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Book, Love, and Party (Part 2)
By Rizalul Durrun Pasundani (University of Indonesia) Love is Love. I couldn’t explain it; we know it’s love when we feel it. Like a quote in the movie “A Walk to Remember”, love is like a wind, we can feel it but we can’t touch it. Love is not only about your girlfriend or boyfriend, but it is also about everything that could be loved; like nature, neighborhood, animal, parents, teacher, and...
Visions of American Thanksgiving
Reblogged from laughingsquid: for all our American friends out there who are looking forward to a weekend of turkey, football, and time at home! Happy Thanksgiving! Visions of Thanksgiving
3 Networking Tips you need to know NOW!
By Sreekanth Daruvuri (SP Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai, India) Dressing for success IS networking. Networking is finding the right people with the right resources and having them help you to get the word out. By yourself, you are nowhere near as effective as when you have a network of contacts and friends working together to help you promote your new venture or when you are...
By Marta Svetek (University of Warwick) We’ve all been there. It might have been at university, high school, elementary school or anything in between. Hardly anyone has tread down the scholarly path without finding themselves in a group assignment or project at some point. These are the times when a teammate displays such an uncanny ability to evoke the fieriest pits of rage that you never even...
How not to kill a teammate
By Angelina Buchvarova (University of Warwick) Teamwork can be a real pain unless you get used to it and count on some of these techniques to handle it – without any murders taking place. Throughout my student life I have encountered several teammate personality types: 1. The absolute genius, who has zero listening skills This kind is truly annoying and although they may have some really...
It is amazing how much you can accomplish when it doesn’t matter who gets the...– Unknown.
Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together...– Henry Ford
Classroom to Consultancy #8
By Barbara Oberc (University of Newcastle) My main priority last week was an assignment for another module. Those 3,000 words had me up all Sunday night, to the point where, after I handed my essay in and attended a tutorial, I passed out on my bed fully clothed at 8pm. Thirteen hours later, I woke up spooning my laptop open to the (half-finished) blog post you may have read last...
My Country: Kenya
By Vera Oreti (University of Nairobi) Kenya is a small to a medium-sized country in East Africa. It borders Sudan to the north, the warring Somalia to the north-east area, Uganda to the western side, Tanzania in the south and Indian Ocean to the south-east. It is a country with beautiful physical features and beautiful people. The physical features range from mountains to valleys, including the...
Book, Love, & Party (Part 1)
By, Rizalul Durrun Pasundani (University of Indonesia) Book, love and party are words that represent student life. To achieve maximum value of our study in university we have to make those three magic components balance. And what exactly do those three components mean? I will describe it as comprehensively as possible. Book represents our main focus as students. It is good to study as much as we...
What do you imagine when you think of the word “design”? Furniture, architecture, or computer graphics? How about climate change, invention, or medicine? These are the many facets that Guiness World Record holders, Nobel Peace Prize winners, and contemporary artists talked about this past weekend at the annual Design Our Tomorrow (DOT) Conference 2011. DOT Conference Nov 12, 2011....
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.– Harry Truman
Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole clear,...– Andrew Carnegie
Folks who never do any more than they get paid for, never get paid for any more...– Elbert Hubbard
What do you know about Georgia? →
Our Head Ambassador in Georgia, Tamar, has just published her new blog. Check it out! Learn more about this fascinating country, and find out more about an initiative, Speak Up! Georgia that Tamar has been working on over the past few months.
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From Classroom to Consultancy #6 & the 6th Sense...
Barbara is a StudentEvents.com Campus Ambassador at Newcastle University in the UK. Read on for the latest update of her senior year project - to be a management consultant for a real-life client. Each week she tells us more about the ups and downs she’s experiencing. What will she get up to next? Locating the clients’ headquarters in the nearby, yet unfamiliar town was a little bit of...
A leader isn’t good because he’s right. They’re good because they’re willing to...– Gen. Stanely McChrystal (US Army ret.)
