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Healthy LifestyleStudy
March 14, 2016

Here’s why these study tips WORK!

“Re-write all of your tips.” “Highlight important sections in your text book.” “Make acronyms so you’ll remember them.” Parents, teachers and your friends will give you lots of studying advice. They all sound like they should work, but do they really? Here are some tips that are scientifically proven to help you remember what you’ve studied. (more…)
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Healthy LifestyleStudy
March 4, 2016

3 Ways to boost your energy instantly

Stay away from the energy drinks and follow these energy boosting ideas! You’ve pulled another all-nighter, and need to get through a few more chapters before tomorrow’s exam. So you rush into the café and grab 3 cans of energy-drinks. This should get you through right? BIG Mistake. Energy drinks contain up to 50 grams of sugar (that’s 13 teaspoons worth!) and give you an instant sugar rush, not an energy one. As your blood sugar crashes a few minutes later, you’re left feeling worse off than you did before. You may feel great at the start of the lecture,…
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Healthy LifestyleStudy
February 24, 2016

5 Great tips for all 1st year students

You’ve made it through registration, got yourself settled in Res and figured out where to charge your cellphone: now it’s time to talk about why you’ve gone through all of that: it’s your first year at university! University is an exciting opportunity, but your first year can be pretty overwhelming. It’s so different to school: whether you were the class star or an anonymous back-row learner, in a lecture hall everyone's just a student number. And that can be hard to take - there’s no-one to praise your work or pull you into line. The truth? You’re on your own,…
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Healthy LifestyleStudy
January 27, 2015

Your guide to your varsity career

Have you been accepted to university? Congratulations! You’ve probably heard this often, but these are will truly be some of the best years of your life. However, it’s a massive step up from high school (in all aspects!) and we’re here to help you as you embark on your new journey. (more…)
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