Putting the ‘Work’ in ‘Work-Life’ Balance

Many Bishop’s University students work part-time during the course of their studies to supplement their income. Aline Pierrisnard, a third year English and Sociology Major, tells us about the benefits of finding a job on campus. Looking for a job can be extremely stressful whilst trying to balance your school work and social life, but Bishop’s has you covered! Before coming to Bishop’s, I did not realize how easy it could be to work within… Continue reading Putting the ‘Work’ in ‘Work-Life’ Balance

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Supporting the Social and Academic Success of Indigenous Students

In honour of Orange Shirt Day, we interviewed Melissa Poirier, Bishop’s University’s Indigenous Student Support and Community Liaison Officer. Having been a part of our community for a year, Melissa tells us about her roles and the significance of having difficult but important conversations about Indigenous issues. Explain us the role of Indigenous Student Support and Community Liaison Officer. There are three main parts to my job. The first is student support. I am there… Continue reading Supporting the Social and Academic Success of Indigenous Students

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David Hogg, the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, Sally Armstrong and Harley Finkelstein will headline the prestigious Donald Lecture Series

Bishop’s University has unveiled an impressive lineup of speakers for the Donald Lecture Series. “The Donald Lecture Series is emblematic of Bishop’s commitment to academic excellence,” says Bishop’s University Principal and Vice-Chancellor Michael Goldbloom C.M. “The lectures provide a stimulating intellectual experience for our students, for the Eastern Townships community and for our alumni who view them online.” David Hogg will launch the Series on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. Mr. Hogg is a co-founder of… Continue reading David Hogg, the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, Sally Armstrong and Harley Finkelstein will headline the prestigious Donald Lecture Series

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Psychology student Julie Leboeuf wins Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Scholarships for Study in a Second Language

Psychology student Julie Leboeuf received a $7,000 scholarship from the Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Endowment Fund for Study in a Second Official Language. This is an extraordinary recognition for Julie’s academic excellence, as only three undergraduate level students were given the prestigious scholarship this year. To apply for the scholarship, Julie was able to count on the support of the Bishop’s University Research Office as well her professors: “I learned about the scholarship following… Continue reading Psychology student Julie Leboeuf wins Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Scholarships for Study in a Second Language

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Bishop’s University’s Dr Matthew Peros publishes groundbreaking research on hurricane patterns in Maritimes

Documenting hurricanes of the distant past may present warning for future Dr Matthew Peros, Canada Research Chair in Climate and Environmental Change at Bishop’s University, has co-authored an important research publication in the Marine Geology scientific journal, studying the impact of hurricanes in the Maritimes in the distant past to better understand what impact hurricanes may have in the future if similar conditions occur. “How hurricane activity will change with global warming is an urgent… Continue reading Bishop’s University’s Dr Matthew Peros publishes groundbreaking research on hurricane patterns in Maritimes

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