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Getting outside for Charles Sturt’s Foundation Day

Charles Sturt University’s Foundation Day is coming up on the 19th of July, and as Australia’s first carbon-neutral University, Charles Sturt is a great example to us on how to live sustainably in union with our beautiful Australian landscape...

University Mental Health Day 2020

Charles Sturt University joins universities across Australia and New Zealand to mark the seventh University Mental Health Day, this Tuesday 5 May 2020. University Mental Health Day aims to bring together Charles Sturt University and its diverse...

Beat the Boredom Blues with These Activities

You may have seen the hashtag stayhome across Instagram, from your service provider on your phone or as a reminder across the media. But, what do you do at home if you can’t go out except for a limited number of reasons? The primary objective...

Clean, Peaceful & Positive: How to Look After Yourself

The world is a weird place at the moment. We all face different challenges in this current situation so with that in mind, here is a guide on some of the things that you can do to feel refreshed, be more at peace and be positive whilst looking after...

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A Beginners Guide to Writing Poetry

by Margaret Aitken As someone who’s been writing poetry for five years, I create poetry to relax and unload all of my negative feelings or joyfully express all of my positive emotions. It’s a great creative outlet that doesn’t require a ton of...

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Calling All Writers! Fitting Writing Time into a Busy Schedule

As a novelist myself, I frequently engage in what I like to call the Writer’s Exaggerated Exclamation of Anguish: “I have no time to write!” Being a university student as well as working part-time means I’ve spent years devising strategies on how to...

Instilling Daily Mindfulness the Easy Way

It can be a nightmare when attempting to turn new activities into habits. This has been widely studied – to create habits we would need to routinely do the activity over a period of time. Mindfulness is a practice that focuses on relaxing the...

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