The Navigators not-so-secret tip to acing your assignments.

We’ve all been there, you’ve received a mark you’re not happy with after spending what seems like forever on the assessment and you’re feeling defeated. While it’s normal to feel disappointed when you don’t receive the results you aimed for it’s important to remember that not all is lost, that one mark doesn’t define you and there are so many ways to bounce back! Instead … Continue reading The Navigators not-so-secret tip to acing your assignments.

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You need to do this before enrolment for next Semester

This article comes from someone who has been around the enrolment sun many times. I’ve learnt what you need to do to be prepared, how to avoid all enrolment pitfalls and consequent panic, and probably the most important lesson of all in hindsight – despite how much I thought I screwed it up at the time, I ended up enrolling in everything just fine. So … Continue reading You need to do this before enrolment for next Semester

How to get help when you feel like you’re in too deep

It may be tempting to dismiss your hardship as another problem that isn’t important, but it’s vital that you speak up because people can only help you if they actually know what’s going on. Luckily, the Universtity has a bunch of services targeted at helping you overcome your challenges and find success. Speak with a Student Progress Advisor Student Progress Advisors are here to help … Continue reading How to get help when you feel like you’re in too deep

6 tips for approaching lecturers

Lecturers can seem scary. It’s completely understandable. They are all knowing (yes, they know you haven’t caught up on that lecture), so asking for help can be a pretty daunting prospect. But guess what: their main goal is to help you. No matter how intimidating approaching your lecturer might appear, it’s best to just bite the bullet. Here are our top tips to overcoming that … Continue reading 6 tips for approaching lecturers

2021 undergraduate academic excellence scholars announced!

Are you looking for the perfect motivation to study hard and aim for excellence this year?  The Academic Excellence Scholarships Recognising Outstanding Performance in Undergraduate Studies is just the thing for you! In 2019 our Vice-Chancellor, Professor Alex Zelinsky launched a scholarship for undergraduate students that rewards outstanding dedication to their university degree and excellence in academic endeavour. The scholarship is a reflection of how … Continue reading 2021 undergraduate academic excellence scholars announced!

4 things you have to do before Census Date

The Census Date: It may sound like a terrifying day where every student is counted and tallied into a giant University branded sack of information. When in reality, Census Date is the last day to withdraw or drop a course without financial penalty. Huh? Basically, if you decide a course you’ve enrolled in doesn’t fit your major, or other circumstances outside of university come up … Continue reading 4 things you have to do before Census Date

The 4 best ways to stay informed at University

1.   Navigator (aka this trusty blog) Navigator is maintained by a team of students just like you! Every article written on our blog is created by students for students. It’s a safe place for students to share the realities faced when studying at university. We aim to connect with students who have encountered similar experiences and help them in some way. Navigator is a great … Continue reading The 4 best ways to stay informed at University

Meet Jonty Donald: Academic Excellence Scholar 2020

The Academic Excellence Scholarships Recognising Outstanding Performance in Undergraduate Studies were established to reward hard work, persistence and dedication to academic excellence. In this ‘Meet the Scholar’ series we will introduce you to those undergraduate students who are the 2020 recipients of this generous scholarship. Are you ready to be inspired?

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Meet Sophie Jackson: Academic Excellence Scholar 2020

The Academic Excellence Scholarships Recognising Outstanding Performance in Undergraduate Studies were established to reward hard work, persistence and dedication to academic excellence. In this ‘Meet the Scholar’ series we will introduce you to those undergraduate students who are the 2020 recipients of this generous scholarship. Are you ready to be inspired?

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Four ways to get back into study after the break

After a sunny long weekend and a terrific two weeks off, I’m sorry to report that the mid-semester break is over. As over as MySpace, Tamagotchis and Crocs. So as we pine for the holidays – a distant vision in the rear-view-mirror – how can we get back in the swing of uni? Read on for this fourth-year student’s top tips for getting back on track after the break.

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