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

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

by Tiffany on October 1, 2019

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


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

by Neema on August 27, 2019

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


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a person looking at the lake meditating

Sleep, Exercise and Balance: Part III

by Himidan on April 9, 2019

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


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