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Help Centres

English

We offer help for all levels of English. Our Help Centres are targeted at specific course levels so that we can match you with the right tutor.

If you have your English course number, you can jump directly to the right Help Centre for information.


If you're an International student taking any college-level course, you can get help with your English skills at the English Help Centre.

Academic Upgrading Help Centre ENGL 021 to ENGL 059

Campus
Interurban
Location
Centre for Business and Access 109
Level
Open to 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 (with instructor permission slip) available
  • Resource and lending library
Schedule
Monday to Thursday, 9am-3pm and 5-8pm
Friday, 9am-12:30pm
Appointments
Drop in: First-come, first-served

English Help Centres ENGL 092 to ENGL 142

Two locations available.

Interurban English Help Desk

Campus
Interurban
Location
Centre for Business and Access 113
Level
Open to all students taking ENGL 092, ENGL 094 or ENGL 142
Services
Advice and tutoring for grammar, essay-writing, MLA citation, and literature interpretation
Schedule
Mondays, 9-10:30am and 1-3:30pm
September to April
Appointments
Half-hour appointments must be made in advance.
Sign up on sheet outside CBA 112, email Wendy Stevenson or phone 250-370-4934.

Lansdowne English Help Centre

Campus
Lansdowne
Location
Ewing Building 202
Level
Open to 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 Help Centre website

The Writing Centre ENGL 151 and above

Campus
Lansdowne
Location
Alan Batey Library & Learning Commons 137 & 138
Level
Open to all Camosun students (Upgrading, ESL or International students have specialized Help Centres available)
Services
Academic writing skills, including:
  • 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
Appointments
You can schedule one 30-minute appointment per week or use the drop in.

Writing Centre website

Student studying outside

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Why choose our services? Our students tell us.

“The English Help Centre is a great place to study. I bring my lunch and work here all the time. I can get help and work at my own pace. The hours really work for me, and I like the fact I can use the computers. The staff are really awesome. It’s my de-stress zone!”   Julie

Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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