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Don’t Apply for an Unpaid Internship. Here’s 5 Steps to Start Your Own

Taking an unpaid internship is, shall we say, controversial. To some they are a useful stepping stone to breaking into a glamorous industry, to others they are an unethical ploy to exploit a vulnerable twenty-something’s free labour. Ther...

What to Know Before You Get a Student Line of Credit

Get interested in interest. For most students, credit (lines of credit, credit cards, etc.) is the key that unlocks the doors to a post-secondary education. It might all seem a little daunting at first, but it could really pay off. This cou...

What I Wish I Knew Before I Went Into Nursing

There’s no question—nursing is a tough career. Blood. Vomit. All sorts of bodily fluids. And things you never thought you’d see in your lifetime. Nursing. It’s great isn’t it? Most people who want to go into nursing because they c...

Bank Accounts 101: Getting the Most Bang For Your Buck

You’re about to get the lowdown on everything dollars and cents. [embedded content] Bling, bling, money IS a thing. A thing we need, a thing we have, and a thing we want more of. But most of us don’t know what the heck to do with it. An...

Exploring the World on a Budget

April 3, 2018, by Shweta Exploring the World on a Budget Easter is always a time to look forward to, especially when you’re at university. After all, who isn’t looking forward to a mid-semester break! I spent the past weekend gallivanti...

Ontario’s 2018 Budget: 5 Important Updates For Students

On Mar. 28, the Ontario Liberal government announced their final provincial budget before the upcoming general election on June 7. Following the announcement, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said the budget would focus on “care and opportu...

Credit 101: How it Can Help You and Hurt You

Learn how to make credit your BFF instead of your enemy. [embedded content] As students, we’re often bombarded with horror stories about the dangers of debt and (cue spooky voice) “BAD CREDIT.” Well, spoiler alert: Bad credit could cr...

ClickSilver: My Volunteering Experience

April 1, 2018, by Lucy ClickSilver: My Volunteering Experience Last term, every Wednesday from 1-3.30 I was enrolled in a volunteering scheme, ClickSilver. Instead of spending my afternoons staring ta my laptop whilst convincing myself I wa...

Taking Time Out For Yourself This Easter

March 31, 2018, by Anjni Taking Time Out For Yourself This Easter So Easter is upon us, and with it comes a much deserved four week break. At least in the UK; over here we’re not as fortunate (Easter break isn’t really a thing out here)...

How to maximise productivity this Easter

March 25, 2018, by Susan How to maximise productivity this Easter Photo by Melissa Walker Horn on Unsplash Easter is here! That magical time when all the work gets done, am I right?! I know I’m not the only one who’s been saying “I’...

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