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The beginning pursuit of a hobby turned career

Rylee McOuat

It’s the question every soon-to-be or recent high school grad dreads being asked; What are your plans for after high school?

While the majority of teens will respond with a less than sure reply comprised of muted panic and uncertainty, there is a minority within the teenage population that will present with a sturdy and confident statement about their future plans. Continue reading The beginning pursuit of a hobby turned career

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Are you facing the discouraging prospect of a low-paying, dead end McJob to make ends meet between university or college semesters? What if you found a job positing for a short-term position in your field of study with pay commensurate to your skill level? And what if your school pre-selected all potential employers and the job placement was not only gratifying but also integral to obtaining your degree? Sound impossible? You may be interested in a co-op education program, which integrates pain work experience with post-secondary academic studies.

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The three wise men of money management in Canada

Each accounting group has its own set of tasks, any would-be accountant needs to excel at working with details, being thorough in reporting, professionalism and critical thinking.

Whether it’s upper level management at Manitoba Hydro or at the head office of the Saskatchewan Roughriders, accountants can be found in most facets of the professional world. Like doctors, who may focus on anything from heart surgery to the health of your feet, accountants can specialize in a variety of areas. They are CEOs, CFOs, deans, directors and instructors.

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On-line Campus News at the University of Saskatchewan

On Campus News, the official newspaper of the University of Saskatchewan, launched the OCN online news centre this July.

“With news being generated from all corners of campus, we’ve talked for some time about how we could bring all of it together in a one-stop shop where our stories can be told in a more immediate way than through a bi-weekly newspaper,” said Colleen MacPherson, editor of On Campus News.

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