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Work-life balance: York athlete edition April 12, 2024 Take a sneak peek into a varsity athlete’s life at York.
How LinkedIn Learning unlocked my potential and enhanced my skillset April 9, 2024 York University offers students and faculty a FREE membership to LinkedIn Learning
Teaching Kitchen: How this free and exciting workshop at York improved my cooking skills April 5, 2024 How to improve cooking skills with York's Teaching Kitchen
Three strategies to use feedback to your advantage March 28, 2024 I don’t know about you, but whether I do well in my assignments or not I’m always anxious about receiving feedback. This anxiety is natural, but feedback is an essential aspect of your university experience! Here are three strategies to use feedback to your advantage.
Wondering how you can eat healthy on a budget? We’ve got you covered March 26, 2024 Our tips and tricks for eating healthy on a budget while at York University.
Four ways you can make the most of York’s resources March 22, 2024 Find out about useful and fun York workshops and events
Six essential guides for York students March 15, 2024 This post introduces you to six essential guides you can include in your toolkit for success.
10 tips for staying motivated and recharged at university March 8, 2024 This YUBlog post shares useful tips and tricks to stay motivated and mindfulness strategies that’ll help you recharge.
Our top 10 tips for students living with diabetes February 23, 2024 Our public health nurses share tips for students living with diabetes.
Black health inequity: The unique experiences of Black communities February 21, 2024 Learn about the unique experiences Black communities face when navigating the healthcare system.
Understanding diabetes: A guide for students February 9, 2024 Your go-to guide for understanding diabetes.
The best break spots on campus near microwaves February 5, 2024 This YUBlog post brings you our top picks for break spots on York’s campus near microwaves.
Taking care of yourself with your student health benefits January 30, 2024 Did you know that your YFS Health and Dental Plan offers you a ton of health benefits? Read this post to find out how you can take care of yourself with your student health benefits.
Your guide to breast cancer awareness: Important tips and what to look out for January 23, 2024 Our top tips for breast cancer awareness.
How to network as an introvert: 5 reasons to attend York events January 10, 2024 Networking is crucial part of life at York
How to use your YU-card like a pro January 8, 2024 Your YU-card is not just an ID card, it's your ticket to amazing discounts! Here's how you can use it.
Getting around Keele Campus December 21, 2023 When navigating a new place, having a map is great, but understanding how to use that map is even better. Here are some pro tips on using the Keele Campus map.
Your guide to general education and elective courses December 18, 2023 We know selecting general education and elective courses can sometimes be overwhelming, so we’re here to help!
Fun things to do in Toronto on a student budget this winter December 13, 2023 Put on your winter jacket, boots and mittens to explore some of Toronto’s winter activities.
Tips to stay well and adjust to Canada’s winter December 13, 2023 Here are some tips to embracing the Canadian winter.
How to get better grades: 7 places at York that will make you a better student December 13, 2023 Learn where to get support for your academic success
What it’s like to be a Work/Study student December 6, 2023 Learn more about York's Work/Study program!
End-of-term reflections: What if things aren’t working out? December 6, 2023 The best way to know what worked and what didn’t is by reflecting on your academic term, and we’re here to help! Here's a list of reflection prompts to use as a jumping-off point to create your own questions.
Still struggling with acne? It’s OK, you’re not the only one December 5, 2023 Here's a skin care regime that can help you combat acne issues.
How to prepare yourself for York University as an international student December 4, 2023 Learn how to prepare for York as an international student
Navigating exam anxiety and stress: Get support on- and off-campus November 29, 2023 Exam season is here! We're here to help you navigate this stressful time.
Unique programs at York: English & Professional Writing November 29, 2023 Do you love literature, writing and creating digital content? The English & Professional Writing (ENPR) program is perfect for you!
Five ways the Writing Centre can help you with assignments November 24, 2023 Here are five ways the Writing Centre can help you with assignments.
How to prepare for exams: Pro tips from upper-year students November 16, 2023 Here are some exam tips from the pros!
Why you should participate in Experiential Education November 13, 2023 Explore York’s Experiential Education (EE) opportunities to find the best fit for you. If you are unsure about EE, don’t worry. This YUBlog post will offer insights from a student perspective.
Fun things to do this Halloween October 25, 2023 Here are some fun things to do this Halloween.
How I found out what is academic integrity and stopped worrying about it October 25, 2023 The York University resources like the Writing Center are helpful tools in your education journey.
How to stay healthy during flu season October 13, 2023 As the temperature starts to drop and we all start to hang out indoors, there’s a higher risk of germs spreading. COVID-19 cases tend to rise, along with influenza (the flu) and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). Learn more about how to stay healthy during flu season.
How to connect with course instructors September 28, 2023 Connecting with your course instructors will help you academically and professionally, especially if they work in the field you’re interested in.
Best shopping spots around York's campuses September 21, 2023 Need help figuring out your daily necessities and where to get them? This #YUBlog takes you through some of the best shopping spots around Keele and Glendon campuses.
How to start a successful term September 19, 2023 The first few weeks at York are an important time to settle into your courses and get into the flow of studying. Here are some tips on how to start a successful term.
Make the most of York’s Career Fair September 12, 2023 York’s Career Fair is a great way to learn about career opportunities and meet multiple employers in one place. Whether you are an incoming or current student, you can meet with organizations that interest you, network and connect with them in a variety of ways. Here's how to make a lasting impression during your Career Fair experience.
Apps you’ll need as a York student September 7, 2023 Looking for ways to make life as a student a little bit easier? Try accessing resources at York directly through your phone! Check out some free apps available to you as a York student.
How to Navigate the New eClass September 5, 2023 If you are new to York, eClass is a platform where you can access all your coursework, readings, syllabi, assignments and deadlines. The platform may look different to you if you have used it before, but worry not, we’re here to help you navigate it like a pro.
Top Five Food Joints on Keele Campus August 24, 2023 Looking for a place to eat on York campus? Check out these food joints recommended by York students.
Mistakes we made in first year (so you can avoid them) August 17, 2023 Having gone through six years of post-secondary education, I wish I knew in first year what I know now.
International student edition: Why you should attend orientation August 15, 2023 Orientation week is approaching and you might be wondering what it’s all about. We’re here to help.
Get financial support: Apply for awards! August 10, 2023 Applying for scholarships, bursaries and awards can help you focus more on your studies and less on your finances.
Five pro-tips for enrolling in courses August 3, 2023 Enrolling in courses can be overwhelming, so let’s work through this process together.
How You Can Support UN SDGs December 1, 2022 Do you ever wonder how you can use what you learn in the classroom and translate it into making a positive difference in the world?
Managing End of Term Stress November 25, 2022 It’s a stressful time for all of us. Here are some tips and resources to manage end of term stress.
Three Things You Can Do Now to Take Care of Your Health November 24, 2022 When you have to juggle classes, studying, a job and extracurricular activities, it can be very hard to find time to seek help or book an appointment that fits your busy schedule.
My Approach to Work/Life Balance November 4, 2022 I’m juggling between tasks all the time. But I’m having a lot of fun in my journey!
Five Hidden Gems at York October 26, 2022 We’ve found five hidden gems at York that you can check out the next time you’re on campus and in need of space.
Top Five Study Spots at York June 16, 2022 What we don’t realize is that there are multiple other spots on campus for us to study, chill, and hang out with friends! Where are these spots, you ask?
Reading, note-taking and study strategies that every university student must know February 1, 2022 We are here today to let you in on some study secrets so that you don’t have to struggle.
Five ways to make friends at university July 27, 2021 Here are five ways to make friends at university.
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