Posts for September 2015

Online CounsellingBe Back Next Week

Just a reminder that the Online Counsellor is away for a week starting now. I will return to posting, reviews, Skype Drop-Ins and sessions from the 6th October 2015. You can still access information on this blog through past posts […]

Online CounsellingHappier

Last week I was madly searching the internet looking for a quality online resource or phone app that could help adults who were being bullied or people who were witness to bullying and wanted help with changing the situation. Imagine […]

Online CounsellingSharing your battles with mental health

“I was first diagnosed with depression when I was 14. “For the next six years I spent my time running away from my diagnosis. I dropped out of high school and I found myself falling through life. “Two years ago, […]

Online CounsellingSpring Break

For quite a few of you it’s spring break for the next two weeks. For others its the middle of a trimester, or they are part way through or just starting a placement. For this first week of spring break […]

Geography, Environmental Studies, and Development StudiesCityServe outlines 2015 projects

Newcastle Herald, 21 September 2015 Town centres throughout Newcastle will receive a rejuvenation over coming weekends as CityServe begins for 2015. The push calls on volunteers to fill a diary of projects to help the community over several weekends in […]

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Geography, Environmental Studies, and Development StudiesIn praise of dirty, sexy cities: the urban world according to Walter Benjamin

The Guardian, 21 September 2015 Modern Marseille is being sandblasted, primped and cultureified. Photograph: Alamy Seventy five years after his death, the Marxist philosopher’s passion for the seedier, messier delights of cities such as Marseille and Moscow are a stark […]

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Earth ScienceACE CRC Summer Internships for Undergraduates

Applications are now open for two paid summer internships for Australian undergraduates to work on ACE CRC projects. Applicants please note that the deadline for submission is 5:00pm, Friday 09 October 2015. The Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems CRC has announced a new […]

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Online CounsellingSee it, hear it, then STOP it.

Bullying is a growing epidemic across the world, and Australia has not been spared. Whilst most of the research centers on bullying in secondary and primary education settings, or the workplace, statistics indicated 1 in 4 people are affected by […]

Geography, Environmental Studies, and Development StudiesENVS3006 Sustainable Food and Agriculture Field Trip: From farm gate to glass and plate

In the beginning of September, 54 ENVS3006 students visited the Lower Hunter Valley as part of the Sustainable Food and Agriculture Field Trip: From farm gate to glass and plate. The group visited 3 agricultural businesses who demonstrate sustainable organic […]

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Online CounsellingR U ok?

On Thursday 1oth September, ask someone – a mate, a colleague, an acquaintance – R U OK? R U Ok day is about suicide prevention. Its about creating a day and opportunity to break down the stigma of mental health […]

Online CounsellingSuicide Prevention

Thursday is R U ok? Day and I will definitely be making a post about how to have a conversation with someone you care about on the day so please come back for that one. Today I thought I would […]

Geography, Environmental Studies, and Development StudiesAustralia’s First coal town looks to the future

Australian Financial Review 5th September 2015 Many people and companies have become rich shipping coal from the mouth of the Hunter Valley to the rest of the world. Darren Pateman Newcastle has been exporting coal for a long time. The […]

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Online CounsellingCentral Coast Opportunity

Project Synergy is a new e-mental health ecosystem of care for Australia’s young people, incorporating complimentary Young and Well CRC products, certified apps and web based interventions, running on an underpinning set of sector standards, digital interfaces and integrated technologies. Synergy […]

Geography, Environmental Studies, and Development StudiesGEOG3300 Wollombi Field Trip 2015

Its been an incredible adventure for GEOG3300 students who attended the Wollombi Field Trip this week! We joined Adam from Ngurra Bu Aboriginal Corporation who shared with us some amazing culturally significant lore sites around Wollombi and Broke Valley

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Online CounsellingSelf Control

SelfControl is a free and open-source application for Mac OS X that lets you block your own access to distracting websites, your mail servers, or anything else on the Internet. Just set a period of time to block for, add […]

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