Why You Should Make Friends with an International Student

Weeks ago, I jokingly told my fellow eAmbassador Isabel Duque, -who is Colombia born and Ecuador raised- that I was going to write a post about her. I was just messing around at the time, but the idea stuck so here we go; an Isabel-inspired blog post:

Despite it’s small size Glendon is a great place to mingle with a diverse group of people. The international and bilingual focus of the academics at the campus attract a lot of students from other countries, as well as people from across Canada. I guarantee that you can’t stroll across campus on a weekday without hearing two or more different languages being spoken.

1b4436fd6cdbc0838568210e7247e176
This is a really popular image here on campus

Continue reading Why You Should Make Friends with an International Student

Y U No Live Closer: Maintaining Friendships When You Move Away For School

I couldn’t resist, i’m so sorry for this ancient relic of internet culture.

A couple of my fellow eAmbassadors, Sienna and Krysta, have written excellent posts on managing the “LDR”, or Long Distance Relationship. Now, I’m happily and perpetually single, so I know nothing about maintaining romantic relationships, but I am practically a professional at long distance friendships. (Just ask my best friend of going on 15 years; she’ll vouch for me!)

When starting post-secondary life friendships are a huge concern, but it’s not just making friends that has us students panicking; some of us just can’t stand the thought of losing the friends we already have. Continue reading Y U No Live Closer: Maintaining Friendships When You Move Away For School