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What I Wish I Knew in First Year
August 20th, 2020
You can learn a lot by talking to someone who has done something before you. Samantha Mitchell is an Environmental Sustainability Major, entering her second year in the program. We asked about the wisdom she wishes she had before arriving at Lakehead-Georgian for her first year. Her insights can help you prepare for your first […]
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Skills You Need to Survive Postsecondary
August 6th, 2020
Earning your college diploma and university degree is nothing like earning your high school diploma. Heading to postsecondary education can make you anxious, happy, uncertain, or full of doubt. To overcome these feelings, you need to master and refine a set of skills you didn’t use, or barely used, in high school. Everyone can use […]
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What Do We Mean When We Say Postsecondary Education
July 23rd, 2020
Postsecondary education is any form of education you participate in after graduating high school. From kindergarten to Grade 8, you attend primary school. You might have called it elementary school. Primary school is your first school. After your first school comes your secondary school. High school. Since thirdary isn’t a word, postsecondary was chosen as […]
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What Does That Mean? LUGC Lingo
July 3rd, 2020
Important Lakehead-Georgian Lingo As a new student at Lakehead-Georgian, you’re going to hear all sorts of lingo you probably haven’t heard before. Sometimes, the people using that lingo forget that for new students, it sounds like another language. But luckily, it’s an easy language to learn. When you hear some of this lingo and you […]
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Where Can I Live While I Study
June 25th, 2020
Residence or Off-Campus?  For a lot of students, moving away from home to attend college or university is the first experience that involves a home away from home. It’s the first time living with someone outside your immediate family. The first time you really get to have a say in where/how you live.   And as […]
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Is Co-op Important for Students?
June 11th, 2020
Why Co-op Could Be the Most Valuable Part of Your Education If you plan to take electrical engineering or computer science, co-operative education (co-op) could be the most valuable part of your post-secondary education as you move on to your career. Co-op is your opportunity to gain real-world work experience in your industry. If your […]