Category Archives: Student Life

Travelling to India with an Infant

If you were paying attention to my last post you must know that I went on a trip to India during the winter vacation. Traveling to India was something I have wanted to do for a very long time, but … Continue reading

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How I Ended Up Taking My 2-Year-Old Daughter to Tutorial

Taking a 2-year-old to a tutorial sounds crazy, I know. But it really felt like I didn’t have a choice. This all began because I’ve been planning a family trip to India for the winter break, and travelling to India … Continue reading

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The Joy of Reading

The winter break is the best time to curl up on the couch with a hot cup of tea and a good book. Whether you’re starting a new book or diving back into an old favourite, reading is a great … Continue reading

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On-Campus Food Banks!

Did you know that the University of Toronto’s tri-campuses have free year-round Food Banks available to students in need? This service is available to graduate, part-time, and full-time students. As well, it can be accessed by anyone from single individuals to entire … Continue reading

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A New Way to Handle Chores Around the House – Divide Them!

As a student parent I know how hard it is to keep everything together; between studying and taking care of your spouse and children – you have no time left to do the things needed to keep your household clean … Continue reading

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Considering Parenthood While Studying?

We admit it, navigating parenthood as a student in academia has its challenges. Perhaps you’re grappling with whether or not it’s even the right decision to have a baby while in school. There are fantastic resources available to you both … Continue reading

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13 Tips to Make Transitioning to Student Family Life A Breeze

Transitioning to student family life can be stressful. Whether you’re a new student parent or are (re-)entering post-secondary studies while caring for a family, you’re undoubtedly juggling multiple hats, duties, and deadlines. The Family Care Office is here to help! … Continue reading

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Searching for On and Off-Campus Housing

New to the city and looking for the right place for you and your family? Lease just ended and dreading finding someplace else? Well worry not. Here are some great resources for finding on and off-campus housing around the tri-campuses that … Continue reading

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End of Semester Survival Guide – Study Tips & Tricks

With just a few more weeks left in the semester, it’s crunch time for most students. Final papers, assignments and exams are here and you’re starting to feel the pressure! If you’re looking for a few tips to help you step … Continue reading

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Accessing Counselling Services

Sometimes, we all just need someone to talk to. If you, or your partner, are looking for a counsellor or other health professional to chat with, there are many places you can go. This blog will outline how to access … Continue reading

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