All about scholarships

Now is the time to start thinking about applying for scholarships. Yet, some students might hesitate to apply because they think they won’t qualify or don’t even know about the scholarships on offer. But what do you have to lose by applying? Trust me, there’s something for everyone. Not convinced? Just read what Uni of Newcastle Scholarships Senior Advisor, Amy Reeves, has to say. What scholarships … Continue reading All about scholarships

Party smart: Keeping a party lifestyle from affecting your studies

Between jobs, internships, and classes it can be hard for students to find time to unwind and let loose. After a crazy day, going out partying can be a fun and exciting way to hang out with friends and forget about your to-do list for a few hours. Although parties are a swell time, there’s a fine line between having fun and getting out of … Continue reading Party smart: Keeping a party lifestyle from affecting your studies

Powering through placement: The Navigator how-to

Placements are a key part of work training. And yes, they can be one of the most challenging things that a student can do, but they’re also the most rewarding and invigorating aspect of learning at university. They’re our chance to put academic learning to practice and actually ‘do’ some work. Placements can be pretty worthwhile and valuable to future ‘you’, and if you take … Continue reading Powering through placement: The Navigator how-to

How to travel while you study

Inspirational quotes touting the benefits of the well-travelled life are aplenty, but most of them are right: “Adventure is worthwhile,” as Aesop said. Travel teaches you more about yourself and the rest of the world than any other experience can. I should know, having travelled abroad myself to London for a short summer course, I was able to see what I was truly capable of, … Continue reading How to travel while you study