Stress can present itself in several kinds of situations, whether from minor daily hassles such as running late for work or significant stressors like financial issues. According to ABS NHS, 2.4 million Australians above 18 are dealing with the repercussions of stress. Furthermore, this ratio has increased by 12% since 2015, showing that things only seem to be getting worse.
Is online studying a good option for me?
It’s a big decision, a potential life changer. It takes careful thought and planning among friends and family but importantly - a commitment to yourself. The impact of taking on a study commitment should not be underestimated.
Studying online is the new black. Smartphones and the Internet have taken our lives to a whole new level and have made studying more accessible. As classrooms slowly shift from a physical space to a digital one - making it more convenient, it can also come with its own set of challenges.
Studying online can have a different set of requirement to an on-campus course. Online study is flexible – allowing you to fit study around your life and maintain other commitments like your job; it allows you to go at your own pace and offers you 24/7 access to course materials (seriously, you can study whenever and wherever suits). On the flip side, an online course demands more motivation, self-discipline and better organisation. Learn how to stay motivated is important.
Like all things, you have to work to get a good outcome. Follow our tips for online learning success and strategies to help you on your way to success.
IT TIPS FROM YOUR MENTORS
By Kristoff Barnowicz
How to work smarter not harder? How to work smartly in office?
We've prepared some useful tips for you. Enjoy it!
Use Shortcuts when using Word, viewing a PDF or even a website, one of the simplest shortcuts to use is control + F (command + F in Mac). This will enable the search window (see below) which can find the information you need quickly. By typing in key words or phrases, you will clearly see where to look in the document saving you time and stress.
In the example below, I am asked to list the different components of a detailed work breakdown structure. This assessment question appears on page 39, so I would probably have to go back and reread quite a few pages before I find the answer. By using control + F, the navigation bar appears on the left; I then can type in detailed work breakdown structure. As you can see, it will search the document for that phrase and list the results. In this case, the first result is exactly what we are looking for. In less than a minute I have found my answer!
↑ Looking at the question without the search window
↑ You can see the search window on the left (Navigation) has been enabled and by typing in a phrase from the question, a list of results has appeared. The first results brings up the highlighted phrase (in yellow), in this case it is the answer we are looking for.