Category Archives: Student Life

HiSKULE Design Competition

On Saturday November 28th 2015, the Hi-Skule Committee had the pleasure of hosting the 8th annual University of Toronto High School Design competition. This year showed a record turnout of 306 students from across Ontario ranging grades 9 – 12, all coming together for the big design build after spending a week preparing their materials from their challenge briefing. The

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The Engineering Athletics Association caps an eventful fall semester

This fall was quite the busy season for the Engineering Athletics Association (EAA), both on and off the field. A number of major competitions involving Skule teams took place throughout the semester and the news is mostly good: In a strong showing as usual, the Skule A men’s rugby team won the intramural finals on November 12, defeating Trinity College

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How to get a summer research position

Summer research positions are a great way to show concrete evidence of your competence within your undergraduate education, as well as expand your overall learning experience. After speaking to Professor Paul Santerre and Professor Alison McGuigan, I’ve curated their advice to help you be successful in attaining your next research position! The general mechanics of getting a summer placement is

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It has been forecasted that temperatures of the upcoming winter will have fluctuations this year, with the coldest periods in early and late December as well as January. These two months will also mark as the snowiest period of winter. It is important to stay aware, because the cold weather can hit unexpectedly and worsen your daily commute. So here

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Living On Your Own: An Insight into Student Life at UofT

Have butterflies in your stomach now that you will soon attend Canada’s most prestigious engineering school?  Fear not! Hear from some of UofT’s very own about the transition from high school to university, residence and commuting, the workload, and other invaluable advice. Adjusting to a new environment (like university) isn’t always easy, but some thoughts from students and graduates may ease

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