The end of the semester approaches, and I’m sure we’re all inundated with exams and final deadlines, which for some reason seem to all collide into one gigantic ball of…well, stress. Even though it’s something we’re used to as the cycle makes its rounds, on schedule, we can’t help but feel overwhelmed. I’ve personally got eight separate deadlines due over the next three weeks, so … Continue reading Exams, Assignments, Final Deadlines: Lisa’s Guide to Managing It All!
Students across the globe are all too aware of the current situation, and many of us are completing studies online. But how are we finding it? I can’t speak for the entirety of the student population, but I can certainly share how I feel about the situation, and share some advice on how I’m managing with the workload whilst balancing it out with other activities. … Continue reading Far Apart, but Still Connected
In this post, our new intern, Paige, introduces us to the first instalment of her series: A day in the life… This series will look at what the reality of life at university is like. When you apply for university, it’s all very exciting and nerve racking. You’re out of high school and free to venture out into the world. Yet, no one tells you … Continue reading A day in the life: Uni 101
Exam time can be one of the most the most stressful times of the university calendar. As one of the most overwhelming times of the year, stress can really take a hold of you. However, there are ways that you can minimise the impact of anxiety on your life and the exam itself. So, what can you do to ease the work load and make … Continue reading Study Success: Exam Strategies
With only five more weeks left until the end of semester one, those due dates are starting to roll in. For some students, the end of semester can be an intense time, so why not get a little extra help. Whether this is your first semester or you’re a seasoned professional at handing in those assessments. It never hurts to learn new tips and tricks … Continue reading Study Success: Preparing For Final Assessments
Group work. The two words that often spark fear in students’ minds. Like everything else, it’s that one bad experience that leaves you haunted forever. However, there are ways of making the most out of your group assignment. Your group members are after all, connections in your industry. It’s also one of the best ways to demonstrate to future employers that you have the skills to work with an assortment of different … Continue reading Surviving Group Work
The transition from high school to university can be difficult. So many things are different, and I know that I had certainly developed some bad study habits that didn’t work when I first got to university. If I had attended the student success workshops earlier in my studies, I would have saved myself a lot of stress and had more time to be with friends. With the upcoming … Continue reading Study Success
Jo Rattray-Wood shares her experience in starting her study abroad journey. This semester I am studying abroad in Graz, Austria. I have been here for two weeks and it is already proving to be an amazing experience. I first heard about the exchange experience very early in my degree, however when I sought some advice about going I was told I probably wouldn’t be … Continue reading Studying Abroad in Austria
Procrastination is really common – but why do we do it? What’s the driving force behind it and what can we do about it?
This workshop aims to equip students with understanding these behaviours and provide students with strategies in dealing with their procrastinate habits. Continue reading Weekly workshops – Why do I procrastinate?
Matt Sherman provides insight into what helped him to succeed at during his studies at La Trobe University. Continue reading A Series of Fortunate Events