The temperatures have dropped and the 2016 running season is at its peak. GUPSA will continue last two years’ tradition and take part in a Bridge to Brisbane 10km running event. Let’s take our minds off of our studies for a moment and nurture our well-being and socialising through an active lifestyle!
GUPSA is holding a free 1 day Masterclass, Becoming Your Best Self – Using Buddhist psychology to overcome depression and anxiety. It will be held on Monday 6 June 9am-5pm at the EcoCentre, Nathan campus. The Masterclass will examine how anxiety and depression function and what can be done to overcome them.
GUPSA had an amazing and rewarding 2015 with many social and academic events, advocacy, and support for postgraduate students at Griffith University. It’s been such an incredible journey to be the President of GUPSA.
Guys, I am sorry I put this on to you every now and then. Through my blog I torture you not only with my life stories, but apparently also with insufficient English skills and bad writing.
You know those weeks where everything is just moving smoothly and you get the satisfying feeling you are not only on top of things but also moving forward? This week isn’t one of those weeks.
When I first met Tayla over 2 years ago, I didn’t see her blue eyes behind the sunnies. Her big caring eyes that I later just wanted to lose myself in. Her bright blue eyes that I couldn’t look into at the end because I would cry.
Do you have a fear of public speaking? Or do you want to improve your presenting skills?
Me te aroha nui” is a phrase I learned this week. It’s Maori and means ‘with much love’. And all the messages, email, texts and parcels I got this week were indeed ‘me te aroha nui’.
On the 17 October, the Council of International Students Australia hosted a State forum in our South Bank campus. Many international student leaders and advocates joined to learn more about employability and work exploitation.
One of the relevant topics involved knowing your rights at work. The Fair Work Ombudsman website offers a wide variety of tools and information about your work rights, payments, and even it leads you to an app you can download.