In a perfect world, student years are filled with classroom learning in the morning, homework in the afternoon and parties at night. This is what we are shown in the movies and this is how our expectations are formed. In reality, most students choose to work while studying to support themselves financially and get some […]
A new school year means new opportunities to get involved and make some new connections! I remember spending most of my orientation stumbling around absentmindedly and getting completely lost in my new school. Eventually I encountered an array of tables at an event on campus promoting extracurricular opportunities including clubs, student societies, and student programs. […]
In response to rising tuition costs, more Ontario university students are working during the school year. Faculty and librarians suggest that this work could be hindering students’ academic progression and success. They also note concern with students’ preparedness when entering university.
The high cost of higher education could affect your career as well as your bank account. Stay tuned for more articles this week in a series about the accessibility of education in Canada, and the causes and effects of student debt.
The finance industry loves hiring former athletes because they work hard and they play to win. It’s no coincidence that this philosophy is shared by most people working in the industry, and even more by those who do well in it.
Just because you might be able to fund your education completely on scholarships or loans doesn’t mean it’s the best idea. Self-funding allows you to gain new skills, explore various careers and network in professional communities–and you won’t have to pay back interest on the money you earn.
Starting a club is a great way to combine work and play. If you have an interest or a cause that isn’t represented on campus, starting a club is one way to exude your passion, make new friends and gain some entrepreneurial experience.
Apart from the sheer number of potential victims walking around on campus, students still adjusting to life away from home are generally less cautious about guarding their belongings and behaviour, making them easy targets for people with malicious intent.