Posts Tagged ‘Student Volunteering’

Travel and Life Experience Options while at Uni

Travel and Life Experience Options while at Uni

If taking a gap year is not for you – then you can always take time off during university by deferring, or use the fairly long 3 month break. University is quite flexible allowing you to defer if necessary for 6 months or 12 months. Taking time off university (especially if you did not take [...]

Experience Matters: Ways You Can Make Yourself Stand Out From the Crowd

Experience Matters: Ways You Can Make Yourself Stand Out From the Crowd

Let’s say you’ve just graduated and, after a few weeks of partying, you wake up asking yourself the question ‘Now what?’ We can infer two things from this imaginary scenario: -          No company had approached you to offer you a job the day you stood off the graduating podium. You didn’t believe that would actually [...]

Thinking About Taking a Gap Year? Well You Should!

Thinking About Taking a Gap Year? Well You Should!

For many students that finished year 12 last year, upon completing their exams, many ventured for a couple weeks on schoolies, working over summer and will wait for the long slog that is university to start. This well-worn path is the very one that I chose! I finished my studies, and packed up and went [...]

Gap Year Options – Au Pairing to the Defence Force

Gap Year Options – Au Pairing to the Defence Force

Gap years are important. They allow you to travel, work, and gain valuable and rewarding life experience so you can make a more informed decision about university and what you actually like. 1 in 5 students quit university or change course. Why? Because not enough time is taken by student to really define with clarity [...]