Student life

Things only postgrads experience Things only postgrads experience

Postgrads, exam angst driving you insane? Can the undergrads just keep calm because you are over here trying to finish your thesis!

5 days ago

2-ingredient Recipes To Help Hungry Students 2-ingredient Recipes To Help Hungry Students

Student-food-vibes Being a student, most times, is synonymous with ‘the struggle’, especially if you live in a self-catering res’ or, simply, off-campus where you have to, totally, fend for yourself.

8 days ago

Basicness, How To Detect It Basicness, How To Detect It

Basicness; the urban Dictionary describes it as "An adjective used to describe any person, place, activity involving obscenely obvious behaviour, dress, action.

9 days ago


Thinking of cheating on your exam? Here’s how NOT to Thinking of cheating on your exam? Here’s how NOT to

Ever thought about cheating in an exam? Despite the risk of being caught, the number of cheating students is on the rise.

9 days ago

MTV MTV's Youth of Today: The Accusation: Young people are useless...

The youth of today have often been called lazy, narcissistic, misled, directionless, fickle, tainted or just downright disrespectful.

10 days ago

Noise messing with your studying? Here’s how to block it out. Noise messing with your studying? Here’s how to block it out.

Having trouble concentrating on studying? Noise in the dorms, apartment block or residence getting cramping your style?

11 days ago


4 apps that help students ace exams 4 apps that help students ace exams

In this information age, it is not only attending class nor reading textbooks that helps us consume and retain knowledge, it is the apps and our phones that help us along; here are some apps that can help you ace those exams that are leering around the corner.

12 days ago

5 Daily Habits Of Successful People 5 Daily Habits Of Successful People

Success is never only a matter of skills, talent and luck, it is also a matter of planning, preparation and pragmatic execution of tasks, on a daily basis.

2 weeks ago

Janelle Monae is the Best,  here’s why Janelle Monae is the Best, here’s why

Janelle Monae occupies a very comfortable position in the Music and Entertainment Industries, where she is in no position to compromise, from this powerful and assured standpoint she has created a unique and sustainable career that has inspired many.

2 weeks ago

4 cost-effective stress-relievers during exam season 4 cost-effective stress-relievers during exam season

Exam season is upon us, and there are those of us who are bound to blow a fuse or two…unless they take precautions.

3 weeks ago

The top 5 best foods to eat for exams The top 5 best foods to eat for exams

So, test and exam season is getting closer and closer, and, as most of us know, studying is not all that there is to ensure academic success; what we eat can make one of the greatest differences and improvements.

3 weeks ago

University opens a puppy room for stressed students University opens a puppy room for stressed students

Feeling stressed out at varsity? Well this university has you covered! Students at a UK university can de-stress and relax in a dedicated dog room, where they pay just 1.

3 weeks ago

WITS students exhibit architectural thesis WITS students exhibit architectural thesis

The 2014 Architecture class of WITS held a thesis exhibition at The Point of Order in Braamfontein on Wednesday evening, the 6th of May.

3 weeks ago

So you think you can sing? Here’s how to ace that audition. So you think you can sing? Here’s how to ace that audition.

Are you a student at UJ and think you can sing? Then enter the inter-campus singing competition! All you need to do is to upload a video of you singing your heart out to the competition’s Facebook page.

3 weeks ago

Stellenbosch prof suspended after racist SMS Stellenbosch prof suspended after racist SMS

A Stellenbosch University lecturer sent a racist SMS to a student and has been suspended since. It has been confirmed that Dr Anton Stander, a nuclear physics lecturer, has been temporarily relieved of his teaching duties.

3 weeks ago

How to take perfect lecture notes for exams How to take perfect lecture notes for exams

Actually staying awake and taking notes can be tough, but here is how to take perfect notes before the exam crunch hits you!

3 weeks ago

Exams: what’s the worst that can happen... Exams: what’s the worst that can happen...

You know those irritating things people do in exams that just put you off? Like why do people nap midway during an exam or constantly stretch or look at others’ exam papers?

4 weeks ago