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!
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
Hello for the final time! It’s Week 12 and that means that the semester, along with my internship at the Wise ASSC Blog is over. I am so sad to be finishing up at the Wise ASSC blog. I have had an incredible experience interning here throughout the semester. It’s truly been a crazy 12 weeks with the return to campus after remote learning. But … Continue reading A final post: Adios!
Hello everyone! Welcome to my FINAL instalment of my series – the Top 5 Lessons I’ve Learnt at Uni. I wanted to finish with what I think is the most important lesson I’ve learnt so far. While we’re at uni, we’re told by alumni and senior students to go out and get experience, make your Linkedin profile beautiful, network, get good grades and seek out … Continue reading Lesson 5: Give yourself a break
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!
Hello everyone and welcome back to the fourth part in my series The Top 5 Lessons I’ve Learnt at Uni. I’m not going to lie – I’m a little bit of a stress head (okay I’m a total stress head). I’ve always been a little bit of a nerd and want to do well in my studies. In the midst of a (total) freak-out last … Continue reading Lesson 4: Your ability is not the problem
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 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!
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
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!