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5 tips on how to stay healthy while studying

Lots of students make the mistake of thinking that study is more important than your health. Actually, all the research shows that health and brain function are interlinked. If you take care of your body, you’re definitely going to get better marks. It’s time to put away the junk food, step away from your desk and get smart about your brain and body health. What are the 5 key ingredients to a healthy student lifestyle   1. Choosing a healthy place to study We often don’t realise how much our environment affects our health. It’s not just a matter of … Continued

Science under the microscope at Murdoch University

Call us nerds, but at MIT we’re excited that National Science Week has begun! It marks an annual celebration of science and technology – every year thousands of Australians take part in more than 1000 science events across the nation. It’s an acknowledgement of the contribution of Australian scientists to the world of knowledge and, especially for young people and students, offers an insight into the study of the fascinating world that we live in. National Science Week at Murdoch University Murdoch University is proud to be involved in the week’s festivities, running from 11-19 August. The university is encouraging … Continued

How to live in Perth on a budget: 5 simple tips to cut your cost of living

Perth is one of Australia’s most affordable cities but moving out of home always results in increased costs, and without a budget, rent and bills can add up. It then just takes a few nights out to put some real stress on your wallet. Luckily, with the right tips and a bit of careful planning, you can experience the best of Perth for less! Here are our five main tips to help you stick to a student budget.   1. Take time to explore your living arrangement options Rent is by far the biggest expense in moving to a new … Continued

4 student resources to fast track your English study

Many of our overseas students are learning English while studying with us at MIT. Getting used to a new home and learning environment is challenging enough – we want to make sure you’re aware of the wide range of student resources available to help with your language study. The most important thing to remember: you don’t have to do it alone! At MIT, we understand that everyone’s level of English is different – that’s why we provide support. We want all our students to do well. If you’re having any issues with English, please let us know, because we’re here … Continued

Your Complimentary Guide to the Murdoch University Student Guild

For those of you who are new to Murdoch Institute of Technology (MIT), you may not know that you become affiliate members of the Murdoch University Student Guild. If you’re new to MIT, you might also be wondering, ‘what is the Murdoch University Student Guild and what will I get out of it?’ For those of you who have just arrived this trimester (or if you just haven’t come across the Guild yet) here’s your complimentary Guild guide! Read on for the latest in events and info on all the perks you receive with your Guild membership. But first, what … Continued