Student Speak

Why you should book an appointment with your academic advisor

Posted by Erin Campbell on February 28, 2019 at 9:03 AM

Feeling lost? Having trouble navigating your courses, future or university path? Have no fear - your academic advisors are here!

Your academic advisors in university are invaluable resources that you should absolutely take advantage of.

I’m going to tell you all the reasons why you should go visit them, and how they can help you in so many different ways when various scenarios come up throughout your university career.

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Topics: Academic, first-year

Top strategies to ace multiple choice exams

Posted by Sarah Rae on February 7, 2019 at 9:02 AM

Good afternoon, students!

I hope that all of your first semester exams have wrapped up and you are well on the way to completing your FINAL year of secondary school!

Graduation is creeping up and some of you are patiently waiting for those university acceptance letters, while I’m sure you are also starting to think about the differences between university courses and high school classes.

While there are quite a few differences between these two things, one thing that remains the same is…multiple choice tests!

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Topics: Academic, first-year

The beginning of your journey as an international student

Posted by Rilita Theodora on January 30, 2019 at 9:04 AM

Nervous and excited. Those two words may describe your feelings as an international student when you first came to live in a new country.

That was exactly how I was feeling when I first moved here. I was excited to find new challenges, but also nervous and often thought, “Am I able to do this?” But now I can assure you: yes, you can!

Here are some tips that you can use to adapt yourself to the university life.


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Topics: international student, Travel, first-year