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How To Deal With Noisy Roommates

Sharing a home or apartment is one of the best ways to save on rent and other expenses, not forgetting that long life friendships mostly bud from college roommates. You may love them with all the noise they make, but there comes a time when you want to tone down and study or catch some […]

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Engen’s Simone Leeuw says happiness and success are a choice

Simone Leeuw, who matriculated from Fairvale Secondary School and grew up in Wentworth, South Durban, an area known for its many socio-economic challenges is an inspiration to many in her community. “My personal philosophy is happiness and success are your choice,” says Simone.  “You can’t go through life waiting to see if you’re going to make it, […]

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Best Devices For Self Practicing During Covid-19

Being confined at home due to COVID-19 isn’t fun at all. But does it have to be that way? Not really! There is a silver lining in every situation, which for this crisis is the increased free time to learn new skills. Anything that you couldn’t find time for before the outbreak, this is your […]

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The correct handwashing protocol to protect your health

With the outbreak and rapid spreading of COVID-19, understanding the correct handwashing protocol is now more crucial than ever. By implementing the proper protocol, along with the use of the correct types of cleansing products, it is possible to flatten the curve and help protect yourself and your loved ones. “The fundamental steps of handwashing […]

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Students’ Guide for Better Sleep

Between busy schedules, studying for exams, attending lectures and socializing, sleep might feel like a luxury to some students. However, sleep deprivation might pose a serious threat to the quality of life, not to mention its effects on academic performance. Here are a couple of tips you can get better sleep while powering through college.  […]

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Types of Stress and How to Deal with Each One as a Student

The issue of stress and stress-related illnesses has become a thing of concern for school authorities. Stress is increasingly affecting students’ academic performance and health. According to reports, 20% of college students have experienced stress on more than six occasions in the past year, and 45% claim they have gone through more than the average […]

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5 Tips for Better Sleep at College

Cram sessions to prep for an exam, late-night study groups, entire afternoons spent at the library while you spend the nights revising before the exam, it’s all a regular part of college life. In fact, some students might even agree that this is what makes up 90% of college life altogether: sleepless nights paired with […]

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Smoothies – The Low Down

Who doesn’t dig a good smoothie?! Morning madness is a real thing, especially these days where so many people are rushing off to school, work or a quick gym session at the crack of dawn. Smoothies are not only #trending, but the need for this convenient on-the-go breakfast is growing daily. Even when it comes […]

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Could (IV) therapy systems be a good Coronavirus defense?

The alarming coronavirus has hit South African shores and a total of three cases have been confirmed as of Sunday the 9th of March 2020. While the rest of world is focused on a cure, not enough of the conversation is focused on the things people can do to avoid contracting the disease, but nutrient […]

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10 Party Safety Tips

We know varsity is mainly about your studies, but let us not kid ourselves its about experiences as well. Now guess, what is the one thing varsity students do more than studying? Obviously, it’s going out if you got that wrong, well that’s okay if you’re 50. Going out is not for the faint hearted […]

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