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Things to Do for Free from Home

Things to Do for Free from Home

Stuck at home with nothing to do? Here are some free things you can access from home!

Does listening to music make you a better learner?

Does listening to music make you a better learner?

Does it help studying at all? And, if so, what would be some great music to listen to? In this blog, I will explore the answers and share you my learning experience with music.

We’re Hiring for Summer 2020

We’re Hiring for Summer 2020

Have you ever wondered just what keeps the busy Learning Commons running? Students like you! Chapman Learning Commons is hiring a new group of students for the summer.

Why are Office Hours Important?

Why are Office Hours Important?

In my earlier years at UBC I rarely went to office hours, but more recently learned how helpful they are. I believe that going to office hours often have a considerable benefit.

How I navigated an academic dilemma

How I navigated an academic dilemma

I have always been indecisive, but going to university and spending all this money on a degree made me nervous. I wanted to know what to do and I wanted to just get through it as fast as I could. 

Mindfulness Meditation as a tool for Mental Health and Academic Success.

Mindfulness Meditation as a tool for Mental Health and Academic Success.

Do you wonder why we have negative or positive thoughts? Meditators believe it stems from the formation of attachments to our thoughts and behaviors.

A Step-by-Step Guide for Student Research

A Step-by-Step Guide for Student Research

I’ve put together some common issues and solutions for research that you might run into. I hope this can help guide you to the tools and resources that are available to you!  

How to Recover from an Interview Failure

How to Recover from an Interview Failure

Your first job interview can be intimidating. For me, my first interview was a nightmare.

New Year, New Reads: Book Recommendations for the New Decade

New Year, New Reads: Book Recommendations for the New Decade

If your goal is read more this new year, you are in luck! These books explore the different lived experiences of a variety of individuals; reading is a great way to open our eyes to different perspectives.

Homesickness and the Education System as a First Year Student

Homesickness and the Education System as a First Year Student

Did September to December go by in a flash? Are you feeling excited and nervous at the same still figuring out where you fit at university?