Maybe it’s a test, maybe an assignment, or perhaps you didn’t get the job you wanted. Everyone has setbacks sometimes—and that’s OK. How interesting would life be if you were just constantly #winning? You need to deal with falling short from time to time, and learn to move on. Here’s how you can. [Read more…]
Dalhousie offers free counselling to students at the Student Health & Wellness Centre on the 2nd floor of LeMarchant Place (1246 LeMarchant St.). Whether you’re a new student at Dal or King’s, or this is your last year, here’s what you can expect and what you should know about seeing a counsellor on campus.
Writing a cover letter is not high on most people’s lists of fun things to do, but having a good one is crucial to getting you hired. It’s the first thing an employer will look at when reviewing applications. It’s also potentially the difference between getting an interview or ending up in the dreaded “no” pile. Sound intimidating? Don’t worry! We talked to our friends at the Bissett Student Success Centre and came up with 11 things you should never do in a cover letter!
After reading the syllabus for your class you have discovered two daunting words: GROUP PROJECT. No matter what program you’re taking, group work will likely be unavoidable. Some people love the idea; others are filled with fear and conflict. Regardless of what category you fall in, it’s important to know how to make the most out of the situation. Luckily, there are great workshops and resources on Dal’s campuses that help you get the most out of your group work experience. Here are some quick tips to help you survive!
It’s that time of year where coffee consumption on campus is almost as high as student stress levels. Getting overwhelmed this semester? You can’t always make stress go away, but you can learn how to manage it. Here are 5 ways to help you take on your stress! [Read more…]
Eating on campus definitely has its perks, and one of the big ones is having tons of choices available whenever you want them. But it can be easy to get caught up in pogo and bacon day in the dining hall, and as much as you tell yourself it’s only once, it can very easily become a daily indulgence. It’s important to be aware of what you’re putting in your body. Here are some tips and tricks for how to eat healthy so you can stay healthy, ace all your classes, and nourish your body!
Don’t have time to go to the gym? Don’t like the gym? I’m sure I don’t need to lecture you on how important it is to stay active, especially around exams! The experts suggest 30 minutes of moderate intensity exercise a day to keep that heart and brain happy! So here are 7 easy exercises you can do in your own room or in any small space. [Read more…]
October is next week, which means it’s time to hurry and get your Halloween costumes ready! Halloween may be on a Tuesday this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still dress the part. Check out these costume ideas that are sure to impress your Insta followers. [Read more…]
Many of us come to university to experience new things and meet new people. For some of us, one of those experiences is being able to drink legally for the first time. Going out can be a great new experience, but it can also turn scary really quickly. We’ve put together some things to keep in mind for your next night out to help make sure everyone gets home safe! [Read more…]
If this is your first fall in Halifax, you’re in for a treat! There are tons of fun things to do in and around the city. We’ve put together some things for you and your squad to check out this season. [Read more…]