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81 Days to Zero: The Students (Part II)

In my three years at the University, each new semester began with a surge in my anxiety levels. I would begin to worry about the Students in my courses… 1,602 more words

How do we value universities?

This piece was published by The Conversation, 29 May 2015

The economic and individual value of higher education

We have become accustomed to hearing the benefits of higher education measured in economic terms. 1,321 more words


SU & Microsoft Office 365

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This post might be a little late, but one of my friends just told me that as an SU or SBS student, you have access to Office 365! 217 more words

Studies & Courses

Academic Practice Reading Group: Paulo Freire and the 'banking' concept of education

Paulo Freire (1970), Pedagogy of the Oppressed (New York & London: Continuum) . Chapter 2.

In the last meeting of the AP Reading Group we discussed one of Paulo Freire’s most important and enduring contributions to educational philosophy: the ‘banking’ concept of education. 519 more words


Life in Stockholm: The Job Interview

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This week I thought I would share some of my experiences from interviewing for internships in Stockholm. Since my last post, I have been to two different job interviews, and I have to say, for me, there was a noticeable difference from a typical job interview I would normally experience in Toronto! 549 more words


Academic Practice Reading Group: Stefan Collini's What are Universities For? [19 March 2015]

At the latest meeting of the AP Reading Group we discussed the introductory chapter from Stefan Collini’s What are universities for? (London: Penguin, 2012).

In this chapter Collini draws an outline of what he discusses in the book in greater detail. 359 more words


Getting a Swedish ID Card

Hello Again everyone!

This week, I thought I would share my experience of getting a Swedish ID Card.

Students who obtain a permanent residence permit from the… 458 more words

Student Life