Ask Penny! (July)

Ask Penny! (July)

Many postgrad students do some essay marking to supplement their income, but it can be soul-crippling work. For those of you struggling to read through fifty terrible undergrad papers without losing your mind, Penny has some handy tips.

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Fighting for Josephine

Fighting for Josephine

Dr Matt Dun’s cancer research and charity work have the potential to save countless lives – including that of his own daughter.

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How to Enhance Psychological Well-being

How to Enhance Psychological Well-being

Postgraduate study is a marathon, not a sprint; it’s vitally important to cultivate your psychological well-being, so you can feel good and function well. Dianne Kirby of the UON Counselling Service has some excellent tips for good self-management.

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Down and Out: Why We Need Downtime

Down and Out: Why We Need Downtime

The past decade has seen an explosion in research into how we can maximise our downtime to improve our well-being. In the spirit of scientific self-improvement, Larissa Fedunik takes us a (relaxing) stroll through some established and emerging areas of research into downtime.

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Ask Penny! (June)

Ask Penny! (June)

It may be getting colder outside (finally), but fashion, art and politics are heating up! If you’re worried about being on trend, fear not: Penny’s here to show you what’s HOT and what’s NOT this season.

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Ask Penny! (May)

Ask Penny! (May)

For most students, there’s no avoiding the dreaded group assignment. But what to do if your other group members are less than cooperative? Penny has some creative advice to keep them ‘motivated’.

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Flexing My Creative Muscles

Flexing My Creative Muscles

NUPSA Equity Rep Amber Sauni has a creative beast inside her, just itching to get out and MAKE STUFF. That’s how milk cartons become a castle, and old furniture a puppet theatre.

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