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    creative writing major

    I am interested in majoring in creative writing. Not simply because I want to be a writer, (I do want to become a better writer, and if possible do some freelance writing) but I am also hoping it could propel me into the area of communications, marketing/ advertising copywriter or PR. Just...
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    winter school at macquarie uni

    I was thinking in enrolling in a unit for winter school, but I've looked at the page of units available during the Winter vacation period and there seems to be the types of units like language residential units or PACE type units or internships. I'm a first year and I was hoping there would...
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    POL107 (Thinking Politically), what's it like?

    Thinking of taking this unit. I did well in ancient history in high school, but I'm unsure about this unit. Are the readings and ideas difficult to follow?
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    BIO108 major essay tips

    At the moment I am in the midst of completing the BIO108 essay. being primarily a humanities student I'm not sure if I am writing the essay right for a science unit. I have chosen the topic on what factors contribute to new infectious diseases in modern society. The lecturer refers to the...
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    creative writing at Macquarie?

    hey everyone, I have always loved to write, whether I'm a good writer is another question, but anyway, I know there is a creative writing major at macquarie and I was thinking of completing a minor in creative writing, as a secondary interest. I just wanted to know from past/ current...
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    POL107 Thinking Politically or MHIS114 The World Since 1945:An Australian perspective

    hi all, I just wanted some advice on choosing subjects for session 2. For my major I can choose between Thinking Politically and The World Since 1945: An Australian perspective. I've looked at the unit guides and exam papers, but am still unsure which one to pick. Thinking politically...
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    Please, Any tips for studying PHL137 Critical Thinking

    I just got back my midsession assessment worth 25% weighting and I was pretty disappointed as I got 68% or 17/ 25. I spent a lot of time on it also because I really want a distinction. The marker didn't provide any feedback either, so I've emailed my tutor about it, but i just wanted some tips...
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    Studying a masters in law at usyd with a bachelors at another university

    I'm asking for a friend who is considering studying a Masters degree in law and specialising in criminology, international law or human rightrs law. She is considering the University of Sydney, not only because it appears to have a rigorous law program but it is also close to her workplace...
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    Law study guides

    I've heard there are law study guides that help summarise important information in a law unit e.g. contracts, admin law etc. which are useful for studying, especially when consolidating information from readings. I just wanted to know where these kinds of study guides can be found or bought...
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    4.0 GPA at Macquarie

    I think Macquarie has this thing called the Merit List or Merit Scholars Program thing for students who perform well in their studies. I got onto this list due to my HSC ATAR, however they are changing the rules next year. In 2017 they state the student needs to get a 4.0GPA to continue being in...
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    Tips for studying uni-level human biology or biology in general

    Hi, I'm a Macquarie student and at our uni we are required to take People and planet units which are subjects in a different faculty to our degree or area. I decided to choose human biology as it sounded like an interesting unit and it stated it was designed for students without any background...
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    tips on privately tutoring high school students in English

    I have been coaching two high school students in English at a coaching college one to one. One student is in year 8 so I usually photocopy chapters/ lessons from English workbooks/ textbooks like excel etc. and we do the lesson together whether its reading comprehension, text types and I help...
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    Finding Past exam papers for mac uni

    I was told to go on the mac uni library database to search for exam papers, but when I typed in keywords in the search such as "law" or "human biology", no results came up so I'm unsure if this is the correct place to go.
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    When will we be told what textbooks to use/ buy? Thanks

    I was thinking of buying some quality notes/ second hand books etc. for my law or arts units but I'm unsure when I will be told the particular books I need. Also, if I am studying the unit foundations of law, which is effectively taught in other unis such as uts, usyd etc. does it matter if I...
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    Any tips on managing time and reducing stress at uni for a stressful person

    I just wanted some study tips from uni students as I'm starting uni this year in a combined law program and I know that uni subjects are much more denser and difficult than hsc level (not only in content but because there is a lot of independent study). The reason I'm asking the question is...
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    Is the 'human biology planet unit difficult?

    I didn't do biology for year 11 or hsc. I do find human biology interesting but I wanted more information on whether it is a manageable unit for a not very scientific person as I am studying an arts/ law degree and am starting at mac uni this year as a first year student While I would...
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    Interesting and possibly useful people/ planet units to do?

    I'm first-year so a lot of people/ planet units I potentially wanted to do aren't available to me as I don't have the credit point prerequisites like social marketing and sustainability, bioethics and biotechnology I'm an arts/ law student and was wondering if anyone could suggest some...
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    Should I minor in Economics?

    Hi, I am an arts/ law student majoring in international relations and am also in the process of brainstorming possible minors. I considered Economics because I have been told it is both a useful and important discipline to understand in our society today and can add value to your resume if...
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    International business?

    I am primarily a humanities person and I have decided to major in international studies at Mac Uni. I also want to minor in something and in the past week have begun to seriously consider international business as a minor if I don't minor in a language. I just wanted to know a bit more about...
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    minoring (or majoring) in a language at macquarie uni? How is the department?

    Hi, I think my major will be politics or international relations and after doing a bit of research into the career paths of these majors, many sites and information I have read encourage the fluency of at least a second language. I have some background in learning French and considered...