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Mental Wellness

Sunny Spots for Summer

What a year it’s been! The SWC would like to thank everyone who has taken the time to read all of our blog posts this year. It’s been a pleasure and a privilege getting to connect with you all every week during this insane year! We want to end things on a lighter note as […]

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UTS Study Spaces

Hi everyone! With everything that’s been going on this year, law students really haven’t seen much of our familiar UTS buildings at all. However, restrictions have eased and with exams and finals approaching, the StudentWellbeing Committee thought we would share some of our favourite study spots around campus. Zac Goldschmied & Brenda Li Student Wellbeing […]

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Am I cut out for this?

Student submission Andelain Joy Dear fellow self-doubting law student, a lesson from the most un-Karen Karen I know your story. You’re an over-achiever. You were always one of the brightest of your peers. Despite your proven ability over the years, you are now up against an entire law school of over-achievers and now you are […]

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Spring Cleaning

With the weather becoming warmer and the seasons changing, this is an ideal time to declutter and improve your productive space and reorganise for the second half of this session. Check out our tips below! Start off simple with organising your files Regardless of whether your files are digital or physical, start off with organising […]

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Mini Cookbook!

Food is an essential part of everyone’s day but often some of us turn to takeout or 2 minute noodles due to our busy schedules. However, it is a known fact that eating healthy and nutritious food has many benefits both physical and mental.  When you are eating nutritious meals throughout the day, your body […]

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R U OK?

As human beings (and law students), we all experience moments of anxiety, stress, pressure and burnout. The competitive nature of the legal profession can make lawyers more prone to stress and depression, and thus it is really important on R U OK? Day that we reflect on the signs that may show that someone might […]

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Beginners Guide to MINDFULNESS

It’s getting to that time of the semester where assessments are starting to pile up. We don’t know about you, but the SWC are feeling the heat. It can be hard to not get overwhelmed; and from this, we tend to burn ourselves out and lose our motivation. One way we can break this cycle […]

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Back into Books

Now that we are well into Spring Session, many of us are starting to get busy with upcoming mid sem exams. During this time leisurely reading might not be at the top of our ‘To Do List’ but reading is a great way to take some time away from your busy schedule. For those of […]

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Penultimate Year Wellbeing

Congratulations to our penultimate (or final!) year students for getting through all your clerkship applications! You’re almost there!!  Maybe you got every single interview you wanted, or maybe you didn’t get any at all – and that’s okay! The UTS LSS Wellbeing team appreciate how mentally and emotionally challenging this whole clerkship season can be. […]

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Financial Wellbeing

Being a student, let alone in the middle of a pandemic, can be financially challenging. Being smart with your money can not only be empowering and motivating, but also kinda fun! A survey by the Centre for Social Impact found that financial behaviour such as using budgeting apps and keeping track of spending had “no […]