NUPSA News

A Mother Can Dream

For mothers that have to be away from their children for work or study, ‘mummy guilt’ is common. But sometimes, writes Ayu Setiadewi, taking care of yourself and pursuing your dreams can be its own language of love to your little ones.

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Ask Penny! (November)

It’s Penny’s final column for the year! For a mouth-watering finish, she talks about fine dining, and how you can emulate it even on a modest student budget.

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Pride for an International Student

On September 6, India’s Supreme Court overturned a colonial-era law criminalising homosexuality. It was a day of joy for millions of people – including our own NUPSA Vice President, Anish Saini.

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Scary Can Be Good

Fear can be, well… scary. But harnessed properly, it can help us to achieve more than we imagined possible, Sarah James writes.

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Ask Penny! (October)

Spooked by a spectre? Plagued by a poltergeist? Penny is no stranger to the spirit realm, and this month has plenty of advice for those receiving otherworldly visitations.

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Why Philosophy is Important

Philosophy is the basis of University studies, Suman Lahiry writes. The uses of philosophy in life, career and well-being are extensive and well-proven.

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A Scary Story

Wilca Mae Abejuela shares the story of how she overcame her fear of ghosts, and learned the enduring nature of friendship.

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Workshop: Self-Care

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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If you're new to Newcastle or UON, it's handy to know how to stay safe - whether it's on campus, around town or at the beach. (And even if you've been here a while, we could all use a refresher sometimes.)

Tomorrow at 11am in GP201 (General Purpose Building), ELICOS has invited representatives from Hunter Surf Life Saving, Campus Security and the local police to come and speak about what they do, what you can do to stay safe, and how to get help if you ever need it.

If you're curious and have questions, this is a great opportunity to ask.
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If youre new to Newcastle or UON, its handy to know how to stay safe - whether its on campus, around town or at the beach. (And even if youve been here a while, we could all use a refresher sometimes.)

Tomorrow at 11am in GP201 (General Purpose Building), ELICOS has invited representatives from Hunter Surf Life Saving, Campus Security and the local police to come and speak about what they do, what you can do to stay safe, and how to get help if you ever need it.

If youre curious and have questions, this is a great opportunity to ask.