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Student Life: 12 Free Skills to Learn in 2018 (Part 3)

Hope you’re having an excellent and productive 2018! This is the final post in my 12 Free Skills to Learn in 2018 3-part series blog. Did you try any skills from the first or second post? Check out the following skills you can learn this year for little or no-cost: Sewing, patching and stitching: Clothing trends change every day and…
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Student Life: 12 Free Skills to Learn in 2018 (Part 2)

Did you read my previous blog where I mentioned skills you can learn for less (or even for free)? As we reach the end of March, here are some more skills you can learn this year for little or no-cost: Boost Memory: The only way to boost your memory is to give your brain a challenging workout. As we grow…
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Student Life: 12 Free Skills to Learn in 2018 (Part 1)

We all make New Year’s resolutions but let’s have some goals this year. I know life gets busy, especially as a student, and it’s really hard to take time out for yourself but the following skills can be learned while transiting to and from school or work. Learning is a lifelong process and we must strive to add new feathers…
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5 Steps to Take to Get Employed in Canada

As an international student or a new immigrant, building a local social network can be difficult. In Canada, it’s normal for students to work a few hours a week while in school. It’s a great way to graduate with some working experience under your belt and meet new people. Plus, the extra funds can be put towards tuition, books, or…
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5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming to Canada

Many immigrants move to Canada every day with hopes and dreams. When I moved to Canada, I had little knowledge about life in Canada but the support I received from my family made it easy for me to adjust to the lifestyle of this country. It’s always a great idea to have some knowledge before you move to a new…
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7 ways you can make group work easier

My first group project was about building my dream daycare. I had already started to design the daycare in my mind before my instructor informed the class that it will be a group project. I was new in the program at that moment and hadn’t interacted much with my classmates. I scanned the class quickly, trying to find familiar faces,…
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Building a New Life in Canada

Acqueen Obi shares how Stenberg’s Career Connect program has positively impacted her and her classmates.
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It’s Never Too Late…

When I joined the Career Connect program at Stenberg College, I remembered the story of the monkey God, and how he must have felt at the time when everybody was looking at him and he was suspicious of his own abilities. There is a beautiful story in epic Ramayana. When Demon and the King of Lanka, Rawan, took away the wife of…
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Do More Than Survive…Thrive!

When I arrived in British Columbia from India, the very first day, I knew that this is the place where I wanted to live forever. The air was fresh and clean. I could see tall trees, rivers and mountains all around me. In spite of so much traffic, all was quiet. It seemed as if everything is going smoothly… in harmony…
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