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The secret life of a frustrated student

Studying for exams has become one of the most difficult things for students to do while living in Malta. Why, you ask? Picture this… 6:00AM: The blasted alarm At 6:00AM in the morning the alarm goes off. You’ve only been asleep for approximately 5 hours. You grunt and contain the urge of slamming your phone to the nearest wall. With the impending doom of failure looming on your head, you throw off those bed sheets and get out of bed.       By Nicole…

Starbucks is coming to Malta – Updated

Our April Fools’ prank that Starbucks is opening in Malta created mixed feelings amongst our readers. You should not be excited or frustrated because luckily or sadly (depending on your opinion) Starbucks will not be opening on our shores (at least for now)! Until then, enjoy that lovely coffee from one of our local famous coffee shops or else enjoy your next Starbucks coffee on your upcoming holiday! THATSpace’s spoof story: Options for a great coffee in Malta have expanded exponentially recently, with local players like Coffee Circus, Cafe Berry and also the famous coffeehouse…

Caffeinated & Motivated: Working in Cafés

Whether you’re working a 9 to 5 or making your own schedule (and rules) as a freelancer, sometimes there’s nothing better than slipping into a pair of comforting pyjamas, throwing on some slippers, and getting work done at home. But after a few days, things can get a little boring, and you might even find yourself stuck in a bit of a productivity rut. So why not change things up a little by working in your favourite coffee shop? The first thing that comes…

Stuck in a rut? Change your seat and be more productive.

If you’re struggling to get work done, have no fear – Harvard Business Review might just have the answer you need to up your productivity game. In a recent study conducted by HBR, researchers found that our performance is directly influenced by the people we sit next to at work. You read right – something as simple as changing where you sit when you work could have a huge impact on your professional life! The study, carried out over two years across more than…

THATSpace: Meet the Founders

We’ve talked about THATSpace and its mission to change the way we study, meet, and work here in Malta, but what about the faces behind the idea? Now that we know what this start-up is all about, it’s time to find out a bit more about who THATSpace is. In today’s post, we’re going to sit down with Eman Mifsud, Alex Spiteri and Matthew Camilleri to learn a bit more about the brains behind the project.         The Q&A How did…

How to: Improve your CV at University

Whether you’re a fresh-faced first year or a student just on the verge of graduating (and most likely clinging on to your last bits of sanity), it’s absolutely essential to make sure your resume stands out when it’s time to hunt for your very first grown-up job. Scared? Don’t be. You’re awesome and we’re going to look at a few ways to boost your CV before you graduate. 1 | Join a student organisation 2 | Get a Part-Time Job 3 | Ditch the…

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6 (more) Ways to Improve Productivity

The 21st century world seems to be a tad obsessed with the word ‘productivity’ – the THATSpace team is no exception, of course. You can’t really blame us for having a little crush on a word that means focus, clever planning, and a need to just get things done. Let’s face it, we’re not all naturally blessed with the skills and self-discipline needed to whip our routines into shape, but have no fear – here are six tips to improve your productivity levels just…

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6 Ways to stay Productive this Holiday Season

December means the festive season is officially in full swing here in Malta; the trees are up, stockings are out, nanna’s (probably) already preparing her infamous Christmas pudding, and everyone is just about ready for the food comas to come. It can be pretty tough to stay on top of your work or studies around this time of the year, so we’re serving up some top tips to help you strike the right balance between work and play this December! 1.      Shop ahead of…

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Introducing THATSpace | Coworking Spaces in Malta

If you’re reading this, then there’s a pretty good chance that (a) you’re interested in being more productive, (b) you want to know more about coworking in Malta, or (c) you’re a naturally curious person. Well, whatever brought you here – welcome! Let’s get right to it –  what’s this all about? THATSpace is a Maltese startup that came together earlier this year, after meeting by chance at Dream Big Malta, an event that brought together prominent Maltese personalities and entrepreneurs to share their…

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What is Coworking?

A concept relatively new to Malta, coworking has taken off in a pretty big way as an alternative to working from home or in a typical office space. According to whatiscoworking.com, coworking is basically: ‘Any situation in which two or more people are working in the same place together, but not [necessarily] for the same company.’ Over the last few years the idea of using different spaces to have meetings or simply get work done has become increasingly more popular all around the world,…