29 must-have free apps for students
January 09, 2020

Here are some apps, listed alphabetically, on many of our current students’ phones. You mind find them helpful inside and outside the classroom:

  1. Any.Do: Calendar, to-do-list, smart reminders and daily planner all in one
  2. Blackboard: View content and course information
  3. Cram: A flashcard app to help with studying
  4. Canva: Features beautiful designs for creating flyers, brochures, presentations and more
  5. Dropbox: Ideal for document sharing
  6. Duolingo: Learn a new language
  7. EasyBib: Automatically generates bibliographies and citations (consult the APA guide to make sure what it creates is correct)
  8. Evernote: Write notes, make checklists, organize and more
  9. Georgian Assist: A one-stop shop for all you need to know about studying in Canada
  10. Google apps: Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Keep
  11. Grammarly: Get writing help
  12. Headspace: Mindfulness made simple
  13. HonkMobile: Parking at Georgian made easier
  14. LinkedIn: Build your professional connections and personal brand
  15. Mindshift: Great for stress relief
  16. Mint: Manage and track your budget (you might also want to check out My Budget – a tool on the student portal to help with effectively managing your money)
  17. MyStudyLife: Everything your paper planner is, and more
  18. myVisit: Save time and beat the line for the Registrar’s Office
  19. PARQ+: Complete your registration for the Athletic Centre
  20. Photomath: Take a pic of an equation and learn how to solve it
  21. Quizlet: Study via tools and games
  22. Safe@Georgian: Your personal safety toolbox with an alarm, resources and more
  23. Sharepoint: Get quick access to the student portal
  24. SimpleMind: A mind-mapping tool
  25. Skype: Stay connected with friends and family, or do group work online
  26. TED: Listen to inspiring talks from experts in almost any field
  27. Trello: Good for project management and group work
  28. Wetransfer: Send up to 2 GB in files
  29. Wunderlist: Keep track of your to-dos and tasks

What’s on your phone? Tag us on social @georgiancollege.

This article was originally published in September 2018. It was updated and re-shared in January 2020.

Student holding up their cell phone; on it is the Georgian myVisit app; aerial view

Georgian has a number of apps to make your life as a student easier!