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MAKING THE MOST OF THE MID SEM BREAK

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Congrats, we’ve made it to the Mid Sem break! While you might need this week to catch up on lectures or prep for the busy end of semester period ahead, don’t forget to take some time out to relax, reset, and enjoy yourself too! Here are five ideas for how to make the most of your week off.  1. Holey Moley  Fancy some mini golf? Holey Moley in Wollongong Central has a great offer for our...

5 APPS TO BOOST YOUR PRODUCTIVITY

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Do you find yourself struggling to get organised or to study effectively? Sometimes we just need an extra push in the right direction, and luckily we have a few apps to help you out!  Here’s 5 apps to help you thrive at uni.  SimpleMind  If you’re a visual learner, SimpleMind is the app for you! This app is designed to help you mindmap and organise your thoughts. If you’re studying complicated concepts or new ideas, give this...

UNI ON A BUDGET

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]When you’re living out of home for the first time, having to look after yourself can definitely weigh down on you. Sometimes it’s too easy to end up torn between a night out with friends and saving your money - especially when you need to pay for rent, your phone bill and your groceries too! But don’t worry, we’ve got you! Here’s 5 tips on how to do uni on a budget, without sacrificing...

International Eats at UOW

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We love that at UOW we have such a diverse student and staff community. With more and more international students coming back to campus, this week we are celebrating International Week. To help celebrate, let’s check out some of the food options we have hailing from countries across the globe.  Kathmandu Curry  Feeling like Indian? Head on down to Kathmandu in our Building 11 food court. Kathmandu has a delicious range of veggie and meat curries,...

Respect Resources at UOW

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]This week is Respect Week at UOW, with a focus on being part of the change moving towards generating respect and safety for students, staff, and the general community not just this week but every week. We want to share some resources that are useful for supporting respect in a range of settings on campus and off campus.  The UOW Ally Network  First up we have the UOW Ally Network. This network aims to support gender, sex...

Pulse Celebrates Wear It Purple Day

On the 26 of August the Pulse team celebrated Wear It Purple Day on campus. Wear It Purple strives to foster supportive, safe, empowering and inclusive environments for rainbow young people. Still Me, Still Human....

KEEPING HEALTHY WITH A BUSY SCHEDULE

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As the semester begins to speed up and your schedule starts to get jam packed, looking after ourselves can easily fall by the wayside. While it might seem like uni or work is taking up all your time, adding in activities to support your physical and mental health is super important. These activities can actually help you avoid burnout and stay productive as the semester goes on!  Read on for our 5 tips on keeping...

BEATING AFTERNOON SLUMP

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]We’ve all experienced having a productive morning, you think you’re winning the day… and then it hits 2pm and you’re ready to tune out and scroll on Tik Tok for the next 3 hours. An afternoon slump is way too easy to give in to, but here’s 4 tips to push through, and make the most of your arvo.  1. Break your time up into smaller increments  Sometimes it can feel like every task requires a massive...

CATCH UPS ON CAMPUS

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s so good to be back on campus seeing everyone catching up with their uni friends, classmates, colleagues, and mentors.  If you’re looking for somewhere to meet for your catch up, here are some great spots on campus! Deja Brew @dejabrewyou Deja Brew is the newest cafe on campus and is perfect for a quiet spot on a sunny day! Located behind Building 7, Deja Brew does delicious coffees and hot chocolates, along with some light lunch...

GETTING BACK INTO THE UNI RHYTHM

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Lectures are back, tutorials are underway, and it’s time to settle into the rhythm of daily uni life again. Sometimes it can take a few weeks to get into the swing of things, so here are 3 tips to help you on your way.  1. Get your textbooks Have you gotten your textbooks yet? It can definitely be hard to come to terms with paying for expensive textbooks, but getting them early in the semester is...