Archive: June 2018


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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

10 Essential Aussie Slang Words (and what they can teach you about studying in Australia)

An Aussie approaches you at a picnic and says, ‘I reckon your esky’s looking a bit dodgy.’ Do you have any idea what they’re talking about? If you’re coming to study in Australia (or maybe just thinking about it), there are a few essential words you’re going to have to know beforehand if you want to understand what’s being said. Australians don’t always speak textbook English. We often take linguistic shortcuts and like keeping language informal. Australians are verbally creative, playful and relaxed, and we have a long history of linguistic influences. Many of our slang terms were brought over … Continued