Get the Most Out of Your University Placement

Semester two of university is back in full swing, bringing with it all kinds of responsibilities, due dates and competing demands. For some of the student community, it also signals the beginning of work placement and internship components of their courses.   This can be an intimidating prospect to many – especially when managing other life considerations like paying rent, finding accommodation, paid work commitments and … Continue reading Get the Most Out of Your University Placement

Top tips to boost your employability as a student at the University of Newcastle!

You’re standing in ankle-deep water, a pair of waders pulled high over your stomach. The morning air is crisp and the Blue Mountains surround you as you plunge deeper into the pond, listening for the telltale sounds of frogs.  That’s the exciting reality faced by the citizen scientists and student volunteers who are working to protect five threatened species of frog. It’s part of a project led … Continue reading Top tips to boost your employability as a student at the University of Newcastle!