Top secret: Meet the Ikea Hackers

Posted on 11/11/2015 by admin
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At some point in your life (regardless of age or ability), chances are that you have tried a DIY project. Whether it was updating the door handles on your wardrobe, spray painting the life back into your favourite chair or creating the world’s best mural, $10 you have given decorating a try. (more…)

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Whether you’re just beginning your journey towards becoming a Graphic Designer or you’re in the thick of a job hunt, the career possibilities that are available to you are truly life changing. Take one of our successful graduates Ram Castillo for example. (more…)

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Creating a mini garden is easier than you think

Posted on 02/11/2015 by admin
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Believe it or not, adding a little extra life to a room isn’t as hard as you think. From hanging a fern to creating a little cactus garden in your office cubical, miniature gardens can fit into any space. (more…)

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Get creative with Martin graduate Pei Yi Tong

Posted on 26/10/2015 by admin
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When Pei started her Certificate IV in Design at Martin, she had no previous design experience whatsoever. She decided to study at Martin because of her interest in the course, and because the course was the perfect length (February – August) to prepare her for studies in the UK the following September. (more…)

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Rewind back pain with these yoga poses

Posted on 29/09/2015 by admin
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Do you get stiff and sore after sitting at the computer for long periods of time? Want to know how you can strengthen your back and hips without spending hours at the gym? It doesn’t matter if you’re halfway through that design project or taking a break from studying, these simple yoga moves will help keep your body moving freely. (more…)

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Nothing makes a room more inviting then a dazzling of lights. Whether you have a heavy pendant light or a whole stack of tea light candles, adding some sparkle to a room can help lift any mood. (more…)

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International students at Martin’s Brisbane campus have shared some of their overseas study experiences in a short video. The highlights for them include getting to know the culture and making friends from around the world, although kangaroos and vegemite also make it to the top of the list of favourites. (more…)

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Elise Kellond-Knight: A student who does it all

Posted on 02/09/2015 by admin
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Elise Kellond-Knight is not your average 25 year old student. With two ‘player of the match’ titles from the World Cup under her belt already, Elise recently moved to Germany to play for FFC Turbine Potsdam in the legendary Bundesliga football league. (more…)

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The five stages of studying for an exam

Posted on 21/08/2015 by admin
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What type of studier are you? Are you a “let’s cram it all in at the last second” kind of person or more of a “study scheduler”? Regardless of how you study (or when), the team at Martin have put together their most recognisable study moments for you to enjoy. (more…)

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Make your lunch break a successful one with these tips

Posted on 03/08/2015 by sgriffiths
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Did you know that it is never too late to become successful? Did you also know that the majority of the habits of highly successful people could be easily incorporated into your life? Interested to know how? Well if you are looking for a few quick and proven ways to boost your successfulness, then these tips from Martin are perfect for you. (more…)

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