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How to Make the Perfect Study Space

How to Make the Perfect Study Space

Do you find yourself surrounded by clutter or do you have a clean slate when it comes to studying? Whether you work best in a bit of a mess or a state of domestic bliss,a dedicated and effective study space can increase your productivity and learning ability. Here’s how you can make the perfect study space.…

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Building and Construction Industry Profile

Building and Construction Industry Profile

The population of Australia is currently growing at a rate of 1.4%; this might not sound like much but it represents an additional 327,600 people who last year added to Australia’s housing,…

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The Perfect Cover Letter: How to Write it

The Perfect Cover Letter: How to Write it

Your cover letter also gives you the opportunity to demonstrate a number of transferable employment skills. These include: spelling and grammar, written communication skills and people skills. Read on to find out more…

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If You're a Student, These Are the Interview Tips You Need to Know

If You're a Student, These Are the Interview Tips You Need to Know

You filled in the application form, polished your resume and wrote an excellent cover letter. And it was all worth it because you’ve been invited to an interview. Interviews are daunting but a bit of preparation can make all the difference. Here are our top tips for interview success:…

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Boost Your Resume with These 7 Top Tips

Boost Your Resume with These 7 Top Tips

Your resume is the first opportunity you get to ‘meet’ a prospective employer. First impressions count and your resume’s job is get you an interview. Because you probably already have the basics, here are our 7 top tips to boost your resume...…

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Special Olympics Charity Golf Day 2016 Recap

Special Olympics Charity Golf Day 2016 Recap

Following a successful past few events helping raise much needed and appreciated funds for Special Olympics South Sydney Region, Upskilled was proud to once again help ensure the 2016 Special Olympics…

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Here's What You Need to Know About Travelling and Continuing Further Study

Here's What You Need to Know About Travelling and Continuing Further Study

We consider the pro's and con's of going travelling or continuing further study - whether you've just finished high school, other study or thinking of changing careers and possibly returning to study. So let’s weigh up a comparison between taking a 'gap year' or jumping into further study, you may surprise yourself with what you choose!…

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Can Travel Boost Your Career?

Can Travel Boost Your Career?

Catching the travel bug is great and there is no doubt that the life experience travel gives you is character building, but it could have an impact on your career. We hope that the points below will help you find a way to make sure that your trip will enhance your career prospects.…

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Industry Expert Profile: Horticulture

Industry Expert Profile: Horticulture

Each month Upskilled reaches out to people who have succeeded in a variety of industries to gain insight into what they do and what it takes to excel in their field, industry experts. This month we speak with a master turf manager and horticulturalist, Gav Stone.…

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Industry Profile: Land and Environment

Industry Profile: Land and Environment

In today’s world, the way that we treat the land and our environment is of utmost importance to us all. There are a diverse and attractive range of career opportunities related to our land and environment. Read on to find out what they are!…

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Infographic: Why High School Matters

Infographic: Why High School Matters

Following our recent post about what to do after high school, here we present all the data behind why finishing high school is so important. Continue below to find out more and be sure to check out the full Infographic in all its glory.…

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Struggling to Study? Here’s How Music Can Help You.

Struggling to Study? Here’s How Music Can Help You.

Your mind is blank and so is your assignment. We’ve all been there, and we all know how frustrating it is, but do you know that music can have a powerful impact on your ability to study? Read on if you want to find out more.…

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Pamela Murray-Jones: Industry Expert Profile

Pamela Murray-Jones: Industry Expert Profile

In a corporate career spanning nearly 30 years, Pamela Murray-Jones has worked in marketing, business development and senior management including roles as an executive and non-executive Director. Starting out as a teacher before moving to advertising and marketing, we talk to Pamela about studying, work-life balance and the gift of education.…

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Boost Your Day with the Right Breakfast

Boost Your Day with the Right Breakfast

According to a study of 500+ Australian teachers, “students lose two hours of learning a day if they skip breakfast because of a lack of concentration and behaviour problems related to hunger.” Don’t let hunger stall your academic performance! Boost your day with the following healthy breakfast recommendations.…

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Here are 10 Easy Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk

Here are 10 Easy Exercises You Can Do at Your Desk

We all know that eating well and exercising helps you stay healthy. But what you might not know is that these two components for living well are just as important to your academic health. Well, never fear - we’ve put together a list of ten quick exercises you can do from your desk. Use them to stay active and energised, no matter how little time you’re able to commit…

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What to Do After High School

What to Do After High School

Most jobs and careers require skills and qualifications you haven’t yet acquired in school. Different trades call for different training and even in positions where you don’t necessarily need a qualification or certification of training, you'll need some sort of knowledge or experience. So, let’s talk about what your different options are after completing high school.…

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Here's How to Prepare for Your Exams

Here's How to Prepare for Your Exams

If you’ve got a big exam coming up, you probably want to nail it but you might not know what approach to take. Studying for an exam isn’t like writing an essay, or completing an assignment. A simple way of thinking about exams is that they are designed for you to show your teachers that you understand the concepts that have been taught to you, and you know how to apply them to various scenarios. With the right preparation, there’s no reason you can’t ace it. keep reading below to learn how to prepare for your exams.…

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10 Misconceptions about the Design Industry

10 Misconceptions about the Design Industry

The design industry is full of myths and misconceptions. Whether you work in the graphic sector, interior realm or industrial discipline, design is an interesting industry. Most people's notions of the industry as a whole are far from the truth. To dispel some of the mystery around the industry, here are 10 misconceptions about the design industry.…

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7 Things All Your Friends Need to Know About Your Study

7 Things All Your Friends Need to Know About Your Study

If you’ve undertaken a course of study that the majority of your friends haven’t, chances are they’re going to have some questions about it. Like, why can’t you come to every party? Below are 7 things all your friends need to know about your study...…

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Australian Careers Survey 2016 Results and Draw Winner

Australian Careers Survey 2016 Results and Draw Winner

The Annual Australian Career Survey helps shape the nations online educations needs, ensuring that Australia stays ahead of other nations in skilled workers across all industries. After receiving nearly 3500 responses in our annual Australian Careers Survey, we're able to paint a better picture of Australians and their attitudes about their careers and the positions they find themselves in at different stages in the career life cycle.…

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