Students Life

Hope in the Face of Hopelessness

A student’s take on some of the tragedies Canada is currently facing and the sense of hopelessness many are feeling to make an impact. The loss of the family in London last month left 3 generations of people no longer with us and an entir...

OPINION: This Year, I Will Not Be Celebrating Canada Day

I am Madelaine McCracken and I am Métis. It has taken me years to be comfortable to say this statement aloud and connect with my identity. Every day, I am working to understand what being Métis means to me and to my family, as we did not ...

My Experience at the WWF-Canada Designing Change for a Living Planet Challenge

The WWF-Canada Designing Change for a Living Planet Challenge is a yearly event that brings together post-secondary students from all disciplines for four hours per day over the course of three days to take action for nature. This year’s ...

Yasmin Farah Peer Empowers Literacy Amongst Youth During COVID-19

Yasmin Farah Peer is a student at Concordia University studying political science and human rights. She was appointed as a Canadian World Literacy Foundation Ambassador in 2020, which inspired her to start a movement that empowers literacy ...

8 Ways to Survive an All-Nighter and Emerge with an Awesome Paper

It’s happened to all of us. In fact, it might be 2:30 AM right now and you just Googled “How to survive an all-nighter” and found this article. You’ve made a good decision. Let us help. Maybe you’re slammed with assignments, your ...

Taking notes digitally

June 1, 2021, by Agnes Taking notes digitally Hello! This is the last part of my three-part series on OneNote. You can read part 1 here: Getting started with OneNote – Student life (nottingham.ac.uk) You can read part 2 here: Switching yo...

A Perfectionist Explains Why You Should Embrace Failure

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in 2017 but remains a strong guide for how to embrace failure and find success in resilience. I want you to imagine yourself in my shoes for a second. You’re 20 years old and it’s t...

How I Scored My Job At The NHL… With No Home Ice Advantage

How exactly do you go from small-town hockey ref to scoring a job at the NHL? Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in 2016 and while certain hiring processes may have changed, the overall advice for connecting with the ri...

3 Biggest Reasons for Student Volunteering

As students, we are often so focused on our schooling (and paying for said schooling) that we pass on the great opportunities that student volunteering can offer. Volunteering is a great way to get some experience in the field that you are ...

Switching your notes to digital

May 18, 2021, by Agnes Switching your notes to digital This post is the second part of my 3-part blog series on OneNote! You can find part 1 here. In the last post, I talked about establishing your organisation system in OneNote. This post ...

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