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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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do your Christmas shop on a student budget

‘Tis the season for joy, family, friends, good food and an empty wallet! We’re buying presents, spending money on travel, buying food, drinks, clothes and heaps more, so how are students expected to survive on such a narrow budget!? Luckily for you, it’s not all doom and gloom in the finance department when it comes to Chrissy, you just have to be a little more frugal and practical about your gift-giving! Here are my top tips for Christmas shopping on…

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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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