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.

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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

SOAR: Welcome to Queen's!

SASS is here to help you succeed
If you're an incoming undergraduate, you're in the right place to learn about how to succeed in your courses. Hit the link to the right to learn about our individual and group writing, study, and English language services. Email us with questions at
Discover our first-year support programs

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

SASS is open all summer

Appointments and workshops continue
We continue to offer a full range of academic skills, writing, and English as an additional language workshops throughout the summer. Appointments are available in person and online. Book online, call 613 533 6315, or visit us in Stauffer Library Monday to Friday, 8.30-4.30.
Book summer appointments now




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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online (Zoom)

Grad Skills: Edit Your Writing

In our final summer writing session, we’ll reflect on what successful editing means.




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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online (Zoom)

Exam Prep Workshop

As exams approach, we'll talk you through the best strategies to revise and memorize content, understand what's expected, and complete a successful exam without undue stress.




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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online (Zoom)

Grad Skills: Foundations of Grad Academic Success

All the basics of grad student success: professors' expectations, time management, and how to get started.

“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