Student Speak

How college exams are different from university exams

Posted by Disha Melwani on October 4, 2018 at 9:04 AM

Hi everyone! Welcome to my very first blog. My name is Disha Melwani and I’m very happy to be collaborating as a Student Speak blogger.

I’m a pathways student at our university. This means I previously attended college before transferring to university.  As a media graduate, most of my courses in college were hands-on, which means I didn’t have much theory. In fact, it was more of a practical learning.

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Topics: Academic

Introducing Disha Melwani, Student Speak Blogger

Posted by Hunter the Ridgeback on October 3, 2018 at 10:15 AM

Name: Disha Melwani

Program of study: Communication & Digital Media - Advanced Entry

Year of study: Third year 

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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

Kenzo Ramen Chain Opens in Downtown Oshawa

Posted by Andrew Fliegel on September 27, 2018 at 9:02 AM
No longer do you have to journey to Toronto just to fill all of those burning Japanese food  desires.  And no, I'm not talking about sushi. Your Japanese food fix comes in the form of Kenzo Ramen located at 24 King St E. in Downtown Oshawa. 
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Topics: Food Reviews

Introducing: Andrew Fliegel, student speak food blogger

Posted by Hunter the Ridgeback on September 26, 2018 at 10:13 AM

Name: Andrew Fliegel

Program of study: Communications and Digital Media Studies

Year of study: Third year

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Check out our Faculty of Science Aquatic Toxicology Lab

Posted by Kari Clarkson on September 26, 2018 at 9:03 AM

When choosing a university, the facilities they have to offer for your field of study is important to consider.

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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

Introducing: Katrina Villeneuve, Student Speak Blogger

Posted by Hunter the Ridgeback on September 24, 2018 at 9:01 AM

Name: Katrina Villeneuve 

Program of study: Forensic Psychology with a minor in Criminology and Justice 

Year of study: Fourth Year

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Why you should consider completing a minor

Posted by Sarah Rae on September 20, 2018 at 9:10 AM

Welcome back, students! I hope you all had a wonderful summer full of sleep, good food and spending quality time with your family and friends. To kick off this semester, I will be sharing some information in regards to possible minor programs available to you at the university. 

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Topics: Academic

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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