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!


Communicating Your Needs

Learn a 3-step approach for navigating difficult conversations about personal boundaries.

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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 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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Sleep and Academic Success

Snooze you...don't lose? Find out how your sleep affects your education in this interactive toolkit.

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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

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Ways to Make Your Own Food in First Year Residences

by Madeleine on June 10, 2022

Learn easy tips and tricks for making your own food in a first year residence.

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Using Mind Maps: Visualizing Your Mind

by Rachel on May 27, 2022

Learn about mind maps and how they can be used as a creative, academic, and personal tool.

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GitHub: Free Access to Software and Subscriptions

by Sarah on April 22, 2022

Learn more about GitHub, its student developer package, and the free benefits that you can apply for as a student.

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Back on the Road: How to Practice Self-Care on Your Commute

by Cindy on April 1, 2022

Discover ways to relax and rest on your commutes in the second part of our Back on the Road series.

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Utilizing LinkedIn Learning

by Rosemary on March 18, 2022

Learn about what LinkedIn Learning is and how it can be used as a professional development tool.

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