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University life

How to Not Go On An Instant Noodle Diet

By P Michael | October 5, 2021

For many young people, university life is their first money management experience. Here are our tips to avoid common money management mistakes.

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Make the World Your Oyster

By P Michael | August 13, 2021

We’re here to introduce you to one of the best parts of being a Swinburne student – our student-led clubs and societies.

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Strike While the Iron is Hot

By Marcella Gider | August 6, 2021

Too early or too late or something in between? Where your higher education is concerned, perhaps the beginning of the year isn’t the right start because you’re just ‘not feeling it’.

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Newfound Appreciation for Student Life

By Marcella Gider | July 29, 2021

A self-proclaimed late bloomer, final-year International Business student Ingrid Sarah Danald tells of her transition from being average to outstanding.

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What It’s Like Graduating During a Pandemic

By Communication Media | July 15, 2021

Graduating amidst a worldwide pandemic was something alumna Rachel Tang never imagined she’d be facing.

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Dear Diary: Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

By Communication Media | June 18, 2021

If you could write a letter to your younger self, what would you say? Sarah Supahan reflects on how her transition from high school to university made her grow stronger through her personal experiences.

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If You Answered “Yes” To Any of These Questions, Hooray You’ve Earned Yourself a Scholarship!

By Aazean Aida Mujahid | June 13, 2021

A common misconception about studying in a private university is that it is unaffordable. But a quality Australian education isn’t as far-fetched as you might think.

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So You Are a Bumiputera Student? Read On.

By P Michael | June 11, 2021

We know you know that quality education doesn’t come cheap. But what if we told you that there are ways to go about those hefty fees?

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Beyond Online Studies: How to Keep Sane Outside E-Classrooms

By Communications Team | April 8, 2021

As the current President of Swinburne Sarawak Student Council, Ann Marie shares how to make the most of student life and university digital events as an online student.

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Embrace the Unknown

By Communications Team | January 25, 2021

This article was written to commemorate the third International Day of Education on 24 January with the theme ‘Recover and Revitalize Education for the COVID-19 Generation’.

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Historical Forts & Water Taxis: My Time As An Intern With The Brooke Heritage Trust

By Communications Team | November 30, 2020

As the recipient of the first Brooke Trust Bursary, this is Presley Lau’s story of how she came to intern with the Brooke Heritage Trust while pursuing her MA (TESOL) studies.

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A Day in the Life of a Digital Marketing Intern

By Communications Team | October 8, 2020

Current computer science student Aekkraj Ganesan shares how he broadened his experience as a digital marketing intern over his semester holidays.

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Congratulations! You’d Survived Your First Fully Online Semester

By P Michael | August 25, 2020

As our current students may have experienced, to survive online classes, there are a few simple guides to follow.

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Unlocking New Strengths Abroad

By Marcella Gider | May 27, 2020

Master by Research (Engineering) student Mohammad Azim bin Mohammad Amin debunks the misconception that studying abroad is a waste of time and effort.

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A Walking, Talking Dynamite

By Marcella Gider | April 6, 2020

To say that final-year, Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical and Electronic) (Honours) student Peter Ling Ting Rang is wise beyond his years is an understatement.

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The Not-So-Wonderful Time of the Semester

By P Michael | November 25, 2019

To all students day-dreaming about the Christmas break…It’s the exam period. You’d forgotten what it’s like to have a life.

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Rising Cost of Education in Malaysia

By Marcella Gider | October 28, 2019

Education provides the fundamental to gain knowledge and skills that are essential in securing a job or building a business.

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Your Guide to A Sustainable Semester

By P Michael | October 2, 2019

Your educational journey is going to be a busy period for you, but even the busiest students can live an eco-friendly lifestyle, right?

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Spreading Kindness One Art at a Time

By Marcella Gider | September 17, 2019

An art enthusiast, a volunteer with a big heart and a creator best describe Rahf ElMahdi Ibrahim.

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Does an Australian Degree Need to be Expensive?

By Marcella Gider | August 19, 2019

We understand the importance of obtaining a quality education that has real impact on an individual’s future – an education that will bring you places and one that fulfils your lifelong dream.

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