Time Management

Managing your time effectively may be one of the most important tools you can learn during university, particularly in your first year. New friends, new hobbies, varsity sports, school, part time jobs, friends and family back home and social activities – you likely have a lot going on. Finding a balance between your academic work, non-academic experiences and social time should be one of your first goals upon arriving at university. 

 Try this simple exercise to see how important managing your time will be!

Determine how you spend a "typical" 24-hour day:

Enter the number of hours per day you spend doing the following tasks:



Family commitments:


Personal care/grooming:

 Meal preparation/ eating/clean-up:


Socializing/entertainment(with friends):

Relaxing/TV/video games, etc. (alone):

Transportation (school, work,etc):