Kids Addicted to Technology

How Dependant are Modern Students on Technology?

Barely awake. Head still buried face down in this gloriously fluffy pillow – and even as I ever so slowly become self-aware, my hands are already crawling my surroundings, the bed, bedside table, drawers, under this pillow for my companion, my life partner, the one I can’t live without. My phone. My smart phone. Such is… Read more »

typewriter on student desk

15 Tips on How to Elevate Your Writing Skills

Francis Bacon famously said that, “reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man, and writing an exact man.” Unfortunately for most of us, getting our ideas across on paper is a challenge. Luckily, there are things we can do improve our writing skill and it is always a skill we can continue to improve… Read more »

motivation, inspiration and education

Websites for Motivation, Inspiration and Education

Powerful words and ideas from amazing people are sure to get your mind working. Motivation comes from within, but external sources of stimulation are one of the surest ways to kick your motivation into overdrive. Everyone has heard of TED Talks by now, but there are several alternatives that offer a wide variety of videos… Read more »

Applying for a job

How to Have the Perfect Resume after Graduation

Are you still using the resume that you wrote in high school when applying for jobs? It’s time to dust it off look at writing a new one. A majority of students have a tendency to emphasise the wrong things in their resumes. For instance, students would allot just one line of their CV (Curriculum… Read more »

Girl checking sources

How to Check the Reliability of Information

It’s not uncommon for us to read our news on Facebook, or turn to Google to help us answer a question. Unfortunately, fake news sites, hoaxes and online content that blatantly misinforms people are on the rise. Aside from the fact that this propagates false information, a large number of today’s youth are revealed to… Read more »

Improve your Studying

Top 10 Tips to Improve your Studying

Every student wants to do well in school. In order to do that, you have to understand that studying shouldn’t be limited to just the week or night before a test. Whether you’re still in primary school, high school, your first year of uni, or fast approaching the end of your degree, establishing good study habits… Read more »

Preparing for an Exam

Tips on How to Effectively Study for an Exam

Exams are an essential part of a student’s life. Studying for one will no doubt take up much of the student’s time. However, preparing for an exam doesn’t have to be stressful and tiring. You just have to know how to study more effectively. Here are some tips on how you can go about it.… Read more »

Life, Work and Study balance

How to Balance Studies and Personal Life in University

A lot of students anticipate the time they will be going to university. Who hasn’t dreamt of the classes they’ll be taking, the people they’ll meet or how much fun they’ll have once they leave school and start the next chapter of their life? Unfortunately, going to university is not all fun and games. Despite… Read more »

Technology in the Classroom

What new technology can help in the classroom?

Technology is moving at a rapid pace, with new improvements and advancements being introduced every week. The trend is set to continue with both private and public schools being encouraged to embrace and integrate new forms of technology into the classroom, but have they got it right and should they be doing more? We surveyed… Read more »

Handwriting Increases Retention

How Handwriting Can Increase Retention

The rise and success of the human civilisation is tightly linked to the creation and use of writing as a way of storing and transmitting knowledge and ideas. Once a skill jealously guarded and reserved only for the wealthy and powerful of society, writing is now a basic life skill that a majority of us use on a… Read more »