Paid PostPosted on Jul 26, 201611 Things You Learn At Uni That You Won't Be Graded OnThere's more to uni than a piece of paper. And there's more than one way to study thanks to OUA.by Open Universities AustraliaBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. How to turn two-minute noodles into a ~gourmet~ meal. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Made by Spencer Bergen When you don't have the time or the cash to go out for dinner every night, it forces you to get creative. 2. How to juggle your assignments/jobs/internships/social life. Karolina Grabowska Staffage / Via kaboompics.com Congratulations, you're an adult now! You can say grown-up things like "Pencil it in" and "Let me check my schedule." 3. How to make new friends as an adult. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF The Big Bang Theory / CBS / Via dumbyboy.tumblr.com Okay, so trying to make friends post-school is kinda terrifying, BUT the good thing about being at uni together is you already have something in common. 4. How to still have a social life when you're broke. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Betty White's Off Their Rockers / NBC / Via iheartswagdouble.tumblr.com Two words: pre drinks. 5. How to stay motivated when working on your own. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF BuzzFeed Yellow / Via youtu.be The freedom can be overwhelming, but you'll learn to love it. 6. How to start AND finish an entire assignment the night before it's due. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Via whatshouldwecallme.tumblr.com Nothing makes you want to focus on your time management skills more than pulling a couple of all-nighters in a row. 7. Then how to actually function the next day when you haven't slept. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Herman and Katnip / Famous Studios / Paramount Pictures / Via pinkriver69.tumblr.com SPOILER: It involves lots of coffee. 8. How to manage your own money. Thinkstock Okay, so maybe not the most fun lesson, but if you can learn how to survive on a student budget, you'll be sorted for life. 9. How to successfully nap at any hour of the day. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF BuzzFeed Blue / Via youtu.be Working out the optimal napping time so you don't feel groggy afterward is a fine, fine art. 10. How to work out what to prioritise when literally everything is "urgent". Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Thinkstock Prioritising work/uni/friend/family commitments is a never-ending struggle – it's about learning the difference between urgent and urgent. 11. How to make time for the things you enjoy. Kate Williams / Via unsplash.com Yes, work and study are important, but so is spending an afternoon reading and drinking tea, practicing hobbies, or even better, doing absolutely nothing. You'll learn a lot of things at uni, and now you can learn them in a way that suits you. Tailor your degree to suit you with online courses from leading Australian universities. Enrol with OUA today.