Archive: September 2017


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Dealing with Exam Stress: 10 Tips on How to Stay Cool Under Pressure

Do the words ‘exam time’ put you in a cold sweat? As you approach your assessment week, are you experiencing symptoms like irritability, depression or a sick feeling in your stomach? You’re not alone. Worryingly, an increasing number of students in Australia are reporting high levels of anxiety associated with exams. That’s not okay. Exams are a part of every kind of education, and they’re not likely to go away anytime soon. You’ve just got to do them, but they don’t have to send you into a panic. With a few good strategies, you can survive exam time with your … Continued

Taking Care of Each Other: The MIT Language and Cultural Exchange

If you go for a wander around Murdoch University campus, you’ll hear students speaking languages from all over the world. At Murdoch Institute of Technology, our community is vibrant and diverse, and that’s what makes us so unique. We recognise that for many people, moving away from friends and family can be a daunting experience. That’s why we created the Language and Cultural Exchange (LACE) program, in partnership with Murdoch University’s Equity Projects. LACE is a student group designed to foster friendship. The program hosts fortnightly social English sessions where students can chat in depth and get to know each … Continued