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What To Do During Mid-Sem Break

Deciding how to spend your University Break can be tough (especially when all you want to do is sleep). But don’t worry, we have the perfect inspiration for you to make the most out of your time off. Sleep Okay, I know I just said we have inspiration beyond sleep- …

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Which Australian Bloom are you?

What Australian Bloom are you?

Spring is here and the flowers are blooming. So which Australian Native best suits your student style, or that of your friends? Strawflower Filled with kindness and warmth, these students are often seen running bake sales for their charity of choice or supporting their fellow students through a rough spot. …

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Exchange Diaries: Canada

Exchange Diaries: Canada

Blitz caught up with Sarah Park to chat about picturesque scenery, hostel disasters, and more while she was at Queens University in Canada on exchange. Why did you decide on Canada for exchange? I decided to go on exchange because I wanted to experience something new, and exchange was the …

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Uni Student Finally Takes Education Seriously As Reality Of Graduation Sets In

Uni Student Finally Takes Education Seriously As Reality Of Graduation Sets In

A UNSW student has finally opted to take his education seriously in the final semester, as the stark reality of graduation starts to set in. Gavin Lee, 21, and in his final year of his Criminology and Criminal Justice degree, has applied for over twenty unpaid internships, and sixty plus …

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New Years Resolutions Take 2

New Years Resolutions Take 2

It’s been quite a while since the year started, and by now you’ve probably completely forgotten that you ever had hopes and dreams. We get it – uni, work, and life in general weights you down and limits your potential. You know, the one your Year Eight teacher kept saying …

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A Chat With: Martina Martian

A Chat With: Martina Martian

Blitz chatted to Martina Martian, a freelance designer/illustrator, UNSW Student and Blitz design contributor about collaborating with big name brands like ASOS and Doughnut Time, the retro vibes and bright colours evident in her work, and more. The injection of bright and eye catching colours informs your creative style, which …

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The Cheapest Student Meals Ever

Literally The Cheapest Student Meals Ever

These cheap as chips meals are for when you’re starving but already spent your paycheck on online shopping while procrastinating doing your essay. 2 min noodles Who needs to spend money on a tour around Asia when you can taste all of its unique flavours in the comfort of your own …

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My Faculty Rules: Engineering vs Business

My Faculty Rules: Engineering vs Business

Palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy. This is My Faculty Rules. Each episode, teams of two representing their faculty go head to head competing in challenges to determine the age old question: Which UNSW Faculty is best? In the first episode we witness the hustling nature of Business …

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TV Shows To Watch During Mid-Sem Break

Five New TV Shows to Watch During Your Break

Midsem break is here. You’re ready to catch up on all those missed lectures and future assignments. Right? Of course not. The break simply means more time for us to procrastinate. As a certified TV show addict, I’ve got you covered. Here are some new-ish shows to get you through the tough …

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What’s On: S1 W6

What's On: S1 W6

All Week Arc Turns 10 ! Celebrate Student Life Student Cookbook Recipe Submissions OPEN Arc Board Nominations OPEN Heinz Harant Award Nominations OPEN Blitz Giveaways – Like us on Facebook and keep your eyes peeled for our giveaways 🙂 Monday FREE breakfast from Arc Street Team / 9am Pick Up & …

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Exchange Diaries: Edinburgh, Scotland

Exchange Diaries: Edinburgh

Blitz caught up with Shivika Gupta who spent time on exchange in the beautiful rugged terrain of Scotland. Read on to find out about why exchange in Scotland is much more than just working up the courage to try haggis and tolerating bagpies. What university did you attend? The University …

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Australian Department of Finance’s Hella Awkward Ad

The Department of Finance's Hella Awkward Ad

While many have been caught up in the cinema awards season, the Australian Department of Finance have been busy creating a cinematic masterpiece that rivals the passion, drive and storytelling of Moonlight, La La Land and Lion combined. The Department created an advertisement said to be directed at “attracting and …

