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
In this guest post, Isabella Blazevic, shares her experience developing employability skills through freelancing. It’s tough juggling both school and work as a student. You want to be able to study and get the marks that you want, but on the other hand, you need the money and experience. I remember feeling the same way with my previous part-time job. But now, I have the … Continue reading How Freelancing While Studying Can Build Your Employability
Paige Voss comes to the conclusion of her time here at La Trobe as a student, and intern at the Wise ASSC blog. Time REALLY does fly when you’re having fun- or super busy! I can’t believe that I am just about to complete my final semester at university. What a whirlwind the last three years have been. I’ll say the same thing as every … Continue reading Final Reflection: Over, and OUT!
I know, I know. I know that you’ve been hanging out for the holiday period so you DON’T have to do anything uni related. I know how hard you’ve worked, and how long you’ve been waiting for a well deserved holiday- AWAY from the library! The holiday period is meant to be a relaxing time, a time to re-group and enjoy that well-earned break. Although, … Continue reading How to make your summer holidays count!
The end of semester is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate all of your hard work than a party filled with LIVE MUSIC! LTSU are hosting an amazing end of year party to wind up the end of the semester, and they want you to come and join the party! We know how many hours you’ve spent in the library studying … Continue reading LTSU End of Year Party
No matter if you’re like me and in your final weeks of university, or you’re about to complete your first year of studies, we have a lot in common. Now, this common ground between, well, lets face it – EVERY student, ever, is not necessarily the greatest common ground to stand on. I’ve done it, you’ve done it, and your classmate next to you in … Continue reading A Day In The Life: every student’s curse
Want to get a head start on your studies for next year? You’ve come to the right place! Industry placement is the best experience that you can have going forward, and there are multiple opportunities that can help kick-start your opportunities for the future. The ASC3WPP Work Placement Program is an elective subject that can be taken over the summer period. The subject involves 100-120 … Continue reading Get experience with industry placement opportunities
Mental health is not something to be taken lightly. This illness effects many people across Australia, and it is important that we can all recognise and talk about it in a safe space. Mental health week is from 5th-12th October 2019. La Trobe is proud to be supportive of this great day and what it involves. There are many ways that you can help remove … Continue reading Mental Health Week 2019
If we were all painfully honest with ourselves, we could admit that we don’t necessarily NEED each and everything that we purchase. For some, it’s a habit, and for others it’s an essential part of living. But have you ever stopped to consider where our ‘stuff’ comes from and where it goes when we’re done using it? It is not uncommon that we see our … Continue reading Buy Nothing New Month in October