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My Ten Best Tips for Anyone Starting University

As I head into my fourth and final year of university I can’t help but think of all the wisdom I’ve gained and how I should pass it on, I’ve still made mistakes of course – that’s part of the fun, you guys – but I’ve learned from them, and these are the best ten tips I could possibly share with anyone heading off to university for the first time, accompanied by some… 2,690 more words

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Five reasons why students work

Anne Motte of the Canadian Millennium Scholarship Foundation and Saul Schwartz of Carleton University looked at student employment and academic success. In their research, they identified some of the main reasons why university and college students work: 276 more words

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International student launches campaign to raise money for new prosthetic leg

A Carleton University PhD student from Malaysia has launched a fundraising campaign to replace his worn-out prosthetic leg.

Selvan Mohan, 24, was born without a tibia, kneecap and ankle and used crutches until the age of 12, when his leg was amputated and he was fitted with a prosthetic leg. 465 more words

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Frosh week in the spotlight

• In 2013, a video was posted online  showing frosh leaders at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax leading a chant about  the rape of under-aged girls. 407 more words

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Giller Prize effect inspires new course at Carleton University

Rosemarie Hoey sees her new university seminar as an archeological dig of sorts, an examination of Canadian literature through the lens of the country’s top literary award: the Scotiabank Giller Prize. 611 more words

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O-Train back to full service

The O-Train was back to regular service Monday afternoon after morning electrical issues left the train operating only from Greenboro station to Carleton University

OC Transpo sent the tweet confirming the train was back in action at around 1 p.m. 15 more words

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Who is Janice Charette? Meet Canada's next Clerk of the Privy Council

Janice Charette has been named the new Clerk of the Privy Council, replacing Wayne Wouters, who announced his retirement on Wednesday. Here’s her background: 177 more words

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