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SPONSORED: 3 Smarter Ways to Finding Your Career!
Jan23

SPONSORED: 3 Smarter Ways to Finding Your Career!

Whether you’re a student considering your career path or currently in your career looking for ways to advance, the chances of you finding a career quickly and easily in today’s job market might be challenging. Job hunting today can be tough and rigorous. Here are some quick tips to help you accelerate your process. 1. Tap into your network – Sometimes it’s not what you know, it’s who you know, and everybody knows somebody. Tap into...

Study comfortably: Exam tips and McMaster’s best study spots
Nov28

Study comfortably: Exam tips and McMaster’s best study spots

By: Jeff Low Winter is coming, and snowy weather is at our front door. For some, this is the perfect time of year to curl up with a good book or podcast and a hot drink. But during exam season, these activities can feel more stressful than relaxing. And hot, caffeinated drinks like coffee and tea may be more of a necessity than a comfort. Remember, you’re not alone. At the Student Success Centre, we’ve asked our student academic...

Money talks: building financial literacy through expert advice
Nov26

Money talks: building financial literacy through expert advice

By: Jeff Low The fact that 6 out of 10 Canadians only have basic financial skills means that there’s a sizeable gap in financial education. Mac’s Money Centre is helping students bridge this gap. Recently, Mac’s Money Centre hosted Money Talks With Financial Experts as part of Financial Literacy Month. The event featured an interactive panel discussion to help students gain confidence in their money management skills. For individuals...

The glass is greener Learning about the art of glass blowing
Nov14

The glass is greener Learning about the art of glass blowing

Photos C/O Courtney Downman Courtney Downman is a glass artist operating out of the Living Arts Centre in Mississauga. Her work will be showcased at The Cotton Factory as part of the upcoming Work In Progress art exhibit. The exhibit will feature unfinished pieces from 13 artists. Downman says that much of her inspiration comes from the process of creation, which works well for an exhibit of partially finished work.  “A lot of the...

Why invest in Financial Literacy?
Nov07

Why invest in Financial Literacy?

As a student, you can understand the value being generated by your university education. You will use your knowledge and skills to pursue careers and professions that will give you the opportunity to make an income, pursue a passion, and find a purpose in your life. What is confusing to me is why it’s so challenging to get individuals to see the value in gaining a financial education. Everyday you are confronted with decisions that...

Turning a new page on eating disorders Body Brave Canada hosts a book swap to raise awareness
Nov07

Turning a new page on eating disorders Body Brave Canada hosts a book swap to raise awareness

Photo C/O Sarah Noltner cw: this article references eating disorders/disordered eating Body Brave Canada is a charitable organization that provides resources and support for individuals struggling with eating disorders/disordered eating. On Nov. 10, they will be holding a Book Swap at The Spice Factory (121 Hughson St. North) in order to being the community together and raise awareness about their work. There will be a reading by...