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!

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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 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

The AMS Student Nest

Think You Have Imposter Syndrome? Do Something About It!

by Celia on August 7, 2020

Impostor Syndrome is a common phrase that's flung around these days. What exactly is it and what can we do to manage it?


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Focusing Flexibly: Tips for Staying Zoned-In

by Minori on July 31, 2020

If you are finding it difficult to stay focused these days, click here for some personal advice from Minori on how she stays in the zone.


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UBC student looking at their phone.

Phone Phobia: Tips for Calling for When You Just Can’t Text Instead

by Minori on July 3, 2020

Do you ever get nervous about making an unavoidable call on the phone? Here are some tips to help ease your phone phobia!


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a person looking at the lake meditating

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

by Matheus on February 11, 2020

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


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Students sitting at a table

How to Recover from an Interview Failure

by Ivy on January 29, 2020

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


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