With exams coming right up, everybody is bound to start to feel the stress. As lecturers and tutors begin to ramp up the heat, it is no wonder that stress is becoming a huge pain. How exactly however, can you avoid stress during the stressful periods and become more productive? Well, for those who usually get so stressed that they cry into their teddies at night, here’s a list of tips and tricks:
An iconic day that marks the history of Australia and New Zealand, but what does this century-old anniversary mean to me as a foreigner in the modern days?
Amidst all the mid semester rush and the hustle and bustle, sitting down to study is actually really hard. As in… REALLY HARD. As international students, we are already busy with things like laundry and picking up groceries (How did Mom do this?!) but with 40% reports and projects due soon, there’s no choice but to buckle up now and begin to prepare for the crunch.
You may know it as hiking, but the Aussies call it bushwalking, and it’s a great way to spend a weekend! You may not think there’d be many opportunities to hike near Brisbane, but there are actually kilometers and kilometers of established trails only 40 or so minutes outside of the city, just waiting for your ambitious feet!
Have you ever heard of Model United Nations (MUN) conferences?
Well if not, you should definitely read this 🙂 Read more
April is my special month – I’m born in April and my favourite floral season, spring, is just around the corner back in my hometown. Australia certainly has a different weather and a different manner of celebrating Easter (the gentler and more laid back kind). For merrymakers like me who’re used to vibrant festivities filled with entertainments and night shopping and all, the upcoming mid-sem break is a good time to experience the freshness of Aussie holidays.
If you are a fellow Aries/Taurus and celebrate April, here’s what you can see and do around Brisbane in this big month!
Good news! You don’t have to be as in the dark as I was, because I’m here to tell you what I’ve learned so that you may be better prepared for your arrival down under. Read more
It’s hard to imagine half the semester has already gone by as we roll out into week 5. Being a second-year business student implies that making deadlines becomes a routine of my life, but in this semester I’m trying to change my usual last-minute attitude and allocate my workload a little more evenly throughout the semester. Here’s a few things I find useful for me…