Author: Arshia

Arshia is a third-year international studies major at Glendon College. She no longer blogs regularly for the YU Blog but may post on occasion as a guest-blogger.

Posted by Arshia on January 5, 2016

Hey everyone! Happy 2016! It looks like we’re back in the full swing of things — the winter break just behind us, New Year’s, the whole nine yards. Welcome back to a brand new semester a ...
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Posted by Arshia on October 28, 2015

Hello everyone! You haven’t heard from me in a while, but I wanted to check in. I hope everyone is having a good start to the school year so far. This term is the first one I’ll be commuting f ...
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Posted by Arshia on May 14, 2015

Tackling some of the most talked-about issues about starting life as a York U student. Even if you’re a commuter, there are tons of ways to make new friends.   Though York University is kno ...
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Posted by Arshia on April 22, 2015

York U is one of only three universities in Canada with a College system. Haven’t heard of the concept? Well, let me give you an overview… A college is an entity that allows you to make ...
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Posted by Arshia on April 17, 2015

Located in one of the most multicultural cities in the world, York University is, unsurprisingly, the home away from home for many (nearly 6,000) international students. Attending York means not only ...
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Posted by Arshia on February 26, 2015

So you study at York’s Keele campus . . . but who says you can’t visit “the other campus”, Glendon? As a proud Glendonite, I thought I’d share just a few of the many ti ...
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Posted by Arshia on February 3, 2015

Never taken the shuttle before? It’s hard to miss. You might get the smaller white shuttle that looks like this:   or the longer white shuttle that looks like this:   But more often th ...
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Posted by Arshia on January 28, 2015

Most students have heard throughout high school that university life is full of big changes. By the time you’re in your senior year of high school, you can’t wait to get out and exercis ...
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Posted by Arshia on January 19, 2015

Thursday, January 22, 2015 10am to 3pm Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Building The Winter Career Fair is just around the corner! The most convenient way to find a full-time job, a part-time job, ...
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