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 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

Are We All Just Robots?

by nurlaila jamil on June 25, 2018

 University students are often faced with endless streams of assignments, midterms and tests. We are frequently worried about whether we are: taking the right classes to maximize our GPA, getting into that major that will look “competitive” on our CV, and making sure that we are checking off the requirements for graduation. All of this […]

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How to Stay Hungry and Foolish Over the Summer

by nurlaila jamil on May 10, 2018

With classes out, the overall decrease in academic stress can often leave students without any clear sense of purpose. However, it also opens up many new avenues for personal achievement. Whether you’re taking classes, working a job, or immersing yourself in foreign cultures, in the words of the late Steve Jobs, now is the time […]

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picture of a Buddha

Confessions of a Yogi, Part II

by Yadhaw Baznath on April 17, 2016

CLCA Yadu talks about "the key to more success" and the art of seeking

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students walking at a residence

Knowing Your Limits and Boundaries

by Nicole Chanway on April 11, 2016

Nicole talks about the connection between setting boundaries and self care.

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goal: landing a summer internship

Landing a Summer Internship

by Sindhu Jawed on January 25, 2016

CLCA Sindhu shares the steps she is using to get a summer internship

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