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Combating Winter Blues

Combating Winter Blues

Anyone who was in Vancouver for this past summer knows how amazing the weather was. Now that we’re back at school, the weather is starting to match our moods – grey.

Why It Is Not So Hard to Earn Some Cash and Experience in Your University Years

Why It Is Not So Hard to Earn Some Cash and Experience in Your University Years

School is busy, but gaining some work experience can be a good idea if you have enough time for a part-time job.

A closer look at the grates

What I Would Do Differently If I Could Do University All Over Again

My growing excitement to write this post quickly diminished when I realized my days as a university student was drawing to a close. How do I even begin to pen my experience? 

Learn to write, write to learn

Learn to write, write to learn

Here’s an insider secret: There’s no such thing as the “ideal writer” who can do every type of writing perfectly. If writing is intimidating to you, this is good news.

When things don’t quite go like you PLAN-ned

When things don’t quite go like you PLAN-ned

Lists. Agendas. 5-year plans. 10-year plans. In university, we are consistently planning and encouraged to do so.

I Think I Can!

I Think I Can!

Many students may not realize how significant self-efficacy can be to their academic success, let alone know what it means.

We’re Hiring for Winter 2019-20!

We’re Hiring for Winter 2019-20!

We have two positions open: the desk team (part-time) and web team (full-time). We will be hosting rolling interviews, so apply as soon as possible before August 20th!

Tech Talk Tuesdays

Tech Talk Tuesdays

Tech Talk Tuesdays is a series created on our Instagram page to provide students with information on how to use equipment available for loan at our Help Desk.

Why do we write at universities?

Why do we write at universities?

Instructors ask you to write because in the world of academia, writing is the primary form of communication used to share knowledge.

Sleep, Exercise and Balance: Part III

Sleep, Exercise and Balance: Part III

Balancing schoolwork with personal life or family relationships could even improve your academic performance and boost your personal wellbeing.