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
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
Hello, hello, hello! Welcome back to my series the Top 5 Lessons I’ve Learnt at Uni. I hope you all smashed out your assignments over the mid-semester break and ate a whole lot of yummy chocolate over Easter. In writing this series, I’ve been looking back at my time at university and thinking about the main lessons I’ve learnt. It’s been pretty difficult narrowing it down … Continue reading Lesson 3: The world is a very big place
There are dozens of clubs and societies you can join at La Trobe University. From the Law Student Association to the snowboarding team, there is something for absolutely everyone. We would like to welcome a BRAND NEW association to La Trobe University – the Economic Student Society of Australia (ESSA). We chatted to La Trobe’s ESSA President and Bachelor of Business student, Ansh Verma, to … Continue reading La Trobe welcomes the Economic Student Society of Australia
I remember being pretty nervous on my first day of orientation at uni. I didn’t know anyone in my course, so I came to orientation by myself. I sat down in a MASSIVE lecture theatre, nervously waiting for the lecture to start. A couple of girls came and sat down next to me. They smiled and introduced themselves and we all got talking. Eighteen months … Continue reading Breaking the ice to make uni connections
Orientation was an awesome week filled with information sessions, meeting new people and getting to know the university. Some students were even lucky enough to win a $50 Coles Myer gift card from the ASSC Orientation Survey Competition! After congratulating them on their epic win, we asked these students a few questions about starting uni. Meet some of our winners from the ASSC Orientation Survey … Continue reading Starting uni in 2021:Meet some of our Orientation competition winners!