With the goal of supporting students as they elaborate and solidify their school and career plan, universities offer guidance services to help in the acquisition of habits and abilities necessary to take charge of their new educational, career and social-professional transformation.
They should consult a guidance counsellor when they
- Question if they are in the right program.
- Are losing interest in their studies.
- Repeatedly question their direction.
- Have failed one or more courses in their program.
- Have grades that are not satisfactory.
- Did not like or perform well in their internship.
- Are feeling decreased school motivation.
- Worry about life after school.
- Don’t understand the job market.
- Want to know themselves better so they can choose better.
- Want to know the possibilities of higher cycle studies.
- Are feeling insecurities or dissatisfaction in connection with their program and or career.
Who can access guidance counselling services?
Every student has access to guidance counselling services, whether they are registered as a full-time or part-time student.
Information inspired by the UQTR and Université Laval websites