Workshop: Better Your Grades!

Although appearing to be a stressed, sleep-deprived, coffee-addicted ball of angst seems to be in vogue for university students, it actually isn’t mandatory. There is an alternative. Across February and March, La Trobe University is lending a helping hand to all its frazzled and frantic students. Workshops that provide practical tips about studying effectively, managing your time, taking notes and using university services are here … Continue reading Workshop: Better Your Grades!

Meet the ASSC Pro Vice-Chancellor: Simon Evans

Ellen O’Brien interviews Simon Evans, the new Pro Vice-Chancellor of the College of ASSC. While students are busy learning new things, feeding their curiosity, working on assignments and making friends, it’s easy to forget all the hard work that staff from across the university put into making the university experience the best it can be. Last week, Professor Simon Evans, the Pro Vice-Chancellor of the ASSC College, joined us to discuss his hopes for La Trobe University, … Continue reading Meet the ASSC Pro Vice-Chancellor: Simon Evans

From Clubs and Societies to LTSU President

Abood Shehada, studying a Bachelor of Accounting, is starting the new year as President of the La Trobe Student Union. Abood is going to be the new face of the La Trobe Student Union in 2019, and the Wise ASSC blog had the privilege of speaking to him about his personal experience with the Student Union and how it has transpired into him becoming President. … Continue reading From Clubs and Societies to LTSU President

Regional Student Stories: Mildura

Currently undertaking a Bachelor of Arts majoring in a double degree of English and Sociology, Greg Bartlett is based in Mildura and has shared what his student experience has been like studying in regional Victoria. Greg has been living in Mildura for the past nine years, and after developing a spinal condition from his work in the structural steel fabrication field, he decided that University … Continue reading Regional Student Stories: Mildura

The best thing about summer is… sprinklers and zinc

As summer arrives, Rhiannon Lloyd reflects on the things she valued throughout her childhood summers. Rhiannon’s post also wins a runner-up prize in our summer writing competition! Speed boats pass by, followed by paddle steamers teeming with tourists waving at swimmers as they move by. Dogs chasing their tennis balls, as they float down the river. Endless amounts of people with their inflatable pool toys … Continue reading The best thing about summer is… sprinklers and zinc