extracurricular activities

How to get involved in extracurricular activities

Extracurricular activities are often a key subject in interviews and resumes. Other than studying to pass exams and getting an academic award, extracurricular activities show that you are driven. This is probably why they are so important in university and for job applications. With this in mind, you may be wondering how you can participate in these extracurricular […]

Politics

The PUPpies: Off The Leash

The greatest strength and the greatest weakness of Clive Palmer's merry-band-of-mix-n-match senators is that they are entirely lacking in the subtlety that other (major party) senators have fostered and developed over the course of their careers. It's one thing for the people to be in want of a plain-speaking, "of the people" politician to give us a break from the hyperbole of the others, but it is entirely another thing to vote for someone who woke up one day, realised they couldn't pay their bills that month and so decided to run for Senate. In the chaos that is the wet dream "average … [Read More...]

Employment

How to get involved in extracurricular activities

Extracurricular activities are often a key subject in interviews and resumes. Other than studying to pass exams and getting an academic award, extracurricular activities show that you are driven. This is probably why they are so important in university and for job applications. With this in mind, you may be wondering how you can participate in these extracurricular activities with the tight schedule that you already have at university. With this in mind, we show you some of the number of ways to go about it. Join a group close to your field of study Firstly, if you are very busy with … [Read More...]

Education

Essential Social Skills for Successful Studying in Australia

Social skills are something that’s necessary during our whole lives -they help us understand the social rules and relations and connect with others verbally and non verbally. Adolescence is a time in life when these skills are extremely important – especially if you’re going to university. The transition from high school to college can be painful, confusing and socially overwhelming. As far as we know, most Australian professors are encouraging and friendly towards their students. However, … [Read More...]

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