WriteSkills – language support program

WriteSkills is an intensive language support program run by the Office of Graduate Research. It is available to all international and non-English speaking background Research Higher Degree (RHD) candidates looking to improve their academic writing.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Flinders

          1. Weird collections There are some pretty kooky things in the library. Did you know about Special Collections? They store things like the Badge Collection, Christmas Card Collection and Flinders University Wine Bottles and Beer Can Collection. You may find something useful to your studies here.   2. Trim...

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Celebrities with Surprising Degrees

Eva Longoria is best known for her role in Desperate Housewives, but she also has her Bachelor of Science in kinesiology and Masters in Chicano Studies with her thesis, ‘The Value of Latinas in STEM Careers.’ James Franco has appeared in a range of films, including the Spider Man...

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Unpaid Internships: Opportunity or Exploitation

Entry-level job: minimum 2-3 years experience. It’s a familiar sight for student jobseekers. You can’t get a job without experience and you can’t get experience without a job. Internships are the answer to students looking for the experience, knowledge, skills and contacts to enter the workforce....

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‘Look the Part’ Clothing Drive

  Donate professional clothes to students to kick start their careers! Are you overdue for some spring-cleaning of those professional clothes you no longer wear, no longer fit or never see the light of day? Here's your chance to donate them to our ‘Look the Part’ Clothing Drive! Anti-poverty...

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How to Get (and Stay) Organised

Exams and final assessments are just a month away! If you're not already organised, use our tips and tricks to get on top of looming deadlines and revision.             Utilise your calendars: Sync the calendars on all your devices and colour code activities (e.g. Uni, Social, Fitness)....

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Handwriting vs Typing

It’s the essential debate for notetaking: handwriting versus typing. Are you getting the most out of your notes? If not, it might be time to try something new…           #TeamHandwriting 1.     It’s non-linear. You can draw diagrams quickly, write in the margins, use arrows, mind map, draw pictures...

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Student Council Election Results!

                Congratulations to our 2017 Student Council! STUDENT PRESIDENT Jordon O’Reilly GENERAL SECRETARY Christopher Norman EDUCATION OFFICER Hamish Richardson WOMEN'S OFFICER Grace Hensel WELFARE OFFICER Hilary Wigg POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS OFFICER Katt Hatzi INTERNATIONAL STUDENT OFFICER Vieshnavee Pandiyan INDIGENOUS STUDENTS OFFICER Paige Leedham QUEER OFFICER Khyle Milne ENVIRONMENT OFFICER Jacinta Robinson DISABILITIES OFFICER Kathryn Gallagher SOCIAL ACTIVITIES OFFICER Ashley Sutherland MATURE AGE OFFICER Pauline Bullock GENERAL COUNCIL MEMBERS (SIX POSITIONS) Amy Hueppauff Brodie McGee Sean Cullen-Macaskill Laurence Lacoon...

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Message from your Student Prez

Today we have a message from your Student Council President, Caleb Pattison:   Dear students, You are likely to be aware that the university is considering a restructure of the current faculties and schools into six colleges. If you haven't had an opportunity to explore the issue, you can...

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