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Graduating on time takes careful planning

You’ve probably heard the horror stories before — you know, the ones where university students fail to meet their degree requirements and don’t get to graduate on time with all of their pals?

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New to university? Join a club to make the transition easier for you

Your first year of university will surely challenge you in a number of ways, and will probably feel a lot like the start of a Dickens’ novel: it was the best of times, it was the worst of times. A great way to ensure that you actually enjoy your first year on campus is to develop a healthy social life—that includes making friends.

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Here's 5 ways students can savour the end of summer

Has it hit you yet? In less than two weeks, high-school and university students will head back to class for another year and wave goodbye to summer '17. For many, the new school year ushers in feelings of excitement and anticipation. Some students can’t wait to reunite with friends they haven’t seen over the summer, but the majority of students sha

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A day in the life of a university student

A normal day at university might not sound all that exciting, but if you’re a prospective student, then you’re likely interested to find out what a day in the life looks like for the average undergraduate.

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Being vigilant key to keeping wildfires from occurring

As summer weather begins to heat up, the risks for wildfires around the province continue to grow in tandem. It may be easy to distance ourselves from the various wildfires burning across B.C., but complacency is not an option this year.

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The benefits of volunteering

There are many reasons for volunteering, but too often the benefits of volunteer work are overlooked, especially by those who consider the work pointless or time-consuming.

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How to find summer work

It may seem as though summer should be filled with nothing but sunshine, cocktails and fun but, if you’re a university student, then there are real-life responsibilities you’ll have to consider before getting your summer jam on. These responsibilities may range from summer school to volunteer work but, for the most part, many students who have just

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Ways to make the move back home smooth

Now that the standard academic year has come to an end, many students find themselves moving out of campus housing to relocate within the city or to move back to their home towns.

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7 tips to help you start your day right

All students know the familiar struggle of waking up in the morning after a long night of studying and far too little sleep. You’re groggy and probably grumpy, too — so the last thing you want to do is get up. Hopefully, now that summer is on its way, you’ve managed to correct your sleep schedule, or perhaps you’re already enjoying a break from sch