Social Media : Advantages or Disadvantages

Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Social media is becoming an indispensable component of people’s life.  More and more people prefer to communicate with others through using social media. We should admit that social media bring many benefits in people’s life. One of the initial benefits of social media is the low cost, and it is good for…

Elitism on Campus?

Here at For The Record we like to bring you original content, written by us, but sometimes we can’t go past something we’ve seen elsewhere. An recent article published by The Australian, looks at higher education and what they coin elitism. The increase in enrolments from minority groups is a promising sign of hope for…

Our Coral Is Dying and Our Planet is Warming: How it Could Have Been so Different

Most University students care about the dangers of climate change. The furore surrounding Bjorn Lomborg’s proposed ‘consensus centre’ at UWA, the ‘bare-all’ protest by students at the University of Melbourne in response to it investing in fossil fuel companies, the sit-in protest at Columbia University for similar reasons and countless other examples prove this. We…

Oversea Students in Australia

Oversea Students in Australia As an oversea student, after deciding to study or live in another country which its language is totally different from yours, the first thing he/she MUST do is to take a language exam. It cannot only improve you can study or live in that country without difficulties, but demonstrate your academic…