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Thursday 26 January 2012
Culture

reality check – how volunteering in vietnam changed my perspective

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There is so much I want to achieve. It can feel incredibly daunting and overwhelming trying to choose your next move. We really are spoilt for choice. There are so many different career paths I would love to head down, romantic cities across the world I would love to live in. I graduate university at…
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Tuesday 4 March 2008
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gap years and work experience

Michelle
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So, you’ve taken a year off before uni… to travel or to work and save money so you’re not trying to subsist on measly Austudy payments and handouts from mum and dad. Or you’re looking to gain some valuable work experience in your area of study – which isn’t a bad idea, as you’ll soon…
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Wednesday 27 February 2008
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be inspired

Michelle
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Ready to be inspired to step out of the box and find something new? Check out these few sites that will give your life a little shake up, with tips on how you can satisfy your mind, body, soul and, well… you! www.freerice.com – improve your vocabulary while contributing to a cause much needed, for…
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Tuesday 25 September 2007
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festivals and work experience

Michelle
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On Saturday lip had a stall at the Canberra Readers and Writers Festival. I didn’t get to see much in the way of panels or workshops, but had a pretty good day nonetheless. Thanks to everyone who bought magazines and buttons – bringing us much closer to our print budget goal for issue 14. And…
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Sunday 10 June 2007
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Because I am a girl…report.

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I spent the last few weeks volunteering at Plan Australia in the brand and communications department. For those of you who don’t know, Plan is a non profit, non political and non religious organisation that assists children in over 60 countries by bringing sustainable improvements to their communities. These countries are mostly in Africa, Asia…
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Monday 14 May 2007
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generosity

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I’ve been thinking a little about this lately – in particular the nature of those who volunteer and give. What makes people choose to volunteer themselves for something? Does there needto be something in it for the individual other than the knowlegde and satisfaction that you might make a difference? What makes a person give…
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