Student Affairs Weekly - November 24, 2017

apps for success

It’s time to think about preparing for your exams, and SAS (Student Accessibility Services) has FREE APPS to recommend for that! Check out these apps, which are helpful for EXAM PREPARATION and STRESS MANAGEMENT.

30/30  Platform(s): iPhone/iPod , iPad/iPad Mini   Price: FREE

This app allows the user to set multiple timers that can keep repeating until the user stops the timer. For example, the user can have a timer set for 30 minutes of studying and then a timer for a 10 minute break. The app has the option to change the brightness and has clear instructions on how to manipulate its features. Binary Hammer

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

Inspiration allows users to create mind maps to help with organization of key concepts and ideas. 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.

Quizlet LLC  Platform (s): Available on all platforms     Price: FREE

Quizlet is free, fun, and a simple way to study. Create your own flashcards and study sets or choose from millions created by other students. Pick from 3 mobile only study modes to suit your learning style and take advantage of audio in 18 languages to reinforce pronunciation and retention. 

Stop, Breathe and Think  Platform(s): Apple or Android devices   Price: FREE

A friendly, simple app to guide people of all ages through meditation for mindfulness. Users can check-in with how they are feeling and a list of mediations tailored specific to the user are presented. The recommended meditations are meant to be a support; to help you deal with whatever is going on.

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. Free Meditation

 Give yourself a much deserved study break. Join us for free meditation at The Student Health & Counselling Centre on 

Mondays: 12:30pm - 1:00pm

Tuesdays: 11:45am - 12:15pm

Thursdays: 11:45am - 12:15pm

Fridays: 3:45pm - 4:15pm

for every week up until December 18th.

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!