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Humans of HOEM Part 6: An Interview with Ashleen, Musskan, and Moksh

Hi HOEMies! We hope you’ve enjoyed learning about the experiences of some of your fellow...

Humans of HOEM Part 4: An Interview with Mario

Hi HOEMies! We hope you’re enjoying our Humans of HOEM series so far. If you haven't had a...

Humans of HOEM Part 2: An Interview with Ani

Hi HOEMies! We hope you enjoyed the first installment of our exciting new series, Humans of HOEM...

Humans of HOEM Part 1: An Interview with Emma and Eira

We know you’re excited about the upcoming school year. After making the most of 2020, the...

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...