A man always has two reasons for doing anything: a good reason and the real...– J. P. Morgan (via humanlyunsuccessful)
poptech: curiositycounts: A trailer for a conference? Why not! PopTech goes to Iceland in 2012. Not only are we headed to Iceland in June, but we’re currently offering a special ticket package for PopTech Reykjavik + PopTech Camden (lasts through November 11). Why PopTech? Here’s one answer.
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I don’t think we’re ever going to get it completely right. The world...– Sean Parker, Spotify/ex-Napster
The Leadership Question
Blog by Oladeinde Adewale, Campus Ambassador (Middle East Technological University) If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. - John Quincy Adams I believe that the current global trend of student events that is spanning across the world (be it in economic, social, environmental and political dimensions) is calling for more young people...
From Classroom to Consultancy #5
To recap the past week, let’s begin with the Good. Soon after finishing last week’s blog, I was able to amend my train ticket, ensuring that I won’t miss our group’s upcoming presentation. Understanding the situation. my module leader has graciously agreed to let our team have the last presentation slot of the day! Just as importantly, with merely a week separating us from...
One worthwhile task carried to a successful conclusion is worth half-a-hundred...– Malcolm S. Forbes
In truth, people can generally make time for what they choose to do; it is not...– Sir John Lubbock
Tips for Students: Time Management
Time management is the act or process of exercising conscious control over the amount of time spent on specific activities, especially to increase efficiency or productivity. Here are few tips on effective time managements for students. Goal setting- Setting achievable targets or goals helps you to be able to differentiate achievable aims from mere fantasies. Learning to set this goals and...
One cannot manage too many affairs: like pumpkins in the water, one pops up...– Chinese Proverb
Time management versus the...
We all have been in a situation of a complete spin at some point of our lives. The moment of the non-ending series of tasks can be eternal – especially if we do not tackle them. To be honest, I have been quite inclined to postpone my tasks and leave them for later on. However, this did not work out for me, for example in exam session periods where I had to rush through the material. In other...
thoughts from tumblr: Managing Your Time →
vancerains: In five hundred twenty-five thousand Six hundred minutes How do you measure A year in the life? (Seasons of Life, RENT) As a leader, time is a precious commodity. Most leaders would say that they do not have nearly enough time to accomplish all of their many responsibilities,…
Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want...– Thomas Jefferson
You will never “find” time for anything. If you want time, you must make it.– Charles Bruxton
Running ahead of Time
Another academic year has come and many of us who study in the UK have been excitedly (or grudgingly) settling back into student life yet again, or we are just beginning to experience it. Whatever your situation, as we draw closer to the end of October, the grace period is slowly ending and you may find yourself suddenly short on time to party (and nurse the imminent hangover), be part of clubs...
Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.– William Penn
This week's Theme: Time Management
This week’s theme is time management. This week, the Ambassadors have wracked their brains to tell your real-life stories of when they have had to manage their time. Before we get started, though: What is time management? According to Wikipedia, time management is “the act or process of exercising conscious control over the amount of time spent on specific activities, especially...
From a Classroom to Consultancy #4
Barbara Oberc, StudentEvents’ Campus Ambassador at the University of Newcastle, is currently doing her final year project as a management consultant at a real firm! This week, the results are in… did Barbara get her first choice company to work with over the next year? Read on to find out… I received an e-mail bright and early on Monday morning that told me that I had been...
From a Classroom to Consultancy #3
This week our class of about forty-five met with the seven clients. The meeting very much resembled your average session of speed dating as we sat ourselves (in random groups of five or six) around seven tables while the clients switched from one to another on ten minute intervals. The amusing situation quickly made for a relaxed atmosphere. We chatted with the clients about their organisations,...
If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become...– John Quincy Adams (6th President of the United States)
Hello, world. Meet Marta!
A slightly eccentric Slovenian studying MA Creative and Media Enterprises at the University of Warwick. Avid photographer of all things weird and wonderful. Animal enthusiast. Most of the time can be found packing or on the road to somewhere random. But wherever you might find me, expect to find a good, healthy dose of rock’n’roll. Read Marta’s first blog as a StudentEvents Campus...