B.Sc – Beyond Science Courses: What to do after graduation?

You’re graduating with your Bachelor of Science. Now what? On the 1st day at UBC in my 1st year biology class, the professor posed the question “Who is here wanting to go to medical, pharmacy or dental school?”. Almost the entire class put up their hands. Four years later, the graduating class had one of

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Leader in the Spotlight: Heather Carroll, Humanitarian & Education Trailblazer

Our Leader in the Spotlight features Heather Carroll, a recent Memorial University Bachelor of Education and Arts graduate, who is currently pursuing a Master’s in International Higher Education at Loyola University Chicago, while teaching at a school. Heather is making an incredible impact in the education community; she has volunteered as a teacher at schools

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Leader in the Spotlight: Emma Hamill, Educational Activist & English Aficionado

For our first Leader in the Spotlight of 2015, we are featuring, Emma Hamill, a fourth year undergraduate pursuing a Bachelor of Arts with a major in English and a minor in Art History, at the University of Victoria. Discover Emma’s perspective on transferring to a different university during your undergrad, the differences in social dynamics

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Volunteering: An Alternative Perspective to “Free Labour”

Recently, at a coffee shop, my colleague and I talked about what we were currently doing with our lives since graduation. My colleague has been working, but does not particularly enjoy the field that she is currently in. I suggested that she try volunteering in order to broaden her horizons. In return, I received the

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Leader in the Spotlight: Jessica Woo, Inspiring Educator & Public Speaking Whiz

September is back-to-school month, so it seems fitting that we present Jessica Woo, an educator and lifelong learner, as the NYL featured in this month’s Leader in the Spotlight. Find out what Jessica thinks it takes to become a teacher, her advice for public speaking, and much more. JWang: Describe your most memorable moment with

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