Study Success: Preparing For Final Assessments

With only five more weeks left until the end of semester one, those due dates are starting to roll in. For some students, the end of semester can be an intense time, so why not get a little extra help. Whether this is your first semester or you’re a seasoned professional at handing in those assessments. It never hurts to learn new tips and tricks … Continue reading Study Success: Preparing For Final Assessments

La Trobe’s Hidden Gems: Therapy

Need to heat up your lunch or just want a snack?   Need a place where you can sit down and have a chat, study or pick up a copy of the latest Rabelais magazine. Then this is the place to go.   Sitting snuggly on the west side of the Agora, between Westpac and Grafali’s Coffee Roaster, is Therapy. A larger than life store with everything you could want and more.  With an entire wall and … Continue reading La Trobe’s Hidden Gems: Therapy

Surviving Group Work

Group work.  The two words that often spark fear in students’ minds.   Like everything else, it’s that one bad experience that leaves you haunted forever.  However, there are ways of making the most out of your group assignment. Your group members are after all, connections in your industry.  It’s also one of the best ways to demonstrate to future employers that you have the skills to work with an assortment of different … Continue reading Surviving Group Work

Joining the ASSC Student Advisory Group

Had an idea to improve the way that students experience university?  Want to get more involved with the ASSC College and the La Trobe community?  These are two things that the ASSC Student Advisory Group are achieving!   Established to get student feedback on transition, retention and student achievement, the ASSC Student Advisory Group is all about student input.    Wise ASSC has previously heard about the experience … Continue reading Joining the ASSC Student Advisory Group

The start of an eye opening opportunity: Self-sourcing an internship

Brigitte Theuma, Bachelor of Commerce, has just started an internship at Ford Motor Company Australia Limited and joins us as a guest blogger this semester to give us the lowdown on how she found this fantastic opportunity!  The first time I thought about doing an internship, I was looking through my subjects and saw that there was an opportunity to self-source an internship. In the beginning, I … Continue reading The start of an eye opening opportunity: Self-sourcing an internship

La Trobe’s Hidden Gems: Donald Whitehead Building

Most students have already found their perfect study space. You know, the one that’s comfortable, quiet and has space for friends to join. While we all know the library is one of the most ideal places to be, across the Bundoora campus there a few buildings that have some of the best spaces for students to use. One of those is the The Donald Whitehead building. Located near … Continue reading La Trobe’s Hidden Gems: Donald Whitehead Building

Intern at the Wise ASSC Blog!

Time is flying by and here at the Wise ASSC blog we are looking for a new intern to join us as the Student Editor for semester two 2019!  If you have an interest in writing and what’s going on in the La Trobe community, then this is the internship for you!  My first 6 weeks of this internship have been amazing, especially since I … Continue reading Intern at the Wise ASSC Blog!

Call For Participants: Single Parent Students

Be part of a new research study, shed light on important issues, and help a fellow student! University is a great place for learning, expanding our skills and understanding the world better. But university is also where new knowledge is created through research studies. Sociology Honours student, Hannah Beattie, is inviting university students who are also single parents and the primary caregiver of one or … Continue reading Call For Participants: Single Parent Students

ASSC Employment Grants

Internships and industry placements are an important part of studies. They are also one of the best ways to gain the experience you will need later in your career. But, on top of all your other commitments, the costs of placement may be leaving your budget more stressed than usual. This is why the ASSC College is offering students the opportunity to apply for an employment … Continue reading ASSC Employment Grants