University Student Parents’ & Supporters’ Corner

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Facebook Group for University Student Parents & Supporters

There’s a Facebook group just for new and soon-to-be university student parents and supporters! You can ask questions and connect with other parents & supporters. Learn more about how you can support the student you care about.

Click here to join!

This group is for parents, guardians, and other supporters (friends, family members, teachers, mentors) of new and soon-to-be university students at Canadian universities. Connect with one another about how you support the students in your life. Plus, learn more about the key types of support they need.

Let’s build a community of parents and supporters of new university students so we can work together to support this next generation of learners! Join here.

If you’d like to find out more about me, the author of this site, please take a look here.

For more information on how I approach university program selection and career exploration, please see this link.

I hold workshops and events to help new students adjust to the university setting, and you can find those here.

Or, see the latest posts below for more information on understanding the university environment, succeeding at university, and exploring the careers available to university students.

If you have any questions, you can reach out through the Facebook group for parents and supporters, or on our contact page, or by emailing me:

Latest Posts

Top Ten Career Podcasts for Students

As a student, you want to make sure you are exploring your career options so that you can align your education and experiences towards your career goals. I’ve found the top ten career podcasts for students and listed them below, along with some recommended episodes. These are in no particular order (this is not aContinue reading “Top Ten Career Podcasts for Students”

Best Methods for Dealing with Student Stress & Anxiety

Thanks to Inna from The Daily Sunlight for collaborating with me on this post! We connected on Twitter over how difficult student stress and anxiety can be to deal with, and thought we could share some of our best tips.  Being a university student is hard! Don’t feel bad for being stressed out or feelingContinue reading “Best Methods for Dealing with Student Stress & Anxiety”

How to Read Your University Course Syllabus

The university course syllabus is almost like an agreement between the professor and their students, so you want to make sure you know how to read it. It spells out the expectations for the course. It will usually tell you what you are expected to do (assignments, exams, deliverables, readings) and how you will beContinue reading “How to Read Your University Course Syllabus”


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