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What you should have learned at school: how to manage your time effectively

NINA CRONJE
Every week, Perdeby takes a look at something you should have learned at school to assist you in day to day life. This week, we take a look at how to manage your time effectively.

It can safely be said that time management is something we all struggle with. From socialising to studying for tests and procrastinating, due dates can be daunting. Being a university student, the workload can sometimes be so immense that you feel you don’t have time for everything. Perdeby has found a few strategies that can be used to manage your time effectively. However, it is important to remember that time management strategies are subjective as everyone is different. Try these out to find the method that works best for you.

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Perdeby Party Guide: 2-8 May

AROMA THERON
TUESDAY, 2 MAY

Arcade Empire at 19:00: Game Night – Mortal Kombat. Entrance is free. Specials include all-you-can-eat sliders for R100 and two-for-one Jam Jars from 14:00 to 20:00. You can win four tickets to the Arcade Empire event with Tidal Waves, We Are Charlie, and Zionruts on 6 May.

The Jolly Roger at 19:00: Roger That Tuesday – Techno Tuesday. Enjoy real electronic music by real artists in Pretoria. The line-up will include ONE, TjaartO b2b Smith, and JVE. Entrance is R20.

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What you should have learned at school: what plagiarism is and how to avoid it

CARLY TWADDLE
Every week, Perdeby takes a look at something you should have learned at school to assist you in day to day life. This week, we take a look at what plagiarism is and how to avoid it.


Regardless of your degree, plagiarism is going to creep out of the corner and loom over every assignment you do. Students are taught that plagiarism is a terrible thing that needs to be avoided at all costs (and rightly so), but they are never taught what it is exactly and how to ensure they do not plagiarise. Perdeby spoke to Ruvimbo Samanga, a third-year BA Law student who sits as a consult coordinator on the Student Disciplinary Advisory Panel.

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Perdeby experience: what Red My Lips taught me

CARLY TWADDLE
Every week Perdeby sends their journalists to experience something out of their comfort zones. This week is a little different. This week, Carly Twaddle recounts her experience of supporting the Red My Lips campaign throughout April.

Red is a very bright colour to commit to every day for 30 days. It stands out in most situations. It is an intense colour for university, family lunches, and a road trip down to Durban – but that was the point of this campaign: getting attention for sexual violence victims and breaking the infamously ridiculous notions surrounding them, force people to become aware, make them uncomfortable. This month was an interesting experience to say the least. It opened my eyes to a lot of things.

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Perdeby Party Guide: 25 April- 1 May

NINA CRONJE
After a week and a half of a relaxing recess we start off the second quarter with *drumroll* another long weekend. If you are reuniting with the mates and are looking to have a ‘lekker jol’, then we recommend that you use our party guide.

 

TUESDAY, 25 APRIL

The Jolly Roger at 19:00: Roger That Tuesday. They are celebrating Team Swade Shift’s one year birthday. Line-up includes: J.V.E, Kairo and Bongani Zulu.

Arcade Empire at 19:00: Game night – Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom. Free entrance.

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Perdeby Poll

For how much longer will you be attending your classes this semester?

I will be going to all the classes everyday - 59.6%
For another week, then I will get back to sleeping in - 10.3%
What attendance? - 30.1%

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