Shut Up and Study this Summer!

If you are studying this summer and don’t want to go it alone, come along to a Shut Up and Study session! Using an approach of 25 minute study bursts with breaks for chat, this is a great way to stay connected through work and play 😉 Students that have joined us for previous sessions said: “I really enjoyed it! It helped me to break … Continue reading Shut Up and Study this Summer!

And that’s a Semester 2 wrap: So long, farewell!

As I complete my final week on placement at with the Wise ASSC team, and the last week of class for 2020, I find myself thinking about what an amazing time I’ve had. Despite the fact that this year has brought so much uncertainty and change, it also brought the opportunity to adapt, grow and try new things! This year did not go as expected; … Continue reading And that’s a Semester 2 wrap: So long, farewell!

Getting to know your clubs: the Politics, Philosophy and Economics Society

This is our final installation in our series about the clubs and associations available at La Trobe. This week we find out about the Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) Society. Club Vice President Shilo Yitzhaki gave us an insight into what the PPE is all about. “The PPE Society aims to engage any student who wishes to gain a more in-depth understanding in any or … Continue reading Getting to know your clubs: the Politics, Philosophy and Economics Society

Summer is almost here! How to stay motivated for 2021

With the end of semester approaching, it’s time to start getting excited for the Summer break! While we all deserve to use this time to relax and wind down after an unusual year, the Summer holidays can lead to a decrease in motivation for when uni resumes next year. For those super-hot Summer days when you don’t want to leave the aircon in your house, … Continue reading Summer is almost here! How to stay motivated for 2021

Getting to know your clubs: the La Trobe Law Students’ Association

In our series on the clubs and associations available at La Trobe, this week we meet the La Trobe Law Students’ Association (LSA). James Reginato, the LSA’s Marketing Officer, provided some valuable information about how the LSA operates. James says “the LSA is a student run organisation which focuses on representing the needs and interests of law students. We aim to provide personal and professional … Continue reading Getting to know your clubs: the La Trobe Law Students’ Association

Exams and final assessments: Keep calm and carry on!

We’re almost there! Just a few weeks of uni left for 2020; but that means we’re getting to the pointy end of the semester. With final assessments creeping up, and exams in the near future, it’s time to start preparing for the busy end of semester period! Beware of Burnout As we approach the end of the semester, it’s not uncommon to start feeling the … Continue reading Exams and final assessments: Keep calm and carry on!

Getting to know your clubs: the La Trobe University Society of Music

This interview is part of our series on some of the clubs and associations available at La Trobe. This week we meet the La Trobe University Society of Music (LUSOM). I had the chance to speak to Adam Seidel, Luke Judd and Lachlan Nicholson about their time and experiences with LUSOM. The Latrobe University Society of Music is a club that is open to all … Continue reading Getting to know your clubs: the La Trobe University Society of Music

Shut Up and Work: social study sessions to get on top of final assessments

With the end of semester coming up, and exams right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how you are going to be studying for upcoming assessments. For the social studiers out there, people who like to catch-up with friends as a motivator to put your head down, we have some new sessions that may be perfect for you! Welcome to Shut Up … Continue reading Shut Up and Work: social study sessions to get on top of final assessments

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