My Experience of Online Learning 2

Well, I didn’t ever expect I’d have to write a part 2 to this article. However, another outbreak and lockdown has led to students across Australia enduring another period of online learning. Here is my experience of education from home. The first article I posted on online learning was in September 2020. I reflected on…

Australia’s Middle Power Failure

Australia has been significantly harmed by its inability to formulate an independent foreign policy and, there are numerous advantages that Australia is failing to capitalise upon due to its foreign policy relying heavily on historical alliances. But, before I continue, what does it mean to be a middle power? A middle power refers to a…

It’s Exam Time…

Hello! It has been a few weeks now since my last post, and I have certainly missed writing. However, I am now entering an exam period which means that my time available for writing has decreased significantly. I am looking forward to finishing my exams and getting back into writing articles for you all! Here…

Macquarie University Course Cuts

Cuts, cuts, cuts. Should we really be surprised? We are in the depths of Australia’s first recession in 30 years and will continue to battle the impacts of COVID-19 for years to come. However, Australia’s education sector is being hit particularly hard, and the poor management from Universities in the past is starting to negatively…

Starting University

For 13 years, everything had been the same. Although subjects change, teachers change, and even friends change, school is very repetitive. You wake up in the morning, pack your bag, attend school and come home. There is a clear structure, routine and discipline. University is very different. It is entirely up to the individual. Learning…

Why I Love Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders. A 78-year-old man from Brooklyn who is currently leading the Democratic presidential race. He is overwhelming progressive, incredibly experienced and believes he can defeat Donald Trump in the November election. This is why I love Bernie Sanders, and this is a new article in a purely American politics series in the lead up…

Déjà vu

This post is a dramatic change from my regular political and societal opinion articles. As over the past few days, I have experienced an overwhelming feeling of déjà vu. Déjà vu is defined as a feeling of having already experienced the present situation. It can occur at random times when an event feels familiar or…

The End of School

It is all over. A 13-year journey of growth, obstacles and structure is finished. It is a feeling which is almost impossible to formulate into words. How can you describe all of your living memories in a sentence or short paragraph? There are many things that school is criticised for. Archaic examination procedures, not teaching…

Why I Love Social Media

Social media is a powerful 21st-century tool of communication. Many people argue that social media has harmed society due to individual’s only portraying the positive aspects of their life, leaving the issues undercover and invisible to the world which in many cases is correct. However, social media has positively transformed many aspects of life, which…