Category Archives: Kingston Living

Shaping the future of the JDUC

John Deutsch University Centre (JDUC) on a sunny summer day.

The John Deutsch University Centre (JDUC) has always been a communal space for students, offering a multitude of space to catch up with friends; study or read on the couches; attend club meetings or utilize one of the many student services housed in the building. You may have been hearing about a plan to revitalize or renovate the JDUC, but not sure what ... Read More »

Finding the Positives of Cold Weather

Winter on campus

I think we all can agree that this onset of winter is far too early and bitter considering we’re only halfway through November! Who has time to dig out their winter wear when venturing into the Arctic tundra that is campus, with all the papers, projects, meetings and studying on the horizon? If last winter taught us anything, it’s that ... Read More »

12 Fun Things You Can Do With Student CarShare

Kingston Skyline

Welcome back! Make sure to check out some of the fun activities in the surrounding Kingston area, and let Student CarShare help you get there. With car sharing, getting outside and exploring is easier than ever. Student Car Share is a car sharing service that enables students 18+ with a G2 license to rent cars by the hour or day – ... Read More »

Tips for Moving into Your First House!


So you’ve just completed your first year in residence, and you’re gearing up for your second year. First off, congratulations! You’ve made it. Now that summer is approaching, you may be wondering what exactly has to be done in order to get your house or apartment ready for next year. Moving in to your first place can be challenging, so ... Read More »

AMS Bikes and Boards

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Looking for something to do this summer? Bikes and Boards is hiring volunteers! If you’re not sure about applying, here’s a few reasons why you should. Meet New People Kingston Summer’s are fantastic, but it can get a bit lonely when all your housemates are gone for the summer and you’re busy working all day. Volunteering for Bikes and Boards ... Read More »

How to Make the Most of St. Patrick’s Day in Kingston


While it may not look like it outside, March 17 is fast-approaching! To help you find fun ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve put together a list of our favourite recipes, events, and music to get your green on this weekend. There’s something for everyone to do on St. Patrick’s Day, just remember to eat some delicious food, know ... Read More »

10 Birthday Perks: How to Get the Most Out of Your Birthday!


Once a year, a special day comes along that’s all about you. And even though birthdays are pretty fantastic, we think you should know about the next level of birthday goodness – freebies! Tons of restaurants, stores, and services offer birthday perks that get you discounts and extras that can make your birthday even more exciting. So when your next ... Read More »

35 Photos of Dogs Playing in Snow to Brighten Your Day


Waking up this morning to blankets of snow outside covering the streets, the sidewalks and the cars on the road could make it difficult getting out of bed. After a season like this, although we’re getting used to walking in the knee-deep snow, it doesn’t make it any easier. This might help brighten your day! Be sure to bundle up. ... Read More »

7 Blogs You Have to Follow


Whenever I’m in the mood to procrastinate (essentially the second I open my laptop), I find myself turning more and more to personal blogs. There’s just something about someone sharing their experiences, passions, and creativity that inspires me to pursue my own ambitions. Blogs have become an excellent way to connect with others and the world around us: kind of ... Read More »

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