At Milaana, we want to celebrate EVERYONE who shares our passion for helping students and the community. … More Milaana’s map of opportunities for students to #dowelldogood !
Words By: Alison Killen Bet you didn’t know its World Ocean Day today! As one of the United Nation’s official International Days, the theme of World Ocean Day for 2015 is “Healthy Oceans, Healthy Planet”. The UN recognises the world’s oceans as “the heart of our planet”. But right now, they and their inhabitants face … More World Ocean Day
Divestment in fossil fuels has turned into one of the fastest-growing protest campaigns. For students around the world this means holding their universities to account. We hear from the team at Fossil Free UQ (University of Queensland) on the importance of the fossil free movement. What is the aim of Fossil Free UQ? The aim of … More Interview: Fossil Free UQ
Words by: Sophie Wood We all know that volunteering is good. Good for the community, good for people who need help and definitely good for the resume (don’t pretend you weren’t thinking it). However I’ve recently read some articles and statistics that say volunteering is equally beneficial for your emotional health. For example, statistics have … More The Emotional Benefits of Volunteering
Members of the Milaana tribe share their stress-less remedies. Experiment to find what works best for you. We hope these suggestions offer you some comfort from stress. Milaana’s emergency remedy: The quieter you become, the more you can hear.” -Ram Dass
Words by: Sophie Wood The Milaana team recently went on retreat to Byron Bay where we spent five days revisiting our aims and knuckling down a solid plan for the semester ahead. Two terms continued to pop up in our conversation – social leaders and tribes. From these conversations, we finally mastered our new and … More Who is the Milaana tribe?
Everyone meet Hannah! She is a student at QUT where she studies Law and Applied Science. Hannah is our legal know-it-all and is helping Milaana to achieve B-Corp status. She’s also involved in a number of other cool projects in the community and is the poster girl for achieving great things! Tell us all about … More Everyone Meet Hannah!
Words by Swati Saini Swati is an International Student from India studying her Masters of Commerce at UQ in Brisbane, Australia. Read her Hero Profile here! Wherever you are today is because you chose to be there. If you do not wish to be in the state you are in or the place you are … More The Real Struggles of an International Student
A few weeks ago I ventured down to the beautiful Burleigh Heads to meet with Kaylene Langford from StartUp Creative. Kaylene is young entrepreneur who recently began living the dream of “working for herself”. Her organisation, StartUp Creative, is a unique business incubator, professional development and mentoring program tailored specifically for young people. Kaylene and I … More Milaana Features: Kaylene Langford from StartUp Creative
Everyone meet Rahul! He is a student at the University of Queensland where he studies his Masters in Business with a big focus on entrepreneurship! He is our longest serving hero having been with Milaana for ten months and has played such a vital role in the start-up of the organisation! Rahul originally completed his … More Everyone Meet Rahul!