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How to Make Friends in the Online Environment

Are you looking to expand your friend group while studying at uni? There are many ways for you to do this. While Facebook and other social media platforms are very useful for this, they aren’t the only platforms and methods you can try. Have a...

Friends cooking

Social isolation risks and the importance of keeping in touch

Prior to the onset of COVID-19, global loneliness levels had reached an all-time high. According to the Australian Psychological Society’s 2018 Loneliness Report, one in four Australians are lonely and more than half of the population feel they...

How to survive your first year of uni

by Sienna Boys Your first year on campus can be intimidating and a massive challenge. It’s full of new people, new classes and new locations. But don’t fret. Uni will be some of the best times of your life. Here are my tips that will help you...

First-year CSU students walking back from class in Wagga Wagga

A letter to my first year self

Everyone at high school has an idealistic view of what university is meant to be like. For me, I imagined uni to be like a Hollywood film where people go to college and it’s pretty laidback. Nothing like the stresses of completing your HSC in year...

Helpful items to bring to a university dormitory

Moving into a university dorm for the first time can be tricky. You can spend weeks buying everything you think you need and trying to pack it all into a single car trip. However, during this stressful period it is very easy to over-pack for the...

a group of people meeting with laptops

Find your tribe: Online groups to join at uni

Online study can feel pretty isolating at times. Unlike on-campus students, there isn’t really a physical place that you can go to congregate with your peers. However, there is a way to ‘find your tribe’ of like-minded students. To start off, find...

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