Ambrose Ambassador Blogs

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Calgary Classics

Posted by Thando Mkhabela

Are you new to Calgary, coming for a visit, or just wanting to explore the city more? I’ve come up with a list of Calgary Classics that should definitely not be missed while taking the time to explore the city.

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Tags: Ambrose, Calgary, thisisambrose

How to Get Through the Last Six Weeks

Posted by Mo Hickman

Ahh March… the days get longer, the weather gets warmer, and the groans of exhausted students gets just a little louder over the frantic tapping of laptop keyboards. It seems like just as the end comes into view, all motivation to study is lost and the desire to do school is gone.

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Tags: Ambrose, ambrose university, finals exams, thisisambrose, de-stress

My Space, My Way

Posted by MacKenzie Baker

If there is one challenge to living in residence, I would have to say that it is the concept of space. Space is something that we take for granted living at home. You have your living room, your kitchen and your bedroom to spread out in. When you move into residence you make ½ of a room your all in one “me-space”. Here are 3 steps on how to make a little residence room feel like home!

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Tags: ambrose university, Residence, thisisambrose

What Happens in the Seminary Commons?

Posted by Johana Mak

The campus of Ambrose University was built in 2008 with great facilities. These facilities include Commuter Collegium, cafeteria, a lot of seating areas, and much more. Those who are in the Seminary programs are very grateful to have an area called Seminary commons. So what happens in that area?

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Tags: Ambrose, seminary, community, thisisambrose

How flexible is Seminary?

Posted by Johana Mak

Is Seminary able to bend easily without breaking? Not literally! But because Seminary has a wide range of option courses, it can fit flexibly into your schedule.

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Tags: Ambrose, seminary, thisisambrose, online courses

Ways to Stay Organized in School

Posted by Anna Zipprick

I understand that all of us approach a semester differently, and there are different ways that we work to get the assignments done on time. Now, I’m not the best at staying organized and on task, and I will be the first to admit that! But I have found a couple of things that work for me. I’ve decided to compile a few that I’ve run into and/or used during my University Career, and share them here! I would recommend using a combination of these tactics.

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Tags: Ambrose, ambrose university, thisisambrose, journal, organization

5 Important Things To Know When Living Off-Campus

Posted by Emily Hyrcha

Whether you live in Calgary with family, or you’ve moved out and are making it on your own (woot woot!), this blog is for you! Living off-campus either with family, or with some roommates in a rental property, is not that much different. I’ve never lived in residence, and while it looks like a BLAST, I have always enjoyed being able to leave the campus for my home.  Here are what I would consider 5 Important Things to Know When Living Off-Campus:

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Tags: Ambrose, ambrose university, thisisambrose, Commuter Students, Student Budget

We're Halfway There!

Posted by Thando Mkhabela

It is officially Reading Week! For many university students, this mid-semester break allows for many of us to take a break and relax, get a head start on assignments and plan out the rest of the semester. Reading break is a great way to evaluate how second semester is going and to regain some more energy and enthusiasm about the rest of the term. I decided to interview some Ambrose students to see what they’re doing with their week off.

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Tags: thisisambrose, Reading Week

5 Reasons I Love Being a Student Leader

Posted by Mo Hickman

“Leadership is the challenge to be something more than average.” – Jim Rohn

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Tags: ambrose university, Leadership, thisisambrose, student leaders

Living in Residence and Having a Social Life!

Posted by MacKenzie Baker

Are you scared about moving onto residence? Are you nervous about making friends? Well I am here to tell you that there is nothing to be afraid of! I moved onto residence when I was in my first year and I have loved it ever since. The sense of community is overwhelming and the support you will receive is phenomenal. I am going to share with you my 4 residence highlights!

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Tags: Residence, thisisambrose