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What are SMART Goals?

What Are SMART Goals and Why Do I Need Them? Why is it important to set SMART goals? You might have heard of the quote ...
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Academic Study Habits

Academic Habits (Study Edition) Part of forming a study schedule that works for you is identifying when you study best. Most often we can assume ...
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What’s your Academic Relationship Status?

Ever considered your academic status? If your studies could speak, what would it say about your work, study ethic, and approach? When you start each ...
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Present Like A Pro!

No matter how academically gifted, for the introverts amongst us, this molehill really is a mountain. To help you on your mission to becoming a ...
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What is Academic Success?

Academic success is a concept that looms over students throughout their university journey, but truthfully, it is a concept hard to define and unique to ...
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New to the Gold Coast

New to the Gold Coast? Get all the info you need to feel at home and love your time on the Coast. From restaurant recs ...
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Post-exam care

Congratulations on finishing your exams! We hope you made it through the exam period in one piece, and were able to score some free snacks ...
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Ace your exams

With exams just around the corner, now is the time to knuckle down and get studying! Want to get the most out of your exam ...
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Mindfulness: Does it work? A student experience

Mindfulness: Does it work? Written by Tyra Dreja and Georgia Mackellar Mindfulness is a process of attending, with awareness, to the present moment. This process ...
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Sustainability Week

Welcome to Sustainability Week! If you’ve ever wanted to reduce your environmental footprint or make more sustainable choices in your day-to-day life, you’ve come to ...
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Your academic roadmap to success

How do you measure your academic success? Academic Success doesn’t mean you need to be receiving a high distinction for every assignment.   How we measure ...
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Careers & Employability Week

It’s never too early to start acquiring skills, knowledge and tips to help you get career ready. With the competitive nature of the job market, ...
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O-Week Essentials

The Ultimate O-Week Essentials Guide Getting involved in university life is the perfect way to meet new friends, gain valuable skills and boost your chances ...
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Volunteer with us

Volunteer with the Student Guild If you are looking to get more involved in university life, give back to the community, meet new friends and ...
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Vacay mode

Start 2022 off with a bang and make the most of your summer break with our list of fun things to do around the Gold ...
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Holiday Donation Drive

Help make a difference! Did you know there are more than 1.2 million Australian children and young people living in poverty? You can make a ...
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Stress Less Week

Relax, unwind and take some time for you this Stress Less Week. As the trimester comes to an end and assignment deadlines creep closer, schedule ...
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Campus Competitions

Do you have unique talents in creating music, taking photos and videos or writing? Then enter a Campus Competition for a chance to win amazing ...
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Sustainability Week

This Sustainability Week, we are putting the focus on implementing practical ways you can do your part for the planet. Get involved on campus this ...
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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week This week we are celebrating Mental Health Awareness Week with a range of fun events, workshops and more!Want to get involved?Click ...
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Fresh Fruit Boxes

Eat the rainbow Make choosing the healthy option a priority in an affordable and convenient way with our fresh fruit boxes! Student life can be ...
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International Women’s Day

This year, the International Women’s Day theme is #ChooseToChallenge – a powerful reminder that we can all do our part to call out and challenge ...
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Welcome to O-Week

Check out this student survival guide we've put together just for you!
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Nine Lives

Giving your clothes a new life.
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Class of 2020

Congratulations to the graduating class of 2020 – you made it! Graduation is such a momentous milestone for uni students, and is a time to ...
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Getting Career Ready

It’s never too early to start acquiring skills, knowledge and tips to help you get career ready. With the competitive nature of the job market, ...
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Welcome to O-Week T3

Being a first-year student can be daunting, especially when so many aspects of student life have gone virtual. We’ve compiled a few resources to help ...
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Stress Less Week

Welcome to Stress Less Week, a time to slow down, look after yourself and reconnect to what’s really important in life. The Student Guild is ...
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R U Ok? Day

