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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

The MIT student’s guide to the Australia Day Long Weekend in Perth

Even though the Christmas and New Year’s break is over, there is still so much to look forward to. MUPC and Diploma students are officially exams finished! For those in ELICOS, while you’re just about to start your exams, the Australia Day long weekend is another small holiday for you, so you get more time to relax. Australia Day is this Friday (hooray).

Keeping your cool in Perth: 10 ways to survive the heat this Summer

With this summer in Perth set to be hotter and drier than last year, some of the students at MIT may be asking themselves ‘how am I going to get through this?’, particularly if you’re originally from a colder climate. At MIT, not only do we want our students to survive this summer, we want to make sure you enjoy it! Here’s a list of our best tips on how to make the most of those scorching days – with a bit of local Australian insight. Get into some cold water Without a doubt, the best way to escape the … Continued

Student Life in Perth: Why Study in WA’s Capital?

Every year around 42,000 students from 140 different countries arrive in Perth to begin their courses. Aside from the quality education on offer, what is it that’s drawing so many young people to Australia’s ‘sunniest capital’?   City Culture Perth’s has been consistently ranked the world’s ‘top 10 most liveable cities’ by The Economist (2017) and was voted as one of the world’s ‘top ten future cities’ by Lonely Planet (2006). The city’s blossoming culture was a big factor in those decisions. Perth’s now home to a fabulous range of smaller galleries such as Outré, Gallows and Linton and Kay … Continued