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Return of the Doctor

There were bleary eyes on Sunday morning as the dedicated fans of ‘Doctor Who’ set their alarms for the 4:50am (Australian EST) premiere of the much awaited 8th Season. There is a much anticipated new Time Lord in town – the 12th incarnation- and there has been much speculation…

Writing great assignments

The secret to writing great assignments is all about how you begin and end the process. Take the time to plan and edit to make your writing clear, logical, relevant and … great! Before Plan your time carefully so that you will have time to edit before…

Happy National Science Week!

Gardens Point Library will be running a series of activities from 18-22 August to celebrate National Science Week. There is an amazing display in the entrance of Gardens Point Library that includes puzzles, microscopes, anatomy models and molecular models. There will also be a number of challenges and…

Forever young

Discussions around beloved childhood books brings out the best in people. To-ing and fro-ing regarding the merits of Spot VS Clifford; whether the means to an end justified Harriet’s spying habit; whether the rabbit hole is equal parts philosophy and mathematics and indeed, did Hermione ‘settle’? You never…

Celebrate your right to be left-handed

Are you a southpaw? Celebrate your ‘sinisterness’ this Left-Handers Day on the 13th of August. History hasn’t been too kind to the left-handed among us. Until pretty recently being left-handed carried a lot of negative connotations. Historically, left-handed people were forced from childhood to use their right-hands for…

#MentalHealthMatters this International Youth Day

United Nations International Youth Day happens every year on the 12th of August with the aim of highlighting and addressing issues facing the world’s youth – and if you’re a uni student there’s a pretty good chance that includes you. The theme of International Youth Day 2014 is ‘Mental Health Matters’, to…