[typography font=”Merienda One” size=”16″ size_format=”px” color=”#632068″]Find what you’re passionate about[/typography]
Back to school means classes, homework, sporting events, extra-curricular events, campus clubs and much more. But getting involved on campus may be difficult, especially if you’re new to the school! Don’t fret. The Diva Team has you covered with tips and tricks on how to get involved on campus.
First things first, determine what you’re passionate about, or what sparks your interest. This could be something within your field of study or even a hobby that you’ve been pursuing. Once you’ve found an area of interest, finding an extracurricular activity will be much easier and more enjoyable.[typography font=”Merienda One” size=”16″ size_format=”px” color=”#632068″]Go to orientation week[/typography]
Orientation week is a great way to discover the different activities that take place around campus. Whether it’s a sports team or a club, you’ll be able to receive information and find out what’s needed in order to join. Orientation week is also a great way to meet new people and make friends! Even for returning students, orientation weeks usually have a fair for all the campus clubs and organizations which can help you get to know what kinds of things you can get involved in![typography font=”Merienda One” size=”16″ size_format=”px” color=”#632068″]Ask your student union[/typography]
Your student union is there for you! Comprised of both current and past students, the student union hosts events, information nights, tours, and more. If you didn’t make it to orientation, you can always visit your student union office and ask for more information about on-campus opportunities.[typography font=”Merienda One” size=”16″ size_format=”px” color=”#632068″]Join intermural sport teams[/typography]
Intermural sports are a great way to stay active, meet new people, and get involved! Visiting your athletic department or the athletic centre is the best way to find out what intermural teams are available. Intermural sports will allow for that work to play balance and give you a break from school work to have fun with friends.[typography font=”Merienda One” size=”16″ size_format=”px” color=”#632068″]Follow your school’s social media channels[/typography]
Social media is a great way to find out information about school events. Follow channels such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. This is an easy way to find out more information about how to get involved and connect with other students. Colleges tend to offer a wide variety of school events and there will probably be something that suits your interests!
[typography font=”Merienda One” size=”16″ size_format=”px” color=”#632068″]Network, Network, Network[/typography]
… oh and network! Networking is very important if you want to get involved and meet new people. A good way to find out different networking events is through your schools’ social media accounts. Networking will not only help you get involved but it could also lead to other potential opportunities.
The Diva Team wants to know how you get involved on campus! Send us your tips and tricks to make the best of your new school year.
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