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Erin Campbell

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Memes you need to see if you're going to be a university student

Posted by Erin Campbell on November 8, 2018 at 9:04 AM

These are all going to be appropriate, wholesome school memes expressing things that you will become all too familiar with at university.

Sometimes being a university student is a struggle, and it can be challenging to balance all of the things you have going on in your life while navigating through your journey of higher education.

Right now is a stressful time of year so I hope these memes make you laugh a little. Take care of yourselves during this hectic time! Alright, let's get into it. 

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Topics: Student Life

Beginner's Guide to Choosing a University

Posted by Erin Campbell on November 6, 2018 at 9:02 AM

University applications are right around the corner. I’m here to give you a guide to choosing the right university for you before you send them out.

I initially chose a school that wasn’t a great fit for my undergraduate degree and I did this because I wasn’t looking for the right things. Read on and learn from my mistakes!

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Topics: Admissions and Recruitment

The difference between University Professors and High School Teachers

Posted by Erin Campbell on October 16, 2018 at 9:06 AM

Hey everyone and welcome back to the blog. Today I want to talk to you about professors and teachers. What's the difference? Transitioning from high school to university can be a big change and a big part of this is the way your classes are run. Professors in university are much different than teachers in high school. Keep reading to find out how!

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Topics: Academic

Top 10 Places to Take Instagram Photos on Campus

Posted by Erin Campbell on October 2, 2018 at 9:03 AM

Hey everyone, are you looking to up your Instagram game but can’t seem to make it off-campus? Don’t worry, there’s no need to leave the comfort of the university to get some cool photos in diverse locations. With the leaves changing colour and the workload about to get heavier, now’s the perfect time to get out there and snap some photos. There are a lot of spots on campus worthy of photos and it will not be possible for me to cover them all, so I’m picking a few of my favourites. Read on to see my top ten picks for the best Instagram-able locations on campus.

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Topics: Student Life

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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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 the university

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

Ice Bar Cafe: Korean BBQ

Posted by Erin Campbell on March 26, 2018 at 2:42 PM

Hey readers! Welcome to my first food blog and my first Korean BBQ experience. Today I'll be telling you all about the Ice Bar Cafe, located at 10 Simcoe Street North, here in Oshawa. If you're a student at the downtown location, this is very close to you as it is just north of the King/Simcoe intersection! If you're heading to the Ice Bar Cafe from the North location, just hop on the 401 Simcoe South bus, get off at the King Street stop and walk over! 

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Topics: Food Reviews

Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science highlights

Posted by Erin Campbell on March 16, 2018 at 9:59 AM

Welcome back readers, today I'll be walking you through some highlights of our university's last (but not least) faculty. Take a break from the midterm madness and read all about what the Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science has been up to!

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Topics: Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science, Academic

Faculty of Health Sciences highlights

Posted by Erin Campbell on February 15, 2018 at 4:05 PM

Hey readers, happy almost reading week. Hope your semester is going well so far—reading week is so close, it’s tangible! Take a break from your midterm studying to read all about what’s been going on in the Faculty of Health Sciences (FHSc).

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Topics: Academic, Faculty of Health Sciences