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4 ways to be more environmentally friendly

While you’re at home for the holidays, you can show your family some easy ways of being environmentally friendly around the house. Land and water pollution is largely fed by the consumerist culture we live in, which has people throwing out billions...

Perks of going home over summer

Going home over summer can be helpful to take time to relieve stress and move at a slower pace, without the pressure of assessments and exam deadlines. It’s a great opportunity to get back in touch with life outside of Uni, so I’ve...

How do I fit study into my family

  Study can easily get squeezed out of your day as a parent or carer. You constantly have different demands on your time and someone always needing your attention. Tying to fit study in to the changeable needs of your family can be a challenge...

Studying when time isn’t on your side

The world we live in is increasingly fast-paced and we are all time poor. Here’s your fast-tracked guide to getting the most out of your day: Bite-sized chunks. Study in bite-sized chunks, for example short 10 or 20 minute bursts throughout...

Tackling the challenges of online study

Online studying. Where’s the subject teaching us how to do that? There’s no manual, no textbook and no specific way to do it. Over the past 10 years, two-and-a-half online degrees later, I have learnt that there some hard hurdles to overcome in...

Why Online Study Suits my Family

Why online study fits my family

Online study is the perfect solution to fit in with my family situation. I will give you a bit of context: In the past four years, I have moved locations (not just houses but states) three times, changed employers three times and had the kids in...

How I study with kids

I love studying online because of the flexibility it offers me. I live by the beach, can be on the road for work and study whenever it suits me. It’s also a great way to fit uni into raising kids. For those of us with little ones, study can be...

How to return home after your first year away

by Jenna Verhoeven It might feel as though it was yesterday you were starting a new chapter in your life. You were moving into your dorm on Res and wondering how you would do laundry, how you would feed yourself and where the nearest gym was. Fast...

10 hacks for studying at home

Whether you are studying online, combining uni with a full-time job, or juggling kids and study, working at home can be a serious challenge. At home, there are interruptions, requests, noise, and ever-tempting distractions. Some days getting any...

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