Jason Liu, UBC Commerce Star & Extreme Sports Enthusiast

Our first Spotlight of 2016 features Jason Liu, a first year Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) student at the University of British Columbia. Jason holds some leadership positions within the UBC campus, including Vice President Internal at the Unlimited Dance Club, and Sports and Recreation Director at UBC Heart and Stroke Foundation Club. In addition to being

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How to Succeed in Your Arts Degree

Congratulations on starting your arts degree! With that said, your next few years will involve a ton of writing, stress, and critical analysis. To help with the transition, our 2 National Young Leaders, Ava Cramp, and Jason Liu provide tips on how to succeed in your arts degree. On writing papers: When I entered university,

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How to Ace Studies on Global Health & International Relations

Having multiple perspectives is beneficial for studies and a subsequent career with a focus on global health and international relations. To expand your perspectives, there are several things you can do. Firstly, check out small seminar based classes. Since discussion is encouraged, you can broaden your perspective by speaking and arguing, a form of learning

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5 Things Every Science Student Should Know

Welcome to university! Over the next few years, you will be exploring your interests, developing critical skills and learning about fascinating topics, and more importantly, becoming the best version of yourself. With the plethora of opportunities at your fingertips, students can be overwhelmed. To prevent this from occurring, here are five things every new science

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Considering Law School? This Article Is For You!

Whether you are in high school or post-secondary, it is important to think about the steps to reach your future career goals. If you are thinking about law, there are a number of considerations to take into account years before you apply to law school-chiefly, why are you interested in law? Once you have explored

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Which Canadian University Should You Attend?

Over the course of March and April, the NSN has shared what makes various Canadian universities unique through our Why U series. From the east coast to the west, we have a wealth of outstanding universities dedicated to helping students learn and achieve their goals. Our contributors have noted the fantastic support that they receive

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Volunteering 101: Importance, Benefits and Tips

It has been an enjoyable, relaxing winter break, lying on the couch, watching Netflix for hours and texting our friends until our thumbs hurt. Since we are well-rested and have an exciting new  year ahead, why don’t we consider volunteering? Volunteering is looked upon in a different light depending on who you talk to. Some

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