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Grad School 101: Choose people, not projects.

by Iciar Fernandez The AMS and GSS are teaming up for a free Grad School Lunch and Learn in early April. Stay tuned for details It’s 2AM and you are browsing through University websites, reading program requirements, and unnecessarily (but understandably) stressing out about your choices. Deciding to go to grad school is a tough…

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Practice Self Compassion for Better Mental Health

By Speakeasy Peer Supporter As a Speakeasy Peer Supporter, I would like to share my journey towards greater mental health and self-compassion with all of you because it has not been easy. This cold, gloomy weather makes me feel sad at times. The return to the routine of classes, writing papers and work makes me…

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Food needs to be more affordable

This week UBC students share their struggles to get enough to eat. If you have a money story to share you can submit it anonymously. Name: gage resident Going to UBC on a tight budget means I have to decide between… Groceries or not being able to socialize with my friends because I cannot afford…

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Student Stories of Financial Challenge

In this series UBC students tell us their challenges of juggling school and finances. If you have a story to share you can submit it anonymously. Name: Penny Pincher in Denial (PPD) Going to UBC on a tight budget means I have to decide between… Living 1.5+ hours from campus or cutting my food budget…

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