Charles Sturt University logo

Tag: organisation

A letter to my first-year self

If I could send a letter back in time, back to my former first-year self, I would. When I started my uni journey in 2015, I had no idea what to expect. What happens in a lecture? And why is it different to a tutorial? What happens between classes...

Student lying down with pile of books

Pre-Study Prep: 5 action steps to get you semester ready

A new semester. A new beginning. A chance to wipe the slate clean from the tribulations and stress that came before and to make a fresh start. There’s no denying 2020 has thrown a few unprecedented curveballs, rattling even the most fastidious...

Spring cleaning 101

Struggling to get back into the uni routine? Maybe the reason you’re struggling so hard is because you’ve got a serious pile up of mess in your room. A clean room means a clear mind, so we’ve put together a spring cleaning guide to de-clutter your...

Get ahead in the mid-year break

Next session is around the corner, so now’s the time to do everything you can to save yourself from starting off stresses and overwhelmed. Check out how you can get ahead now: 1. Plan ahead Get a head start now by marking your calendar with all of...

What’s on your desk?

Many people say that your desk is your inner sanctum, as it is the place where you get the job done. Just because it’s the place where you work late into the night, doesn’t mean that it has to be completely bland and boring! Making your study space...

young female leaning on pile of books

Here are the best ways to stay more organised at university

A full study load means a full assessment load, a full textbook load and a full exam preparation load. While we may feel organised going into our next session at university, very soon we can find ourselves becoming overwhelmed with lists of ‘things’...

Iphone 5 sitting on wooden table.

Apps to keep you on track

by Angus Morrissey Being a uni student can be demanding – you’ve got assignments to complete, work commitments, and numerous social events to attend. In this busy lifestyle it’s hard to stay on track. Here are a number of smartphone applications...

BetterInRed - staying organised.

#BetterInRed: The secret to fitting everything in

Uni days are some of the best of our lives and there are so many opportunities to make the most of them. Joining a club or two, making new friends, catching up with old friends, going out on uni night, getting enough sleep, working a casual job to...

CSU O Week 2017 banner with hands prints

What the ‘O’ in O Week really means

by Jenna Verhoeven There are many words that come to mind when I think of O Week. If this is your first O Week, or even if you’re a seasoned O Week-er here are the likely ‘O’ words you’ll hear, think, or say during the first few weeks of...

CSU Studen using tablet

Tips to get you through yet another year

by Amy Carlon For those students already stressing about session one (where did the holidays go?) and for the overly organised like myself, here are a few ways to organise your work load for uni. These are just a few things I do to make sure I’m...

This is an SSAF funded initiative
Write for Charlie Graphic