Sydney’s best study options (top 5 universities and colleges)

Australia is one of the most desirable countries for foreign students. Of course, being the capital and the most exciting Australian city, Sydney is the number one choice for most of them (as well as Australian students). Sydney also boasts with a wide offer of universities and colleagues for everybody’s taste, so if you are considering your studying options, here’s why you should put Sydney as your top priority. Sydney – a city that has it all There are a few Australian cities perfect for foreign students, but Sydney is number one. Let’s just mention one of the world’s most…

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Student jobs: teaching among the greats

The festive season and beginning of the new year can be an expensive time, with lots of celebrating, buying gifts and going out. Who doesn’t want to start the new year with a more practical approach to their finances? Now is the perfect time to think about finding a new job and earning some money. Having a job can also give you a chance to make new friends and contacts, try something different, and get some all-important work experience. Here are some of the more attractive options available to students, including opportunities to teach where some of the greatest teachers…

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Second-year student guide: paying bills responsibly

Having to start paying bills in the second year of university can be daunting, and you might be tempted to avoid checking your bank balance. In a recent survey conducted by online student bill-sharing tool Split The Bills, a quarter (24.3%) of young people who took part said they don’t check how much their bills cost. However, being in denial about what you can afford can quickly lead to debt, so it’s crucial that you get organised and pay bills responsibly. Ashley Tate, chief executive officer at Split The Bills, said: “Don’t ignore your bills—make sure you sort them out…

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Millennials and the ‘Hotel of Mum and Dad’

Living at home whilst being a young adult can be both a blessing and a curse. Sure, you may get nagged at by your parents for coming home from a night out in the early hours of the morning or for not washing the dishes, but the conveniences of paid-for central heating, food, and a safe place to park your car definitely outweigh the negatives. However, a survey of 600 young people carried out by Blinds Hut shows how 18-34yr olds who live at home may be avoiding learning valuable life skills by allowing their parents to carry their responsibilities…

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More focus for studying: use essential oils to help

Do you know you can enhance performance in your everyday life: at home, school, college, and even work by using essential oils to help? These kinds of therapeutic oils can help to improve focus for studying, boost concentration, and increase mental clarity if you understand how and why you should use them effectively. Experts have proved the efficiency of these aromatherapy oils for increasing your cognitive skills and memory potentials.  In fact, while preparing for tests and exams, teachers and students in ancient Greece would place rosemary or other plants on the entrances of their classrooms to enjoy their fresh…

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