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A perfectly hinged guide to making the most of your winter break

The temperatures are dropping, the sun comes up earlier, and we are entering one of the best times of the year: winter break! While we might all be tempted to throw in the productive towel and cuddle up in bed like a cinnamon roll, winter break is the perfect time to...

Top considerations when looking for remote work

Remote work has consistently been on the rise for several years. In 2020 in Australia, 64% of employees worked from home, largely due to the pandemic. However, as more business owners and employees alike began to realise the benefits of remote work, the trend of...

Embracing Change and Taking Action: Insights from Aaron Ngan’s Career Journey

When studying, it's easy to worry about what's coming next. What happens after you graduate? Where do you want to go? What do you want to do? With so many possibilities and uncertainties, you could be feeling overwhelmed or stressed about your future career.We...

How to get unstuck in your career

Not everyone thinks about what their 'career' might look like in the future. Often, we don't make measured decisions that take a whole-of-life approach. Some people are focused on getting through uni and haven't even thought about their next steps after graduation....

The changing attitudes towards work

It seems as though, in recent years, people's views on work have changed. This shift is evident on social media, in news articles, and in conversations. Even in universities, attitudes have evolved. People are becoming more sceptical of the idea that work and career...

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Top considerations when looking for remote work

Top considerations when looking for remote work

Remote work has consistently been on the rise for several years. In 2020 in Australia, 64% of employees worked from home, largely due to the pandemic. However, as more business owners and employees alike began to realise the benefits of remote work, the trend of...

How to get unstuck in your career

How to get unstuck in your career

Not everyone thinks about what their 'career' might look like in the future. Often, we don't make measured decisions that take a whole-of-life approach. Some people are focused on getting through uni and haven't even thought about their next steps after graduation....

The changing attitudes towards work

The changing attitudes towards work

It seems as though, in recent years, people's views on work have changed. This shift is evident on social media, in news articles, and in conversations. Even in universities, attitudes have evolved. People are becoming more sceptical of the idea that work and career...

How Harry Styles masters personal branding

How Harry Styles masters personal branding

Harry Styles went from being in One Direction to becoming a well-known name. His talent and musical journey contributed to his success, as seen in his album of the year Grammy win. He has also mastered unique and clear personal branding. In this post, we'll discuss...

Interviews: How to answer (and ask) the BIG questions

Interviews: How to answer (and ask) the BIG questions

I’m pretty sure no one really like interviews all that much, but if you’ve done your research and prepared a few answers to the more difficult questions it’s a lot easier to head into an interview feeling confident and ready to succeed. To help you on this...

6 Reasons to join the UTS Peer Network

6 Reasons to join the UTS Peer Network

Joining the Peer Network was a game-changer in my university life. For the past two years, I felt like I've been robbed by the pandemic of the fun and exciting university experience you see in movies. Going to society events, running to and from tutorials and...

How to successfully prepare for the future of work

How to successfully prepare for the future of work

Entering the workforce can be a nerve-wracking journey. However, as a recent graduate in the digital age, equipping yourself with a unique set of skills can help you to find success in your future career. Preparing for the future of work is particularly important if...

Everything you need to know about office work desks

Everything you need to know about office work desks

I love my work desk. Since I started at my current job, I have been slowly making it my own. There’s a smattering of colourful art prints from friends, a pinned sticker from a weekend trip to glebe markets, a polaroid of the sunset, and a bear-shaped bin from the...

Social responsibility and justice in law

Social responsibility and justice in law

An interview with Sadaf Azimi, who graduated from UTS with a Bachelor of Laws in June 2022, and spent the remainder of the year on contract as a Visiting Professional to three Judges of the Trial Chamber at the International Criminal Court in the Hague. In 2023, she began as a lawyer at Australian Government Solicitor within the Attorney-General’s Department in Canberra.

Encouraging belonging and diversity at work

Encouraging belonging and diversity at work

We live in an incredibly culturally diverse world. Here in Australia, over 50% of our population were born overseas or have a parent born overseas. With such a multicultural society, the average workplace will comprise people from many different backgrounds. Everyone...

The 5 Stages of Graduate Recruitment

The 5 Stages of Graduate Recruitment

If you're in your penultimate or final year of study, you might have started thinking about what comes next. For many industries, graduate programs are standard for students to transition into after university. Some organisations recruit students as early as January...

4 non-sleazy networking tips for university students

4 non-sleazy networking tips for university students

I looked out of the hotel window. All I could see was an empty parking lot… and a gigantic Walmart sign.There I was — an 18-year-old Malaysian boy who'd never traveled outside of Asia — spending a night at a local hotel, before heading off to start my undergrad degree...

50 life lessons I learnt while at university

50 life lessons I learnt while at university

You learn a lot of lessons at uni. The coursework, obviously, but also general life lessons.I recently finished my undergrad studies, and I'm graduating this year. Over the past four years, I've learnt a lot of coursework and theory. However, beyond the subject...

The benefits of including your hobbies on your resume

The benefits of including your hobbies on your resume

Recently, I was talking to a friend about their plans after graduation. They told me how they struggled to write a resume and find work. Beyond the hospitality job they had worked in for years and their uni degree, they needed to figure out what else to list on their...