Shut Up and Study Sessions are Back!

While lockdown means that you can’t catch up with your friends at the La Trobe library to smash out a study session, our Shut Up and Study sessions are back to keep you connected and productive! These sessions are a great way to meet new people while also getting those assignments done! The Shut Up and Study sessions use the Pomodoro method. Using this method, … Continue reading Shut Up and Study Sessions are Back!

Orientation winners: New students, new journeys

Despite lockdowns left, right and centre, Semester 2 arrived, and we were able to welcome new students starting exciting journeys across our campuses! In this post, we introduce you to some of our ASSC Orientation survey competition winners, and hear their intital thoughts about starting their courses. Sitaren is studying a Master of Teaching (Secondary) at Bundoora campus. He chose the course because he has … Continue reading Orientation winners: New students, new journeys

Apply for La Trobe’s Student Excellence Academy!

The Student Excellence Academy (SEA) application period is open from 1st June – 30th July 2021, so get in quick! You can find information on how to apply through one of our three areas (community, culture or entrepreneurship) here. On our page, you will also find a link to a self-enrolling LMS application site which provides resources and tips for creating your application documents, and … Continue reading Apply for La Trobe’s Student Excellence Academy!

Check out the NEW Humanities Common Room!

Attention all Humanities students! The La Trobe Bundoora campus has a NEW Humanities common room! If you are a student in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at La Trobe, you will have access to this space. Students in Arts, Languages, Politics, International Relations, Media & Communications– that means you! Whether you’re looking for a cosy little study nook or a fun place to … Continue reading Check out the NEW Humanities Common Room!

Calling all parents: Complete a survey for La Trobe University!

Calling all the university students who are also parents out there – La Trobe’s Centre for Higher Education Equity and Diversity Research (CHEEDR) is looking for parents who have studied while supporting a child, to complete a survey! This quick survey should only take 15-20 minutes to complete. This survey is being run by La Trobe’s CHEEDR, alongside Victoria University and the Council of Single … Continue reading Calling all parents: Complete a survey for La Trobe University!

“Big night?” “Nah mate, big year”: The COVID Hangover

When my dad came home from work the other day, I could tell something was up. He walked into the living room, collapsed onto the couch and let out a big sigh. He clearly had a rough day. Reluctantly, I asked how his day was. He sighed again and said “It’s just weird at work at the moment. I feel like everyone’s got a massive … Continue reading “Big night?” “Nah mate, big year”: The COVID Hangover

Shut up and Study: Social sessions for smashing out assignments!

The end of semester is coming, and exams are almost upon us. So it’s time to start planning how to smash out those upcoming assessments! If the thought of studying alone sounds dreary and dull, then come and study with others in our Shut Up and Study sessions! Based on the success of Shut Up and Write , Shut Up and Study sessions incorporate socialising and bursts … Continue reading Shut up and Study: Social sessions for smashing out assignments!