We have collocated and reviewed twenty of the greatest links for university and college students on the 'net. If there are any links which you feel could be of use to others, please click submit and let us know - you could win some cool stuff from SURVIVAL U and MUCHMUSIC.
SURVIVAL U - the best thing to happen to university and college students since Spring Break - but you already knew that
MUCHMUSIC Nothing really to do with university and college, but a very cool site, and as you may have gathered, big supporters of us, and students!
VoyCabulary.com - An incredibly cool site! Go to this site, type in the URL of any other site and it will display the site with all the words Hyperlinked to their definitions from an on-line dictionary. Very useful if researching online text using complex vocabulary.
Concordances of Great Books - A lot of fun on long rainy days. A Concordance is a data base of words or phrases found in great literature. Ever wondered who wrote "you fart like a weasel"? (Aristophanes, in his ancient Greek comedy, The Acharnians). In what great masterpiece did Kipling use the word "stinky"? (The Gate Of A Hundred Sorrows). Just type in a word and kiss the afternoon goodbye!
Encyclopedia Britannica On-Line - Not only does it a search offer hyperlinks to articles from Britannica, but it also offers a list of useful sites throughout the web pertaining to your search. Not particularly in-depth information, but it's a good place to start.
Refdesk.com - A fantastic reference site which has links to everything from the Old Farmer's Almanac, News Quiz, Today in History as well as over 2,000 links to site with facts. Not easy to find a specific fact, but fun to explore!
The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation A necessity for those who are going or is it whom are going no whomever are going whoever are going damn.
Canada's Schoolnet - One of the best educational web sites with over 5,000 Learning Resources! Mainly aimed at public school students and teachers (Kindergarten to Grade 12) but still has a lot of great resources for a college student.
Merriam-Websters Dictionary and Thesaurus On Line - If you think a thesaurus is an extinct dinosaurs, do us all a favour; turn your computer off, and drop out of school.
Directory of Canadian Universities - features a searchable database of Canadian graduate and undergraduate programs. Provides information on housing, enrolment, tuition fees, and more. Only contains information about universities and NOT colleges!
School Finder Trying to figure out which school is best for you? School finder is here to give you a hand. This site contains detailed information about Canadian universities and colleges to help you chose the one thats right for you. Also has information about scholarships and bursaries.
Campus Maps Feeling lost? Then this site is here for you! This site, courtesy of the University of Waterloo, lists links to over fifty Canadian campus maps.
SmartChic's Canadian Universities - Run by a young University of Toronto student from British Colombia this site is a good guide for University entrance, contains a post-secondary school list, advice on choosing a school, how to afford it, and a discussion board.
Campus Lounge A good student life site offering a range of articles on everything from food to entertainment to student classifieds
Study In Canada! - A site dedicated to foreign students considering attending college or university in Canada. Includes information about getting a visa, choosing a school, tuition information for foreign students and more.
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Student Loans - The official site run by the Department of Human Resources and Development Canada. This is where you can get official info on student loans and how this department financially assists students while they are in full-time studies.
Student Awards Free money? Yeah, theres plenty out there! This is a comprehensive database of student bursaries and grants available to Canadian students considering studying in Canada or the US.
Canlearn This site is dedicated to helping students better manage money and the financial aspects of going to post-secondary school. It also has other non-financial related information such as likes to most online college and university newspapers etc. A great place to research your options!
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada Boring! But before you click the back button, visit their scholarship section. One of the best sources of information on free money on the web. Your wallet will thank you!
Travel Cuts Owned and operated by the Canadian Federation Of Students, this site is a must for students going away to college and university. Offering discount travel rates to students this site should be the first destination for those cash strapped students about to leave mommy and daddy!