Have you ever wanted to do Outward Bound?  Did you think your opportunity had past?  Well…. I have good news for you!  Opportunities are abound! For those of you who aren’t familiar with Outward Bound, it is located in the Marlborough Sounds, and it offers a programme of outdoor adventure courses which are all about […]


It’s been a chaotic couple of weeks at work. We are all busy running around getting ready for the start of trimester one. I am already yearning for another holiday even though it’s only been a few weeks since Christmas / New Year break. One thing to keep in mind is that we should always […]


If you’re starting university as a new student, you’re likely to be dealing with a mix of excitement, trepidation and nerves. Leaving home for the first time, being in a new city and surrounded by thousands of unfamiliar faces can be overwhelming and you may have the sense of feeling out of place ‘como un […]


Trimester One hasn’t even started yet and employers are already advertising internships for next summer and graduate positions for next year. I had a look on Victoria CareerHub and as of today there are 7 different employers advertising internships and 8 advertising graduate positions. This will only increase! For those of you who will be applying […]


There are so many travel opportunities available to us – whether it is a gap year after high school, a semester abroad, or an OE after university. Sometimes it can be difficult deciding whether to travel, or to start your career – and even harder to leave your career to travel. But who says you […]


Top of my New Year’s resolution list when the clock struck midnight was to be more assertive in 2017. I wasn’t exactly sure how to go about this, but just knew that I would be a lot happier in both my personal and professional life if I put my own needs at least on par […]

One thing we take for granted, at least I do, is that our organisations behave ethically.  The definition of ethics I’m using is ‘a set of moral principles, especially ones relating to or affirming a specified group, field, or form of conduct.’ Sometimes there are people in an organisation who treat others rudely or unfairly.  They […]