Three Ways to Save Money on Coffee in Week 12

Coffee is our fuel for Week 12 survival. I always feel a bit guilty spending the $4 on coffee when I could be spending it on flashcards to memorise definitions for upcoming exams. The caffeine usually washes away that guilt, though. However, if one spends $3.50 a day for the five days of Week 12, it’s the same as, like, two months of Netflix. And that’s if … Continue reading Three Ways to Save Money on Coffee in Week 12

Perform at Your Best: How to Manage Exam-Day Nerves

Ah, exams: The final hurdle to jump over before the summer break. The huge, sad hurdle, that really gets in the way of watching Netflix… Because exams often make up a large part of your grade, it’s totally natural to feel nervous. Here are some things to do before, during and after the exam to beat those nerves and be able show your markers what … Continue reading Perform at Your Best: How to Manage Exam-Day Nerves

Life after unimelb

Hello strangers! It’s been what, 3 months since I graduated – how crazy’s that? A lot has happened since my unimelb days. So much so, I feel like I’ve grown into a different person. Since graduating from my science degree, I’ve been fortunate to secure a full-time job at Deakin in the International Marketing and Comms team and I’m absolutely loving it! I love the work, I … Continue reading Life after unimelb

Re-enrolment time: What subjects should I take for breadth?

There are seemingly endless possibilities for breadth. From a biomedicine student wishing to pursue a language to a commerce student wanting to release their inner Tina Fey in Spontaneous Drama, there really is something for everyone! This is both a good and bad thing. The choice can certainly seem overwhelming. Reading all the descriptions for potential breadth subjects for my second year took up a … Continue reading Re-enrolment time: What subjects should I take for breadth?

So U Want to Get Involved? (U-Week 2015)

As a first year, I’ve discovered that while the freedom associated with being a uni student is awesome, it can be a bit daunting suddenly finding yourself in an environment with no set schedule. It also takes a lot of courage to strike up a conversation with a totally new person. If you’re feeling the same way, I’ve found being involved in clubs and activities … Continue reading So U Want to Get Involved? (U-Week 2015)