Posts for January 2016

Online CounsellingInsights into Recovery

Consumers are often asked to participate in research to help science find new and better ways of helping people manage the challenges that life throws at them. I mean who hasn’t been asked at some point to answer a survey […]

Online CounsellingDo your study skills need some TLC?

As a student support advisor I see students for a broad range of issues and concerns.  Possibly the most common concerns students have relate to organisation, time-management and study skills.  The funny thing is, most students feel that they are the […]

Online CounsellingTechnical Difficulties

The counselling and online counselling websites are currently having slight meltdowns but you can be assured they are receiving lots of support to work through their current issues!! We apologise for the technical difficulties and are doing everything we can […]

Geography, Environmental Studies, and Development StudiesSixty-two people have the same amount of wealth as half the world, says Oxfam

The Sydney Morning Herald, 18 January 2016 The richest 1 per cent now have more wealth than the rest of the world. Photo: Bloomberg   Just 62 people own as much wealth as the poorer half of the global population, […]

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Online CounsellingStudents this way!

It’s that time of year again when university students start to think about getting back to study. I remember this time of year as a tug-of-war in my head between staying in holiday mode and the curiosity and excitement when […]

Geography, Environmental Studies, and Development Studies‘Notes from the Philippines’ – Part 1

An update from Lisa Butson (Development Studies Student, UoN) as she studies water and wastewater management in the Philippines as a New Colombo Plan fellow.   Photo: Lisa Butson, UON   “I have met with one of the organisations I […]

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