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Four ‘Stupid’ Questions Every Intern Should Ask

 ‘Should I CC you in on this email?’ You may not be expected to send many external emails early on in your internship. But if you are entrusted with liaising with suppliers, clients or media and they haven’t asked you … Continue reading

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Communication minute: Communication versus communications

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Shoot better video with your smartphone

If you own a smartphone, you carry a video recording studio around in your pocket. Here are some tips to get the most from it. SHOOTING video with your smartphone is pretty easy. Shooting great video with your smartphone is … Continue reading

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2014 PR Student Forum date set

The date for the 2014 PR Student Forum has been set. Get ready for a fantastic 4th Annual PR Student Forum. The 2014 PR Student Forum will be held at Victoria University 2 October 2014. The theme for the Forum … Continue reading

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IABC: A truly global communication association

Robin McCasland, IABC Chair (2013-14), talks to Deakin University’s Ross Monaghan about IABC, why it should be a communicator’s professional association of choice. Robin also talks about some exciting developments planned for 2014. Follow Ross on Twitter: @themediapod Follow Robin … Continue reading

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It’s worth putting in the effort: You do the math

Deakin graduate Jeszlene Zhou does the math on finding time to attend uni, study, work, have a social life and put together a killer ePortfolio. Follow Jeszlene on Twitter: @firstcommsjob YOU have 20 contact hours, 20 work hours, dinner with … Continue reading

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Crippling mistakes made by students, and how to avoid them

Deakin University PR graduate Alison Coffa reflects on her time at university, and the mistakes she, and others, make. Follow Alison on Twitter: @AlisonClareC SINCE graduating I’ve had time to think about some of the misconceptions I, and classmates, had … Continue reading

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Interested in a festival PR internship?

Are you a student looking for more PR experience over summer? Read on. THE 26th Midsumma Festival will run in Melbourne from Sunday 12 January to Sunday 2 February, 2014 and you could play a role in making it a … Continue reading

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Inspirational: The common trait between Dairy and IT guests

On Tuesday October 29, eleven PR students attended the final theMediaPod dinner for 2013. Business women Natalie Collard and Kate Carruthers chatted with students and shared personal stories, advice and inspiration over pizza and drinks. Alison Todd reports. DAIRY farming … Continue reading

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Bust out of your comfort zone

Currently studying at Deakin University’s Warrnambool campus, Belinda Balbissi has three subjects to complete before heading into the competitive world of business and management, with a Bachelor of Commerce in hand. Follow Belinda on Twitter: @BelindaNaj WARRNAMBOOL is a great place … Continue reading

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