Drop-in Workshops

Every semester, the Department of Economics offers free daily drop-in workshops to support students on their writing and technical skills.

All students enrolled in an Economics course this semester are eligible to attend the workshops. 

NOTE: The TAs facilitating the workshops can only provide general support. For course specific questions (eg. assignments guidelines, grading, due dates, etc), please contact your TA or instructor for that course.

Technical Workshop

Get help with Excel, econometrics and the programming language R. The TA facilitating the workshop is proficient in the use of these tools, and generally knowledgeable about economics and econometrics. Support for other statistical and software applications may also be available.

Summer 2022 Schedule 

Starting May 16, the workshops are available at the following schedule (Vancouver time): 

  • Monday: 5:00pm - 6:30pm (WMC 2506)
  • Tuesday: 5:00pm - 6:30pm (WMC 2506)
  • Wednesday: 2:00 - 3:30pm (WMC 2506)
  • Thursday: 2:00 - 3:30pm (WMC 2506)
  • Friday: 2:00 - 3:30pm (Online) 
NOTE: 
  • For the week of May 16-20, all workshops will be online only. In-person sessions resume on May 23.

How to Join Online Sessions

Writing Workshop

Need help with your writing assignments? The TA facilitating the workshop is trained to help coach you in the right direction by providing academic writing support and useful tips and tricks on how to improve your writing. 

Summer 2022 Schedule

The workshops are available at the following schedule (Vancouver Pacific Daylight Time PDT): 

  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 12:00pm (Online)
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 12:30pm (WMC 1651)
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 12:30pm (Online)

Additional hours will be scheduled prior to the final essay due date.

How to Join Online Sessions