Manage your mindset

As a student you are likely to be juggling many different study and life responsibilities. At times the multitude of things to do may feel overwhelming. Did you know that your thoughts can either add to the stress, or help you feel more resilient? Continue reading...

Students on sustainability

Student association presidents discuss the sustainability issues facing their industries and the highs and lows for students across the country. Continue reading...

Bullying – what should you do? 

Bullying can be insidious and eat away at a victim’s self-esteem and sense of control, so we all have a role to play in identifying and challenging bullying behaviour. Continue reading...

7 awesome hacks to make student life easier

Juggling study, work, and socialising isn’t easy so we’re here to lend a helping hand with these awesome hacks to make student life easier. Continue reading...

Get the most out of every situation

Life is full of ups and downs. Here are some tools from the science of positive psychology to get the most out of whatever life throws at you. Continue reading...

So you want to...pay off your student loan?

Student loans are both figuratively and literally the price we must pay if we want a higher education. But when the study is over and we’ve thrown our grad cap up in the air, it’s hard to know where to start when it comes to paying it off. Continue reading...

So you want to...be debt free?

Student loans, overdrafts, credit cards, personal credit lines – debts can feel like a dark cloud hanging over your head. Continue reading...

So you want to...go travelling? 

The world is calling and you’re dying to explore – whether it’s the classic London OE, a USA road trip or backpacking through Italy, as much as you’d love to throw caution to the wind and not give your finances a second thought – that’s not the wisest. Continue reading...

Diversity in engineering and architecture

Workplace diversity initiative for engineering and architecture students in New Zealand to meet demand and how one female engineer is making change. Continue reading...

Don't hold your breath

Expert physiotherapist Tania Clifton-Smith knows plenty about what can go horribly wrong when we don’t breathe properly. The field has rapidly expanded from its early roots, focused on hyperventilation. Continue reading...

Help your brain with habits

Once developed, habits take time to break. In fact, breaking a habit is often more complicated than creating one. We've provided some effective strategies for overcoming bad habits. Continue reading...

The youth of today

We’ve compiled a playlist for all ears. The occasional smidgeon of colourful language may have slipped through, but what else would you expect from the youth of today? Continue reading...