Category Archives: Student Life

What is it to be a student, besides being studious? Aspects of the student lifestyle, outside the academic sphere.

You’re not bored, you’re boring.

On the way back from my most recent visit home, it began to dawn on me (and this wasn’t the first time) that though I often cite the benefits of living in such a large and diverse city as Toronto, … Continue reading

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Le Salon Coeur de Lion: What to know before you show

This isn’t just about picking your courses, this is everything and more to get you prepared for your first year. When you arrive at Glendon (aim for 8:45!) for your enrolment appointment (avec ou sans vos parents – c’est vraiment … Continue reading

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Work in Progress (1/2)

The nine months ended six months ago. Still in France, I once jokingly described to a friend over coffee the nine months we had spent on exchange were the pregnancy in which we developed before going home, reborn. At some … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom

Today during the Jumpstart program, a university preparation course, I had the opportunity to speak to students about the transition into university. I wrote out some notes last night (as I like to procrastinate) on what I thought was an … Continue reading

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A little of this, A little of that…

Greetings from the Lion’s Den! It looks like we’re finally going to see some much anticipated summer weather coming in shortly, which is pretty awesome sauce. If you checked out last week’s post, it was very much an introduction to … Continue reading

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Student Life Specialists…

Greetings from the Lion’s Den! Yes, you read that correctly, this blog post is coming at you from our brand new student life welcome centre for incoming students. I’m here, along with my co-coordinator Ilya to welcome you on your … Continue reading

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Glendon student? Absolutely! Employee? Why Not?

Heading off to Glendon certainly means a lot of studying, writing essays, making friends and study partners, looking for clubs and extra-curricular activities, hanging out in Lunik Co-op Café or the Breezeway, and maybe relaxing in your residence room. And … Continue reading

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vaincre l’automne…

It is only natural to be feeling this way. No need to worry, you are not alone. While it is not easy to describe or even to see, it’s undeniably present amongst many of us, not just on Glendon campus, … Continue reading

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hometown glory

After having gone away for university, feelings about going home again are, for many, a mixed bag. For some, going home is a common occurrence. We don’t live far away, it’s cheap or free, and reasons to stay on campus for months … Continue reading

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à bout de souffle

It’s midnight, and I have coffee. No, this isn’t an all-nighter to finish a paper. I’m not cramming for a test in the morning. I can barely remember what time my class even begins tomorrow. I’m a student. Which means, … Continue reading

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