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5 Completely reasonable Ways To Make Money In UNSW

It’s the last leg. You’re almost there, just one or two more weeks till you cross the finish line… But….all you want to do is sleep and watch Netflix. You can’t seem to find the energy to start studying. Don’t worry, you are not alone. Here are a few tips to …

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Tech-free Life; The Beginning

Tech-free Life; The Beginning.

At around five in the afternoon the CBD starts to fill up with tired, empty faces. Edging forward in a weary shuffle; their last dregs of focus relinquished to small, silver screens.  From a distance it’s slightly strange and even sort-of sad. Not the emptiness mind you. Apathy is an extremely …

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How To: Get Your Crush To Like You

Crushes can be tricky. In year six, I gave mine love poems and roses before asking her out. She said no. I cried while listening to James Blunts’ “Goodbye My Lover” on repeat. These days, I’m marginally better at attracting the opposite sex. Here are some tips I’ve picked up …

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Pregnant At Uni: Making It Work

Pregnant At Uni: Making It Work

UNSW students are fun, inventive, energetic, and passively aggressively competitive towards USYD kids. In addition to this, a rare few are also pregnant. Along with a backpack full of laptops and text books, some also carry a tiny human. For those, the Basser steps have a special meaning and trips to …

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How To: Survive First Year

Are you a first year tired of the side-eye looks you get whenever you stack it up the Basser Steps? Irritated by those seagull-eyed protestors/obscure society recruiters/overpriced food vendors who just won’t leave you alone? We’ve got a foolproof method for keeping those stink eyes away – because obviously, the best …

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Playlist Essentials for Every Occasion

Driving to uni to avoid the hassle of a two-hour commute? Can’t do that latest assignment without getting distracted? Whatever the moment, there’s always a playlist to enhance your experience. So to help you hit that perfect beat (and since readings are the perfect object to break a window), here are some …

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HOW TO: LAND THE BEST CONCERT TICKETS

CONCERT TICKET GUIDE: Avoid the stress of ticket-buying and land those first row tickets, and even score cheaper tickets. FIRST THINGS FIRST 1. Be subscribed to a bunch of ticketing or music sites including Ticketek, Ticketmaster, LiveNation, Bandsintown to be aware of artists/bands coming to town and any fan pre-sales, …

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How To… Make the Most of Vivid Sydney

That’s right Vivid Sydney is here. The event runs from the 22nd of May to the 8th of June. That’s 18 days of lights, music and discussions so no excuses for not attending. However, to make the most out of this event and use your time wisely (especially with all …

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How NOT to Pick Up Your Campus Crush

Valentine’s Day not so successful? Don’t worry – school’s back and with 50,000+ potentials on campus, you’ll no doubt spot someone in class who makes your heart sing. Here’s how to tune them. DON’T sit next to them in an early class. 9am lectures are probably not your best fashion …

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All The Broken Promises

AKA everything you say you will and won’t do this semester and yet, by W3, you know your resolutions are gonna be going seriously downhill. (Ed. Because past you is a liar. A dirty, good-for-nothing liar). At the beginning of each semester we tend to survey the wreckage that was …

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How to Pick Up Babes in the Library

If the sealed sections of Cosmopolitan are to be believed, then spraying an overpopulated beehive with Lynx before kicking it in the direction of the ladies to ‘enhance pheromone distribution’ is a sure-fire way to succeed in love. But bees are a raucous bunch and unlikely to be tolerated in …

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How to Be a Jock

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Blitz has put together a pep talk on how to be a jock for Stereosonic. It takes dedication, but this go-to guide will have you going from academic to athletic in no time. 1. No shirt, no problem Clothing is unnecessary; let your chiseled bod do the talking. Don’t have …

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How To Wear Your Toga

Unsure how to wear your toga to The Roundhouse’s annual toga party? Take this quiz to find out how to wear that Roman attire according to faculty. So answer honestly, adjust your toga accordingly and perhaps change your degree to suit your toga choice. 1. You have an assignment due …

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How to Stay Out of Trouble in First Year

When you’re already juggling uni, part-time work and surviving outside the family nest, the last thing you need is a hefty Centrelink fine or academic misconduct dramas. You might not think it’ll happen to you, but if you run into troubles with Centrelink, the uni, your landlord or the police, …

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How To Travel to UNSW

One of the greatest things about UNSW is that it unites students from all over (and outside of) Sydney. And one thing that all UNSW students unite against is 9am starts. As a self-diagnosed sleep addict, those 90+ minutes it takes me to get to Uni are not fun, so …

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How to Stay Social on a Budget

The year is 2014. Money is scarce and some UNSW students fear having to retreat to their phones as the only affordable way to socialise. The struggle is real. Fear not, First Years. A hip and thrilling uni experience doesn’t have to be such a life-or-death situation. Just because your …

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