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Katrina Villeneuve

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10 ideas to kick start your self-care routine

Posted by Katrina Villeneuve on March 19, 2019 at 9:03 AM

As we begin the uplifting transition from winter to spring it’s the perfect time to start thinking about self-care! No matter how old you are or what stage of life you’re in, it’s always important to remember to care for your health and well being.

This is especially true for young adults entering the next stage of their education, finishing a degree or leaping into the adult world. Dive into spring by checking out these tips to jump-start your self-care routine! 

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Topics: Student Life

10 best date ideas around campus

Posted by Katrina Villeneuve on February 12, 2019 at 9:02 AM

Whether you're already in university or joining the community soon, you’ll likely hear that these four years will be the best of your life!

While academic success is important, it’s also important to engage and be social during your time at university. If you do find yourself in need of some exciting date ideas during your time with us, look no further.

Here is a list of 10 great date ideas around campus!

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Topics: Student Life

10 Tips for Grocery Shopping as a Student

Posted by Katrina Villeneuve on January 17, 2019 at 9:04 AM

As a student you will notice two things: your budget is relatively small and your food intake is forever increasing (who knew studying could make you so hungry). 

Now, this may seem like a post-secondary issue where you are likely amounting debt, but listen up high school friends because this relates to you as well.

If you did manage to go out and get a part-time job during your school years, it likely isn’t paying as much as those A-List celebrities get. Whether you have student debt or not it is never too early to build better money management skills! 

Check out the tips below for advice on how to shop for groceries as a future post-secondary student.

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Topics: Student Life, Finance and Money

The major differences between high school classes and university lectures

Posted by Katrina Villeneuve on November 13, 2018 at 9:08 AM

High school is four years of the same routine day in and day out, pretty much the extension of what we've done since grade one. We've become so accustomed to the routine that suddenly walking into your first university lecture can really be a shock to the system.

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10 Easy and Cheap Costume Ideas for Halloween

Posted by Katrina Villeneuve on October 25, 2018 at 9:01 AM

It’s October, the leaves are changing  colour  and all of a sudden everyone loves pumpkin spice again. Most importantly, Halloween is coming and I'm busting out my pirate costume once again. I personally love Halloween and would prefer it be a lifestyle as opposed to a holiday. The winter holiday decorations sneaking into the stores right now really have no right because it’s time to get spooky!

If you’re not already attending university, you will soon face the reality of something called ‘living on a budget.' So, for those of us who can’t afford the luxury costumes of the Kardashian clan here are 10 cheap and easy costume ideas to scream in this spooky holiday!  

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Topics: Halloween

How to make Your university experience more memorable!

Posted by Katrina Villeneuve on September 25, 2018 at 9:02 AM

For many students, the university experience becomes something of a routine lacking in good old-fashioned fun. DON’T LET THIS BE YOU! Letting your day-to-day life become nothing more then the repetition of classes and work is no way to experience university. Check out this blog to find some tips on how to make your days at our university more memorable!

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Topics: Student Life