Why co-living spaces are preferred accommodation for students now | Lifestyle News

New Delhi: Following the COVID-19 pandemic, co-living spaces have surpassed hostels as the preferred accommodation option for students relocating to a new city for college. Student hostels are no longer the preferred choice due to low cleanliness standards, negligent safety implementations, and cramped spaces, especially when clean, comfortable co-living spaces with a variety of amenities are widely available. Isthara, a leading co-living brand, outlines the distinguishing features that make co-living a popular option for students. Being a part of a community One of the main reasons that college is one of the most memorable times in people's lives is the...

School of Medicine welcomes 300 new medical students to campus at Class of 2026’s orientation week – School of Medicine...

The Wayne State University School of Medicine welcome members of the Class of 2026 this week. Breanna Ramsey spent a lot of her life on Wayne State University’s medical campus, where her mother worked in various clerical offices in neighboring Detroit Medical Center hospitals. “I often spent time with her at work if no one was available to watch me. I got to know many medical professionals, who helped me understand why I'm so passionate for medicine,” she said. Ramsey, born and raised in Detroit, earned her bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology-Exercise and Sports Science as a Wayne Med-Direct Scholar, completing...

Audio textbook aims to unclog literacy issues for plumbing students

Plumbing textbooks can be pretty dense and hard to read, but a Thompson Rivers University (TRU) associate teaching professor has a plan to help — audio books.The idea came out of discussions with students at the Kamloops, B.C., university about what could be done to help make the course work more accessible.Paul Simpson said the suggestion of an audio version of the textbook came up and he immediately thought this would be one way to help students who were struggling with the reading and writing parts of the course.Literacy B.C. has found that around 40 per cent of adults in British...

How a program for students in need helped this GTA man get the career he always wanted

Muzammil Syed always dreamed of working in health care but had no idea how to go about charting a path.Then, thanks to a fellow newcomer, he found out about a community program that aims to break the cycle of poverty through education. Syed, who came to Toronto from Saudi Arabia at age 15, joined Pathways to Education and never looked back.He went on to earn a master's degree and is now a medical researcher at Toronto's St. Michael's Hospital."A lot of newcomers come from countries where they don't necessarily choose a vocation; sometimes I think we just take any job because that's all we know," Syed...

providing sexual health education and resources to students for nearly a decade

The student-led campaign aims to fight rape culture on campus and hold UVic accountable  Supplies in the SUB washrooms. Photo by Isabella Kennedy. In the coming year, the UVSS Let’s Get Consensual campaign will celebrate a decade of educating and providing sexual health resources to students, according to UVSS records.  During that time, the campaign has partnered with multiple student unions across B.C., including the Vancouver Island University Students’ Union, Okanagan College Students’ Union, and Students’ Union of Vancouver Community College. The Let’s Get Consensual campaign notes their mission is to “make campuses safer by providing judgement-free consent education and...

New health sciences centre enhances learning experiences for students

Students studying nursing, MRI diagnostics and other health-care roles will soon be learning in a new, innovative space, with the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) Health Sciences Centre set to open in September.The new space will support students in 32 health-care programs, and will feature classrooms that enhance learning by simulating real health-care settings.“The BCIT Health Sciences Centre has been designed to meet the needs of students today and for years to come,” said Anne Kang, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Training. “We’re putting people first by increasing and improving the spaces and programs they need to advance...