Student Affairs Weekly - November 17, 2017

get your flushot

Student Health and Counselling is now offering flu shots for students. Call us at 343-8361 or stop by Prettie Residence to make an appointment.

Exam Schedule

Review your final examination schedule; exams will take place from December 7 -17th with the contingency date being December 18 in case an exam is cancelled. All students will be required to provide their Lakehead University student card prior to writing any exam. If you do not have a student card, have lost your student card or your student card is damaged and cannot be read get a new one now! Student cards are available on both campuses, at the Chancellor Patterson Library on the Thunder Bay campus and at Security on the Orillia campus.

12 days

Student Health & Counselling is running its 12 days of holiday giveaways draw for its third year.  Anytime you visit SHCC between now and December 22, fill out a ballot and enter the draw to win one of 12 holiday gift bags.  

smokingWant to win $2500? The annual wouldurather.... contest is back! Quitting smoking can be difficult, a not everyone is ready to quit right now. That's why this contest offers four different categories: quit smoking, cut back by half, stay away from smoking anytime you party or drink alcohol, or commit to continuing your smoke-free lifestyle. Perfect timing for a New Year resolution goal! The contest starts on Monday, January 20th.

Registration for the contest is open now!
apps for success

Papers and assignments are due! Check out the apps for that, recommended by Student Accessibility Services.

Dragon Dictation  Platform(s): iPhone, iPod touch and iPad   Price: FREE

Dragon Dictate is a voice to text app. The Dragon Dictate app is a user friendly piece of software that transcribes your voice to text. Using cloud based processing, Dragon is able to capture your voice file, process it in the cloud and return your transcription back to the application in seconds.Learn more about Dragon

Inspiration  Platform(s): iPad Free Lite version, Windows, Mac-FREE 30 day trial version.

Inspiration allows users to brainstorm and organize their ideas in a visual format- mind maps. The free version allows the user to create and edit a maximum of 5 mind maps. The maps save instantly and images from the Internet, camera roll, and iPad camera can be used. The app can transform the mind maps into out-lines. For unlimited diagrams, templates, and to export diagrams upgrade to premium version.

Take a Break!   Platform: Apple, Android devices    Price: FREE

There are times when you just need a break when you are studying or working on assignments. Download this app to experience a relaxing break from your studies. This app has two meditation sessions. One is seven and one thirteen minutes. There are many benefits of meditation including: helping to reduce symptoms of anxiety/depression and improving focus.

note takesr

Student Accessibility Services (SAS) is looking for volunteer Notetakers.  Confidentially, take notes through mycourselink for a classmate. Students who volunteer to be notetakers can use this experience on resumes and have it included on their co-curricular records. Contact or come to the SAS office (SC0003) if interested.