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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Why You Should Choose Bishop University: Outdoors Haven & Welcoming Community

From a Bishop University graduate, on her undergraduate experience: The moment I walked through the arches at Bishop’s University, I knew that I had chosen the right place to pursue my undergraduate degree. Located in Lennoxville, in the Eastern townships of Sherbrooke, Quebec, there is no doubt that the campus is one of the most

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Why You Should Choose McMaster University: Outstanding Support & Student Directed Learning

If I have to describe McMaster University using a single word, it is undoubtedly the word: “home”. The  administrators and professors expend a lot of resources and energy in supporting the students and ensuring that university is a valuable and enriching experience. The university provides students with an abundance of academic and wellness resources, including

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Why You Should Choose Carleton University: Vibrant Student Life

Carleton University’s vibrant student life offered me multiple opportunities for personal development. In addition to having a diverse student population and an active student union, the school has a Student Office that focuses solely on the enrichment of the student life on campus. The sense of community is always high at Carleton. Through frequent collaborations

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Why You Should Choose Carleton University: Sense of Community & Gorgeous Campus

I chose Carleton University because when I first stepped on campus I felt like I was just at home. Carleton University gave me the chance to move from a small town to a city with a small town feel, despite Ottawa being one of Canada’s largest cities. Carleton feels like it’s own little community as

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Get the Insider Information on Different Universities across Canada!

With post-secondary acceptance letters coming in, high school seniors will have tough decisions to make regarding their undergraduate careers. Which school should you choose? Should you move out of province and live in residence or should you stay at home? Which school has the most vibrant student life? Which school will provide the best learning

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Let’s Reduce the Financial Burden on Students: Potential Solutions

Below Heather Carroll, a 3M National Student Fellow, shares her winning 3M application response to the following topic: “Challenges in Post-Secondary Education”. __ How are students supposed to focus on bringing their best self to the educational experience when there are so many external stressors demanding their attention and diluting their focus? While we cannot

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What the NSN Team is Thankful for in 2014

A few weeks ago, I was chatting with a co-worker who had recently immigrated to Canada. There was one thought-provoking snippet of conversation that has lingered in my mind: in her impoverished home country, the government does not offer student loans. So, if your family cannot afford tuition, you cannot go to university. I can’t

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