Lifestyle

Winter Is Coming: How To Save On Your Utility Bills

According to BC Hydro, winter energy habits (heating, lighting etc.) can result in average winter electricity bills that are 66% higher than the rest of the year. With this in mind, here are some energy saving tips to help you control your energy costs through the winter, and throughout the year. Thermostat Given that heating costs rise about 5% for every degree above 20°C consider setting it to: 16°C when you're ...

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Decorating on a Budget – 2020 Edition

Fall is officially here and, coupled with the extended time we've all spent at home, the itch to redecorate and revamp our space is strong. While redecorating the home can be costly, we're here to show you some ways where you can redecorate your home without breaking the bank. 50+ Best Home Decorating Ideas for Decorating on a Budget Refresh  Small Changes, Big Impact & Cons DIY Thrift Shopping & Cons Nature New Additions Improve Lighting Refresh One of ...

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Student Scoop – Unofficial Student Guide To Langara University ft. Graciella Llagas

Welcome to the Langara edition of our Student Scoop series - a collection of insider student tips to UBC, SFU, Langara, Emily Carr and more. We tap into the nuts and bolts of student life interviewing student leaders to uncover secret campus corners, best coffee spots, where to satisfy your late night cravings, and the lowdown on campus and off campus living. Read on for more Langara tips. Today, we checked ...

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Student Scoop – Unofficial Student Guide To Emily Carr University of Art & Design ft. Chris Su-Zhou

Welcome to the Emily Carr edition of our Student Scoop series - a collection of insider student tips to UBC, SFU, Langara, Emily Carr and more. We tap into the nuts and bolts of student life interviewing student leaders to uncover secret campus corners, best coffee spots, where to satisfy your late night cravings, and the lowdown on campus and off campus living. Read on for more Emily Carr tips. Today, ...

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Student Scoop – Unofficial Student Guide to SFU ft. Cody & Jessica

Welcome back to our Student Scoop series - a collection of insider student tips to UBC, SFU, Langara, and more. We tap into the nuts and bolts of student life interviewing student leaders to uncover secret campus corners, best coffee spots, where to satisfy your late night cravings, and the lowdown on campus and off campus living. Read on for more UBC tips. SFU Guide with Cody & Jessica Student: Cody de ...

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Student Scoop – Unofficial Student Guide To UBC feat. Cody Lo

Welcome to the first of our Student Scoop series - a collection of insider student tips to UBC, SFU, Langara, and more. We tap into the nuts and bolts of student life interviewing student leaders to uncover secret campus corners, best coffee spots, where to satisfy your late night cravings, and the lowdown on campus and off campus living. Read on for more UBC tips from UBC student Cody Lo. UBC ...

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Benefits of Living Off Campus

UPDATED: JULY 15, 2020 For most students, #reslife starts to lose its appeal after first or second year. For some students entering the Fall semester of 2020, campus housing may not even be an option. Spreading your wings and exploring life outside campus suddenly feels essential and, really, it is. There are so many benefits that come with living off campus. It is your next step to adulthood and key to ...

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Best Craft Beer In Vancouver

Vancouverites have embraced craft beer like it's their lifeblood. In fact, figures show that though BC consumers drink less beer than other Canadians, we drink better beer. This is underlined by the explosive growth and success of craft breweries not only in Vancouver, but throughout the Lower Mainland and the entire province. So with all the new breweries out there, which one has the best craft beer in Vancouver? Here are ...

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Nearby Nosh at SFU – Best Places to Eat

As back to school nerves set in, Craigslist furniture shopping frustrates and course selection overwhelms, cooking your own meals is the last thing you want to worry about. Let us help you find the best food near SFU. Though a few can be found on the Burnaby mountain SFU campus, most are located nearby, off campus. Here are 5 of our top picks when it comes to good food near ...

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Project Highlight: Kitchen, Bathroom Renovations with Enzo Design Build

Renovating your rental can be a big job, especially when you are not sure on where to start. Kitchens and bathrooms often offer the greatest "wow" factor for most prospective tenants, which is why we've collaborated with Enzo Design Build's, Meysam Pourkaram, to share some tips and tricks for renovating kitchens and bathrooms in a way that is contemporary, but not too costly. We have deconstructed one of Enzo's recent ...

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