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Halloween Mental Health Awareness Event
Wanda the Witches gives her thoughts about the upcoming Halloween Mental Health Awareness Event for students and young adults sponsored by Pfau: Academic Writing. Check out more details about this event on our EVENTS page. You can also have the pleasure of being taught by Wanda, if you are registered in one of our Creative […]
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Graduating with a BA doesn’t mean you’ll end up a Barista
This intimate Career Conference hopes to impart practical skills and inspiration onto recent grads and current students who are entering the job market for the first time, or want to brush up on their job search skills. Conference Schedule:10:am to 11:45am – Resume Writing Workshop11:00am to 11:45am – Dress for Success Workshop12:00 noon to 1:00pm […]
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Midday Meditation
Join us for a weekly stress break to get re-grounded. Each session will consist of body movement, breath, and thought work. Our teacher is Celine Cheung. She has been practising meditation for over three years, and is passionate about sharing what she’s learned with others in order to reduce their stress and become more in […]
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Creative Writing for Non-Writers Course
Join us for 8 classes of Creative Writing for Non-Writers starting on May 1st designed to help develop writing fundamentals, creative capacity, and confidence. Our ideal student is someone who needs a little extra push to put their self out there and write. It is an especially great course for those who are struggling with […]
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Learning how to sell yourself successfully: The art of a good scholarship application
by Lisa Pfau & Patricia Huang It is easy to sell yourself short and think you aren’t smart enough, hard working enough, or overall good enough to receive a scholarship, but that is 100% not true. If you have an academic goal in mind and work hard towards it, it is highly likely that there […]
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Healthy Relationships Start with Healthy Communication by Lisa Pfau & Patricia Huang
Healthy and constructive communication skills are not innate. If we are fortunate, we grow up in an environment with confident parents and clear non-judgmental communication. Unfortunately, that is not the case for most of us. We usually end up learning we need to work on our communication and relationship skills later in life. So, what […]
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Improve your Relationships: Healthy Communication Strategies with Jill Gillbert on Tuesday, February 26th at 6pm
Friendships comes in all shapes, sizes, and colors. The third event in our Valuable Life Skills Student Speaker Series we will be discussing the impact of our relationships style and that of others on overall quality of life and academic performance. Relationships can provide support, care, encouragement, and opportunities for growth. Or, relationships can cause […]
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Should I stay or should I go? Tips on adding/dropping courses by Lisa Pfau & Patricia Huang
It happens to even the most planned and studios of students. There comes a point in our academic career when we are faced with potentially having to adjust our course schedule by adding or dropping a course part way through the semester. I was usually pretty good with planning out my schedule in advance and […]
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Overcoming Scary Standardized Exams by Lisa Pfau & Patricia Huang
I remember when I wrote my GRE. It was the most stressful exam of my life. The first time I took it, I wasn’t worried at all since I had no idea what to expect. I was smart and I was sure that I would score decently. Wow! I totally misjudged the exam.  First, you […]
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Student Speaker Series 2: Maximize your Academic Experience without Breaking the Bank
PFAU: Academic writing, editing, & coaching and the Bank of Montreal (Bedford & Bloor Branch) Pfau: Academic writing, editing, & coaching experts and the Bank of Montreal (Bedford & Bloor Branch) will be collaborating in 2019 to bring students a personalized speaker series geared towards increasing financial literacy, awareness, and planning towards meeting specific academic […]
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