Time-Management and Personal Development

Time and Self-management Competency

What is Competency in Time-Management and Personal Development?

  • Competency in time-management and personal development includes finding an appropriate work-life balance and demonstrating self-motivation, time and project management and financial responsibility
    • Group discussions and presentations such as mindfulness and stress management offered through Psych Services assist graduate students in finding their individual balance between their academic careers and personal responsibilities
    • Time-management competency focuses on independent, self-directed work and project management

Programs with Time and Self-Management as Main Competency

Managing Anxiety and Stress
This group is designed to facilitate coping with academic and personal stress. Discussion topics will include effective coping, building a coping repertoire, time management, and self-care.
Psychological Services
Western's Student Development Centre provides professional, confidential psychological services free of charge to all Western students.
Time Management for Graduate Students
A 90 minute workshop to help graduate students strengthen their time management skills.
Transitionaing to Graduate School
A 90 minute workshop to help students with the transition to graduate school.
Wellness Education Centre
The Wellness Education Centre (WEC) offers all Western students a safe, comfortable environment to get connected with the wellness resources available at Western and in the London community.

Programs with Time and Self-Management as Secondary Competency

Group Career Counselling - Just for International Students!
Small group sessions for 15 international graduate and undergraduate students close to graduation. Receive help and guidance from a Career Counsellor and other international students in finding and keeping employment in Canada.
Indigenous Services
The Student Development Centre's Indigenous Services provides culturally supportive services and programs to Indigenous Students at Western University.
International Student Orientation
All international and exchange students are encouraged to attend IESC Orientation to learn more about academic values and unwritten rules of the Canadian classroom, dealing with culture shock, navigating the Canadian health care system, and getting settled at Western and in London.
Reading Strategies for Graduate Students
A 90 minute workshop to help graduate students strengthen their academic reading skills.