Good-bye Rutherford Library,
Thank-you for providing me with the many resources I needed to successfully complete each and every semester. You’re new chairs are pretty great, too.
Thank you for teaching me patience and the importance of deep breathing in the midst of so many slow walkers.
Good-bye Department of Women’s and Gender Studies,
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Thank-you for all of the cheap beer, loud conversations, weekday hangovers and truly happy hours.
Good-bye University of Alberta International,
Thank-you for believing in my potential and allowing me to grow, learn, and support myself as a young professional.
Good-bye University of Alberta Alumni Association,
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Thank-you for your generous scholarship in a time when I did not know whether or not I would be able to afford the next semester.
Good-bye Dr. Odile Cisneros,
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Thank-you for demonstrating what hard work & dedication really looks like and thank-you for instilling in me a passion for a language I did not once imagine I would ever learn prior to entering university.
Good-bye extended family,
Thank-you for taking such good care of me--especially during the times when I could barely take care of myself--I know I can always count on you. I love you more than I can find the words.
Good-bye first friends,
Thank-you for being some of the first familiar faces in a sea of busy bodies and confusing classes. Though we may not keep in touch regularly, I couldn’t have gotten through year one without you.
Good-bye forever friends (but really, this is a see you later),
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Thank you for your unwavering support as we navigated our way through the trials and tribulations that is university and young adulthood. We laughed, we cried, we failed, we tried. Together, we made it!
Good-bye, University of Alberta.
Thank-you. It is because of you that I am able to walk into a new world with my head held high and pursue my dreams. I may have a way to go, but I can’t wait to get started.
Jobey is in her fifth and final year studying Spanish Language and Literature & Women's and Gender Studies. She gets most of her inspiration from Vines & YouTube videos and over enthusiastically quotes them any chance she gets. When Jobey is not spending her days and nights in Rutherford Library, she can be heard from miles away "trying" to whisper. She really can’t whisper. Like, not even a little bit.