From initial internet research, to stepping foot on campus and everything in between, E'layna takes us on her journey of why she chose the University of Guelph.
OAC Student Perspectives Blog
In this series of blog posts E'layna Baker, international student in the FARE program, takes us through some of the ups and downs of her journey thus far at the University of Guelph.
"Being a student at U of G has helped me to grow, learn and adapt in ways I never thought would be possible for me. I hope that in sharing some of the things I’ve learned and tools I’ve used for personal development over the years can inspire you to go beyond your limits as you embark on your journey at the University of Guelph." -E'layna Baker.
E'layna reviews the different food related programs offered by OAC, providing her own thoughts for how she chose her program.
Being an international student can be scary, E'layna gets it. As a student from the The Bahamas she reviews some of the supports offered by U of G, including tips from her own experiences.
We all experience homesickness from time to time. For international students this can be particularly tough. For this blog E'layna provides some great tips for anyone experiencing homesickness.
Introductory Micro- and Macro-economics are common courses for a lot of U of G students and they can be tricky. For this blog E'layna provides her tips to ensure success in these courses!
E'layna knows the joys and frustrations of student house hunting. For this blog post she provides some tips for finding off campus housing.
In her third year, E'layna enrolled in an experiential learning course: UNIV*3140 – Flexible Internships in Agri-Food. For this blog post, she shares her takeaways from this experience!
As a university student, managing your finances should not be something to fear. In this blog post E'layna shares her some tips to help with budgeting.
Balancing school, jobs and personal life can be difficult, but important for your physical and mental health. For this blog post E'layna shares some ideas on how students can find a healthier work-school-life balance.