5 tips for better time management in 2019

Home   If there’s one universal, unifying truth shared in the NCEA student experience, it’s that better time management is that elusive, optimistic, ever-promising concept that’s always just out of reach.  It’s the new year’s resolution we give up on by February; it’s...

How to design your study space

Home   In the era of Marie Kondo, everyone seems to be tidying their lives up.   But new research suggests that Marie Kondo-ing your study environment might actually be the best motivator for getting into a regular study habit.  Mission.org even goes so far as to...

We’re back for 2019!

Home The Wholesome Half Hour is back for 2019 and we're glad to have you on board!  If you've got any ideas on what we can do to make the show better this year in terms of topics, guests you'd like to see, or anything else, please let us know! This week we're...

How to enjoy your last year of high school

Home   Waves of students in high schools everywhere are about to start feeling like very big fish as they enter their final year of high school.  Year 13 is arguably the best year of high school for a number of reasons (e.g. common rooms, and your own line for the...

Everything you need to know about starting NCEA

Home   Starting NCEA this year? Totally confused about how it even works? StudyTime is here to help. In this article, we’ll break down the ten main things you need to know about how NCEA is structured.     One: Don't Freak   Firstly: don’t freak out. NCEA can seem a...

NCEA results – a nation reacts

Home   NCEA results came out yesterday, and the student population wasn't shy about airing their woes to the world.    With every emotion on the spectrum displayed, from sincere confusion, to apathy, to solid denial - StudyTime was there to witness it and comfort...

How to get back on your feet after bad exam results

Home   Results are out, and we've had our annual reminder about the capacity of NZQA's servers (a potato and some wire, maybe?)     Feelings are always mixed around this time; positive when we pass the papers we thought we were sure to fail; and disappointment when we...

How to write a CV

Home   There’s three things that are certain in life: death, taxes, and that Tank smoothies are really expensive.  To be able to pay for two of those things until the third inevitably happens, you’ll probably need a job. That’s where your CV, or curriculum vitae (in...