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Dealing with Family Squabbles When Brock University Students Return Home for the Summer

For most students, the end of the semester means returning home for the summer. Many students can’t wait to get home, but once they are there, they can’t remember why they were so anxious. When returning home, relationships with family members often pick up right where they left off, and in many cases, that means […]

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Get Involved with Academic Clubs at Brock University

Joining an academic club or organization may not be high on your long list of things to do just as summer starts, but the benefits of doing so will make you want to think again. The networking, leadership, resume-building, and friendship value of participating in a student-run club at Brock University is incomparable to most […]

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Successful Summer Internships for Brock University Students

If you’ve landed a summer internship in your field of study, congratulations! You will be spending your summer learning a lot, and gaining valuable experience. Sometimes, these positions even lead to full-time jobs after graduation, so it’s important to put your best foot forward and make it a successful experience. Here are five tips to […]

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Managing Homesickness at Brock University

Homesickness is a common problem for those who go away to university for the first time. How can you deal with this difficult emotional situation? By addressing it head on and embracing your new life at Brock University. Homesickness Is Normal If you are feeling homesick at Brock University, you need to understand that you […]

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3 Things Brock University Students Should Do Now to Get Ready for the Fall Semester

Brock University students are very busy right now with papers, projects, and exams. But it’s important to not get so caught up in this semester’s classes that you miss the boat on some things that must be done to get ready for next semester. Put these three things on your to-do list to ensure you […]

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Want to Try a Plant-Based Diet? You’ll Get Lots of Support at Brock University!

Considering going vegetarian or vegan? As a university student in Ontario, you’ll be in good company! A new poll, commissioned by the Vancouver Humane Society, shows that 33% of Canadians, or almost 12 million, are either already vegetarian or are eating less meat! In Ontario, 8% are vegetarian or mostly vegetarian and 23% trying to eat less meat, and among 18 […]

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3 Tips for Making Friends as a Brock University Student

Being a Brock University student can be a fun and exciting experience. Unfortunately, it can also be a lonely experience if you are so focused on academics that you do not take the time to make friends. Luckily, there are at least three things you can do to start making friends now. Get Involved Brock […]

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Decorating Your Living Space When You’ve Got a Picky Roommate

Are you a student at Brock University who ended up with a roommate who is rather picky about the decor? This situation can be frustrating because it often makes you feel like you have no control over decorating your living space. Thankfully, there are ways that you can get around this potentially tricky problem. Talk […]

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Staying Motivated to Write Term Papers at Brock University

Staying motivated as a Brock University student can be difficult. Even professional writers report having writer’s block at some point or the other in their careers. People in other creative fields also have trouble finding inspiration. Don’t beat yourself up if you’re having difficulty writing term papers. If you’re looking for a way to get […]

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Are You a Good Roommate? 5 Questions Brock University Students Should Ask Themselves

Most people think of themselves as a good roommate. However, judging by the number of roommate horror stories you’re likely to hear, many people are not quite the perfect roommate they’d like to believe.  Bad roommates can cause stress, and even lower grades. Here are 5 questions Brock University students can ask themselves to find out if […]

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