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The music you should listen to at work

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnologyandtelecoms/11179017/This-is-the-kind-of-music-you-should-listen-to-at-work.html

What do you listen to at work?

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Having trouble with your studies?

http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/publications/observer/2009/december-09/helping-failing-students-2.html
https://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/publications/observer/2010/january-10/helping-failing-students.html

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Pontificating Professors and pointless Powerpoints

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/16/opinion/sunday/kristof-professors-we-need-you.html?_r=0

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/education/2014/03/powerpoint_in_higher_education_is_ruining_teaching.html

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The Student Experience

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Student flats in Christchurch http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/3847279/Flat-takes-out-prize-but-not-trash

Absolutely wonderful archive of student flat profiles from CANTA, the University of Canterbury’s Students Association : http://canta.co.nz/flats/the-whitehouse/

A New Zealand student blogs : http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff-nation/assignments/9078701/Student-blog-A-degree-of-maturity

Students in Ilam, Christchurch, NZ : http://www.stuff.co.nz/the-press/christchurch-life/avenues/play/8862752/An-insiders-guide-to-Ilam

Students in Auckland, N.Z. : http://www.auckland.ac.nz/uoa/home/for/parents-and-family/the-inside-word-student-blog

Great stuff! : http://thereadingfish.wordpress.com/category/student-living/

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Statistics explained through modern dance

What a brilliant idea!
http://www.openculture.com/2013/10/statistics-explained-with-modern-dance.html

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What’s it like to live and study in New Zealand?

http://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/international/studying-overseas/what’s-it-like-to-study-in-new-zealand/
http://study.innewzealand.co/disadvantages.html
English immigrants talk about living in New Zealand :http://e2nz.org/migrant-stories/chapter-three/whats-it-really-like-in-new-zealand/
http://www.sovereignman.com/expat/7-hard-truths-about-new-zealand-1489/

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Chinese Student Life in Christchurch, New Zealand


A video made by Chinese students studying in Christchurch, New Zealand. They talk about food, travel, accommodation and their studies at the University of Canterbury.

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