Look how beautifully the poet, Cemal Sureya, summarised life: life is short, the birds are flying. Although it is quite a frank expression, the meaning is way too cruel to be explained. When you lose someone you care about dearly, you realise how short life really is. It is at that moment when this famous poet’s quote disqualifies itself from literature and becomes a solid … Continue reading “Life is Short, the Birds are Flying”
When numbness became my calmness And the world around me became lifeless Cause’ it didn’t matter at all As I am all on my own Withering away In this fading grey For all I yearn Is my demons to burn With this soul left empty Craving for my sanity And the convulsions inside my head Eating away my breath As I look at the willow … Continue reading It’s All Right by Anika Lodha
Our guest blogger, Claire Kearns, brings us this review of the latest instalment in the Marvel movies franchise. Claire has just finished a Graduate Certificate in International Relations, she loves the Star Wars Universe and Marvel movies. You can follow her on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/ballerinapiratesmile/ Warning: This review contains some major spoilers about the various Marvel movies – but if you are not up to speed: why aren’t you?!? & proceed … Continue reading Spider-Man Far from Home: yawn or worth the hype?
Our guest blogger, Brigitte Theuma, brings us the last instalment narrating the journey of her internship at Ford Motor Company Australia, and shares what the experience has taught her as she contemplates life after uni. My project at Ford Motor Company Australia Limited has been nothing but amazing! It is as though every time I think I’ve really grasped my knowledge about electric cars, I … Continue reading Interning: Boosting personal and professional confidence
Our guest blogger, Brigitte Theuma, Bachelor of Commerce, continues to share her internship journey at Ford Motor Company Australia. In this post, she gives us some insights into what she has learned so far. From my time at Ford I have learnt that this company really embraces everybody’s strengths and works together to complete projects. They not only have their marketing teams work together, but also further expand this … Continue reading Interning to expand your learning and potential
Brigitte Theuma, Bachelor of Commerce, has just started an internship at Ford Motor Company Australia Limited and joins us as a guest blogger this semester to give us the lowdown on how she found this fantastic opportunity! The first time I thought about doing an internship, I was looking through my subjects and saw that there was an opportunity to self-source an internship. In the beginning, I … Continue reading The start of an eye opening opportunity: Self-sourcing an internship
Night Owl is a fourth year student here at La Trobe University and has written this piece from the heart. After you read it, you’ll hopefully be able to understand the mixed emotions created by Liam’s Eyes. In the period of twenty years, I have never felt in a certain way where I could feel the butterflies in my stomach dance so delightfully. I have … Continue reading Liam’s Eyes
As summer arrives, Rhiannon Lloyd reflects on the things she valued throughout her childhood summers. Rhiannon’s post also wins a runner-up prize in our summer writing competition! Speed boats pass by, followed by paddle steamers teeming with tourists waving at swimmers as they move by. Dogs chasing their tennis balls, as they float down the river. Endless amounts of people with their inflatable pool toys … Continue reading The best thing about summer is… sprinklers and zinc
A piece that reminds students not to switch off learning over summer Continue reading The best thing about summer is… a chance to reboot!
End of December means we are celebrating the last round of graduations for the year. Master of Marketing student, Alvaro Fuentes, gives the Wise ASSC blog a behind-the-scenes look at the excitement of graduation day. It’s 6am, the sky is still dark. It’s quite difficult to rise early during semester break. However, today is a special day for some students and I’m invited to the party. It’s been one year since I started as … Continue reading An Insider’s Guide to Graduation