In her final monthly report as NUPSA President, Ash McIntyre reflects on all the things we’ve achieved in the past two years.
Does travel make you more creative? Can it change your personality? Larissa Fedunik looks at the scientific benefits of wanderlust.
This month, Penny writes of a wild night of felonies with Dame Judi Dench, and shares with us a Christmas story.
Ash McIntyre speaks to Associate Professor Rachel Hendry about Digital Humanities (DH), an exciting new field of interdisciplinary study.
A team of volunteer trekkers have just returned from UON’s Ikara-Flinders Ranges Challenge, in support of Indigenous education and health research.
With Halloween on the way, one student has an especially frightening question for Penny this month: what do you do when your sister is possessed?
President Ash McIntyre brings you up to speed on what we’ve been doing this month (like Sir Nancy-spotting), and talks about our upcoming general election.
Does your supervisor dislike you? To they scowl at you through meetings, and harrumph at you in emails? Penny has the perfect solution, darling – and it requires just a smidgen of kidnapping.
These days, many of us are taught to strive for happiness above all – but unhappiness can also be constructive, encouraging us to seek out alternative paths, learn new things about ourselves and gain insights into important life directions.
What are the most important things in the world? Many people would say, ‘happiness and satisfaction’. But is that really true?
By Andrei Pomana. “I have a right to live. I have a voice to speak. I have a card to play. I have a will to live.”
President Ash McIntyre brings you up to speed on what we’ve been doing this month, from Pride Week prep to eating dumplings.
With Pride Week fast approaching, it’s a good time to be thinking about your own LGBTIQ+ community. NUPSA LGBTI Rep Tanika Koosmen describes the Queer Heroes that have inspired them from history.
Pride Week will soon be in full swing, but many of us don’t know much about the historical background behind the celebration. NUPSA Comms Officer Larissa Fedunik explores NSW’s rich LGBTIQ history, including the history of Mardi Gras.
Do friends and family lapse into a coma whenever you describe your research? Worried that the work you do is boring? Penny has the perfect antidote: *drama*, darling.
Being Queer is not a choice, but rather a recognition, a realising, a revelation. And being Queer dissolves the idea of self and other, because we suddenly realise who we have been all along.
It’s a dilemma that university staff and students alike have been debating for several years now: are students customers? And if so, what are they buying?
Words like ‘innovation’ and ‘revolution’ get thrown about a lot in the tech sphere, and the land of internet-connected devices is no exception. But what happens when connectivity adds approximately zero value?
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.
Dr Matt Dun’s cancer research and charity work have the potential to save countless lives – including that of his own daughter.