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5 Myths About English Majors Exposed, Explained, and Countered

When I tell people that I was an English major, the first thing they ask is, “But what can you do with that?” The second is, “Say something in Shakespeare!”  From my experience, there seems to be a general consensus that English li...

A Guide to Time Management for the Post-Secondary Student

The transition from high school to post-secondary school often comes with more commitments. In addition to the typical homework, assignments, tests, and exams from school, there might be a part-time job to pay for those expensive books and ...

How to come with homesickness

August 12, 2019, by Shweta How to come with homesickness With a little over a month before you begin (or are back at) university, missing home is probably the farthest thing from your mind. If you’re anything like me, you’re probably ev...

Everything you need to know about coming to uni

August 8, 2019, by Paul H Everything you need to know about coming to uni You did it! 🙌 You’ve got your grades, your place and the countdown to moving day has started. But there’s so much information you need to know and you may...

How To Navigate A Big College/University Campus

Navigating a big university/college campus can be daunting and a little tricky your first year, especially when it feels like your classroom could be anywhere. I remember when I first arrived at Western—there were SO many buildings, I was...

Want To Make Friends In Post-Secondary?

Moving to a college or university can be lonely and even a little unsettling at first, but so many students are in the same position as you, ergo YOU ARE NOT ALONE. And most of them want to make friends! Besides, there are plenty of oppor...

Dorm Room Groceries: The Essentials

What food should you buy for your dorm room? That’s the ultimate question, isn’t it? Food is one of the most important things you’ll need to pack, so you don’t have to eat fast food and take-out all the time. But what is essential...

Students on Scholarships from War-Torn Countries Graduate at Laurier

A group of students just graduated from Wilfred Laurier University thanks to the International Students Overcoming War scholarship fund. Let’s face it, even without any additional obstacles, getting through university is hard. So when a g...

Student Life Network CEO T.J. Donnelly Is Moving Mental Health Forward

Let’s move child and youth mental health forward together. Did you know that in any given year, 1 in 5 Canadians experiences a mental illness? The stats are staggering: By the time Canadians reach 40 years of age, 1 in 2 have—or have ha...

How to Support a Friend Who Might Have a Mental Health Challenge

Let’s move child and youth mental health forward together. How can you support a friend who might have a mental health challenge? What are some signs that they might need support? What are some things you can do? Where can you find extra ...

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