Posts Tagged ‘Estelle Blowes’

Studying a Second Language at Post-VCE Level: Is it Worth It?

Studying a Second Language at Post-VCE Level: Is it Worth It?

Having studied a European language at both school and university, I have realised that there are a few unsatisfactory aspects that marred my experience. I had assumed, coming from high-school, that university would magically reveal the native speaker within. Surprise-surprise, what with alcohol, assignments, socialising and other important things, it came to my attention that [...]

How to Make Sure You Get Practical Experience from Your Course

How to Make Sure You Get Practical Experience from Your Course

Practical experience is something of an enigma in some courses. Granted, if you’re studying medicine or physiotherapy, you can probably stop reading here. But for those studying Arts, Journalism, Music and any number of other courses, you might be wondering the same thing I am. When will I get to do something? Which part of [...]

Plan B – What to Do if You’re Failing Uni or Hate Your Course

Plan B – What to Do if You’re Failing Uni or Hate Your Course

There are myriad reasons why students hate uni and struggle to pass their subjects. Many begin courses straight out of school and have trouble adjusting to the new style of learning – not surprising when you’re also juggling jobs, relationships, social lives, family problems and a healthy dose of soul searching. If this sounds like [...]

How to Eat Well and Survive on a Student’s Budget

How to Eat Well and Survive on a Student’s Budget

Food: It will get stuck in your teeth, spill in your bag and steal money from your pocket, but no matter how hard you try, you cannot survive on bulk-buy Mee Goreng for long. Just because you are a student struggling to live off Centrelink doesn’t mean you have to starve or eat things that [...]