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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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Why you need an ePortfolio, and how to build one

Whether you want to be Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber or Katy Perry’s publicist, work for a fashion house, airline or resort or become a PR practitioner for a large organisation or consulting firm, you’re going to have to stand out … Continue reading

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Grasp every opportunity as a student: It pays off

The harder I work, the luckier I get, reports Deakin graduate Ryan Mobilia. Follow Ryan on Twitter: @ryan_mobilia THERE has been a familiar cycle to my post-university working life. The foundations  were laid during my spare time completing my Bachelor … Continue reading

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