2022 Wrap Up: How to Make the Most of Your Winter Break!

Today is the last day of exams, we made it! To quote a fellow student from our Board of Thoughts, “You are more than just one brief moment in time! A test does not define you!” Nevertheless, it is crucial to recognize your hard-work in positive ways! At the Chapman Learning Commons, we compiled a list of fun activities and resources to share for the winter season.

A table with candles, pinecone and a tiny house
Photo by Sweta Meininger on Unsplash


Tired of watching the same stuff on Netflix over and over again?

For movie lovers, UBC provides free access to thousands of films through their databases.

Audio Cine Films Digital Campus Collection (Popular movies from Disney, Marvel, Pixar, DC, etc.)

UBC Kanopy (Documentaries and award-winning collections including from PBS, BBC etc.)

Criterion on Demand (Selections from 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, DreamWorks SKG, Sony Pictures Classics, Warner Brothers, Lionsgate Films etc.)

For a host of more online activities during Winter Break, check out Minori’s Things to Do for Free from Home.

Run out of holiday films to pass the time? Read these fun blogs by the fireplace!

Staying in Vancouver this winter and missing home? Check out Sara’s blog on Food to Cure Homesickness

A warm drink and books are the best combination on a cold winter day. Here are a few reading recommendations for our fellow CLCAs! Must-Reads for Summer 2022 and Must-Reads for Reading Week 2022 Fall.

With the spirit of giving rich in the air, what is better than great student discounts? Read Nuriya’s blog post on Exclusive Student Discounts You Can’t Miss This Holiday!

Considering a new role or experience for the new year? Content creation may be for you! See Ozioma’s advices on What to Consider Before You Start Content Creating

More of an outdoor person with a love for snowy activities? Check out Doua’s Guide to Spending Winter Break in Vancouver!

Last but not least, congratulations! Take a moment to celebrate YOU. Not only for the academic accomplishment but everything else that you achieved in 2022. Great job on those early mornings, daily jogs, and amazing cups of coffee, the list goes on! Remember, your success in school is not the only thing that defines you. You are always so much more!

Happy Holidays and have a wonderful Winter Break!

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