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A (late) halloween story

Hey guys, So, it’s been a while since story time with Cecilia, but in the spirit of Halloween (apologies, this was written on Halloween, but I forgot to post 😅), I’ve got a slightly squeamish, slightly scary story in store for you. It’s got a happy ending, though so please do give it a read!...

Look out for yourself

The following was submitted anonymously as it pertains to the writer's personal experience regarding mental health in the last two years.    “The excitement of dreams coming true is beyond the description of words.” – Lailah Gifty Akita I left school dying to go to university. Couldn’t...

Language

Language

Theory: People are much nicer if you speak to them in their native language. I’m not sure if there’s any scientific...

TEST DAY

TEST DAY

The very last test/exam season of the year is upon us! I attempt to de-stress before my test with some exercise, sunshine (and rain), and yum treats. 
Baby Doctors

Baby Doctors

A long long long absence from The Inside Word, which means I’m back with a BIG update on everything that’s been going on. It’s been a busy busy busy second half of Semester Two - no doubt the busiest I’ve ever been in my entire uni life! It seems that every week a huge assignment is due, tests are looming, and we’re due back at our weekly hospital placements! So let me update you on by far the biggest change that’s happened this semester! We’ve started going into hospitals. Yay!

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