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The 5 Students You’ll Meet at Uni

There are over fifty-five thousand students at UNSW and you’re bound to have met all, if not all, most of these students. The Contributor A true hero, the Contributor steps in when that painfully awkward silence hits a tutorial discussion that is gaining momentum as it plummets straight into the …

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Student Survival Guide

Student Survival Guide

The bus line is long, the campus is huge and the coffee options are limitless. If you’re starting first year, and feeling overwhelmed, fear not – we’ve got your back. Timetabling Troubles There’s nothing worse than sitting through 13 weeks of lectures, only to find out that a course doesn’t …

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Why Should You Watch: Atlanta ?

Number 1: It Get’s Way too Real If you have ever seen any comedies like Love, Flaked or BoJack Horseman you would start seeing a trend in the new, more popular comedy shows. They are all horribly depressing. Atlanta isn’t any different. It can be funny, but most of the time …

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Why Should You Watch: Mr. Robot ?

    Number 1: The Hacking isn’t People Slamming the Keyboard Now you may be asking what this means. In films like Hackers, or the Matrix, or Swordfish, when people want to hack any regards, all you see is a flurry of hand movements, cheesy lines like “Aaaaaaaaand we’re in”, and lines …

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Why Should You Watch: Game of Thrones ?

Number 1: Your Friends Will Stop Bugging You. Hopefully Let me set the scene. There’s a really popular show on at the moment. All your friends are watching it. You haven’t. Every day, every single day they keep on telling you to watch the show, and you always make an …

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A Day in the Life of a Student Single Mother: Part 4

You know how, in life, things don’t always go the way you expect them to? Like, when you get horrifically sunburned when you just wanted a nice tan, or Menulog messes up your order or you accidentally have a baby? It’s things like that which make life interesting. Chances are, …

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A Day in the Life of a Student Single Mother: Part 3

You know how, in life, things don’t always go the way you expect them to? Like, when you get horrifically sunburned when you just wanted a nice tan, or Menulog messes up your order or you accidentally have a baby? It’s things like that which make life interesting. Chances are, …

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A Dropkick’s Guide To: American College Basketball

Ladies and gentlemen, now introducing to you an internationally televised, heavily sponsored, billion-dollar industry comprised exclusively of unpaid amateurs; in other words, College Basketball. In a faraway land known as the United States – where elections are vaguely interesting and extremely worrying – there comes a basketball tournament where students …

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10 Questions (Early March): Jenny Tran

We all love watching Vogue’s 73 Questions with famous celebrities and view their stylishly furnished houses. Seriously, I love how they decorate their places with some good ass shit! I also liked the one with Reese Witherspoon and Blake Lively. Well, I have decided to take up an opportunity to …

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A Day in the Life of a Student Single Mother: Part 1

You know how, in life, things don’t always go the way you expect them to? Like, when you get horrifically sunburned when you just wanted a nice tan, or Menulog messes up your order or you accidentally have a baby? It’s things like that which make life interesting. Chances are, …

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The Review: Patrick James

Prior to his Newtown show on Saturday night, Patrick James mentioned in an interview with Blitz that his performance would be ‘real stripped back’. This proved to be the defining feature of his set, drawing an impressive range of emotions from the crowd, and James’ supports Jordan Léser and Luke Thompson …

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The Interview: Patrick James

From busking on Sydney’s streets to touring with a live band, Patrick James’ career is set to soar. His latest single California Song has captivated hearts across the country, and Blitz caught up with the man himself ahead of his Newtown gig. What was it like busking for the first time, …

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The Review: Blitz Goes To mUmBRELLA 360

…And gets really good at marketing. In a whirlwind of busy, suited and arguably hard-to-impress PR, marketing and media personnel, mUmBRELLA 360 was pulled off flawlessly this year – and Blitz has the inside scoop on what was most worth the hefty price tag. After a fantastic breakfast from sponsors …

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