Census Date: how it all works

Sometimes, we come across a subject that just isn’t quite right, and making the decision to give a subject the flick can be tricky. In this post, we are here to help you in making that decision just in time for the census date! The census date is fast approaching, but there is no need to stress. We are here to break down the basics for … Continue reading Census Date: how it all works

Reflections on studying at Shepparton campus

Wise ASSC had the pleasure of meeting our Semester 1 subscriber competition winner, Phillip Dalby, studying at Shepparton campus. Phillip visited the Melbourne campus at Bundoora and met Wise ASSC to talk about his experience of studying at La Trobe University. Phillip is in his final semester of studying in the Bachelor of Educational Studies. He describes his time at university as an “adventure- because … Continue reading Reflections on studying at Shepparton campus

Have your say about your academic experience

It’s semester 2 and your School wants to hear about your experience of studying in your degree at the upcoming Student Feedback Forums! The Student Feedback Forums are designed to provide a useful channel of communication between Undergraduate/Postgraduate Students and their Schools. At your Student Feedback Forum, you will have an opportunity to give feedback on your educational experience and issues that are important to … Continue reading Have your say about your academic experience

The ins and outs of securing an internship

In this post, Paige introduces us to how to go about organising an internship and the steps she took to arrive at the Wise ASSC blog. I stumbled across the Wise ASSC Blog internship during semester one, when I was reading through my LMS subject ‘Professional Internship’, which is apart of my Media and Communications degree. I had previously been looking elsewhere to source an internship … Continue reading The ins and outs of securing an internship

Academic support: who to ask, where to go

There comes a time when we all need some assistance. For me personally, not knowing where to turn or who to turn to is the most difficult part. Below are some of the academic sources and alternatives that you can use to make your time at La Trobe much smoother. ASK LA TROBE ASK La Trobe is a student help service that is available online … Continue reading Academic support: who to ask, where to go

La Trobe’s Multicultural Festival

President of the International Students’ Association, Carson Cai, sat down with Paige Voss to talk about his role and what to expect at the Multicultural Festival in semester two! Adding to La Trobe’s highly regarded inclusive and diverse community, the La Trobe Multicultural Festival is a great opportunity for international students to showcase their country in their own unique way. This event is run by … Continue reading La Trobe’s Multicultural Festival

How to Source an Industry Placement Workshop

You can’t beat real-life experience.  Whether you’re in an arts, science or business degree, reaching out and finding your own industry placement is a worthwhile experience that will give you a competitive edge after graduating. Knowing your content is all good and well- and super important! But can you put it into practice in a real-life situation? This is the question all employers are asking, … Continue reading How to Source an Industry Placement Workshop