5 Tips to Better Videos

Posted on May 29, 2013 by and currently no comments yet

5 Tips to Better Videos

So, you’ve got the talent, you’ve got the passion, you even have a basic webcam.  But do you have what it takes to hack it on the internet?  Maybe.  Maybe not.  But to be safe, why not check out this guide to getting the most out of your videos.  Good luck!


You don’t need the best video camera on the market to make a great video, you just need to know how to use what you have.  Regardless … Read More

Want to open for Down With Webster at your school?

Posted on May 2, 2013 by and currently no comments yet

Do you have what it takes to open for Down With Webster?

We’re back with another instalment of Open For and this time we are working with Down With Webster! Here’s how it works:

Submit videos displaying the awesome talent of you or your band, and get your school on board to vote for you as their representative. Your fellow students will vote over four weeks in June to determine the finalists. Then, if our judges agree that you’re the best, you could win a Down With Webster concert for your school, at … Read More

Check out Rhiannon’s Ultimate Revolution Experience!

Posted on April 17, 2013 by and currently no comments yet

Rhiannon's Ultimate Revolution Experience

“I am so grateful for this experience. It was awesome getting to interview Rob Stewart. He did a great job with the movie and I’m looking forward to showing it to my friends and family!”

– Rhiannon Parry, a first year Public Relations student at the University of Ottawa

Rhiannon won our Ultimate Revolution Experience contest and had the chance to interview Rob Stewart — the director of Revolution — at the movie’s premiere last Friday night in Toronto. She had … Read More

From Northwest Territories to the GRAMMYs – check out Dustin’s adventure!

Posted on April 9, 2013 by and currently no comments yet

We ran a contest with Universal Music Canada to send a Canadian student and friends to the GRAMMY Awards in Los Angeles.

A couple of months ago, we worked with Universal Music Canada to send a Canadian student and a friend to Los Angeles to check out the GRAMMY Awards. Flights, hotel, tickets, all that jazz. What we weren’t expecting was to pick a winner from Inuvik, NWT.

It was so hard to get in touch with Dustin Gordon-Ruben, a student at Aurora College in Inuvik. I emailed, messaged him on Facebook, messaged any of his friends with the same last name … Read More

Meet our Meet Billy Talent winners!

Posted on April 5, 2013 by and currently no comments yet

We sent a 10 Canadian students with 3 friends each to meet Billy Talent at 10 shows across Canada!

We’re nearing the end of our winners’ meet and greets with Billy Talent on their Dead Silence Tour featuring Sum 41, Hollerado and Indian Handcrafts, so I thought I would start to share their thoughts on the experience. Check out our winners below!

Vancouver, BC (March 14)

Sydney Mitchell
Langley Secondary School

“My whole experience with Billy Talent started when I was twelve. I am so grateful it has carried on for almost six years. I would like to thank the Student … Read More

Join the REVOLUTION and you could win a meet/greet in Toronto with Rob Stewart and 2 new bikes!

Posted on March 25, 2013 by and currently no comments yet

Join the REVOLUTION and win a meet/greet with Rob Stewart and 2 new bikes!

Here at the Student Life Network, we love movies. In fact, one of our team members can tell you the year that any movie came out at about 95% accuracy. We love movies so much that we partnered with some awesome companies to bring you guys a new contest!

Revolution is a film about changing the world. The true-life adventure of Rob Stewart, this follow-up to his acclaimed Sharkwater documentary continues his remarkable journey; one that will take him through … Read More

Inspired by AWESOME? We are too!!!

Posted on March 19, 2013 by and currently no comments yet

 We just wanted to give a shout out to Mohsin Khan for helping to make the world a better and brighter place.

Currently in his fourth year of Engineering at Ryerson University, Mohsin dedicates up to 25 hours of volunteer work a week to Lead2Peace, a youth led initiative he and his friends launched at the end of their final year of high school. Reflecting on the challenges they faced growing up the a predominantly under-privileged Regent Park … Read More

How the Mohawk Students’ Association is giving away $100K for the BEST student idea

Posted on March 7, 2013 by and currently One comment

Mohawk Students' Association is giving away $100K for the BEST student idea.

I wanted to share a really cool campaign that we worked on last month with one of our clients, the Mohawk Students’ Association. MSA Gives Back is a voting platform where students can submit ideas for improving life on campus. Students can vote, comment and share their favourite idea, and the winning project will be funded by the MSA’s campaign budget of $100,000. The student(s) who came up with the idea will also win $1000.

Check out the site for yourself … Read More

Student Life Network Spotlight: Catherine Liu

Posted on February 28, 2013 by and currently no comments yet

Catherine Liu won two tickets to see Maroon 5 live in concert in Toronto.

And we’re back with another winner spotlight article! I recently spoke with Catherine Liu from Glenforest Secondary School, who won a pair of tickets to see Maroon 5 live in concert in Toronto.

SLN: How was the show? Who did you bring with you?

CL: This was my first time at a concert so I had no idea what to expect. But I thought the concert was spectacular and I left feeling really impressed and awed. I brought along my … Read More

“I am so nervous right now” … check out DJ Amando ‘Juice’ Jose’s experience opening at Brrrrr!

Posted on February 14, 2013 by and currently no comments yet

A couple of weeks ago, Amando ‘Juice’ Jose from McMaster University was crowned the champion of Open at Brrrrr! He got to perform the opening set at Toronto’s first annual winter music festival, VIP access for the weekend, and also got to meet Moby – one of the headliners for the festival.

We were there filming the whole experience. Check it out!

We also sat down to chat with him afterward to see how he was feeling.

SLN: You just played … Read More