6 ways volunteering will change your life

Students volunteering

You’ll be surprised to learn it’s not just about giving back; there are tons of personal benefits, too.

Much More than Just a Sunday…

I am sure that the majority of us love spending our weekends with family and friends or maybe just staying in for a lazy day. Being a student can be exhausting, at least this is the case for me, so I look forward to catching up on sleep on the weekend. Last Sunday  I couldn’t sleep in because I had big event on Sunday, the ‘CIBC Run for the Cure’ – a Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) event. It was a special event for my family and I, as we remembered our… Read More

Student Ambassadors do the Daffodil Dash

canadian cancer society logo with yellow daffodils

I’m a Student Ambassador with the Office for New Students and I’m excited that we’re volunteering and participating at the Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Dash on April 24. The event will raise funds for cancer research. You should join us; it’s an awesome way to end the semester! Fundraising events like these make me happy because so many students have lost relatives or have loved ones who are currently fighting, or have conquered the disease. In April 2013, my dad passed away from pancreatic cancer. He had been in hospice previously for… Read More