Our Exam Checklist

Feel prepared and ready to go the next day. Night before your exam:

  1. Pack the night before! Make your exam checklist.
    • Here is an example of my exam checklist:
      • student ID/ID with a photo
      • pens, pencils, erasers, sharpener, highlighters, rulers
      • 2 bottles of water (remove the labels)
      • watch (not a smart watch)
      • 2 packs of tissues
      • layered comfortable clothing (some exam rooms are too hot and others are too cold)
      • light snacks or lollies to reward myself in a 3 hour exam
      • an approved calculator (if required)
      • allowed notes or textbook (for open book exams)
      • and anything else I think I will need for the particular exam
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EMBL Australia 2018 Short Term Travel Grants

Apply now for travel in 2018.

Train at one of EMBL’s five European facilities, go to a conference or take a short course.

EMBL Australia is passionate about supporting young scientists through their training and into a research career.

We are sponsoring ten of the best PhD students in Australia to train at the prestigious European Molecular Biology Laboratory. Apply for a travel grant of up to $2,000 here.

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Diversity & Inclusion Week at Monash

Monday 28 August – Friday 1 September 2017. 

​The week celebrates our diverse community and strengthens our inclusive culture. It’s about helping to create an environment of involvement, respect and connection through sharing and learning from one another.

We have highlighted some of our most anticipated events below, which we think you will enjoy.

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Honours in Science at Monash

Please register your attendance at:

https://my.monash.edu.au/news-and-events/bookings/facsci/view/207125/

 

WHY HONOURS?

Honours will give you a competitive advantage in your career. Most importantly, Honours will give you the first big chance to ‘stretch your legs’ on your very own project. It will also give you an excellent preparation for a higher degree by research (research master’s, or the PhD) to further consolidate your communication and research skills, hone your project management and problem-solving ability, and make you stand out from the crowd as a future leader in your field.

As an honours student you will work one-on-one with an academic on a research project. Academics are excited about their research and take great pride in mentoring the next generation of scientists.

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12 things I tell myself when I don’t want to study #MotivationMonday

Sometimes, studying can be overwhelming for me. I write down the things I want to achieve today and achieve this week and realised there was quite a bit to do since it’s week 12.

These are 12 things I tell myself when I feel a little demotivated and a little overwhelmed. These are my own things and they may not apply to you. I am sharing this in hope you can find some of it hopeful.

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Sleepy hygiene #MotivationMonday

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Restless nights, followed by tiring mornings and always feeling like you can never catch enough sleep?

Like how we have habits to keep our teeth clean and our studies done, we have habits that affect our sleep.

Sleep hygiene describes good sleep habits. Here are some advice to help you get a good night’s sleep from a student. Most of these are common sense but the hustle and bustle of the modern and uni life makes most of us neglect some of our common senses and self-care.

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