Paid PostPosted on Nov 15, 201610 Ways Uni Has Probably Changed Since The '90sThrowing it back to the '90s for the lols.by Open Universities AustraliaBrand PublisherFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Where it takes place. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF 20th Century Fox / Never Been Kissed / Via 90sfashiongal.tumblr.com Then: You'd have to drive and go into a class or lecture.Now: You can just join class from your house. Or a café. 2. Researching. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Walt Disney Pictures / Beauty and The Beast / Via rapunezel.tumblr.com Then: All you had were books or asking old people. Or heading to a computer room. Now: You still got books, but also the internet. And now you can video-chat old people. 3. Getting in. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Billy Madison / Universal Pictures / Via badsciencejokes.tumblr.com Then: Needing ATAR scores to get into the course you want.Now: Being able to earn your way in by taking new subjects within uni. 4. Access to tutors. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Miramax Films / Good Will Hunting / Via willliamgraham.tumblr.com Then: Having to stalk them or waiting after class.Now: Email "Sup". 5. Getting help or support. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Gas Food Lodging / Cineville / Via prettydottiehinson.tumblr.com Then: Ringing up between office hours of nine to five. Or lining up between office hours of nine to five.Now: 24/7 access, thanks to online chats. 6. Essays. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF American Movie / Sony Pictures Classics / Via rhetthammersmithhorror.tumblr.com Then: By hand or using a really slow, hard-to-find computer or super-heavy, clunky laptop. Hands go dead.Now: Typing in Times New Roman on a light laptop in bed. Hands still go dead. 7. Turning things in. Getty Images Then: By hand.Now: Uploading a file and hoping the turnitin similarity score is low to get accepted. 8. Distractions and procrastinating. ThinkStock Then: Sega. Arcades. TV with only four channels. Physically having to make mixtapes. Now: Streaming services with endless things to watch. Phones. 9. Asking for notes. ThinkStock Then: Praying someone had handwriting you could read and would be nice enough to let you borrow their stuff.Now: YouTube tutorials. On. Everything. 10. Books. Getty Images / ThinkStock Then: Having to carry a bunch of damn heavy books. Now: Using a tablet with a million PDFs on it. Thinking of heading to uni? Or heading back after a while? Then check out Open Universities Australia here. With over 150 degrees from 10 leading unis, OUA can help you find the right degree for you and support you start to finish.