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Student Support Services: The Time is Now

Jan 11, 2023 11:42:31 AM

By Fred Standil
Student Services Advisor at Herzing College Winnipeg

Welcome to 2023. The passage of time reminds us that life is fragile and unpredictable. Mental health experts caution that while there are always things going on that are troubling, we must all strive to stay in the moment and appreciate what we have.

Student Support Services: The Real Value of Education

Nov 23, 2022 3:01:57 PM

By Fred Standil
Student Services Advisor at Herzing College Winnipeg

The pursuit of post-secondary education is always a good thing. But there are numerous challenges for students to overcome as they move through their chosen program of study.

As someone who once walked in those shoes, I can report that the benefits of education can and should last a lifetime.

Student Support Services: Establishing Healthy Personal Boundaries

Oct 13, 2022 1:51:35 PM
By Fred Standil
Student Services Advisor at Herzing College Winnipeg

Unless we opt to live on an isolated island, we will experience many relationships throughout our lifetimes. These include family, significant others, friends, classmates, colleagues, and a host of other acquaintances. Navigating these relationships can pose challenges.

Student Support Services: Looking Inward

Sep 12, 2022 2:31:16 PM
By Fred Standil
Student Services Advisor at Herzing College Winnipeg

While it may seem that there is a quick fix for everything these days, maintaining one’s sense of well-being is an ongoing process that requires effort. Introspection is defined as the examination or observation of one’s own mental and emotional processes.

Student Support Services: Looking After Yourself

Aug 8, 2022 12:31:09 PM

By Fred Standil
Student Services Advisor at Herzing College Winnipeg

The concept of self-care is a much-discussed topic both in academic circles and in wider society. In fact, never has it been more common for professionals, students, families, friends, and colleagues to talk about things we can all do to protect our well-being.

Student Support Services: Embracing Optimism

Jul 4, 2022 9:35:13 AM
By Fred Standil
Student Services Advisor at Herzing College Winnipeg

Given the abundance of negative messages that we consume on a daily basis, I would like to suggest that there are ways to craft our own personal perspectives on the world in which we live.

Student Support Services: Dealing With Uncertainty

Jun 2, 2022 2:02:38 PM
By Fred Standil
Student Services Advisor at Herzing College Winnipeg

 We all find ourselves attracted to uncertainty when partaking in certain activities. A suspenseful movie, a mystery novel, and games of chance are three examples that come to mind.

Student Support Services: Developing Resilience

May 2, 2022 1:40:20 PM
By Fred Standil
Student Services Advisor at Herzing College Winnipeg

As time presses on and students persist in their respective programs, it is a good time to acknowledge that it is not always smooth sailing.

Student Support Services: Navigating a New Normal

Apr 11, 2022 11:13:26 AM
By Fred Standil
Student Services Advisor at Herzing College Winnipeg

Welcome back. As I sit in my office at the college, I am struck by what seem to be competing feelings. Much like yourselves, I am trying to process the past 24-plus months since the world changed.

Need Support? New Personal Counselling Services Available on Campus

Feb 24, 2020 1:32:19 PM

Fred Standil is the new Student Services Advisor at Herzing, offering academic and personal counselling to students. Fred has been on the faculty at Herzing College Winnipeg for the past 11 years.

Herzing College Winnipeg is excited to announce new counselling and advising services for students. The new Student Support Services office is located on the second floor by the elevator, and officially launched on February 10, 2020. 

If you’re struggling with a personal or academic problem, this is the place to go. The office is run by Fred Standil, who many students already know as our Community Support Worker instructor. 

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