U of T Engineering Learning Strategist

The Faculty’s Learning Strategist, Melissa Fernandes, is available to help you succeed academically. Schedule a meeting to discuss everything from problem-solving and time management skills to coping with stress and figuring out your learning style.

Drop-in hours:

  • Wednesdays from 2 – 4 p.m.

Alternatively, you can make an appointment with the Faculty’s Learning Strategist through the Advising Portal (located in the Engineering Portal), the First Year Office, or by calling 416-978-4625.

Did you know the Faculty also hosts a variety of ACE seminars throughout the year? Through ACE seminars, undergraduates have the opportunity to engage with staff, faculty and peers to learn and apply academic strategies, life skills and co-curricular opportunities.  For upcoming dates and topics, visit the ACE Seminars page.


Engineering Skills Workshops On-Demand

U of T Engineering faculty, instructors, advisors, student clubs and undergraduates may request a workshop by completing the request form.

Available workshops:

  • Learning how to learn
  • Memory and problem-solving skills
  • Research skills
  • Dealing with anxiety
  • Time management
  • Note-taking
  • Exam preparation
  • Effective teaching (TA training)