Every Arts student knows—and loathes—the familiar jest: “So, do you plan on working at Starbucks with that degree?”
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University is one of the most wonderful places to meet people. Whether it’s networking at a club event or making friends with the dorm-room occupant across the hall, there are many valuable connections to be made during your post-secondary education. Today, let’s take a look at 10 types of friends you’re sure to make in university.
If you’re a student, I don’t need to tell you how expensive it is to get a post-secondary education.
Do you remember the first time you had “the talk”?
As graduation approaches, university students’ stress levels only seem to increase. There is a mixture of excitement and anxiety that accompanies the prospect of finally completing a degree. For some. it’s been a long journey, complete with education abroad, terms of co-op or work experience, and maybe even a gap year.
Midterm season is here again, and with Reading Week sandwiched right in the middle of things, there’s plenty to be done, but hopefully a fair bit of relaxation is ahead, too.
Spring is just around the corner — or at least, Vancouverites are hoping that’s the case. With not just one, but multiple, snow storms wreaking havoc around the city in the past months, it’s safe to say that the people of Vancouver are done with winter. Still, it’s only a matter of time before we’re complaining about the rain again.
When it comes time to choose your university major, the decision is either painful or obvious.
As far as university campuses go, we’re pretty lucky at the University of British Columbia here in Vancouver. Surrounded by lush forest on three sides, and ocean on the fourth, UBC is the epitome of picturesque. A typical walk down Main Mall leads you through beautiful architecture, bustling crowds of students on their way to class, a good chance o
This semester I’ve returned to making fitness a priority in my life, and let me tell you: coming back after a substantial break is no walk in the park. It feels great to be incorporating more intense exercise into my life again, even with the sore muscles and the sweaty, tomato face. This past week was the first one of my new program, and our theme
Students: have you ever found yourself on campus, between classes or sitting in lecture, when suddenly, a rumbling tummy strikes?
Recently I’ve heard a lot of talk about resolutions for the upcoming year—and I’ve done my share of chatting about this topic myself—but talk doesn’t always lead to results, does it?
With Christmas only a few days away, many of us still haven’t finished our shopping.
With Christmas only a few days away, many of us still haven’t finished our shopping—and some haven’t even started.
This week, I’m writing from my hometown and am happy to say that I’ve finished exams and am now officially on winter break.
The Santa Clause Parade might be over, but there are still a ton of festive things to do in Vancouver, and many of them are affordable for students, too. If you’re looking for an exam break, or a post-exam celebration, take advantage of Vancouver’s winter weather by checking out one of these six events!
Students: brace yourselves, winter is here.
As the semester wraps up, we’re losing daylight, feeling drained and definitely not looking forward to all those end of term projects.
On Nov. 10, hundreds gathered outside the Trump tower on West Georgia Street to peacefully protest Donald Trump’s US election win.
Finding time for physical activity can be a significant challenge in university, but it’s so important to make room for exercise in between all of your classes, homework, and other responsibilities. You know the benefits of daily exercise, so I don’t need to give you a lecture but we’ll settle for a short recap: stronger muscles and bones, improved