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15 December 2016

Top 10 tips for first-year students

Your first year on campus can be intimidating. New people. New classes. New locations. We asked current University of Sydney students to share the things they have learned during their time on campus.

13 December 2016

8 things to do in your first year at university

The University of Sydney is a vibrant campus – we asked students on campus to share their tips for the best things to do in your first year of university. This is what they said.

30 November 2016

Employability skills: 6 ways to get a job and keep it

These days, more than ever, having a university education isn’t the only thing that’ll land you your dream job. We spoke to employers to get their top tips on the employability skills you should have.

27 October 2016

7 tips to sharpen your mind for exams

University of Sydney alumnus and mental health advocate Dr Benjamin Veness shares his tips on how to avoid stress and practice mindfulness.
07 October 2016

5 reasons why postgraduate study is worth it

Find out why postgraduate study is so important in a world of innovation, where upskilling is a necessary mechanism for survival.

30 September 2016

How to launch a successful startup

As a judge of our Innovation Week Student Challenge, Dr. Jay Spence is helping other young entrepreneurs to get their start. We asked him for his tips on pitching and launching a successful startup.
29 September 2016

5 things you learn about yourself at university

Self-reflect and learn about yourself: discover what you’re passionate about, learn how to embrace change and what your best qualities are, and how to let your self-confidence shine through.

27 September 2016

Become a graduation expert in 4 easy steps

Graduation is a tradition that goes back centuries, but how much do you really know about this grand event? Why do people wear academic gowns? Why do graduates throw their hats in the air? And what does alumni really mean?
23 September 2016

7 ways to quit procrastinating and make the most of your break

We're all so busy that holidays can often fly past without feeling like a break at all. By using your time effectively, you can knock-off your responsibilities and still have time for some much-needed relaxation.

19 September 2016

Become a more independent person with these 5 tips

Growing into yourself is part of learning how to be an independent person. What’s the best way to survive being thrown in the deep end when you start uni? Gain financial independence, know what drives you, and seek help when you need it.