Coming from an experienced commuter, here are my top tips for navigating your commute!
The Price of Being a Commuter Student: Locker Troubles and Finding Study Space
In mid-September I went to campus to attend my in-person classes for the first time. I looked around me and asked myself: Are there more people on campus now than in my orientation week three years ago? I couldn’t believe…
Commuter Hacks: The Ultimate Guide to Snacking Right
The downside of staying longer on campus is hunger, and ill-advised fast food purchases.
Always tired? Mindfulness might help
It’s so unbelievably good to disconnect completely from the ceaseless cycle of deadlines that is university academics.
6 Tips from a Commuting Queen
When it comes to commuting to and from campus, I would like to consider myself as somewhat of a professional in this area. My commute starts with a car ride to the GO Station, a bus or train to Union…
Commuting used to be the most dreaded part of my day. The crowded subway car, the frequent delays and struggling to balance made me never want to face the TTC again. Rush hour: my ultimate nemesis! But since I can’t escape…
Chronicles of an Amateur Commuter
Hey, U of T!
Do you ever….
- set an alarm for 6AM in order to be in time for an 9AM class?
- hear the words “Attention TTC customers….” and roll your eyes at least twice a day?
- carry one of these bad babies in your wallet/purse/general debris that litters the bottom of your bag (if you’re like me)
Commuter Appreciation Week
Over the last few months, I have been helping to plan a Commuter Appreciation Week. This is the first time all the commuter Heads from all 7 colleges have come together to make a university-wide event. We united to become…
Podcasts; a commuter’s best friend!
I received a lot of positive feedback for my post last week, Surviving the Winter: Tips for Commuters, and seeing as how a vast majority of U of T students are in fact commuter students, I figured I might as…
Surviving the Winter: Tips for Commuters
You may have noticed some changes on campus recently. It’s a lot colder than it was a mere few weeks ago, it’s also a lot darker with the sun pretty much setting as we sit in our late afternoon classes……