The Underpinnings of Graduate Student Burnout

Posted on July 6th, 2016

Mental illness is often offered as the standard rationale for why some graduate students burn out and leave their programs before finishing. The commonly presumed correlation between mental illness, such […]

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The Not-So-Splendid Isolation of Doctoral Study

Posted on June 12th, 2016

In her unflinchingly honest portrayal of doctoral study, Rebecca Schuman relates darkly humorous anecdotes with sage advice to advocate for the prioritization of self care. “Despite the truncated outcome of […]

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Kelowna MLA Gives Shout-out to CCSU Project

Posted on April 24th, 2016

In an article in the Kelowna Daily Courier, MLA Norm Letnick counted the ways in which BC is becoming a healthier province. Much of his discussion focused on risky drinking, […]

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Should Colleges Measure Well-Being?

Posted on January 21st, 2016

“When students go through college, it isn’t enough for them to excel academically; they should flourish. That idea was the focus of a session at the annual meeting of the […]

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College Students Give Tips on How to Manage Stress

Posted on December 14th, 2015

“‘In order to perform best on final exams, one must remember the basics: stay active, get plenty of rest, and eat a good breakfast; all those healthy study-tips that students […]

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How to Stay Mentally Healthy During the Holidays

Posted on December 14th, 2015

“Do the holidays stress you out? You’re not alone. It’s a hectic time of year for many people, maybe even most people. Nothing about our usual daily life goes away. […]

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Mental Health Services See Surge in Demand

Posted on December 7th, 2015

“With a growing demand for mental health services on campus, the University of Calgary is launching a campus-wide plan for student, faculty and staff. The Students’ Union Wellness Centre has seen […]

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House and Home

Posted on December 7th, 2015

“Study finds hundreds of students at 10 different community colleges reported homelessness, food insecurity or both. A study released Friday found significant proportions of community college students at a variety […]

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7 Ways You Can Survive Finals Week

Posted on December 1st, 2015

“With the holidays rapidly approaching, college students’ mouths are watering at the simple thought of a meal other than Ramen. Unfortunately, there is one more barrier to cross, and finals […]

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Your Mental Health is More Important than Your Grades

Posted on November 27th, 2015

“Pursuing your degree? Feeling the pressure? It’s that time in the term, when the heat is turned up-between deadlines, exams and everything in between. If you are a student of […]

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