Academic Success Centre

What Is It?

The Academic Success Centre exists to help students succeed in their preparation for ministry leadership. Vanguard offers care to the whole student. While our Campus Pastors offer care for emotional and spiritual wellbeing, the Academic Success Centre’s purpose is to specifically help the student in regard to academics by way of tutoring for research, writing, and time management, as well as provide for accommodations when that is warranted.

Peer Tutoring Centre

Peer tutoring is available for all students at no cost.

You can book a student tutor session by clicking on one of the following:

APA Tutoring
Research Tutoring
Time Management Tutor
E-Tutor  (email:  etutor@vanguardcollege.com)

Individual Education Plan
Educational Assistant
Disability Funding
Library Services
APA Resources

Meet The Team

DR. CATH THORLAKSON, PHD, RPSYCH

Academic Success Coordinator

Education: BRE, Canadian Bible College; MRE (Counselling Specialization), Canadian Theological Seminary. Phd, Educational Psychology Capella University.
Experience: 10 years as pastor over various ministry areas. 11 years in private clinical counselling, 4 years as Addictions & Mental Health Therapist, 12 summers of camp ministries in Alberta and BC, Adjunct faculty for Ambrose University College 

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