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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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Things That Will Help You Stress Less

Things That Will Help You Stress Less

Assignments are a-plenty and exams around the corner. If you’re not already stressing, you will soon be stressing. We’ve put together a few things that are guaranteed to help you stress less. Sloth Tea Strainer Herbal tea is a natural de-stresser. Why not jazz up your cuppa with this adorable Sloth …

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Interview: UNSW Sri Lankan Society

Interview: UNSW Sri Lankan Society

You’ve seen the flags, maybe you’ve seen the events, but do you really know how the cultural clubs on campus operate? (If no, then read ahead to delve deeper into one of many cultural clubs on campus! If yes, then read ahead just because you’ve gotten this far!) Does your …

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Struggle Street, UNSW

Struggle Street, UNSW

UNSW is amazing,  why else would we all go here? But that doesn’t stop us from experiencing ‘first-world-problems’. The 891 bus lines Everyone knows the massive pain that is the 891 the bus lines. Especially when you’re late for a 9am lecture and the line at Eddy Ave is literally through the …

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Learning Languages With Duolingo

Learning Languages With Duolingo

Do you find learning languages challenging? Maybe even terrifying? Have you ever walked into a lecture, faced with wide-eyed fear at the lack of English spoken? Well, fear no longer, your solution is here: the trusty Duolingo app*. With a number of different language options, and easy short listening, reading and …

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How To: Survive Assessments

Surviving Assessments

We’re well into the semester, and that can only mean one thing: assessment time. Essays, group tasks, and practicals are looming, due dates creeping closer, and your consumption of coffee and red bull is ever increasing. Your assessments may not be done, but you sure are. How do you survive the …

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Life’s Little Happy Moments

Life's Happiest Moments

In life, there is a tempestuous storm called university. Everyone is swept up by the gusty winds of assessments, dodging the pellets of rain called debt and drowning in caffeine (or something stronger) – but sometimes it’s important to remember the little things that happen that make us happy. Nothing is …

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Interview: Lucy Smith, FBi Radio

Interview: Lucy Smith, FBi Radio

Lucy Smith, the host of the breakfast show, Up For It on FBi Radio chatted to our Radio Station managers about her journey from university to the real world of  the media industry and more! Listen below:

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Exchange Diaries: Florida, USA

Exchange Diaries: Florida

Blitz sat down with Charitha Katupitiya to talk about his exchange to Florida, surviving social life in sororities and fraternities, and university pride.  What university did you attend? University of Florida. What’s your favourite thing about America? My favourite thing was the abundance of nature and outdoor activities. Florida has …

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SUBURB DETOURS: UNSW, Kensington

Kensington or “Kenso” (fun fact), is an Eastern suburb, southeast of the CBD. Home to many, Kensington provides the land upon which students in HECs debt reside, often lining up for free food events at the lovely UNSW. BACKGROUND Originally inhabited by the Cadigal people, who used to live around …

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It’s All in Your Mind

When I was in high school, I was plagued with serious Acne on my face and body just like any other teenager. After going through countless medications and climbing up the ladder of seriousness I was left with the final option, Roacutane. Roacutane is a very serious acne medication that …

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Have You Seen This Ad?

Some of the most powerful, thought-provoking and emotional messages comes from advertising. This week’s post is about some of my favourite advertising campaigns that really tug at the heartstrings. It is interesting how an ad can make you long for your childhood, to evoke empathy in the toughest critic and …

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What You Can Learn From YouTube

This week I bring you the black hole of time – YouTube. When you don’t want to study and find yourself itching for a distraction from your current responsibilities it is very easy to get lost in the wonderful world of YouTube. On YouTube the self-taught journey of discovery begins …

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The 5 Life Lessons I Learned From: Procrastination

In honour of the upcoming study week ahead, I think it’s only fair to reflect on one of the most crucial, undeniable and fundamental aspects of this dark and treacherous time that is the lead up to finals: the universal addiction to procrastination. Here are the five life lessons I …

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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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Dear Agony StudAunt… I Have An Itch

Dear Agony StudAunt, This is massively embarrassing, so please make sure I come up as anonymous. I slept with someone at a university hall party last week. This morning, I woke up with an itch. I hope it’s not what I think. Is it? Urgh. Also, do I tell the …

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Dear Agony StudAunt… How To Deal With Bullies

Dear Agony StudAunt, I’ve always been a really quiet person, and for the most part, I’ve loved Uni. I’m in my third year now of a media degree and enjoy it. I like the friends I’ve made, I’ve come out of my shell a lot and I know that this …

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