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5 reasons why we choose regional over regular

by Hayley Farrugia When it comes to choosing a university, whether it is at the end of Year 12 or enrolling later on in life, location is a prominent contributing factor. Regardless of how many people we ask, we are almost always swayed by the...

Establishing independence for youth allowance

Did you know that working while studying could make you eligible for youth allowance? You may have thought you were ineligible because you didn’t meet the criteria, however there are a few other factors that can help establish your independence:...

Shopping on a uni budget

Often, we spend money where we shouldn’t, right? Well here are my top tips on how to save, without dropping the shopping! Start saying ‘no’ It can be tricky to say to yourself, “No, you don’t need the Tim Tams,”...

Spring cleaning tips and tricks

by Loren Howarth Now that spring is in the air, it’s a great time to do some cleaning and de-cluttering. This tradition not only promotes wellness by establishing a clean and organised environment, it also creates a nice and fresh feeling...

Fares Allowance – don’t miss this one!

Remember that time Centrelink paid for you to travel home for the holidays? Or to that compulsory res school in Wagga Wagga? No? Well sit tight, you might be eligible for help with travel costs with a Fares Allowance! If you are receiving Youth...

Reset your tempo to slow this spring

Spring is a natural time of year to reflect on and re-orientate your habits. These eight nourishing ideas are super easy to incorporate into your daily routine, basically free and will help you slow down and appreciate the new season! Commit to a...

Easy lunch ideas for Uni

by Loren Howarth Over time, buying lunch at uni can become pretty expensive. So, why not save some money and take your own? These lunch ideas are easy, absolutely delicious and come with their own money saving tips! Quick food ideas: Jar Salads Not...

12 warm winter snacks to keep you healthy

When the temperature drops it is all too tempting to opt for drive-through over super healthy snack options. But I’ve found twelve snack ideas that are low in cost, high in flavour and quick to throw together. So, now you can snack on healthy...

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