Managing Stress as a First-Year University Student

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As human beings, it is inevitable that we will all experience stress from time to time.  As a Neuroscience and Mental Health student, I have learned a lot about the neuroscience behind stress.  But just as importantly, as a first-year student, I have learned some techniques for managing stress while taking on the new challenge and busy lifestyle of being in university.

My Experience with Computer Science Co-op


Hi, my name is Veronica.  I am a fourth year computer science student and I just returned to classes at Carleton after a year of co-op jobs. I decided to do co-op so that I could experience some computer science placements before deciding on a career path. First, I spent 4 months as Software Developer in Test at You.i TV and then I spent 8 months working as System Engineer at General Dynamics Mission Systems – Canada.

Our Wonderful First Year Reps!

Welcome to the FYR blog! The SSSC’s First Year Rep team is full of awesome and dedicated first year student leaders who connect their classmates to all the amazing events and workshops run by the SSSC! A FYR’s main job is to make weekly in-class announcements, which not only allows them to hone in on their public speaking skills, but also gives them the opportunity to build connections with professors and make new friends. Check out what some of our First Year Reps have to say about their experience on the team and their first year at Carleton!

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