"Knowing and understanding who you are will make all the difference when it comes to coping with the things you are going through, and even figuring out what you want to pursue and accomplish in life."
"I chose to be brutally honest with myself. Because you have to… it helps me identify things that I need to work on, poor habits I needed to let go of, all in the attempt to become the best version of myself. "
"I started to then also work myself up about the smallest things, such as why others were not picking up on my change in behaviour. I was emotional all the time with constant mood swings, which had little to no reasoning behind them."
What was your favourite memory during the process of moving here? I was really freaked out, I was really scared because I was all alone. However, when I landed in the airport, everyone was greeting me saying, “Hi, How are you?” It made me feel comfortable and made me think to myself, “I’m going to be okay.” - Learn more about Sparshi's journey and other student journeys on our Sheridan Life blog!
Did you have any self-doubt moving to Canada? It is my luck to come here... it is my fate to live here. People haven’t gotten the chances that I have gotten, so I am really thankful to God that I had the chance to come. - Learn more about Vaibhav's journey and other student journeys on our Sheridan Life blog!
What motivates you to live that way? I wanted to do something like what my parents did. I know that if I stayed in India my parents would definitely support me with everything. I want to be independent and do something new. I wanted to do something that belongs to me and not the people I know… I wanna be able to say that I started from scratch. - Learn more about Prasad's journey and other student journeys on our Sheridan Life blog!
What are your goals and aspirations? I want to really make a difference, not just in my work environment, but in society; like to be a real valuable part of society. I really aim to make a difference in people's life. - Learn more about Ashleigh's journey and other student journeys on our Sheridan Life blog!
If you could go back in time, and give yourself advice (when you decided to come to Canada) what advice would you give yourself? "I don’t know if this is a word, but “geek-a-tizing” myself sooner." - Learn more about Omar's journey and other student journeys on our Sheridan Life blog!
"We wanted to take the time to recognize, all together, how beautiful it is to love who you love and be who you are." After spearheading our very first Pride Week in celebration of the LGBTQ+ community at Sheridan, Anders chats about why this was important to him.
Your EVP, Anders, is raving about talent at Sheridan! Game Design Sprint Week, in particular, brings out the best in our Sheridan’s Bachelor of Game Design and we are lucky enough to have one of the games in the Marquee. Come check it out!
What to do with those textbooks you have laying around!?! You know the kind. The really heavy, don't know when you will ever use them again, kind. Amelia has a few ideas for how you can put those to good use...
"It’s actually quite simple! All you need to do is prove you are a student (why else would you run), collect signatures from 50 students who think you are ready to make a change, and submit your application online!" One of our Directors, Aadesh, explains how simple it is to get involved with our Board this year!
"Being the SSU President for the past 2 years has given me so much confidence... While the job does require commitment & a passion for student life, you are surrounded by amazing resources that help you achieve your goals." Sylvia Ibrahim reflects on her time as SSU President and encourages her fellow student leaders to take on this important role!
As students, we don’t really have all the time in the world to plan out ways we can work fruit into our meals. So let this list be a starting point. Amelia breaks down small and simple steps to feeling healthy.
"With the holidays coming up, I’m reminded of what my parents were able to do for me during this time." Karlo chats about the Holidays and what we are doing to help Sheridan students with children enjoy this time of year even more.
Drinking plenty of water keeps us healthy, naturally fights infection, helps us maintain a healthy body weight and supports a healthy heart! Since so many of us forget , Amelia is helping us all work a little more water into our diet this week.
"When we are solely focused on achieving good marks, we can forget about what makes our bodies feel good. Simple activities make a big difference." Little changes can make a big difference. Here are some ways you can make a change.
Samantha knows a thing or two about getting involved on campus. Not only is she our TRC Clubs Coordinator, but she is also a Peer Mentor, Social Community Leader & member of Sheridan Interactive Design Association. Learn more about how you can get involved too!