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[5 Dec 2018 | Comments Off on Reasons students should work part-time before graduation | ]

Part-time job during college has many benefits. Many students feel that going to work after school can distract them from studying. At first sight, part-time job opportunities will make you overloaded, but if you know how to arrange your time, you can do it. You should try to balance your work and get good grades at school, if you really want to do it, just go ahead.
1. Covering your expenses
Not everyone gets a scholarship to study at university, so do extra work to help you narrow down your expenses, help …

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[19 Nov 2018 | Comments Off on 5 Good habits for students in college | ]

1. Plan for work and study.

This good habit will help you a lot for your future job. When you are overwhelmed with your workload, the deadline is coming, exam also coming close, you should sit calmly and write down what to do with a specific timetable. Then just go ahead to complete everything as planned without fear of missing something.
2.Join clubs in university

Imagine how student life would be if you were never a member of a club. These activities will open up new relationships for you, help you develop soft …

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[19 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on OPSEU reaches agreement bringing strike to an end | ]

After 18 days, a tentative settlement has been reached to end Ontario’s college support staff strike.
Following two days of bargaining by negotiators, the deal was struck late Sunday night.
Rob Bemister, chair of the OPSEU bargaining team, said the union secured key contract proposals for its members and hopes all members will approve the tentative deal.
Over 8,000 college support workers will be returning to work Sept. 20.
Details are expected to be released after the settlement has been approved, which a date has not been set for.

 

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[18 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on Students feeling disconnected as the lack of Internet takes effect | ]

It would seem as though postponed assignments and a lighter workload would be any college students’ dream. Even though it may be the case for some students at Mohawk, it comes at a hefty price. Due to the current strike, students have been disconnected from the Internet, turning the dream into a nightmare.
Currently, the staff that monitors the Wi-Fi is out walking the picket lines. In order to make life a little easier for students, the college has set up locations within the campus that have a limited number of …

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[17 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on Elections Canada cancels on-campus voting due to strike | ]

Students are left wondering how to vote on Oct. 6 as campus polling stations have been cancelled.
Since the strike isn’t expected to be over any time soon, Elections Canada has decided not to have special polling stations on campus for fear that the strikers will compromise the safety and integrity of the voting system. These on-campus polls were a new idea meant to start this year to encourage about 200,000 Ontario college students to have their say in the upcoming election.
Since youth voter turnout has been something of a concern …

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[17 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on Mohawk fills the gaps as support staff walks the line | ]

 

It goes without saying – the support staff on strike has posed a unique set of challenges for Mohawk College.   With the theoretical ball being left behind by the strikers, part-time and administrative staff have teamed up with students to keep the game in play.
Some big names in the college have been found helping out wherever possible.
“I even saw [Mohawk College] President Rob MacIsaac [helping out] in the OSAP office one of the days,” said Andy Hall, MSA’s Vice President.
Meanwhile over in The Square, Jay Robb, Director of Media Relations …

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[15 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on Mohawk’s plan to expand comes with health benefits and more building costs | ]

Future Mohawk students may have even more debt before graduating as plans for a brand new athletics facility gets underway.
“[The MSA] has been talking with the college and athletics committee and the college has decided that this is the next step in our renovations in order to stay current and competitive with other colleges,” says MSA President Dan Clark.
The estimated cost of the new facility is $17 million and will be partly subsidized by an undetermined fee once the facility is completed in 2014.
Three years ago the MSA held a …