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January 2019

A collection of stories and tips from current residents.

From Home to Home: Back to the (study) grind!

Kartiki on break

Is it me or did the break seem very short? It seemed like only yesterday when I went through a tortuous 35-hour flight to India before I had to do it again to come back to Waterloo. So, I made sure I used the 22 days of holidays that I got to the fullest extent!

New Years Resolutions you can actually keep!

Ekin in winter

Hello all, it’s Ekin ☺

I hope everyone had a good start to 2019. Did you make a New Year resolution list? ☺ Every year just before New Year's Eve, I create my to-do list for the upcoming year because I love to start January with a fresh mind. I cannot say I follow these lists perfectly (who does?), but it is always fun to see what I achieved and what I couldn’t at the end of the year.

Who ya gonna call?

Housing advisors discuss living options

Hey guys, it's Darsh! Happy new year!

I don't know about you but I have had a fantastic experience living on campus for my first year. Can you believe it will be over in a few short months? As we got to the midway point of the academic year, I realized that I need to start thinking about where I was going to live in second year. Maybe you're thinking the same thing.

Don’t Let The Season ‘Snow’ You Down

Michelle

Hi everyone, it's Michelle! Happy new year!

The beginning of the term is a natural time to set up good habits, but it’s so hard to find the motivation when all you want to do is curl up in a blanket with a hot chocolate.

As the full force of Winter rolls in, I’ve started exploring the tunnel system around Waterloo to find a more indoors way to get to my classes.