New semester, new intern: Just getting started!

Hi everyone, my name is Kelsey and I am the new student intern here at the Wise ASSC blog! I can’t wait to get started and share my experiences. I am currently completing my third and final year of a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Human Resource Management, and I have absolutely loved my course so far! My road to university was a bit different … Continue reading New semester, new intern: Just getting started!

Winning in Creative Arts

Wise ASSC recently caught up with the winner of our Semester 1 subscriber competition – Zoya Marakova! Zoya is in her first year of Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts) at Bendigo Campus, where her course also includes a Art History Minor. Zoya is a fantastic artist, and has been painting and selling her paintings and prints for a few years now. She chose her … Continue reading Winning in Creative Arts

Placements in Semester 2: Get credit and experience!

Undertake placement and gain credit for it in Semester 2, 2020 We have some great opportunities available including positions in Marketing, Production & Website Development. Am I eligible? If you are an undergraduate student, have completed 120 credit points and have a spare elective, you can express interest in any of the placements. Click here for internship information How do I express interest? Contact the … Continue reading Placements in Semester 2: Get credit and experience!

Onto the Next: Goodbye, “Cheerio”!

As the semester comes to its end, my time at Wise ASSC as an intern, and my enrolment as a La Trobe student, does too.  Amongst the workload of final assessments, the madness of global events, and writing up a dissertation proposal for my home university, I’ve barely had a chance to realise that my exchange experience is pretty much done. It’s definitely not how … Continue reading Onto the Next: Goodbye, “Cheerio”!

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Life-Changing Books: Recommendations from Literature Lovers

As a lot of people have taken up reading during the lockdown, I’ve started to see requests for book recommendations. As an English Literature student, it’s hard to resist the temptation to jump in with a list of hundreds of books. So, to add to my choices, I called upon my fellow literature students and book lovers here in the UK to send me their … Continue reading Life-Changing Books: Recommendations from Literature Lovers

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Moderating Your Media Intake

Social media and the news has been particularly intense over the last few months. Of course, daily national or international news can be overwhelming in general, but since the pandemic and the recent Civil Rights movement, media has been quite consuming. At the beginning of a series of global lockdowns, a British news channel advised viewers to be wary of how much time you spend … Continue reading Moderating Your Media Intake

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Exams, Assignments, Final Deadlines: Lisa’s Guide to Managing It All!

The end of the semester approaches, and I’m sure we’re all inundated with exams and final deadlines,  which for some reason seem to all collide into one gigantic ball of…well, stress. Even though it’s something we’re used to as the cycle makes its rounds, on schedule, we can’t help but feel overwhelmed. I’ve personally got eight separate deadlines due over the next three weeks, so … Continue reading Exams, Assignments, Final Deadlines: Lisa’s Guide to Managing It All!

Ramadan in Isolation!

Our guest blogger, Kaif Ul Wara, studying Bachelor of Criminology/ Bachelor of Laws, shares her experience of Ramadan during COVID-19. Since I was a little girl, I have known to observe Ramadan with  friends and extended family. My favourite memories are of hosting and attending Iftar dinners with family and going to mosques. BUT NOT THIS YEAR! Everything I ever knew or did to observe … Continue reading Ramadan in Isolation!