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COVID-19 Uni Resources Megathread

COVID-19 Uni Resources Megathread

KEY SITES STUDENTS SHOULD KNOW TO KEEP UP TO DATE WITH COVID-19 UNI NEWS. As we continue to adjust to the 'new norm', coronavirus is the lens we're looking through. In times of isolation, it can be easy to forget that there are a WEALTH of resources, people...

To Exchange Or Not Exchange: The Ultimate Decision Guide

To Exchange Or Not Exchange: The Ultimate Decision Guide

GOING ON EXCHANGE IS ONE OF THE BIGGEST DECISIONS YOU CAN MAKE. THIS GUIDE COVERS THE IMPORTANT ASPECTS TO CONSIDER BEFORE MAKING THE LEAP! As the new year approaches, for many it is time to delve into new resolutions, experiences and challenges. One of the biggest...

Does This Spark Joy? How to Be Tidy(ish)

Does This Spark Joy? How to Be Tidy(ish)

IT’S A DILEMMA AS OLD AS TIME ITSELF. HOW DO YOU GO FROM BEING A MASSIVE SLOB TO LOOKING AT LEAST VAGUELY PUT TOGETHER? For many of us uni students, being organised is not only a chore, it’s also a huge chunk of time away from the hectic nature of our society and the...

How To Watch ‘CHERNOBYL’ For FREE

How To Watch ‘CHERNOBYL’ For FREE

WATCH THE HIGHEST RATED TV SHOW ON IMDB FOR FREE. Critics say it's the best TV show of 2019 and we want YOU to watch it. Looking for something to watch in-between all the exam studying? After the disastrous results of GoT, I feel like it's time to redeem our souls...

Best Tips And Tricks On Scoring Cheap Petrol

Best Tips And Tricks On Scoring Cheap Petrol

Insider tips for how to score the cheapest petrol in New Zealand. 2020 is off to a rough start guys, the past couple months have been absolutely wild to say the least.  However, it's always best to look on the bright side of life, and there is one good thing to...

11 Must-Have Gadgets for Uni Students

11 Must-Have Gadgets for Uni Students

WHETHER YOU WANT TO SAVE TIME, STAY TIDY, OR JUST SHOW OFF. Whether you’re an ex-Year 13 fresh out of high school or a senior citizen who’s a seasoned pro at university life, you’re no doubt eager to upgrade your living area with some much-needed...

The Best Valentine’s Day Deals For Those On A Budget

The Best Valentine’s Day Deals For Those On A Budget

As Valentine's Day is approaching fast, I've begun to see SO many events on social media popping up advertising extravagant evenings at absolutely ridiculous prices. It's as if the world forgot we're not all on six figure salaries, go figure.  I decided...

Cheap Deals You Must Know In 2020

Cheap Deals You Must Know In 2020

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU? THESE STUDENT DEALS WILL HELP YOU STICK TO THOSE NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS. Happy New Year beautiful people! Hope you've had an amazing break and you're ready to focus on what 2020 has in store. With the new year brings new goals and aspirations for a...

How To Look After Yourself During Lockdown

How To Look After Yourself During Lockdown

Top tips on adjusting to what will be your new 'norm' over the next few weeks. From peanut slab recipes to advice on how to deal with family members/flatmates. 1. Maintain some sense of routine Just because you are working from home doesn't mean you should completely...

The Cookie Bake OFF: Testing 3 Delicious Choc Chip Cookie Recipes

The Cookie Bake OFF: Testing 3 Delicious Choc Chip Cookie Recipes

BALANCE YOUR PLATE TESTS THE 3 MOST POPULAR CHOCOLATE CHIP RECIPES TO SEE WHICH ONE WAS THE BEST. How many times have you scrolled past those internet-breaking choc chip cookies...  Gooey puddles of chocolate, chewy edges, and perfectly golden brown and crinkly....

Beginner’s Guide To FREE Streaming Sites

Beginner’s Guide To FREE Streaming Sites

IF YOU’VE EVER WONDERED HOW TO (LEGALLY) WATCH TV ONLINE FOR FREE, YOU’RE NOT ALONE! In this world, there are 3 types of streamers: Google searches 'free ways to watch TV shows online'. Bonus points for '1080p'. Options are either 30 second clips, or illegal sites...

4 Ways To Cut Your Grocery Bill

4 Ways To Cut Your Grocery Bill

A STUDENT FINALLY SOLVES THE MYSTERY OF HOW TO SAVE MONEY ON GROCERIES WHILE STILL EATING WELL. 1. Read Labels & Choose Your Battles When deciding between brands like store-brand (such as Essentials, Pams, Value) versus name-brand, I always read the...

Just Do It … Later? How to Beat Procrastination

Just Do It … Later? How to Beat Procrastination

WE REALLY DO LOVE TO PUT THE 'PRO' IN 'PROCRASTINATION', AND OUR FUTURE SELVES CERTAINLY DO NOT THANK US FOR IT.  "I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by." Douglas Adams Once upon a time, there was a girl who had to write a 500 word...

10 Tips for Interview Success in 30

10 Tips for Interview Success in 30

NERVOUS ABOUT YOUR NEXT INTERVIEW? TAKE A READ ON HOW YOU CAN PREPARE YOURSELF FOR THE BIG DAY. 'Interview Success in 30' was a short dive into interview best practice. Before going to the event, we gave the attendees 10 tips so they could get the most out of the...

Stuff You Should Know: Accounting and Finance Students

Stuff You Should Know: Accounting and Finance Students

AI AND CV'S, WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF WORK? Accounting and finance students have it rough. Rules and regulations constantly changing & we are still desperate for borrowing calculators during exam time. CPA Profession Sessions are held annually across the country...

5 Pieces of Advice You Need Today: Shailan Patel

5 Pieces of Advice You Need Today: Shailan Patel

TAKE 1 MINUTE OF YOUR DAY TO ASPIRE FOR MORE. Shailan Patel has been a backbone of student interaction with MYOB. If you studied Commerce or Computer Science, there is a likely chance you've heard him speak at more than one event. He is a mentor to many...

Two Critical Skills For Future Business Leaders

Two Critical Skills For Future Business Leaders

CEO & FOUNDER OF NIESH BREAKS DOWN HIS LEARNINGS AFTER 5 YEARS OF BUILDING A NATIONWIDE BUSINESS. Jae Yoo (Founder & CEO of Niesh) presented at the exclusive 'Lunch with an Entrepreneur' workshop at GridAKL. He discussed two critical skills that...

Network with NZ’s Brightest CEOs… for FREE!

Network with NZ’s Brightest CEOs… for FREE!

GET AN INSIDER SCOOP INTO NIESH'S LUNCH WITH AN ENTREPRENEUR WORKSHOPS. APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN! Do YOU believe that you're a future leader and change maker? If yes, we are looking for YOU. Our Vision for ON: Entrepreneurship Series ON aims to create a...