Your guide to local coffee

Jumping Bean: Out and about exploring our beautiful city? Jumping Bean is an excellent place to stop, whether you’re on campus or downtown. This is my go-to place for grabbing a quick caffeine fix, so I’m ready to tackle the day. They have two locations on campus, which are located in the QEII Library and…

Four great ideas for events on campus

If you read our post about why you should stay on campus, you know that there are lots of great spaces and facilities to take advantage of here at Memorial. Here’s our list of four ideas for four unique and useful spaces on campus. Wedding reception in R. Gushue Hall The dining hall on campus…

Hitting the trails in St. John’s

In this blog post, we chat with Sheldon Huelin, Laboratory Instructor for the Science Academic Unit of Memorial University and avid hiker, to uncover the best spots for hiking in the St. John’s area and beyond. A love of the outdoors led Sheldon to study Environmental Science, and he discovered organized hiking with the East Coast Trail…

A beginner’s guide to music in St. John’s

After traveling to nearly every major city in Canada, I’ve found that St. John’s is one of the most musically vibrant places in the country. Nearly everyone you meet plays at least one instrument, and there are so many shows on the go on any given night that it can be hard to decide which…

What to expect when you stay on campus

When I tell people I work for a summer accommodations operation in a university residence, they often assume that I help provide summer housing to students. When I explain that the residence becomes more of a hotel during the summer months, the general reaction is surprise; many people don’t realize that choosing to stay on…

Ten things to check out in St. John’s this summer

Planning a trip to St. John’s? There’s so much to see and do it can be hard to figure out where to start. Here’s our list of ten things you should put on your visit-to-St. John’s bucket list. Stay tuned for more suggestions throughout the summer; there’s never a shortage of adventure and excitement in our beautiful…