.
View the editor list




Notebook, mug, pencil and laptop on a table
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Online (Zoom)

Write It: Transitions

How do I show connection between my ideas?




Writing on notebook
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Write Now at QUIC

Drop in for help with your writing and academic English questions!




Students in a lecture hall
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Stauffer Library - Room 121

Academic Excellence: Preparing for Midterms

We’ll show you the most effective revision strategies, exam preparation techniques, and tips for staying calm under pressure.

“I know I can always come to SASS whenever I need any help or advice on studying or writing. It’s so helpful."

Life Sciences '23