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Work and life balance in academia


Content warning - this blog explores grief and loss. Please be mindful if this is a difficult topic for you. A range of services are available to you and can be found on the Wellbeing Hub.

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Can I fulfill my dreams of going on exchange?

When I started at university I dreamt of going on exchange. Will this still be possible with coronavirus?

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Recommendation: Let Them Eat

Located in the Adelaide Central Markets (bust listed on the app), Let Them Eat is a vegetarian café and deli that specialises in delicious (and nutritious!) salads.

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On dissents and rest, and the notorious RBG

Dissenting rose

I’ve always looked up to Ruth Bader Ginsburg. So much of the doctoral research I am conducting is fuelled by the trails she has blazed. To me she is a beacon of hope, and so I was particularly saddened by her passing in September. Like many others, I was getting increasingly worried about her health over the past several months. Hospitalisation was becoming more frequent. What would we do without her, without her voice, without her toughness, without her bravery, without her dissents? 

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Adelaide Farmer's Markets

One of the benefits of living in Wayville is (beyond being super close to the city), the proximity to the weekly Adelaide Farmer’s Markets, held every Sunday morning at the Adelaide Showgrounds.

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