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Global Living

The Global Living section presents a new selection of options ranging from Food for Flatting to Self Defence.

Food for Flatting

When: Monday Period 6 or Thursday lunchtime

Where: TC202

Training Provider: Lesley Palmer

Training Fee: $60.00

Class Size: 15 students

Areas of Study:
Students will use a variety of recipes to create meals that will be useful when they go flatting. At the end of this Option Programme, you will go away with a recipe book, techniques and useful tips for preparing your own meals.

Philosophers Corner

When: Monday Period 6

Where: St Andrew's College (venue to be confirmed)

Tutor: Dr Michael Reid

Training Fee: $60.00

Class Size: 15 students

Philosophy means 'love of wisdom'. In a broad sense, philosophy is an activity people undertake when they seek to understand fundamental truths about themselves, the world in which they live, and their relationships to the world and to each other.

Areas of Study:

  • the Great Philosophers – who were they? Who are they?;
  • epistemology, logic, metaphysics, ethics, aesthetics explained;
  • a focus on analytic philosophy.

Please note, Year 13 students will be given first priority for places in this Option Programme.

Self Defence – Female Students Only

When: Monday Period 6

Where: Gym 2

Training Provider: Lynda Maindonald

Training Fee: $80.00

Class Size: 10 students 

Areas of Study:

  • practical, fun, empowering;
  • recognise and respond early to signs of potential violence;
  • strategies for staying safe in social situations and relationships;
  • awareness, verbal and physical skills to lessen the likelihood of attack and to respond effectively if required.

About Lynda Maindonald:

Lynda is an accredited Self Defence Teacher providing courses at 51 Intermediate and Secondary Schools in Canterbury. Lynda is also a trained Primary School Teacher and holds a Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do.

University Success

When: Monday Period 6

Where: RE101

Training Provider: To be confirmed

Training Fee: $80.00

Class Size: 8–10 students

Areas of Study:

  • learn how to listen to a lecture and take effective notes;
  • learn proven exam techniques;
  • learn how to manage stress and workload pressures at uni;
  • sit in on a lecture to experience uni first hand.