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Juggling exams and a new semester

Juggling exams and a new semester Posted by Theresa Lord | December 20th 2012

When I think of exams, I become stressed!  I think about cramming in study time, trying to memorise my notes and working out when I need to leave home to get a good car park befor... more

Courses for the travelling obsessed

Courses for the travelling obsessed Posted by Jess Brewster | December 19th 2012

Doesn't everyone have a friend who is always either on holidays or planning another one? Finding a gift for ‘these people’ (jealousy comes with the territory surely?) c... more

Steps of Psychology

Steps of Psychology Posted by Sarah Trapski | December 13th 2012

When I first thought of studying Psychology I envisioned a backless couch, a dark and calm office, with a person in respectable clothing asking the person on the couch the age old ... more

Switching to teaching

Switching to teaching Posted by Isaac Anthony Lai | November 29th 2012

Throughout my time as a student, I feel that I’ve encountered a variety of different teachers. Good & bad, energetic & robotic, well dressed & shabby, there is no dou... more

Breaking bad study habits

Breaking bad study habits Posted by David Shearston | November 20th 2012

Okay, so we've all been there. You have an assignment you need to work on. Being the responsible person that you are, you plan ahead. You set out a time for you to do your research... more

The big leap is just a large step

The big leap is just a large step Posted by Sarah Trapski | November 20th 2012

The Situation Okay, so you’ve just been accepted into uni. You’re so amazingly excited and already thinking of what it’s going to be like, then – BAM! It ... more

Melbourne Cup inspired courses

Melbourne Cup inspired courses Posted by HC Australia Editor | November 05th 2012

Looking forward to the big race today? When the gates open and the ‘race that stops a nation’ begins? Even if you have no interest in horses, by the end of the day you&rsqu... more

Dealing with isolation and motivation in an online course

Dealing with isolation and motivation in an online course Posted by Theresa Lord | November 05th 2012

In my previous blog, I talked about the positives of studying online , and I thought it necessary to tell you about the challenges. This will give you an overall picture on what onlin... more

Getting Your Foot in the Door

Getting Your Foot in the Door Posted by David Shearston | November 02nd 2012

For most students, the Higher School Certificate (HSC) is the entry point into university study. However, for those whom the HSC isn’t or wasn't a possibility, there are stil... more

How to cope with your VCE exams

How to cope with your VCE exams Posted by Esther Levy-Fenner | November 02nd 2012

The process of completing VCE is a two-year battle. You put in the work over years 11 and 12, perform English orals, submit Art folios and learn grammar for Chinese, French, Japanese o... more