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Ramadan (the month to get fit)

What is Ramadan? Ramadan is the name of the ninth month of the Muslim year. Muslims fast from dawn to dusk, which means no eating and no drinking. The idea is to take time from our busy daily life and… Continue Reading →

How to Survive University

by Emma Gamble Congratulations, you made it. You pushed yourself through those year twelve exams and now you are stepping into the new world of university. University doesn’t come with a manual, but here are some tips and tricks that… Continue Reading →

Surviving life on Campus Residence

by Selin Kasif   University life is full of many exciting, yet also challenging, experiences. When coming to university, I never thought that living away from home on campus would be the most challenging thing. I moved out of home… Continue Reading →

New Year, New You

By Sarah McLean  Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book. Write a good one. — Brad Paisley Everyone has been told that a new year means a fresh start. It seems as if all things reset… Continue Reading →

Lessons I Didn’t Pay Attention To (And Probably Should Have)

The last edition of FedPress was all about survival, so I imagine you’ve all read some fantastic articles about managing your time and mental resources effectively. As we all have access to the wealth of study guides, advice from other… Continue Reading →

The Secret Life of Post-Grad Students

I wake up, stumble out of bed and look over towards my phone. No messages, and still some time before midday. Winning! Shall I shower? Brush my teeth? Nah, I have no one to see anyway. “Okay,” I think to… Continue Reading →

What I Hate About Facebook: A Modest Venting

From the depths of my spleen, I will now take the time and effort to comment on what grinds my gears about social media. In the style of lists that the internet knows and loves, I will now countdown my… Continue Reading →

Why Your Essay Sucks (Part Four): Misused Punctuation and Absentee Flair

Yeah, that’s right, you heard me. Punctuation. This is going to be the longest of this series (by quite a margin), and really more of an optional read. You should still read it, though, you might learn something.

Why Your Essay Sucks (Part Three): Inadequate Referencing and Poor Form

Ask any veteran student what the worst part of an assignment is and they will invariably respond, “Referencing,” with a look of conditioned despair. Because it is, by nature, tedious and not at all interesting, many students lose marks for… Continue Reading →

Why Your Essay Sucks (Part Two): Mediocre Voice and Not Answering the Question

You’re smart, yeah? And you can hold, win or kill an argument in tutes? Your notes are super organised and (unlike mine) legible. So why are your essays coming back with Pass marks, not Distinctions? Two reasons: lack of an… Continue Reading →

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