These past two years living on residence have been life-changing. I’ve made some super close friends and some amazing memories. I would not trade this experience for the world! But after two incredible years living in this community, my friends and I are considering moving off-campus next year. I’ve decided to make a list of some of my favourite things about living on ‘res’, and a list of what I’m looking forward to if we do move out!
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These are the websites and apps that I have found most useful throughout my University career! I would suggest taking my advice on some (if not all!) of these. They will be sure to help you out!
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.
Ahh March… the days get longer, the weather gets warmer, and the groans of exhausted students get 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.
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?
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.
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.
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:
Do you like to sing? If your answer’s yes: awesome! Not really into it that much? Don’t worry, this blog is still for you!
Are you a freshmen entering university in the fall of 2017? Are you excited but yet kind of nervous on how everything is going to turn out? Maybe this will be your first time away from home? Maybe this is the first time that you won’t be at school for a whole 8 hours? Whatever the case, here are 5 things that I wish I knew coming into my freshmen year of University: