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Updated Credits

Getting a clearer idea of my study plan now, with updated credits from UTAS. They have offered credit for three introductory core units instead of one, and five elective units instead of seven. So it may mean I get into the harder units a bit quicker than first expected. Currently doing BEA111 Introduction to Markets […]

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Musings

First Aid Ankle

First week back at work after a break, even a short one, is always busy but the past few days have been especially so. Greater Brisbane went into another lockdown due to a further community transmission of COVID-19. Touch wood, it seems to have been contained. On Wednesday I had the class based delivery of […]

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Hinterland

Almost finished the workshop exercises for Week 5, around economic surplus and government intervention. Some of the lecture material seemed almost political, the effect of government taxes, subsidies and even the minimum wage on competitive markets. It has given me an interesting insight into why governments step in, and who benefits. I left Portobello yesterday […]

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Blue Skies

Yesterday was a glorious day, not a cloud in the sky. I ventured out mid-morning for a break and a reward for finishing my First Aid theory work. I returned mid-afternoon after getting through my economics reading, this time went for a swim. The water was wonderful. Today is my last day at Portobello, check-out […]

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Sunny haircut

Crossing a few to do items off my list this week. Yesterday I finished all the Week 4 economics work, including my first live Zoom workshop with other students and our tutor Nizam. Usually I’m at work when they hold these. Completed UTAS’ mandatory Academic Integrity module, made a start on the First Aid course […]