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Michèle's Declassified Carleton Thrival Guide: embark on a journey through university life, your guide to navigating student experiences.
Hosted by: Michèle Faiola
Airs: Every Tuesday from 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Coming up at 1:00 PM on February 27th, 2024:
In part two of Michèle's chat with Siena, president of Carleton’s Women in Leadership club, discover the motivation to step out of comfort zones and our unique experiences as women on campus.


Date Host Highlight On Demand
Feb. 20, 2024 Michèle Faiola Episode 4 - Mental Illness Has It’s Perks
Feb. 13, 2024 Michèle Faiola Episode 3 - DON’T TAKE 5 CLASSES AT ONCE (unless you have to)
Feb. 6, 2024 Michèle Faiola Episode 2 - Redefine Yourself
Jan. 30, 2024 Michèle Faiola Episode 1 - This Place is for You

Embark on a journey through university life with Michèle, your friendly guide to navigating the complexities of student experiences. Join her in candid and relaxed conversations with students, alumni, and staff as they delve into crucial topics such as mental health, sexuality, gender, Indigenous supports, and getting involved on campus. Michèle's Declassified Carleton Thrival Guide is more than just a podcast – it's a conversation hub for the community, offering a blend of relatable stories, valuable insights, and practical tips. Whether you're a current student or someone looking to thrive in the university environment, tune in to this conversational, relaxed, and informational podcast for an engaging exploration of the Carleton University experience.

Theme song: The gods on the western bridge by Axel Lundstrom, available under a Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0 at

Coming up on MDCTG
Mar. 5th, 2024 1:00 PM
Join Michèle as she interviews Aanya, business student, trans activist, and founder and president of the Carleton Pride Society. Together they discuss navigating university as a trans student, starting social initiatives, and being old enough to remember a time before Instagram.
Mar. 12th, 2024 1:00 PM
Join Michèle in her final interview with Dan Vrbanac from the student experience office. Together they talk about the importance of putting yourself out there, student jobs, and financial resources available to students. There is a lot of information jammed into this episode so make sure to take notes!