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Help Centres

Academic support for English and Math

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Help Centres provide support for all levels of coursework in any subject. We offer one-on-one tutoring, tips and tools, as well as a dedicated quiet space to work on your own or with other students.

English Upgrading

Campus
Interurban
Location
Centre for Business and Access 109
Level
Support for all students taking self-paced ENGL 021 to ENGL 059 courses
Services
  • Advice and tutoring for reading and writing development
  • Quiet study space
  • Computers and printer
  • Computer and document-formatting assistance
  • Testing available with instructor permission slip
  • Resource and lending library
Schedule
Monday to Thursday, 9am-3pm and 5-8pm
Friday, 9am-12:30pm
Appointments
Drop in: First-come, first-served
Campus
Lansdowne
Location
Ewing Building 202
Level
Support for students taking English courses up to and including ENGL 092, ENGL 094, ENGL 096, ENGL 103, ENGL 104, and ENGL 142.
Services
  • Advice and tutoring for grammar, essay-writing, MLA citation, and literature interpretation
  • Quiet study space
  • Computers and printer
  • Computer and document-formatting assistance
  • Resource and lending library
Schedule
Monday to Thursday, 9am-4pm
Friday, 9am-3pm
Appointments
Drop by Ewing 202 for tutoring sessions (first-come, first served).

English as a Second Language

Campus
Interurban
Location
Centre for Business and Access 160
Level
Support for all students taking ELD 032 to ELD 064 courses or any students seeking support for ESL-related concerns
Appointments  Drop in: First-come, first-served – or sign up for an appointment
Services
  • One-on-one tutoring in all language functions including grammar and pronunciation.
  • Reference and lending library
  • Study space available
  • Student computers and printer
  • Support with CamLink registration
  • Ask us about our workshops
Schedule
Monday to Thursday, 9am-3pm
Appointments
Drop in: First-come, first-served or sign up for an appointment
Campus
Lansdowne
Location
Ewing Building 202
Level
Support for all students taking ELD 072 to ELD 104 courses or any students seeking support for ESL-related concerns
Services
  • Advice and tutoring for essay organization and structure
  • Help with grammar
  • Quiet study space
  • Computers and printer
  • Computer and document-formatting assistance
  • Resource and lending library
  • Ask us about our workshops
Schedule
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday, 9am-4pm
Tuesday, 9am-6pm
Friday, 9am-3pm
Appointments
Schedule your 30 minute appointment using the sign-up sheet outside Ewing 202.

100+ level courses

Campus
Lansdowne
Location
Alan Batey Library & Learning Commons 137 & 138
Level
Support for 100+ level students.
Services
Academic and writing support for all 100+ level courses: English, Business, Nursing, Sociology and more:
  • Preparing an article summary
  • Critiquing an article
  • Creating a thesis statement
  • Developing an argument
  • Using scholarly sources as evidence
  • Showing how evidence supports a thesis
  • Citing your scholarly sources (MLA, APA, etc)
Appointments
You can schedule one 30-minute appointment per week or use the drop in.
Campus
Lansdowne
Location
Ewing Building 202
Level
Support for ESL students taking a 100+ level course in any program
Services
Academic and writing support for all 100+ level courses: English, Business, Nursing, Sociology and more, with added support for ESL students:
  • Advice and tutoring for essay organization and structure
  • Help with grammar
  • Quiet study space
  • Computers and printer
  • Computer and document-formatting assistance
  • Resource and lending library
  • Ask us about our workshops
Schedule
Tuesday, Friday, 9am-1pm
Appointments
You can schedule a 30-minute appointment once per week. Please bring your assignment and any working drafts with you.

Math

From math basics to advanced calculus to trades-specific skills, there's a Help Centre for you. Refresh your math skills, work on your math assignments with our support or get tutoring on specific topics.

Campus
Interurban
Location
Jack White Building 123
Level
Support for students registered in Trades programs.
Services
  • Individual tutoring - Help with math problems and assignments
  • Refresh math skills in specific areas
Schedule
Tuesday – Thursday, 3-5pm
Appointments
Drop in: First-come, first-served
Campus
Interurban
Location
Centre for Business and Access 109
Level
Support for all students taking self-paced MATH 021 to 057 courses.
Services
  • Advice and tutoring for coursework
  • Quiet study space
  • Computers and printer
  • Testing (with instructor permission slip) available
  • Resource and lending library
Schedule
Monday – Thursday, 9am-3pm and 5-8pm
Friday, 9am-12:30pm
Appointments
Drop in: First-come, first-served
Campus
Lansdowne
Location
Ewing Building 342
Level
Support for all students taking math courses up to and including MATH 021-057, MATH 072, MATH 073, MATH 135, MATH 137, MATH 107, and MATH 115. We can also help nursing students who are refreshing their arithmetic skills.
Services
  • Individual tutoring – Help with math problems and assignments
  • Refresh math skills in specific areas
  • Testing (with instructor permission slip) available for students in self-paced courses
  • Lending library for self-paced booklets
Schedule
Monday – Thursday, 4-8pm
Help Centre hours are modified according to exam schedules. Please check hours posted on the door during exam times.
Appointments
Drop in: First-come, first-served
Contact
Email: Aubrey Bebar
Phone: 250-370-3319

Interurban Math Lab

Campus
Interurban
Location
Technologies Building 142
Level
Support for all students taking a mathematics course numbered 072 or above.
Services
  • Individual tutoring – Help with math problems and assignments
  • Refresh math skills in specific areas
  • Study space available but no testing space
  • Resource library
Schedule
Monday – Thursday
September – June (Fall, Winter & Spring): noon-7:30pm
July – August (Summer): 3:45-7:30pm
Appointments
Drop in: First-come, first-served

Lansdowne Math Lab

Campus
Lansdowne
Location
Ewing Building 224
Level
Support for all students taking a 100 or 200 level mathematics or statistics course. We can also help nursing students who are refreshing their arithmetic skills.
Services
  • Individual tutoring – Help with math and stats problems and assignments
  • Refresh math skills in specific areas
  • Study space available
  • Lending library
  • Private tutor information board
  • Used books board
Schedule
September – April: Monday – Friday, 9am-4:30pm
May – June: Monday – Friday 9am-4:30pm
July – August: Monday – Thursday 10am-3pm
Appointments
Drop in: First-come, first-served
Contact
Charles: 250-370-3503

"Having been thrown in the air, the dog caught the stick."
Not quite sure what's wrong with this sentence? Visit an English Help Centre.

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Tutoring for math available at any of our Math Help Centres.

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Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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