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cheap eats & bars: SCU Coffs Harbour

Cheap food is like the bat signal for university students. And we wouldn’t be very good at what we do unless we compiled all of that precious information into one location, would we? We’ve done you a solid and decided to tour the country to find the best places to eat, drink and have a darn good time, no matter what Village you’re from! So here it is: a compiled list of the best places to eat, drink and hang for…

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4 unwritten social rules to help you through uni

There’s a whole lot of formalities and informalities that come with being a young adult straight out of high school. Here are four unwritten social rules that might help you out in navigating your first year at uni. Learn to dance At some point you’re going to end up in a social situation where people are going to want to drag you to the dance floor. It could be a wedding, a house party or a birthday night out. Whatever…

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doing the interview with a little more confidence

So you’ve written a knockout resume and got an interview lined up. Excellent, you’re already one step closer to landing that job you’re after! Here are a few tips from my own experiences that can help you be a little more confident walking into your interview and stay confident during it. be conscious of your thoughts and your body language We all know the thoughts that run through our heads can be very influencing to how we feel. It’s also…

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4 under the radar perks of having a clean apartment

The state of an apartment is a reflection of the people who live in it. The aesthetic perks of having a clean apartment are obvious, however there are also a number of other benefits we don’t visually recognise that influence us daily. A healthy apartment is one that looks well cared for and in turn can comfortably accommodate your housemates, yourself and your guests. Here are four perks of having a clean apartment that usually fly under the radar. 1….

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staying fit when there’s no time to stay fit

Staying fit during the semester can be challenging. You’ve got all these assignments to do, classes to attend, food to cook each day, exams to study for, group work to coordinate, maybe even a part-time job, and everything else under the sun! It’s easy to fall into the mindset of not having enough time to get down to the gym and get that long workout in. But ask yourself what’s the next best thing that you can do? If you…

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Subtle phone photography tips that add more oomph!

We all love a good group photo during an outing or even getting a friend to take a solo shot of ourselves! Photos are timeless and can bring lots of nostalgic value when looking back, so why not take more of them! There are a few things we can tweak when taking a photo that will help us capture some better shots. The following are just examples of what can be done and are by no means absolute rules. However, understanding these general…

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5 game changer apps for uni life

Life after high school can take some getting used to. Fortunately with today’s technology, there are a number of apps that actually make a world of a difference. Below are seven apps that can be a game changer in your day-to-day life as a uni student. The best part is that they’re all free with the option to upgrade to their premium versions and are available on both Apple and Android. I have personally used the free versions of most…

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5 things to look for in student accommodation

Looking for student accommodation that suits your needs can be difficult… Especially when you don’t know where to start! If you’re a parent looking for a place for your child to stay while studying, or a new uni student in the market for good student accommodation, you might find it tricky if you don’t know what you’re looking for. Everyone knows about the “share-house horror stories” where the landlord doesn’t fix water damage for 6 months, but trust us, there…

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one thing you need to know to win in 2016!

The new year always brings with it a positive energy that we all love. We can’t help but feel optimistic about the next twelve months as it’s a clean slate with new opportunities, new experiences and a new us. We write down all our resolutions for the coming year and we tackle them head on all at once. This approach works very well for some people, however for others that ambitious energy slowly dissipates amongst all the chaos that eventually…

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tips for an affordable Christmas lunch

Let’s face it – Christmas is a strain on the bank account. We buy heaps of presents, food, drinks, clothes and travel hundreds of thousands of kilometres to be with the people we love on the day. Some of us do it up fancy with a three course meal and endless snacks throughout the day, and some people just like to keep it simple. Even if you’re not the Christmas-y type, we’ve got some great ways to make an amazing…

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