Getting to know your clubs: the Commerce Students’ Association

This interview is part of our series on some of the clubs and associations available at La Trobe. This week we’re getting to know the La Trobe Commerce Students’ Association (CSA). Ansh Verma, the Director of Events at CSA, answered some of my questions to give you a little insight into what their organisation does! For a little overview on the CSA, Ansh says that … Continue reading Getting to know your clubs: the Commerce Students’ Association

Getting to know your clubs: the Criminology Students Society

Meeting new people can be tough sometimes, especially with current restrictions! Over the next few weeks, we’ll be introducing you to some academic and social clubs/societies from around La Trobe. These clubs are a great way to make friends with people who are in a similar degree or have the same interests as you! Have a look into them and hopefully you can have fun, … Continue reading Getting to know your clubs: the Criminology Students Society

What I wish I knew at the end of first year…

The end of semester 2, and the end of 2020, is quickly approaching, with just a few weeks of classes left. This year has been an interesting one, especially for first year students, who experienced their first taste of uni life in a completely unique way. For these students, you may be wondering what comes next? What will second year have in store for you? … Continue reading What I wish I knew at the end of first year…

Can you gain international study or work experience in 2020?

While overseas travel isn’t viable for La Trobe students at the moment, the answer to that question might surprise you. La Trobe has an extensive, world-spanning network of partner organisations, many of which are offering virtual study or work experiences to students. Being able to study Business or International Relations and learn about culture in Italy, interning at an Engineering firm in Spain or working … Continue reading Can you gain international study or work experience in 2020?

Getting ahead with mid-semester break!

We are quickly approaching mid-semester break, with week 6 drawing to a close. How did the time pass so fast? With most of Victoria under travel restrictions, mid-semester break is the perfect time to catch up on or get ahead with uni work. This will set you up for the last half of semester 2 totally prepared! Catching Up Online learning has been difficult for … Continue reading Getting ahead with mid-semester break!

Get a Summer Internship at the Wise ASSC blog!

Do you have a passion for writing? Have you ever thought “Wow, I’d love to be part of creating a blog?” Then this is the position for you! The Wise ASSC blog is looking for a 2020/2021 summer intern! The ASSC Blog internship is compatible with subjects such as ASC3WPP and MAC3INT, so if you’re trying to find an elective subject then look no further. … Continue reading Get a Summer Internship at the Wise ASSC blog!

Procrastination: How to beat it and get the job done!

We’ve all experienced procrastination at some point in our lives; that moment where you look at a task and think “I’ll do it tomorrow”. And sometimes putting things off for a day isn’t the end of the world. Other times though, especially for tasks that have deadlines, like assignments, procrastination can leave you feeling more stressed and overwhelmed. Once you figure out how to stay … Continue reading Procrastination: How to beat it and get the job done!

Getting sorted with online Group Work

The shift to online learning in the past few months has brought many challenges for students, both new and experienced. And one of these challenges is group assignments (I know I’ve really had to adapt to working in groups online, and so have many of my peers). But there are plenty of advantages that come with learning online, including connecting with others and having more … Continue reading Getting sorted with online Group Work

Workshops to set you up for success!

Getting organised for uni while isolating or in lockdown may be a little tough. Luckily, La Trobe has come up with some great, easily accessible workshops to help you do the best you can! The #How2Uni workshops are designed to help you brush up on assignment and study skills, as well as providing tips on time management, referencing, and overcoming procrastination! These workshops are perfect … Continue reading Workshops to set you up for success!

ASSC College Peer Mentoring: get connected for success

Managing university studies can be daunting, but getting connected is a great way to set you up for success! When you start university, you may have a few questions about subjects, studying, assignments and a ton of other topics. Or maybe you’ve been at uni for a while and you want more information about online learning. Where can you go and who can you ask … Continue reading ASSC College Peer Mentoring: get connected for success