1. What is the Life Skills 101 podcast?
  2. Recent Episode
  3. FYSM 1900 Podcast Reflections
  4. General Podcast Reflections
  5. Previous Episodes

What is the Life Skills 101 podcast?

The Life Skills 101 Podcast is a series of episodes that will engage, empower and encourage Carleton University students to identify, grow and reflect upon life skill development, through various enriching episodes featuring young Carleton Alumni. Alumni will share their successes and challenges to support students in building persistence and capacity, and provide a space for skill development and reflection for listeners.

Season 2 has launched for the 2023-2024 Academic Year.

Students who complete a Podcast Reflection are entered to win $25 toward their Campus Card.

Catch the podcast on Spotify YouTube and Google Podcasts

Recent Episode

Season 2, Episode 1: Getting Involved with Andrew Kellie

Andrew Kellie is a Carleton graduate and arts worker, currently working as the Strategic Initiatives and Special Events Coordinator at the Ottawa Art Gallery. Throughout their studies in the Bachelors of Global & International Studies at Carleton, Andrew was involved with a number of different elements of campus life, from being a Summer Orientation Leader and writing for The Charlatan, to volunteering for the ISSO and the Campus Activity Board – just to name just a few! Now, in their role at the Ottawa Art Gallery, they continue their path of involvement by managing community partnerships and planning events that bring art to the Ottawa public. In this episode, Andrew discusses how to get involved on campus, the benefits of being involved, and how to balance your extracurriculars with your education and personal life.

Episode Released: Sept 11, 2023

FYSM 1900 Podcast Reflections

This form is meant for students in FYSM 1900A: Student Leadership and Mental Health. It asks for personal information (name and student number) so that your responses can be shared with your course instructor.

The podcast staff also track the number unique listeners for program funding, and to enter participants to win $25 on your Campus Card.

Submit a Reflection Here

General Podcast Reflections

By listening to the Life Skills 101 Podcast, we hope that students will:

  • Have more tangible examples of success stories from a local content
  • Have the opportunity to obtain advice, referrals and resources in creating their career and life paths
  • Be able to view post-secondary education as a continued and viable option
  • Feel greater confidence in navigating and building upon their life skills, whichever they may be
  • Have the opportunity to connect students with Career Services to take further steps in forging their career paths
  • Have had the opportunity to network with fellow students, alumni, etc.

DID YOU KNOW: You can receive a Co-Curricular Record (CCR) for Life Skills 101 podcast participant by completing a podcast reflection. Learn about how to add a position to your CCR on the CCR website.

Submit a Reflection Here

Previous Episodes

Season 1 Episodes

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