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Tips on getting most out of your Study Breaks

by Vishi Peters It’s once again exam time and are looking for ways to hit the books effectively to get the best marks possible. We all know how stressful this can be but did you know study breaks are as crucial as studying for your exam? I...

In (Dis)favour of Routine

by Lisa Weldon Efficient people have routines. We know this. We know that thirty days a habit made, and all that. We know that Barack Obama exercised every morning before breakfast whilst in the White House and managed to survive on five hours sleep...

Tea Tricks to Boost Study Prowess: What Tea Works Best

While we have more time to complete assignments, catch up on readings or finish those last minute learning activities, you might find your attention drifting to other things. As we work on these tasks there is one such trick that can boost...

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How to survive morning classes

The early bird gets the worm! Waking up early in the morning is not everyone’s favourite thing to do. But the truth is, getting things done in the morning, especially if you have already gone to your classes makes us feel more productive and...

students sitting in a row at graduation

Graduation and survival

by Emily Minter I recently attended the CSU graduations in Sydney. My big brother looked so grown-up in his gown. I’m so proud of him. He’s smart too – graduated from the Bachelor of Medical Science, majored in Biotechnology with Distinction. He’ll...

Woman socialising in the olden days with drinks in hands

Why you need to enjoy uni life while you can

All new students know the daunting feeling that comes with stepping onto campus for the first time or sitting through their first lecture and dreaming of graduation a few years down the track. But as most graduates will tell you, those four years...

How to use your breaks wisely

How to use your breaks wisely

by Amy Carlon Time flies at uni when we get caught up with study and work. Usually the only thing getting us through is the light (holidays) at the end of the tunnel. Picture it – laying back and binge watching Netflix for 14 days straight. However...

How to get a good night’s sleep

How to get a good night’s sleep

Life as a uni student is busy – there are assignments, social activities, uni life and exams to think about, and you’ll need your energy to keep up with all the fun! One of the best ways to do this is by making sure you get a good...

Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast - Oscar Wilde

The Best Ways to Become a Morning Person

In all my time at uni, I still haven’t met a morning person. Sure, some of us may get up early, but very few manage it without looking like zombies lugging around textbooks, and I’m certain no one enjoys it. When going to uni though...

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