This week is Uni Mental Health and Wellbeing Week and we are putting a spotlight on events and resources that help to raise awareness about ...
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Shape YOUR GC experience

Have you ever wished a specific service or facility was provided on campus? Well now is your chance to make that a reality by having ...
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6 Side Hustles for Students

Are you struggling to make money while at uni? Are you wanting to utilise your skills but need somewhere to start? Well don’t worry, we ...
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Cards with connection

Are you searching for a way to give back to the community, find something meaningful to do with your time or want a worthwhile initiative ...
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Bolognese Sauce

Classic, delicious and hearty – the humble bolognese. This is the recipe for you if you want to reinvent your grandma’s family recipe and bring ...
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Pork Dumplings

This week’s instalment of Foodie Friday is featuring the iconic Chinese favourite – dumplings!  Whether you’re wanting to impress with a delicious entrée or main ...
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The Henley Connection

Are you searching for a way to give back to the community, find something meaningful to do with your time or want a worthwhile initiative ...
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Veggie Patties

Burgers are the perfect autumn food – comforting, warm and BEST served with homemade chips. These veggie patties are super healthy, simple to make, have ...
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Flourless Cookies

When it comes to gluten-free baking, it can be hard to find recipes to make that are equally as delicious as their original counterparts; but ...
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Renting during COVID-19

We’ve teamed up with McInnes Wilson Lawyers to bring you professional advice to help navigate the legalities of paying for accommodation amid COVID-19. If you’ve ...
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Kombucha recipe

Kombucha tea is quite possibly the healthiest fizzy drink on the market. Although it has recently had a resurge in popularity, its origins go back ...
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Jar Lanterns

Ready to dive into a new DIY craft project? This blog is all about making your very own  lanterns, which can be created using the ...
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Immune Booster Elixir

This week’s Foodie Friday recipe is sure to pack a punch and is full of nutrient-rich powerhouse ingredients that are loaded with health benefits. Interested? ...
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Banana bread recipe

Welcome to another tasty instalment of Foodie Friday. This week we are featuring a healthy take on an old favourite – banana bread! This recipe ...
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Clubs off-campus

Keeping you connected Clubs are often described as the heart of student life on campus. The last few weeks have seen some dramatic changes and ...
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Almond milk recipe

Those of you that follow us on Instagram may have noticed our new initiative, Foodie Friday, taking over the feed. Our team has been hard ...
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Mental Escapes

Life is full of distractions, not all of them good. Checking Facebook when you’re out with friends, a Netflix session that drags on for hours, ...
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Film Review

2018 117 minutes Crime, Romance, Drama Director: Barry Jenkins ‘Every black person born in America was born on Beale Street, born in the black neighbourhood ...
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R U OK? Day

This year R U OK? Day was held on Thursday 13th September and the Wellness Warriors were out in full force! Students were encouraged to stop by and ...
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World University Rugby Sevens Championship

Nine Griffith University students will represent Australia at the World University Rugby Sevens Championship in Swakopmund, Namibia from 12 – 14 July. Selection to the ...
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Celebrate NAIDOC Week with the Student Guild. NAIDOC Week is a national celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Culture running from 8 – 15 ...
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Student Guild honoured at national awards night

On 7 May, Student Guild staff traveled to Melbourne to attend the Tertiary Access Group (TAG) CampusLink Conference and Gala Awards Dinner – where General Manager, ...
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Griffith goes smoke-free

Gone will be the days when the smell of cigarettes wafts into your classroom or disrupts your lunchbreak. In an attempt to lead the way ...
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Join us on Uni Mental Health Day

The Wellness Warriors invite you to join them on Thursday 1 March for Uni Mental Health Day. It’s no secret that university life can be ...
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Volunteering in Peru

Fresh from exams and final assessments, 27 Griffith University students celebrated the end of Trimester 2 by packing their bags and jumping on a plane ...
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Halloween on film

As Halloween approaches like a shadowy monster, we often celebrate the night by watching scary movies. And one of the amazing things about the numerous ...
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Ready, set… change

Tackling global healthcare: HOPE4HEALTH Imagine getting to sit down in a room with the likes of former High Court judge the Hon Michael Kirby AC ...
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Don’t waste any more time at uni….

