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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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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Social Media for Job Seekers

CareerBuilder’s annual social media survey* has shown that 60% of employers use social networking sites to research and screen potential employees. This is up 52% from last year, and 500% over the last decade. If you’re going for a job, the employer is probably Googling...

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Spotlight on Student Council: JASON BYRNE

Meet your FUSA Welfare Officer, Jason Byrne! What are you studying and what year are you in? I am in my third year at Flinders this year but have just transferred into the new Bachelor of International Relations. Is there a personal quote or philosophy that you live by?  'Poverty is a national...

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Spotlight on Student Council: PRASHANTH (PRASH) MAGANDRAM

Meet your FUSA International Officer, Prash Magandram! What are you studying and what year are you in? Masters of Teaching English as a Second Language and in my final year. Fingers crossed! Is there a personal quote or philosophy that you live by?  “If you think you’re too small to make a difference,...

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Spotlight on Student Council: CHRISTINE BENNETTS

Meet your FUSA Postgraduate Officer, Christine Bennetts! What are you studying and what year are you in? I am in the 2nd year of my PhD in International Relations. I am looking at the roles of women in genocide and atrocities. Is there a quote or philosophy that you live by? 'Maintain your...

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