This article was written by Rachel Baillie as a submission for the 2018 SAMMPress Writing Competition 7:00am: Wake up, go for a 7km run, shower, make a kale smoothie, read some poetry. No. I’m absolutely kidding. Here’s the real thing: 7:00am: I’m asleep. Best part […]
It’s grad season! Yes, it’s also exam season but if you’re leaving the nest and graduating at the end of this year, we’ve got a parting gift for you! Whether you’re off to a soul-searching six-month travel across South East Asia or got hooked on […]
Your BCom/Masters study plan is looking woefully sad for the next semester (and the semester after that, for a matter of fact) so how about we spice it up? Ditch the standard Commerce subjects currently in your study plan and instead take advantage of the […]
Whenever I talk to people about gap years, I always come across the same two responses. There are those who advocate and have ‘gapped’ and then there are those, non-gappers, who want to have a fear of the gap that stems from a career-driven lifestyle and a desire to […]
After I had finished my Bachelor of Arts, I was continually exasperated by the application process for graduate jobs. The humble double-sided A4 resume left a lot to be desired.
I have tried it all in an effort to avoid procrastination. Handed my phone over to friends. Turned wifi off. Barricaded myself in the library for hours on end. Left the country, in the vain hope re-locating myself across an ocean would create some new-found […]
SWOTVAC: The darkest hour of student life. The notorious 7-day period when grooming and bathing are foregone, tracksuit pants become your wardrobe staple, venturing outside is a thing of the past, dazed is your permanent state of being and your communication skills revert to that […]
There’s something inherently slimy about the term ‘networking’. Cringe. The very word makes students quiver in fear and professionals roll their eyes, undoubtedly because there is something inherently superficial and contrived about ‘networking events’.
(image by Karen Roe) Welcome to the magical world of University life. Whilst it’s no Hogwarts (let’s be honest, the Old Arts’ resemblance to Hogwarts is the real reason Melb > Monash), it’s not a bad reality. You’ll find that it is a completely unique experience […]
(image by Florian F. (Flowtography) ) Welcome to SAMMPress. We’re so excited to be writing this, finally sharing what we’ve been working hard on for months. You might have heard of SAMMPress before. Yes, we are the student-run publication of Melbourne University’s Students’ Association of Management and […]