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Why you should go to University

After I graduated from high school, I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. I initially chose to go to university as a kind of buffer between high school and the real world. What I ended … Continue reading

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Upper Level Courses: What to Expect

With your registration dates fast approaching, many of you will likely have already picked out your courses for your second year of university! But how do second year courses differ from first year courses? What can you expect from your … Continue reading

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Running for Student Government

So, the elections for the University of Lethbridge Students’ Union were held last week. I didn’t mention it before because I didn’t think it was appropriate to use my blog for self-promotion, but I actually decided to throw my hat … Continue reading

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Networking with Professors

A good relationship with a professor can mean a number of different things: someone to go to for advice about your academic career, someone who can let you know about opportunities that arise for someone with your interests, as well … Continue reading

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Money Tips for Students: Entertainment Budget

After a long week of classes and homework it’s tempting to unwind by splurging on fun activities. But it only takes a couple of trips to the mall or the bar to end up with very little money left over … Continue reading

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A Taste of Scottish Culture: Robbie Burns Day in Lethbridge

Haggis, bagpipes, Scotch whisky, and Burns poetry. That sounds like a night out to me! In a place like Lethbridge, the only time to have all these things under one roof is on Robbie Burns Day. It’s a great chance … Continue reading

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Starting university in January?

Most students start their university careers in September, but there’s a small group of us who started in January! Like some of you reading this, my first semester at the U of L was a winter semester. Our experience is … Continue reading

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10 New Year’s Resolutions for Students

Happy New Year! If you haven’t come up with a resolution for this year, here is a list of ideas you should consider as you get ready to commence the New Year and a new semester. 1. Keep a journal. … Continue reading

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Final Exams and Winter Break

Winter break is in sight! There’s just that one little hill to climb and then… wait, it’s a trap! Like vultures, a flock of exams swoop out of the air and attempt to thwart you from reaching your goal. But … Continue reading

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Figure out your Final Grade | James

With the semester winding to a close, many of you probably have a good idea of how you did in your very first semester of university. But how EXACTLY did you do? You won’t have your final grade until all … Continue reading

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