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cheap eats & bars: Western Syd Uni, Campbelltown

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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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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your social media life vs. the working world

If you’re one of the 0.00000000009% of the population that isn’t present on social media, maybe go outside and kick a ball around, yeah? For the rest of you internet-loving, Insta-obsessed Twitter trawlers, there’s something you might want to know. If you’re a uni student, you’d be well aware that growing up in the 90s meant learning the hard way about how the internet was going to define the way people see you. MSN was your primary mode of communication,…

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quick tips to help your cover letter and resume pack a punch!

As a uni student moved out of home, you may be looking for a job to support your new independent lifestyle. With all the noise of today’s world, it’s important to stand out when adding your resume to the pile and doing so can be much easier than you might think. With a less is more approach, your resume can become more appealing visually, whilst also packing a punch in substance! Here’s some tips to revamp your cover letter and…

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the job search: it’s not as hard as you think

The word ‘student’ is usually associated with the word ‘poor’, and it’s no wonder… With so many text books, uni fees, essentials for living out of home and rent to pay, how can you avoid shallow pockets? Many of us are lucky enough to have financial assistance or help from our parents, and that’s fantastic! The more support you have to enable you to carry out your studies, the better. But many of us need that little bit of extra cash-in-pocket…

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mental health: get aware and take care

Are you in a lecture right now? Look around you. One in every six people you can see have experienced or will experience a form of depression or anxiety in their lifetime – some may even experience it more than once. Mental illness is common in young adults, and is often ignored or passed off as a bad day, a bad mood, or a side effect of a stressful few weeks. But when you’ve been feeling down for a while,…

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so fresh and so clean

Since you’ve clearly got some time to kill between your exams (or you’re in class killing precious time), you’d better make sure you’re living situation is stellar so you don’t go insane with study cabin-fever. How are your roommates? Do you all get along? Are you making sure you’re not that cliché’ dirty roommate? Some of you might need to reflect a little… Either way, we want you to be 100% happy with your room at the Village! With any share-house living…

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a newbies guide to settling in

If you’re new to the area you’re probably a little bit daunted by the prospect of making new friends and learning your way around the area. But fear not! We have the ultimate beginners guide to settling in during your first week at the Village. Whether you’ve moved to Australia from foreign lands, or if you’ve just moved suburbs, everyone is new here and you’re definitely not alone! So here are a few of our best tips for starting your…

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