Taking Care Of Your Mental Health As A Student

Studying at tertiary level is a mentally and emotionally challenging time for many young people. So many feel self-doubt about their chosen field of study, whether they’ll find a job, whether they’re good enough, whether they should continue or intensely afraid of failing. These are all extremely natural and normal feelings, but when they’re happening…

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Tips For Staying Healthy As A Student

Students are notorious for neglecting their health in a multitude of ways, either due to time constraints, lack of money or simply the freedom that comes from living away from home for the first time. However this can deeply impact their studies and cause larger health problems that can grow out of control. Long term…

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Ideas For Choosing Your Field Of Study

For anyone seeking higher education, a huge question will always be what area you want to pursue your study and qualification in. There are so many subjects, and each with their own intricacies and specific areas within them. Questions such as which one will find you a job, which one you’re most passionate about, and…

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Hidden Costs Of Graduation

Most students are going to university or polytechnic with one goal firmly in mind – graduation. Of course, gaining memories and skills and friendships is a key part of study, but receiving your qualification adds the feeling of satisfaction and achievement. While some students won’t feel the need for this to be marked with a…

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Choosing A Student Laptop

Though not required by most tertiary institutions, laptops are nonetheless an extremely useful accessory for student life. They allow you to take notes during class without wasting paper and carrying around half a dozen different notebooks, are perfect for working on essays and assignments and can accompany you to the library to work on campus…

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Taking Care Of Your Mental Health As A Student

Studying at tertiary level is a mentally and emotionally challenging time for many young people. So many feel self-doubt about their chosen field of study, whether they’ll find a job, whether they’re good enough, whether they should continue or intensely afraid of failing. These are all extremely natural and normal feelings, but when they’re happening…

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Saving Money On Course Materials

One cost that many students forget to factor into their schooling budget is the cost of course materials. Every new semester students are expected to come to class equipped with the latest textbooks, reading materials, calculators, and sometimes laptops or tablets. Buying these brand new every time can very quickly add up, as they’re specialised…

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Cheap Student Travel Tips

As a student with long holidays you have the time and freedom to travel, but getting the money together can be the hard part. Strapped for cash, it can be difficult to justify a trip away – especially when tuition costs continue to rise. However it’s a great time of life to travel and see…

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Cheap Student Meal Ideas

As a student, the cost of eating can be an unexpectedly high expense. If you’ve been living at home up until that point, it can be surprising how much basic food items add up over the week. Unfortunately many students think the solution to this is to eat badly and cheaply – with junk, instant…

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Polytechnics Vs University

New Zealand offers a huge range of different institutions where you can pursue an education after high school, and the largest two types are universities and polytechnics. Historically there has been some rivalry between them – or at least, some division in how they are generally thought of – and while this still exists to…

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