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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Just a reminder that the closing date for this year’s Pitch it Clever competition is now Monday, February 4!

2019-pitch-it-clever.thinkable.org/

University research has the power to enhance our economy, improve our societies and better the world. But how do you get the world on board with your research and the potential benefits it could deliver? You need to Pitch it Clever!

Pitch it Clever is an annual competition from Universities Australia challenging early career researchers to communicate their research and why it matters to non-specialist audiences via video.

Your challenge is to create a 1- to 2-minute video that clearly unpacks your research and how it can be applied.

The prizes available are:

- The Vice-Chancellors’ Award - $3,000 plus return flights, accommodation and entry to the UA Higher Education conference, plus an internship with The Conversation (travel and accommodation included)

- The Universities Australia Award - $1,000 plus return flights, accommodation and entry to the UA Higher Education conference

- The People’s Choice Award - $500 plus return flights, accommodation and entry to the UA Higher Education conference

Information about the competition is available at: 2019-pitch-it-clever.thinkable.org/
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Just a reminder that the closing date for this year’s Pitch it Clever competition is now Monday, February 4!

https://2019-pitch-it-clever.thinkable.org/

University research has the power to enhance our economy, improve our societies and better the world. But how do you get the world on board with your research and the potential benefits it could deliver? You need to Pitch it Clever!

Pitch it Clever is an annual competition from Universities Australia challenging early career researchers to communicate their research and why it matters to non-specialist audiences via video.

Your challenge is to create a 1- to 2-minute video that clearly unpacks your research and how it can be applied.
 
The prizes available are:

- The Vice-Chancellors’ Award - $3,000 plus return flights, accommodation and entry to the UA Higher Education conference, plus an internship with The Conversation (travel and accommodation included)

- The Universities Australia Award - $1,000 plus return flights, accommodation and entry to the UA Higher Education conference

- The People’s Choice Award - $500 plus return flights, accommodation and entry to the UA Higher Education conference
 
Information about the competition is available at: https://2019-pitch-it-clever.thinkable.org/