Pokemon Go at Flinders

Finally, pokemon have flocked to Flinders Uni. If you’re not up on the craze already, Pokemon Go is the latest app that tracks your location and allows you to catch virtual pokemon in real life places. Catch ‘em all, battle at gyms, hatch eggs, get...

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Further Study, Is It For Me?

There are plenty of reasons to keep studying – some good, some bad. Here’s our guide to knowing the difference.           Good reasons! Personal enjoyment: if you are interested in and enthused by a subject, let this influence your decision. Follow your passion. To get specialist skills: Some skills can...

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Getting Shit Done

                To Do Lists This is the most basic technique for keeping track of tasks and deadlines. It comes naturally to most people. There are plenty of ‘grocery list’ style apps – or you could use a piece of paper and a pen. App recommendations: Wunderlist Todoist Any.do               The Kanban Method This one...

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TED Talks for Students

                TED Talks are interesting, amusing and informative, covering just about every topic on and off the planet. They’re also crazy convenient – coming in a mass of lengths, languages and mediums (Youtube, podcasts, in person). With so many to choose from, where do you start? Here...

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5 Editing Tips to Improve Your Assignments

            1. Conciseness Concise writing can directly correlate to improved grades. If you can communicate clearly in fewer words, you’re at an advantage. This often comes from drafting and redrafting. Also learn which words you can delete from your vocabulary (e.g. really, very). Phrases like ‘In this...

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10 Tips To Land a Graduate Job

The current job market is a tough one, with many recent graduates struggling to find a job. In 2014, Graduate Careers Australia found that only 68% of the over 100,000 graduates surveyed had fulltime employment four months after graduating – which doesn’t show how many...

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10 Ways To Give Back

          1. Donate blood Why not save lives this semester? Flinders University usually hosts the Australian Red Cross Blood Service for an on campus blood drive, making it convenient for students to give back. If you can’t wait, the closest donor centre is Marion Donor Centre: Marion Donor...

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Where to Buy (Cheap) Textbooks

Still haven't stocked up on textbooks this semester? Totally understandable. Textbooks are expensive, whether you need that one medical tome or ten novels and a reader to get you through the semester. Here's where you can get some on the cheap:           Flinders University Textbook Buy and Sell: Flinders...

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