到现在为止, you’ve been in 边境上大学 for a few weeks and are getting through the motions of the adaptation curve I mentioned in the 以前的通讯. One of the surprising aspects of being at a boarding school is that there are so many people around you all the time. 拿它们怎么办? 你想交朋友，但怎么交朋友? 对你们中的一些人来说，这可能很容易，但对大多数人来说，这是一种努力……
The student centre is a popular meeting place for students during free time. 配有大屏电视, 投影仪, 音乐系统, 台球桌, 乒乓球和桌上足球, 这个中心是一个放松和与朋友聚会的地方. 这里也是学校的Tuck Shop的所在地, 学生在哪里可以买到学习用品, 零食和澳门新濠天地的衣服和礼物. Powered in part by solar energy, the Student Centre is also home to the school’s “Green Zone.”
边境上大学 has a fully equipped dining hall offering a variety of 健康y entrées, 汤, 每餐都要吃沙拉和更多的食物, 包括素食选择. Family-style lunches with assigned seating are another way for students to meet and interact with their peers in a pleasant, 礼貌的设置.
边境上大学 has 24-hour nursing coverage and clinics throughout the day. 有一名合格的护士值班，周末有护士随叫随到. A full-time student counsellor is also based in the 健康中心 to respond to the emotional needs of the students. 除了, a doctor comes to the school once a week to attend to the students' 健康 needs.
理疗诊所为不同种类的损伤提供咨询. A member of the physio clinic is also present during games with higher risk of injury (soccer, (曲棍球和橄榄球)在需要时提供急救.
全年, the school organizes 活动 – often referred to in Quebec as “animation” – ranging from shopping trips and movies to three-on-three basketball tournaments and dances. 总有事情可做. 澳门新濠天地每年也会举办一些特别的活动, 包括一年一度的冬季狂欢节, 假唱比赛, 戏剧作品和综艺节目.
在空闲时间, many students take advantage of the outdoor tennis courts and soccer fields, in addition to the outdoor basketball court that in the winter converts to an outdoor hockey rink. Mackay和Amaron健身房也定期开放, Amaron和Pat Burns体育馆的健身房也是如此.
Each Stanstead student is assigned to an advisor who follows the student's academic progress, troubleshoots when necessary and generally helps ensure that the student is getting the most out of his or her experience at the school. The advisor also acts as the liaison between the school and the student's parents. 这种关系可以确保没有学生被遗漏.