Make the most of semester break

June 15, 2022

Hooray - semester break is finally here! So, what are your plans? Some lazy mornings in your PJ’s, sprinkled with watching a Netflix series or two? Lunch with friends you’ve been neglecting and getting back... Read More

All in the timing

June 10, 2022

Last week, we looked at exam stress. Now that you’ve got that sorted, let’s put your time management skills under the microscope. How are your exams going? Are you wasting more time than you’d like? Do... Read More

Fight or flight

June 1, 2022

You’ve made it through another semester (where did that go?), and now you’ve got exams looming. I have yet to meet anyone, anywhere, of any age, ever, who looks forward to sitting exams. If your anxiety... Read More

Cultivate your curiosity

May 24, 2022

You may have heard the term lifelong learning bandied around at one time or another, but have you ever stopped to think about what it really means and how it’s relevant to you? What exactly is lifelong... Read More

Stop putting it off

May 17, 2022

So, it’s 11.08pm and you’ve got exactly 52 minutes left to submit your assignment. Despite it being worth 20% of your semester grade and having had three weeks to complete it, you only started it this... Read More

What’s your transferable value?

May 12, 2022

When it comes to applying for internships or graduate opportunities, you might feel like you’re lacking experience, especially relevant industry experience. Before you scroll past a great opportunity because... Read More

Extra! Extra!

March 17, 2022

Curtin Extra, that is! Like to meet new people? Keen to build your employability skills and add value to your resume? Hoping to have an edge over other applicants for graduate roles? Want to display a cool... Read More

Building rapport

February 11, 2022

I recently delivered a workshop to students about to become New to Curtin mentors. This program connects first years with more experienced students in a similar area of study. Mentors are there to support new... Read More

Striking a balance

January 28, 2022

Imagine it’s mid-semester, your assignments are piling up, your exams are looming, your boss has asked you to pick up extra shift this week AND your best friend needs help setting up for the epic party... Read More

Part-time perks

January 24, 2022

Apart from helping you to cover your expenses, especially if the boss gives you extra hours during semester break, there are lots of benefits to working part-time while you study. From waiting tables in a cafe,... Read More