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Mastering English as an International Student

Posted by Kari Clarkson on September 19, 2018 at 9:04 AM

Learning a new language can be hard. Especially if the language you’re learning is the one you need to know for your future studies.

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Beginner's Guide to the Ontario Universities' Fair

Posted by Erin Campbell on September 18, 2018 at 9:09 AM

Hi everyone - the Ontario Universities' Fair (OUF) is fast approaching and I’m here to help you navigate the busy weekend! I have been to OUF a few times myself and left dazed and confused so I am here to tell you how to be better than I was!

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Where to Learn More about Canadian Universities

Posted by Kari Clarkson on September 13, 2018 at 9:01 AM

Deciding where you want to attend post-secondary school can be overwhelming. Not only are there a vast amount of schools to choose from, you also need to think about programs they offer, their culture and location.

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Four Places to Check out in the Durham Region this Fall

Posted by Kari Clarkson on September 11, 2018 at 9:03 AM

When searching for the post-secondary institution of your dreams, location is something to be considered. Do you want to live in a big city or do you like a more homegrown vibe? Do you want to live on or near campus or manage a daily commute?

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The Social Life of a University Student

Posted by Kari Clarkson on September 6, 2018 at 10:34 AM

While the main focus of your post-secondary career will be your academics, don’t forget your social life. It’s important to maintain a balance between work and fun in order to help keep yourself sane.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces funding for ACE!

Posted by Kari Clarkson on September 4, 2018 at 4:05 PM

Canada’s Prime Minister has announced some exciting news for both future and current students at our university: the Automotive Centre of Excellence (ACE) will be receiving $9.46 million dollars in funding!

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What is student orientation?

Posted by Kari Clarkson on September 3, 2018 at 11:40 AM

Choosing a university is a big deal. You do your research, apply and pick your favourite school. As summer winds down and September looms closer, so does the start of classes … at a brand new school with a bunch of people you don’t know.

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Topics: Student Life

5 things to do in the Durham Region this summer

Posted by Erin Campbell on May 30, 2018 at 11:19 AM

Hey everyone! Looking for something to do in the Durham Region this summer? Read all about some fun things you can do without travelling too far from the university. 

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Top 4 Thai food places near UOIT

Posted by Erin Campbell on April 11, 2018 at 10:02 AM

Hello readers, welcome to my last blog post for this school year! Good luck on your exams, and remember to take care of yourselves. Let's get right into why you're here: Thai food. 

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Topics: Food Reviews

Your guide to the summer job hunt

Posted by Emily Rowsell on April 11, 2018 at 9:08 AM

Congratulations! You are a few months away from completing your first or another year of university here at UOIT and we could not be more proud and happy for you! Looking for something to do this summer to add to your resume or save some money for school next year? Not sure where to start looking or what to look for? Well you've come to the right place! It's never too early to start searching for a position for the summer season! Let's take a look first at what kind of options you have:

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Topics: finances, student spending, Finance and Money