As a recent graduate and current post-graduate student I have first-hand experience of how dated the current education system is. Attending a lecture is about ...
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GUGC Dominates Rival Night

With all the fun and excitement of Northern Unigames just around the corner, Bond and Griffith University came together on Thursday 25 May for their ...
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The Curse of Gothera Park

Warning: Contains horror themes Today is Halloween. I’m out with my mates Ryan, Scott, Dylan and Miles. It’s a tradition of ours; every year we’ll ...
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Join the Getamungstit Editorial Team

Are you looking for a way to put your creative talents to good use? Would you like to get some practical experience under your belt ...
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Celebrating clubs on campus

With all of the glitz and glamour you’d expect from an A-list event, Gold Coast students and supporters turned out in force to celebrate the ...
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Splendour Review

Arguably known as the biggest festival in Australia, Splendour in the Grass once again returned to Byron and brought with it the atmosphere of every ...
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Movie Review: Suicide Squad

ZAK JOHNSON MOVIE REVIEW: SUICIDE SQUAD 2016 123 minutes Action, superhero Director: David Ayer After the lacklustre receptions of both Man of Steel and its sequel-cum-crossover ...
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It’s time to refresh your feed

BEC MARSHALLAY IT’S TIME TO REFRESH YOUR FEED 12 Instagram accounts you should be following We are going to go out on a limb and suggest ...
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Surf’s up

Are you a keen surfer? Did you know that you can represent Griffith University Gold Coast at the Australian University Surfing Championships? Gold Coast based ...
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AZARIA BELL GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY BUSINESS STUDENT Have you ever wondered how to save $10,000 in one year? How to take awesome notes in your university lectures? ...
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Your Student Guild and the SSAF

At the Student Guild we field a lot of questions about the Guild and the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). This post is designed ...
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TALEENA takes out campus DJ comp

The Uni Bar was out of control last Friday as the hottest DJs on campus stepped up to entertain the crowd at the Where’s Wally ...
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Griffith Netball to represent Australia

After winning Griffith glory with a first place finish at the Australian University Games in 2015, the Griffith University Women’s Netball Team are ready to ...
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Choose to reuse. Choose Water on Tap.

Not-for-profit organisation Healthy Waterways has partnered with Griffith University Gold Coast Student Guild to launch the trial of a revolutionary social venture called Water on ...
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Join the Getamungstit Editorial Team

REBECCA MARSHALLSAY EDITOR – GETAMUNGSTIT It has been a big year for Getamungstit so far. We have been flat our launching a new look, revamped Getamungstit. ...
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Costumes aren’t just for kids

Although the term is usually applied to end of year revelries, there is no doubt about it, October has well and truly claimed the title ...
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GUGC magazine takes out CampusLink Award

REBECCA MARSHALLSAY GETAMUNGSTIT EDITOR IN CHIEF Griffith University Gold Coast Student Guild is very excited to announce that our student magazine, Getamungstit, has recently won a ...
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Band Comp

Top bands take the stage

REBECCA MARSHALLSAY  The Uni Bar is the place to be this Friday night, 21 August, as six of the hottest bands on campus compete for ...
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Best result ever at Australian Unigames

REBECCA MARSHALLSAY Just over a week ago, more than 280 Griffith students were able to kick-back, relax and recover after an epic week at the ...
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Australian Pole Championships: Trang Ho

REBECCA MARSHALLSAY Business and psychology student, Trang Ho, recently competed in the Australian Pole Championships in Sydney. Trang studies on the Gold Coast campus and ...
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Yogis’ top 10 for coping with exam stress

AMARA CAUCI AND FREESTYLE CHILLOUT  ​Sick of your exams taking their toll on your sanity? Want to stay balanced and grounded amidst the end of ...
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