Thursday, October 21, 2021
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We’ve got your uni open day game plan sorted

Uni open day is your chance to find out if a university is right for you. Check out our guide to make sure you get the info you need on the day!

Looking at baby animals helps you focus, and other scientifically proven study tips

Exam time can mean double the study on half of the sleep, which is why this year we’re looking to science to save us...
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Could a fixed versus growth mindset be holding you back?

Find out the difference between a “fixed” versus “growth” mindset and how you can implement a growth mindset at uni and work.
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Why study a Bachelor of Science degree?

In the age of the internet, what’s the point of getting a degree? Here's 4 very good reasons why a Bachelor of Science degree from Macquarie is worth your while.
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5 top tips to succeed in your first year at uni

For many students and their parents, transitioning to university is an exciting but daunting experience. Here are five tips to help students make the most of their first year.
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How to research the right way

Here’s all the tricks and tips on how to research the right way, using reputable resources and breaking out of the Google bubble!

Top universities of 2019 revealed

Times Higher Education has just released the Asia-Pacific University Ranking 2019. Find out which top universities from Australia & NZ made the cut!
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Before Google, librarians had the answers to everything

Before Google, you had to ask a librarian to find the information you were looking for... no matter how weird it was. We look back at some of the strangest queries that the New York Public Library's librarians had to answer, and they're kind of hilarious.
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How not to get stuck doing the group assignment all by yourself

Group work. We've all been there - hustling away while your classmates refuse to contribute. Here's how to avoid getting stuck doing all the work.
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Extra-curriculars: how to get the most out of university and high school

Here's how to master the extra-curricular juggle in university, and put extra skills on your resume. It's the advice you'll wish you knew earlier.
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Never heard of STEM? Here’s your STEM career starter pack

So, you're thinking of jumping on the STEM careers bandwagon? You've come to the right place. Get ideas on what to study and possible future careers with our STEM careers list.
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VIDEO: 10 things only engineering students understand

If you're an engineering student at uni, you'll understand the struggle; from being the only girl in the grade, to chugging energy drink like it's water.

Meet the undergrads studying IT for social good

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Meet two students combining their love of technology with their passion for making the world a better place

Tech support: top tips from 3 STEM grads

Liam Ridgeway - Advice from tech experts
Wise words from STEM grads who’ve started from the bottom… and now they’re here!

What, more study? Why grads are seeking out short courses

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Australians are more likely to up-skill now than ever before – improving their skills, protecting their jobs and progressing their careers