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The Results are in…

…and student engagement is what’s up! A student engagement survey involving more than 15,000 students across 77 institutions throughout Canada…

The Pros and Cons of Being A Student Affairs Professional

The field of Student Affairs is both wonderful and challenging. I love working in the field but as with anything, this field comes with its own particular set of difficulties.

The Power to Change is What Drives Students to Get Involved

Why do students volunteer for student organizations or student government? For most students, they get involved because they want to enact change. As student affairs professionals, it’s important that we support our students’ drive for change as best we can.

3 Easy Ways You Can Help Students Engage with Academic Courses

Student affairs professionals are in a prime position to help students engage in their academics and position themselves for career success after they graduate. Help students by encouraging them to select the things they enjoy, maximize their time and apply their learning to the “real world.”

4 Tips to Increase and Improve Student Involvement

Student involvement is an important part of campus engagement. Students who are involved are more likely to graduate and have positive college experiences.

3 Valuable Communication Tips to Improve Student Success

Student engagement and campus involvement are largely dependent on how you communicate information to students on your campus. It’s important that you put students at the centre of all your communication processes.

How to Embrace Social Media as a Tool to Connect with your Students

Communicating with students is all about being where they are. These days students spend most of their time on social media. Students use social media for entertainment but also to connect with their peers and learn new information. That’s why it’s the ideal place to reach and engage with them.

Twitter is The Best Way to Communicate in Higher Ed

Twitter is the ideal plan for communicating and engaging with students on campus. The opportunities that Twitter offers higher ed institutions are infinite. If you only use one social platform, this should be it.

How to Get Students Involved with Student Organizations

When it comes to getting students engaged the personal appeal from an involved party, whether it be a student, alum, or administrator, often works best. Don’t be afraid to be personal with your students. Direct communication can drastically improve your attendance numbers.

The Impressive Mobile Lives of College Students

The world was completely flipped on its head on June 29th, 2007. On that day, the introduction of Apple’s iPhone…

A Quick Introduction to Student Engagement

An engaged student will: be aware of the areas in which they are not excelling, be able to think critically about what they read and see, be using creative approaches to complete assignments and inform their learning a& be finding ways to work with others to produce effective results.

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