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Stand Out From the Crowd

Stand Out From the Crowd Posted by Emily Palmer | November 27th 2013

My first year English course, Ideas of the Real, had 450 students enrolled. The faculty had obviously underestimated the interested participants, because the lecture hall was not actua... more

A Day In the Life of...A Full-Time Student

A Day In the Life of...A Full-Time Student Posted by Emily Palmer | November 27th 2013

11am Rise from your bed. You don't bother to make it – there isn't anyone to enforce that rule anymore – and stumble straight out of your room and into the bathro... more

Hotcourses Launches Study Exchange search for Australian students

Hotcourses Launches Study Exchange search for Australian students Posted by HC Australia Editor | November 21st 2013

21 st November 2013 Hotcourses Australia , a course comparison website with the most comprehensive database of courses in Australia, has just launched a study exchange searc... more

Budget Tips for Students

Budget Tips for Students Posted by Emily Palmer | November 10th 2013

Money. We all want it, but the nature of our occupation dictates that we do not possess it. We don't have time for a full-time, well paid job and yet we still need to eat. Sure, th... more

Making (and Keeping) Friends at University

Making (and Keeping) Friends at University Posted by Emily Palmer | November 10th 2013

I freely admit that I am not the most socially confident person. I rarely know what to say, and often find myself floundering in awkward silences. When I go to house parties, I usually... more

What to Expect: A Major in Classics

What to Expect: A Major in Classics Posted by Emily Palmer | November 10th 2013

So I admit, I've watched Troy . Brad Pitt is typically delectable, Eric Banner is less annoying than usual and Orlando Bloom must have been embarrassed about his lack of muscles c... more

Three Recipes to Save Your Life

Three Recipes to Save Your Life Posted by Emily Palmer | November 10th 2013

I am the anti-Bear Grylls; I couldn't survive in the wild for one day without food, let alone weeks. In fact, I struggle to survive living inside four walls, under a roof, with a w... more

Second Year Struggles

Second Year Struggles Posted by Emily Palmer | November 10th 2013

I moved 3,500 km away from home last year. I moved into a share house full of strangers, in a city I didn't know and started a university degree that would leave me open to a bar... more

Horrible Housemates

Horrible Housemates Posted by Emily Palmer | October 30th 2013

The last thing a nervous, newly uprooted nineteen year old wants to see when she walks into her sharehouse kitchen is padlocks. Every cupboard chained closed. Why would I want to... more

Procrastination fixation

Procrastination fixation Posted by Emily Palmer | October 25th 2013

Procrastination (n) : the action of delaying or postponing something. While this is simple and straight to the point, I prefer the Urban Dictionary's definition: “wha... more