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Your one-stop blog guiding you on what you need to know about student life, living in Toronto and how to make the most of your University or College experience!

Sports, COVID-19, HOEM and the In Between

They say that sports has the ability to encapsulate various human emotions and have a definite...

That One Elevator Encounter

Do you remember the days when nearly 15 people would hop in the elevator with you? All crammed...

Living In HOEM: Why it's a crucial step in your success as a post-secondary student.

Living in student residence is widely considered to be a critical factor in a student being able...

How to Make a Friend!

Making friends in a student residence might sound hard or undoable, but in reality, it’s pretty...

A Residence Packing List for the COVID-19 Era

Hi there! My name is Cheryl, and I have been known to overpack for every occasion my entire...

Tips for Exploring a New City During a Pandemic

When I moved to Toronto during my first year of university, I was excited to learn more about...

5 Ways to Balance Life, Work and Online Classes

This year’s been a weird one. Everyone has had to adjust to the changes such as online classes...

Things One Can Learn in the COVID-19 Era

We are just over nine months into the age of quarantine and isolation without a true end date in...

Cheryl's RA Staff Training Experience

  Hi everyone! My name is Cheryl, and I am one of the Residence Advisors apart of our amazing...

A Day In Student Life @ HOEM

When the year started, I don’t think anyone expected so many avenues of their life to change...