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A Great Year Ahead

As we we’re told on orientation day, university is just a flea bite in our lives. Three or four years might seem like a long time now, but considering the fact that we are likely to live close to 100, it’s almost nothing.

Each different year level that you enter holds its own set of surprises.
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Europe

So you have decided on the trip – Europe 2012. But what’s the best way to get around the vast continent without all the drama? Contiki? Eurail? Combi van? Don’t worry, I’m here to help.I’ve created a simple guide on five alternative ways of travelling Europe tailored for the beginner to the seasoned traveller. […]

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Words of Wisdom

A few tips for an easier transition into University: It’s better to chat and introduce yourself to as many people as you can. That way when you get to your tutorials you are more likely to have a friendly face. Most of the people will be in the same situation as you and it doesn’t take long to find people you get along with. […]

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Splash Adelaide

Fancy lounging on a deckchair in front of the Art Gallery? How about chilling out on the grass at Ebeneezer Place? Or maybe you prefer a hit of table tennis in the East End before a spot of rock climbing in Rundle Mall? These are just some of the experiments you might have noticed popping up around Adelaide over the summer as part of an initiative called Splash Adelaide. […]

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Another Hero

TV choppers roared above my head. They flew so low that the wind from their propellers whipped straight through my Larry Fine print T-shirt. Police lights were flashing. The whole area had an eerie X-Files sort of feel to it. Somebody was yelling into a megaphone, telling me that this kind of show didn’t cut any ice with SA’s finest. […]

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The Reading Room

The Reading Room, for those out there yet to be enlightened, is the brainchild of Becci Love who, like the phoenix rising from the ashes, saw the need for an intimate cultural hub amongst the casual sleaze and seediness of Hindley Street. Becci shared her vision with Renew Adelaide, which rejuvenates unused spaces across CBD area creative endeavours, and so began the Reading Room. […]

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ART REVIEW: Adelaide International 2012: Restless

The Adelaide International 2012: Restless is a collection exploring the “restlessness of our times” – but this show delves far beyond the realms of compulsive social networking and kids who’ve had too many red frogs. Curator Victoria Lynn approaches Artistic Director Paul Grabowsky’s theme of ‘Heaven and Hell’ more conceptually than literally; there’s no fire, brimstone or feathers here. […]

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Student Advocacy

If you have ever logged onto your UniSA portal to find that you have an unsatisfactory grade, you’re up for preclusion from your degree, or you’ve been caught plagiarising, UniLife student advocates Marieke de Graaf and Luis Gardeazabal are here to help. “Basically we try and help students to understand the Assessment Policy Procedural Manual and we try to help them out in whatever conflict they’ve got,” Mr de Graff said.

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The World’s Biggest Pub Crawl

Give me an ill-fitting Comic Sans t-shirt and cheap Jagerbombs and I’m the happiest girl in the world. But The Grand Academy of Lagado, in partnership with Coopers and the Adelaide Fringe, have something a little more ambitious in mind than hitting up PJ’s, Heaven AND Hungry Jacks within three hours. […]