Fear of failure is rampant at universities. There is a clearly defined line between success and failure, and it is measured in grade-point averages. Believing high grades are vital achievements, students strive single-mindedly to obtain them.
An international student arrived on campus at the University of Saskatchewan in fall 2011. He had never seen a bed bug in his life. Turns out he was in for a very nasty surprise.
Exams are the test of your knowledge and experience in a subject. They are a way to show that you can apply what you have learned to the outside world. They are also a nightmare to the underprepared and stressed. With everything going on in the winter season, study habits can quickly spiral out of
Sometimes interns are paid. More often they work for free, hoping the internship will turn into a “real” job or at least give them work experience and a beefed-up resume. But in an economy still trying to drag itself out of a recession, today’s university and college graduates have it tough.
As yet another academic year begins at the University of Saskatchewan, the Sheaf has put together three unique perspectives on the fundamental question that many individuals on campus may be asking themselves: why are we here?