Skills for Life

No surprise – university is not only about attending classes and writing paper after paper. It’s also about learning skills for your life, work and health. Check out the pages below to further skills to enhance your life!


Managing Your Time

Wasting a lot of time online? Pulling too many all-nighters? Getting better at managing your time is easier than you think!

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Presentation Design

Designing a presentation may sound easier than it seems! With the help of our toolkit, you'll be able to design the most effective presentation for academic and professional needs.

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Presentation Skills

Nothing causes anxiety in students quite like presenting. With our helpful tips and tricks, you’ll be chomping at the bit to present!

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Thinking Critically

You can’t get the most out of university without learning to think critically. It isn't easy, but with our handy guide, we’ll have you thinking up a storm in no time!

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…from our blog

How to Get the Most Out of Your University Experience (Part 2)

by Tiffany on November 6, 2020

Have you been wondering about what resources are available to further your academic and/or career goals? In this second installment of her series, Tiffany gives her perspective on how to get the most out of those resources!

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The Pros, the Cons, and the How-To’s of Work School Balance

by Madeleine on October 23, 2020

Should you work part-time during your studies at UBC? Read all about the pros and cons of doing so, and how to manage your priorities if you do!

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How to Get the Most Out of Your University Experience (Part 1)

by Tiffany on October 9, 2020

Are you curious about getting involved at UBC, but lost as to where to start? You're in luck! Read all about clubs, jobs, and volunteering opportunities in this week's blog post by Tiffany!

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Beware, Not All Advice Is Good Advice

by Celia on September 11, 2020

As we're entering the beginning of our winter semester, you may find yourself on the receiving end of a lot of people's well intended advice. Click here to find out why I'm telling you not to listen to them.

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Carrots Lying on the Ground

3 Tips for Eating Cheaper without Cooking Every Meal

by Minori on August 14, 2020

If you have been having a hard time budgeting your food allowance, Minori shares a few tips and recipes that will give you the best bang for your buck!

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