Quick tip: Estimate remaining daylight

So you are out hiking, or even partying and want to know how many hours of daylight is left? Use this quick tip to estimate how many hours are left before the sun sets! Is it time to stop and scrounge for shelter, or is it better to keep on trekking? Use this simple trick to measure the remaining daylight. Remember to allow yourself at least two hours to set up camp before the sun goes down. How to estimate remaining daylight Count...

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Top 5 Job search websites

Finding a job after studying is high on the priority list for many students, and sometimes even a priority for many who are still studying. Here is SmartStudent’s top 5 ranking of job search websites in South Africa. 5. Gumtree Gumtree is one we are all familiar with. Great for selling stuff or finding part-time work, not so great for finding high quality jobs. Visit www.gumtree.co.za 4. CareerWeb A self-proclaimed specialist in...

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University information pages updated

The University information pages have been supplemented with the following information relevant to each university: Facilities Libraries IT And Computing Sports Healthcare Shops: Restaurants Banks Transport Part-time jobs Religious facilities Social Bars and clubs Events Clubs and societies Click to view the List of universities in South Africa  ...

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How to sleep better

Late nights and irregular sleeping schedules are not that uncommon to students, and can have a detrimental effect on their lives some research has shown. Here are some tips to getting and maintaining a regular sleep schedule: Have a routine before you go to sleep. Your mind will learn it and understand that you are going to sleep. Turn off the lights, cover any LEDs, close the curtains, etc. Humans are diurnal, removing light will...

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University checklist Amazon integration

I have updated the University checklist to integrate with Amazon! What this means is if you are interested in a product you can just click from the page and it will take you directly to the Amazon page for the relevant product. One-click simple shoppping! Future possible plans include integration with local shops like Take2 and Kalahari.net. Visit the University...

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