New Year, New Challenges: Start off Strong!

January 11, 2018

Welocme back to a new and an exciting year!As they say, witih a new year comes new challenges. In this episode, Pauline and Tristan discuss and share various ways on confronting the feeling of demotivation and how we can channel that feeling into a postive mindset for the start of a new semester. 


19-Reflections on Our Journey Through the Term

December 15, 2017

At a time when students and faculty are extremely busy, it is comforting and optimistic to have conversations centered on self-reflection. In this episode, Pauline and Tristan briefly share their own personal journeys they have experienced from the start of the term to the dawn of the New Year. They are then joined by three guests: Dr. Neil Armitage, a sociology professor, Charles, a 1st year Bachelor of Internationl Economics (BIE) student and Tabby, a 4th year student majoring in Urban Forrestry. Our guests share their own personal growth over the winter 2017 term, giving us insight into their challenges and future endeavors. 


18-Are GPA Boosters Really Boosting Your GPA?

December 4, 2017

On this episode of in[Tuition], we chat with a friends of the show about their experiences taking GPA booster to get an "easy" A. We address if it's really worth taking GPA boosters and reveal some tips on how to do well in classes that may be a little difficult but covers topics that are actually interesting to you.



17-The Overtime Student: Dilute your cognitive overload

November 24, 2017

As students we are approaching a very stressful time of the term; just finishing up midterm season and preparing for final exams. Not to mention, we have other priorities that occupy our lives outside of academia. How do we mentally switch into those different priorities without experiencing cognitive overload and the common reaction to such demanding pressures-stress?


16- How to Make your Last $20 Stretch

October 30, 2017

Many students in university undergo financial difficulties and this has significant effects to a student's academic well-being. We discuss and provide recommendations to what we can all do to perservere and triumph in those insecure moments.


15-Midterm Meltdown With Our New Hosts

October 11, 2017

In our first episode of the fall with our new hosts, Pauline and Tristan, we're talking about the thing that's on everyone's mind: midterms. We discuss what we can all do to get through the arguably toughest time of the academic year.


14-We Bid Farewell to Grace and Yadu

September 26, 2017

One of the great things about university is that eventually, you graduate. Unfortunately for us that means that Grace and Yadu are now off on new adventures. This episode, Grace and Yadu will share what they learned about podcasts, and themselves, this summer.

Soon we will be welcoming our new hosts, Tristan and Pauline. Stay tuned!


13-Back to School: What’s Your Story

September 5, 2017

“Don’t forget–no one else sees the world the way you do, so no one else can tell the stories that you have to tell.” ~Charles de Lint

In this episode, storytellers Grace & Yadu sneak into the Jump Start 2017 events; Share It! and Prof Talks, to chat with students and find out: who are the incoming students on campus? What flavours do they bring to the table? And most importantly–what is the story they want to tell of their academic experience at UBC?


12-in[Tuition] LIVE: Welcoming YOU to UBC!

August 29, 2017

Grace & Yadu welcome first year International students to UBC, by hosting a live show at the Jumpstart Opening ceremony!

UBC is filled with talented students and inspiring professors! As hosts of the ceremony, in this episode, we convert the stage into our studio and lace together diverse campus experiences expressed through speech, dance and music.

Excited to learn more about the performances? Check out:

Sinbirds Dance Group:

Vancity Bangra:

Vino Cuenca:



11-Entrepreneurship: Meeting Pains, Making Gains

August 15, 2017

In hearing the word "entrepreneurship," many things may come to mind–TV shows like Dragons Den or Shark Tank, or poster-businessmen like Steve Jobs or Richard Branson. It is a path that is sexy to some, daunting to others, but through the innovation it generates, valuable and necessary for all. 


Join your new week's hosts, Brian and Pauline, as they explore what it means to be an entrepreneur, and how students can start thinking along the lines of entrepreneurship to capitalize on their skills, resources, and passions!

Click here for more information about entrepreneurship@UBC, and here for more information about the Small Business Accelerator Program at UBC.