Surviving the first year

Unlike school, nobody at university will force you to attend lectures, take register or call your parents if your grades are poor. What may seem like long-lost freedom could result in overwhelmed first-year students — having to take on so much responsibility for the first time in their lives. The director of the Centre for Student Counselling and Development at Stellenbosch University, Professor Charl Cilliers, says the key to...

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Change your life: Fix your social life

Now that you are better with money, why don’t we fix your social life! Nobody’s perfect. So what’s wrong with you? Are you arrogant, not confident enough, make rude jokes? Find out bad aspects of your personality and find a way to fix them. (Ask your closest friends for an honest opinion). Meet new people. Go to bars, clubs, the theatre. Find events on Facebook. Pursue relationships, pursue friendships, and so on....

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Facebook chat emoticons

These are the 27 basic emoticons for Facebook Chat, and there are always new one’s being added. However if you have done a search in Google you would most likely find all these spam and malware websites with no content and certainly no list of emoticons. That is why I’ve decided to compile my own list and try to keep it updated as new ones are added, without the spam of course! From Facebook’s official help pages:...

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