Ruby Molla says she only gets five hours of sleep a night and she says the reason is because she has to study.
“You can’t concentrate,” Molla, 24, said.
The first-year Humber College nursing student says time management is important if students want to get more sleep.
Molla has a 40-minute commute. While she lives close to North campus, traffic makes her journey longer, which is why she plans accordingly and wakes up earlier.
According to the Mental Health University Institute, one in every four Canadians experiences sleep deprivation. Approximately 60 to 70 per cent of Canadian students experience symptoms of sleepiness during their classes in the morning. Continue reading “Sleep deprivation common in post-secondary students”