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Academics

Grammarly@edu - Sign up for a premium account with Grammarly using your @myauroracollege.ca email address for access to this cool proofreading tool. Use it to make your writing better.

Tutoring Service - Aurora College provides free access to tutors for students. To request a tutor, meet with the Student Success Coordinator at your campus and fill out the request form.

Aurora College Libraries and Online Search - Your doorway to a world of books and videos, online journal articles, research starters and more … Aurora College Libraries provide access for students and staff to a vast array of print and online research resources available at your fingertips, as well as friendly staff to help you at the College libraries in Inuvik, Yellowknife and Fort Smith.

Citation Machine - Citation Machine automatically generates citations in MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian, and thousands more!

Google Scholar - A good resource of scholarly peer-reviewed articles for essays.

Keep Me Out - Great site for if you are tempted during study time. We all know you can go on Facebook for a quick look and get lost for hours!

Free Rice - want to learn and help people at the same time? This website sends grains of rice to needy people for every correct answer you give.

Study Blue - Great study tools. Flashcards are so last year. Go digital!

Time Budgeting - Did you know that there are 168 hours in one week? How are you spending your time?

Technology

Software Discounts - Aurora College students are eligible for software discounts. Find out how.

Moodle - Are you having difficulty logging into the Moodle site?  If you are unsure of your username or password, Moodle can send you a reminder and reset your password.  Please refer to the Moodle Password Reset Guide if you need some assistance.

Finance

Student Budget Template - Use this to plan for the cost of your education.

AC Scholarship Binder - This is a list of information about scholarships specific to Aurora College Students and not specific to Aurora College Students.

Aboriginal Bursaries Search Tool - This is a searchable list of 773 bursaries, scholarships and incentives across Canada available to Aboriginal students.

Aboriginal Scholarship Guide - Windspeaker and AMMSA maintain an extensive list of scholarships and bursaries available to Aboriginal students.

Scholarships Canada - Search for and apply for scholarships anywhere in Canada.

NWT Student Financial Assistance - Information about NWT SFA at this link. You can Apply Online for SFA.

Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy - You may be eligible to receive funding for school from one of these ASETS holders.

NWT Income Assistance - Students may also be eligible to obtain Income Assistance which can help with the cost of things such as childcare. To find out if you qualify for IA, you should see a Client Service Officer at the Department of Education, Culture, and Employment. The application form is available online here.

Tax Information - Helpful information for students about filing your taxes. Students may be able to file their income taxes for free using Turbo Tax.

Wellness

Local Mental Health & Wellness Resources - Helpful list of resources that are available to students in our campus communities: Inuvik, Fort Smith, and Yellowknife.

Traditional Healing - Traditional Healing embodies the use of native plants, as well as, is a whole philosophy and spiritual practice surrounding health and well-being.

Choose NWT - Choose is about the choices we can all make to be safer, feel better and enjoy life in the Northwest Territories. On this website you will find the programs and funding that the Government of the Northwest Territories supports to help our residents make healthy choices.

Recipe Puppy - This is a website that will give you a recipe for the food you have in the fridge at the moment.  Helps when you don’t have the funds to go shopping. 

Sworkit - 5 minute workouts.  Can be used as an app or website.  Study for an hour, 5 minute workout, back to studying, great results!!

Healthy Relationships - A good article on healthy relationships with some helpful links.

Love is Respect - Loveisrespect’s mission is to engage, educate and empower young people to prevent and end abusive relationships.

Stress - This website has all sorts of interesting information. Have a look at this article on stress.

Headspace - Teaches you to meditate. Maybe save your trial till exam time. Free 10 day trial.

Men's Health - 6 Top Health Threats to Men

New Journeys - Your online Friendship Centre resource. An online platform for telling and sharing stories pertaining to Indigenous experiences in Canada. New Journeys is also a one-stop mobile and online resource featuring potentially life-saving resources, services, and information to help urban Indigenous youth, young families and others seeking to know more about their surroundings.

Mental Health - Learn how to take care of your mental health. Get the facts about mental illness. Find help for yourself or others.

Healthy Minds -Keep your mind healthy.

Services

Day Care - This page will give you a searchable list of licensed day homes and day cares in the NWT.

Employment 

NWT Jobs in Demand - Learn about the many jobs that are in demand in the NWT for the next 15 years to help you plan your future. Visit NWT Jobs in Demand Handbook or visit the Skills 4 Success website at www.skills4success.ca.

GNWT Summer Employment - Apply for summer jobs with the GNWT through the Department of Human Resources.

Explore Careers - Looking for a different job? Or a first job? Explore your options with these online tools.

Opportunities in Health Careers - Information about careers and summer opportunities in health professions in the NWT.

Education Canada - Job opportunities for teachers in the Northwest Territories.

Job Bank - Job opportunities in the Northwest Territories and beyond.

Glass Door for Students - Students can have free unlimited access to more than 15 million jobs from over 500,000 different companies. Search by different communities in the Northwest Territories... or anywhere in Canada.

NWT Job Shop - More job postings in the Northwest Territories.

Northern News Job Postings - NWT job postings in the Northern News.

Come Make Your Mark - Explore careers in the NWT and our active lifestyles.

Resume Builder - Use an online tool to build your own resume. Get some help from your Campus Student Services staff
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