As I look back at the 2018/2019 schoolyear, the two semesters feel like completely different times in my life. After a summer of living where I grew up—but growing up more than I had imaged, as my parents were away…
How to Live Cheaply on Exchange
Although I’ve only been on exchange for a few months, I feel like I (or more so my wallet) have learned a few things about spending money here. For one, I did decide to study in Paris—one of the most…
There is Such A Thing as a Free Lunch – Free Food On Campus
My physics teacher in Grade 12 who is a U of T alum told me that “There’s no such thing as a free lunch” – i.e. nothing in life comes free, you need to work for it. My friend Danielle…
#JoyatUofT: Mindfulness during Midterms
Having free drop-in sessions on campus allows students to take a break from their work and come back with a clearer mind. It also provides an environment for beginners to practice with guidance of instructors. It’s a pretty cool thing to have on campus!
One Last Time: Things to Do Before I Graduate
What’s on your bucket list of things to do at U of T?
Woes of Graduation: Whoa, Graduation?
Running through the 6ix with these woes, since second year.
School is hard and your brain deserves a break
School can be overwhelming at any time of year, but it’s especially stressful during exam season. If we aren’t grinding through papers and assignments, we’re staying up studying for exams. It can be really challenging fitting in healthy habits during…
Intercollegiate Group Work – My First Hackathon (continued)
From dissecting the problem to agreeing on a strategy and working out a solution – technology is a tool, not the answer.
Hackathons and Hatcheries – Interdisciplinary Hubs
Again, I mainly participate for the free Google t-shirt but more importantly…
Shh! It’s Reading Week – Meditation Retreat on Campus
I cried. In a room of strangers, I cried.