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Looking back on my Ph.D. experience

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What are some of the things that you now realise were good things to do while you were a Ph.D. candidate? Or what seemed to be an obstacle to finishing that now looking back you realise was a good thing?

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Movies for when you're sick


Here's a ramble about what I did for three weeks while I was sick! Nothing... Absolutely nothing, except watch movies, eat food and stay in bed all day. Which I am proud of myself for, and you should be too! 

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A post-lockdown reflection

Olympics, Prince Harry, Sheila, Alex Morgan, and Ted Lasso....

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Long distance friendships

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Friendships come and go – that is the inevitable truth of the world we live in.

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Pandemic fatigue

We've emerged from lockdown (yay) but there’s still a very palpable sense of uncertainty fatigue.

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Did you know about studiosity?

Stress affects our wellbeing so it's good to know where help is available.

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Participate in the SSAF survey

The annual Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) survey is now open for students to express their views on SSAF funding priorities. Go into the draw for the chance to win a $100 gift voucher.

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Back to uni: sustainable eats recommendations

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One of my favourite times on campus is grabbing lunch or having dinner with friends (after hustling a study session of course!). It’s something exciting to look forward to after a long day of lectures and classes. Keep reading for my sustainable eats recommendations for when you're on campus next!

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Australian 2032 Olympics

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It is exciting news! Australia will host the 2032 Olympics in the Brisbane region. Even though it is still far away, I am already excited.

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Welcome to the new semester

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Anyone else amazed how quick a semester can fly by? Semester two is on its way and although it’s starting out rocky (hello lockdown), I’m still looking forward to my classes and events. Continue reading for my reflections of a new semester.

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