Category: Campus Life
Computer Etiquette in the Hub
All right. It’s about time I wrote about this. Sitting in front of a computer in the Hub on a laptop isn’t polite. In my opinion, there is a certain social proprietary when it comes to using computers in the Hub. So why do I consider it impolite, and how can we address laptop users […]
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Loneliness in the University Community
Is it me, or is it sometimes difficult to meet people and form friendships? Does being at University make this easier, or more challenging?
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A few weeks ago, on the 29th August to be exact, I attended the Pride Fest Launch organised by the Adelaide University Union.
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Security on Campus
Do you know where the Security Office is at the North Terrace campus? I certainly don’t. I only know that it has recently moved. The current Security Office (as at August 2019) is located in the Oliphant Building, which is behind the Physics Building. The Security Office is open 24 hours a day, seven days […]
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6 Things My First Semester of Uni Taught Me
I can’t believe it… I finished! Well, I finished semester one of a five year degree, so there’s probably no need to get so excited, but it is exciting; I’ve experienced a semester at university, a place that I used to find so elusive and mature. I had this warped, idyllic vision that it was a place […]
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Turn of the Season
It might just be the cooler evenings and browning leaves, but lately, I’ve been very conscious of inevitable change and transition. Recently, it hit me on an afternoon spent studying at the Cibo on Rundle Street. When it suddenly turned 5 o’clock and they were closing up, I found myself unsure of how to kill […]
Confessions of a first-time student association member
I joined a student association, and it wasn’t hard or scary. I steered clear of student associations in my first degree (at another university). They were too boozy and full of extroverts, I just couldn’t relate. It was a shame because I wanted to make friends and find new study mates, but it became apparent […]
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Small Group Catastrophe Experience
“STOP TOUCHING MY SECTION!!!!!!!!!!!!!” The outsider writes in the Google doc, obviously near the point of walking out on the group due to the hostile takeover of their part of the assignment. Significant editing has certainly been taking place… let’s face it the entirety of what the outsider wrote was deleted.
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How to Get Your Desired GPA (For International Students) – Language
Studying in a foreign country in a foreign language is difficult. GPA is important, whether or not you stay in Australia or plan to go back. A strong GPA can be persuasive to employers all over the world, I think.
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