Our study/work/life is suddenly looking very different from what we imagined this year might look like. And now that we are physically distanced from each other, it’s even more important to stay connected. Peer Mentors from the College of Arts, Social Sciences & Commerce are facilitating online meetups to chat about study, life and how we are going with the universe and everything at the … Continue reading Stay connected with a peer meetup!
Students across the globe are all too aware of the current situation, and many of us are completing studies online. But how are we finding it? I can’t speak for the entirety of the student population, but I can certainly share how I feel about the situation, and share some advice on how I’m managing with the workload whilst balancing it out with other activities. … Continue reading Far apart, but still connected
Lisa Cosham is our new intern at the Wise blog! In this post, she shares a little bit about herself as she nears the end of her year studying abroad at La Trobe. Hey, my name is Lisa, and I have just started my internship at the Wise ASSC blog and I couldn’t be more thrilled! While I’m here, I hope I can share the … Continue reading Over the Seas and Far Away
Semester 1 is here and we have your back with the awesome #How2uni workshops on time management, understanding your assessments, writing for success, knowing your support services and health & wellbeing. Workshops will be held online via Zoom for all students to attend for the following sessions. Monday 16 March, 12pm- 1pm: Get organised for semester Wednesday 25 March, 12pm- 1pm: Understanding assessments Tuesday 31 March, … Continue reading Do you know #how2uni?
Look how beautifully the poet, Cemal Sureya, summarised life: life is short, the birds are flying. Although it is quite a frank expression, the meaning is way too cruel to be explained. When you lose someone you care about dearly, you realise how short life really is. It is at that moment when this famous poet’s quote disqualifies itself from literature and becomes a solid … Continue reading “Life is Short, the Birds are Flying”
When numbness became my calmness And the world around me became lifeless Cause’ it didn’t matter at all As I am all on my own Withering away In this fading grey For all I yearn Is my demons to burn With this soul left empty Craving for my sanity And the convulsions inside my head Eating away my breath As I look at the willow … Continue reading It’s All Right by Anika Lodha
In this guest post, Isabella Blazevic, shares her experience developing employability skills through freelancing. It’s tough juggling both school and work as a student. You want to be able to study and get the marks that you want, but on the other hand, you need the money and experience. I remember feeling the same way with my previous part-time job. But now, I have the … Continue reading How Freelancing While Studying Can Build Your Employability
With semester starting, you might be looking at the 2020 Subject search, pondering what new subjects are on offer that could light your fire! Well look no further, because the School of Humanities & Social Sciences has exciting new subjects on offer that might be just the thing you are looking for. HUS3ICI, Innovation and Creative Intelligence, challenges you to look at creativity as a … Continue reading Creativity and Disruption: exciting new subjects for 2020!
If you are a student at our City campus, you will be pleased to know that La Trobe Student Union (LTSU) is available to make your uni experience even better. The LTSU provides a whole range of support, including financial counselling, advocacy, fun student activities, clubs– and free diaries and wall planners! And becoming a union member is super easy! For semester 1, Financial Counselling … Continue reading LTSU services at City campus
Have you ever thought, “Gee, I’d love to intern at the Wise ASSC blog”? Well, it’s your lucky day because we are looking for an intern for Semester 2! If writing is your passion, and you have a spare elective and want to take an internship subject in Semester 2, such as ASC3WPP or MAC3INT, then we want to hear from you. If you want … Continue reading Intern at the Wise ASSC blog