Five rules to follow as a new MUN student

Thursday, September 18th, 2014
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How to enjoy yourself, succeed, and keep the peace in first year Those of us returning to MUN this year have a sense of confidence concerning everyday elements of student life. We don’t really think about how to navigate busy hallways from one building to another, or how to both meet our academic goals and […]

 

Academic journals, Memorial, and you

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

No matter what your life goals are, having an essay or article accepted for publication can be a rewarding feat––and at Memorial University, a feat accomplished by many undergraduate students every year through department sponsored academic publications. These publications range from various academic disciplines from philosophy to social work, and provide an opportunity for students […]

 

Staying Healthy 101: So I made it to university … now what?

Sunday, September 1st, 2013

Welcome to university, for all you freshmen out there in campus-land, and a big ol’ hello again to all of you coming back for more. For you first timers, university is quite a bit different then high school, if you have not noticed already. There are different pressures, higher expectations, new friends to meet, clubs […]

 

Working out at The Works

Sunday, September 1st, 2013
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Though The Works shares a name with the burger chain that recently hit St. John’s, the two could not be more different. The Works is a comprehensive facility that aims to promote fitness in the community. It includes the Aquarena, Field House, and other recreation facilities on Memorial University’s St. John’s campus. Tuition at MUN […]

 

Stop unnecessary student stress

Sunday, September 1st, 2013
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Fall semester is starting, the syllabi will be released, and the weather is beginning to change. As the semester starts, with it come pitfalls and bad habits that students can fall into. The freshman 15, along with stressing about school readings, work, money, and exams are on the minds of many students around this time […]

 

Develop effective study habits that last

Sunday, September 1st, 2013

With new and returning students heading to school this September, it is vital to ensure that studying begins at the beginning of the semester. While many students cram a night or two before a big test or midterm, studying weeks in advance, or preferably, throughout the whole semester is a better way to ensure that […]

 

MUNSU 1000 – Getting to know your student government

Sunday, September 1st, 2013
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If you’re new to MUN, chances are you are going to start hearing the term “MUNSU” being thrown around a lot. Get used to it, because that acronym is everywhere. “MUNSU” stands for Memorial University of Newfoundland Students’ Union—and as a MUN student, you are automatically a part of it. Students pay fees of $42.23 […]

 

On-campus employment continues to provide students with experience and success

Sunday, September 1st, 2013

It is undeniable that there are clear benefits of working part-time while completing your studies. Not only does such work supplement your weekly income, it can also really help you gain some valuable connections and work experience that prepares you for post-university life. While there are lots of work opportunities that are available off-campus, you […]

 

Learning to fly–Become a Sea-Hawk

Sunday, September 1st, 2013
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Whether you’re a lifelong athlete, a sports enthusiast, or just someone looking to become involved in student life, Memorial University and its Athletics Department has something to offer. MUN is a member of the Atlantic University Sport (AUS) conference and fields competitive male and female varsity teams in soccer, basketball, volleyball, swimming, wrestling, and cross-country […]

 

The SVB offers students campus and community involvement

Sunday, September 1st, 2013
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If you’re looking to get involved on campus and in the community, you need look no further than the Student Volunteer Bureau (SVB), Memorial University’s resource and referral centre for students to get involved on and off campus. The SVB aims to promote volunteering among students and does so through assisting students in finding volunteer […]