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Offices across Australia run on a skeleton staff throughout the summer holidays. If you’re one of the unlucky few that are stuck at work while everyone else hits the beach, there’s plenty you can do to stay occupied in an empty office. Here’re some of the best.


Studying online is fast becoming the norm for students who are looking to upskill and get a promotion or a better job, or for students who have responsibilities they can’t break (family, work, distance, etc.). Studying online is becoming easier and easier with new technology and connectivity advances each year. Also, educational institutions are actually taking online students seriously, offering more support and help than ever before.


Here are some benefits to giving the traditional classroom the flick. 


It was the best of times, it was the blurst worst of times… that well-known Dickens quote pretty much sums up your first year at university. It could be the best time of your life, but it will also be jam-packed with brave new freak-outs that will begin to shape you into the person you want to be. Hang in there, because it will be the best of times in the end.

New Years’ resolutions can be a great motivator to affect positive change in your life, or they can be a highway to a block of chocolate on the couch come April. At any rate, we’re all very idealistic and hopeful around the Christmas/New Years’ holiday period, so let’s review some high-profile pledges and what it will take to achieve them.