In 2017, we realized that we cannot predict where opportunities take us. With an open mind and fearless spirit, the National Student Network (NSN) team focused on promoting and growing the NSN beyond our online means. 2017 was a year filled with new experiences and a steep learning curve. We welcomed our newest RAP members:
A few months, in a 400 level psychology class, I overheard two classmates discussing the paper that had been assigned. One classmate sighed,”The writing is fine but the citations are just the worst! I’m colour coding like 20 references and it’s hard to keep track of which one is what.” Her friend agreed,”I totally understand!
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
On January 7, 2015 in Salzburg, Austria, the United Nations (UN) World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) announced Canada’s very own National Student Network as one of five best projects addressing the UN Millennium Development Goals.1 This year, a large international jury of social activists, young entrepreneurs, UN officials, business men and IT experts evaluated 1896
Last week, the NSN was shortlisted as 1 of 86 projects from around the world for the prestigious international World Summit Youth Award (WSYA). The competition included 1896 projects from 138 UN countries, 86 of which were selected for their outstanding contribution to the achievement of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDG) through online
Since creating the National Student Network website in January, we have been in “stealth” mode. Aside from sending a few emails and posting ads to recruit the first cohort of National Young Leaders and Regional Chairs, we wanted to stay inconspicuous. This way, any logistical and technical bugs could be resolved with minimal impact on
The National Student Network (NSN) was conceived in January 2014 when four students wanted to bring youth-relevant opportunities into a well-organized database. We wanted to collect and curate events, conferences and programs and disseminate that information to Canadian students. In the three ensuing months, we have worked hard to create an intuitive online platform that