Archive for December, 2010

A Guy’s Guide to Uni Fashion – the Do’s and Do Not’s

A Guy’s Guide to Uni Fashion – the Do’s and Do Not’s

Are you an ordinary guy who’s looking at university study next year? Admission, fee’s, textbooks, travel; you’ll no doubtedly have a lot of things on your mind right? Well the once style insensitive Albert Khouri is going to add another item to that list – Fashion.

Top 5 Reasons Why Uni is Nothing like High School

Top 5 Reasons Why Uni is Nothing like High School

If you’ve just finished high school and are thinking of going to Uni, you might be asking yourself the question: ‘How different is Uni to high school?’ And if you’re not asking yourself that question, then you should be, because the truth is  that University is very different to what you’ve learned to know and [...]

Multicultural Melbourne: Unleash your Inner Foodie

Multicultural Melbourne: Unleash your Inner Foodie

The city of Melbourne offers a vibrant, cosmopolitan, multicultural experience – something that is best reflected in its fantastically diverse restaurant and café culture. When it comes to eating in Melbourne, the phrase “there’s something for everyone” doesn’t quite cut it. This self-proclaimed cuisine capital of Australia has literally thousands of spectacular eateries for you [...]

“Ain’t No Party Like My Nanna’s Tea Party!”

“Ain’t No Party Like My Nanna’s Tea Party!”

Family Life vs. University Life My Nan is awesome – ‘tis a simple fact of life. She texts me when we don’t see each other, she takes me out for lunch when we do, and she once called my sister retarded (said with grandmotherly love, of course). The point is that I have wonderful memories [...]

Adjusting: The First Few Weeks of Uni

Adjusting: The First Few Weeks of Uni

So you’ve been accepted, you’ve received your letter of congratulations and information from [insert university of choice here] that your mum opened and you’ve send 10 minutes arguing about how on Earth she thought it was okay to rob you of that shining moment… Anyone? No? Just me? Parental lack of understanding aside, for most [...]

University Campus Social Life 101

University Campus Social Life 101

In my personal experience, I have seen so many students at my university who come to uni solely for classes and once it ends, they immediately go home. Don’t make this mistake. University is not like school because it offers much much more than a nice degree at the end. Whether or not you are [...]

Are You Cool Enough to go to University?

Are You Cool Enough to go to University?

The concept of being ‘cool’ is an interesting one. How does one become cool? How is this coolness maintained? Is being cool hereditary? Can coolness be transmitted virally? Many of these are questions for another time. If you are reading this, it is possible that you are concerned about your own coolness, and whether you [...]

How to Pick Your University – Proper Research vs Multi-Million Marketing Campaigns

How to Pick Your University – Proper Research vs Multi-Million Marketing Campaigns

What do you know about a University? Well, for starters, what they tell you about themselves. The subtext being, only what they want you to hear. Professional, well-designed brochures printed on relatively expensive gloss paper will likely be your formal first contact with a University. Considering there are about 40 Universities in Australia, the competition [...]

Why You Should Study a Bachelor of Arts Degree

Why You Should Study a Bachelor of Arts Degree

In Australian universities, the Bachelor of Arts degree is usually considered by those outside the faculty as a dead-end degree that can only lead to a career as a teacher, academic or full-time waiter. People with these attitudes fail to grasp the fact that an Arts degree equips students with valuable skills for any career [...]

How to Build Your Career Prospects While Studying at University

How to Build Your Career Prospects While Studying at University

For a University student to successfully experience Uni life, there a three primary elements that require consideration. First is of course a focus on studies, secondly is the aspect of recreation and relaxation (the ability to go on a holiday, have a few drinks or simply chill out with mates) and finally, the aspect of [...]