Exam time is scram time!
21 October 2016 - With exams right around the corner it's important to relax and de-stress, here are some simple tips on how.
The Animal Ecology Experience
17 September 2016 - I have never been what you would call an “outdoorsy” type, so it probably came as a bit of a shock to my friends and family that I chose to study a Bachelor of Animal Ecology! I was told this degree involved a lot of hands-on fieldwork which wasn’t quite what I had in mind — but it sure has been an amazing and worthwhile journey...
The Ultimate Relaxation Guide
16 September 2016 - When life gets in the way: particularly during times of increased workloads, assessment due dates, and study breaks, we sometimes forget to take care of our own health and happiness. This short blog details a list of simple activities that can really help in maintaining physical and mental wellbeing, aptly titled ‘The Ultimate Relaxation Guide’.
Hitting the nail on the head
25 August 2016 - The journey to become an Engineer is long, difficult and often challenging. But it is one of the most worthwhile and satisfying things I've ever done.
Order in the court!
16 August 2016 - Wowee, 2016 has already been a massive year for me and it’s only half way done. I started my third year in a double degree of Laws/Commerce at USC in February and the ball started rolling from there.
FAQ's to prepare you for Semester 2
25 July 2016 - Your questions answered. The top FAQs most commonly asked by students in their first-year.
To switch or not to switch?
16 June 2016 - So, what exactly are your options when you aren’t sure about your degree? Generally, there are two choices: stay in your degree, or switch to another. Today I am listing the pros and cons of changing your degree program. Additionally, I will provide an alternative path that I, personally, have taken. I hope it can be of use to those of you in the same boat...
Catch and follow your dreams, then stop and admire them
7 June 2016 - Irene on exchange from Italy. "This story started one day, when I realised it is not about finding out who you are, it is about creating who you are."...
Exams. Chill? Or no chill?
18 May 2016 - There's only a few singular loaded words that can strike fear in a student's heart. Today we’re going to talk about exams.
The Uni Accommodation Experience
12 May 2016 - If you have never lived at Uni Central or Varsity, then you’re missing out on what you think it’s like living out of home for the first time. While there are many interesting surprises to look forward to, there are also lots of opportunities to make amazing, life-long friends.
Transitioning Into Adulthood
3 May 2016 - I was just a timid 18-year-old, fresh out of high school trying to discover what career path I should take, list of subjects I should choose, and learning how to adjust to life as a uni student. It didn’t take long to realise that university was very different to Year 12.
The Facts and Myths of University Life
28 April 2016 - Exactly one year ago I waited in nervous anticipation for my first day on campus. With so many questions running through my mind, I had no idea what to expect. Today I am writing this as a quick guide for your welcoming year at USC. These are the myths debunked, reassurances, and pieces of advice I wish I had known prior to the commencement of university.
4.02 am Words
21 April 2016 - The average 4 am thought process of a uni student. 'Assessments, rubrics, extracurricular activities not just roll around in my head, they threaten to detonate....
Q&A with Arts Honours graduate, Jarna
8 April 2016 - We had the chance to catch up recently with Honours student Jarna Baudinette just before graduation. This is what she had to say about her most recent study experience.
Learning and Loving Life
7 April 2016 - While the lecturers and tutors at USC made my study enjoyable, it was the uni community that stands out in my memory.
Stay Healthy Sunshine Coast!
16 February 2016 - Aside from leaving me flat broke and with an empty tank, unhealthy eating, funnily enough, makes you feel unhealthy. But thankfully healthiness is determined by so many more things then just what you put in your gob or how many times you flex your biceps.
Settling into the Sunshine Coast
8 February 2016 - After graduating high school in 2013, I had a gap year working full time to prepare myself for all the expenses that come with relocating. But it wasn’t just the expenses I had to prepare for. It was the learning to cook (still haven’t mastered mash potato), doing my own washing (tip: if it touches you, even for a second, it’s dirty), making new friends and basically being an adult (ugh) in a new place away from home.
Evelyn Lands 'Perfect' Water Quality Job!
13 January 2016 - My Bachelor of Environmental Science Degree and minor in Coastal and Marine Systems helped to prepare for getting the job with Seqwater. Many of my university subjects have also helped me to get ready for the industry, particularly my work placements with the Sunshine Coast Council and Maroochy Waterwatch. These placements gave me the vital practical experience I needed in water quality testing .