Students' Union News

  • As a student, balancing school, work, volunteering, and a social life can become overwhelming. Thankfully, over my years at the University of Calgary I have learned some tricks that help me stay organised and on top of things. Below are my top 6 tips to keeping an organised agenda. 1. buy an agenda and actually […]

    January 12, 2018  |   Found in Editorial
  • You just finished a midterm. You kind of forgot about that assignment due in two days. And your friends asked you to hang out tonight. Tired and exhausted, you sit deflated in TFDL and search up “How do I get organized?”. You start skimming through list articles, and everything is popping. Yes, I’ll start writing […]

    November 9, 2017  |   Found in Editorial
  • An English Major’s Unconventional Writing Tips For those people who are not literarily inclined, writing essays can be an overwhelming experience. Maybe you’re like my brother who has only ever “read” the Michael Phelps biography audiobook. (I’m sure it’s a great choice.) Maybe the only thing you’ve “written” is a U of C confession about […]

    February 23, 2018  |   Found in Editorial
  • An almost somewhat kinda all-emcompassing guide to getting through your degree flawlessly. JK. Not really. Look around and take a deep breath. The frosh air is stuffy yet crisp with undertones of unexplainable anxiety and eagerness. Remember your first day? Whether you’re one semester away from walking the stage or still trying to find the […]

    October 27, 2015  |   Found in Editorial // Student Life
  • An English Major’s Unconventional Writing Tips Time to get lit…erary! If I were a professor I would grade on pun usage alone but sadly most professors aren’t as forward-thinking as me. Instead, what professors do care about is editing. Editing means reading over the 10 pages you word-vomited after you realized you spent most of […]

    December 6, 2017  |   Found in Editorial
  • Before I started working for the Students’ Union, I never really gave the annual SU Survey much thought. I assumed that the answers I left to open-ended questions on any university survey were just sent off to an untouched database of student grievances. I saw statistics in survey reports posted each year, but never quite […]

    November 1, 2017  |   Found in Editorial // SU Survey
  • Summer is almost here! And that means most of us are on the hunt for the perfect summer job – or any summer job really. Why not look right at home, here at U of C! Here are three places you can look for a summer job, right on campus. Look at Summer Employment on […]

    March 31, 2017  |   Found in Editorial
  • Most of us here at UofC are only expecting to take classes related to our major. In high school, most of the classes were chosen for me, and I was never given the option of taking courses that I might be interested in. Coming in to university, I thought I wouldn’t take any classes that […]

    March 31, 2017  |   Found in Editorial
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