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How to make a fresh start in this new session

Written by Kate Armstrong As university students, we are currently faced with the reality of a whole new session looming in front of us! It’s important that we recognise these transition times as they are great opportunities to reset and restart...

Careers and Skills Hub: Where does my SSAF payment go?

Written by Faith Hanstock Paying off your Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) before census is one thing, but if you’re like me; I send through the money and go ‘What on Earth is this payment going to help me with???’ SSAF is a compulsory fee...

Budgeting and money tips for students

Written by Billie Tipping It can be really overwhelming as a first-year uni student and managing money, especially if you do not have a job. It can also be overwhelming trying to find a job if you have just moved towns and moved on campus.  You...

A student’s guide to finding the right rental

Written by Craig Dixon Whether it is your first time living away from home, the latest in a long line of moves, or just a temporary stay whilst on placement, over the course of your studies there is a good chance that you may find yourself one of...

Cheap and easy meals for students

Written by Grace Carpenter Finding cheap meals to make isn’t easy as a university student! For those like me, who didn’t cook much before they moved out of home, it’s especially difficult to find something easy to make without...

Got ‘cold feet’ about uni?

Written by Kate Armstrong It’s getting to the time of year when many Year 12 students are confronted with the thought that their schooling is coming rather abruptly to an end, and they begin thinking about the next step. If that’s you at the moment...

Work placement tips for business students

Written by Billie Tipping A majority of Charles Sturt students – whether they are studying paramedicine, nursing and teaching – have to undertake course placement. It is also an important part of many business students’, like myself, as well. In the...

How to prepare for Session 2

Written by Bria Aplin As a university student in my second year, I’ve picked up a few tips and tricks for university life. So whether or not you’re a returning or commencing student, here is what you should know before Session 2! Orientate yourself...

How being a student can grow an important garden

Written by Jordan Treloar Let’s be real, being an adult is hard. Being an adult and studying is even harder. No matter where you are in your study journey, there are times where getting out of bed is an unwanted stress and turning pages through...

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