And that’s a Semester 2 wrap: So long, farewell!

As I complete my final week on placement at with the Wise ASSC team, and the last week of class for 2020, I find myself thinking about what an amazing time I’ve had. Despite the fact that this year has brought so much uncertainty and change, it also brought the opportunity to adapt, grow and try new things! This year did not go as expected; … Continue reading And that’s a Semester 2 wrap: So long, farewell!

Getting to know your clubs: the Politics, Philosophy and Economics Society

This is our final installation in our series about the clubs and associations available at La Trobe. This week we find out about the Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) Society. Club Vice President Shilo Yitzhaki gave us an insight into what the PPE is all about. “The PPE Society aims to engage any student who wishes to gain a more in-depth understanding in any or … Continue reading Getting to know your clubs: the Politics, Philosophy and Economics Society

Summer is almost here! How to stay motivated for 2021

With the end of semester approaching, it’s time to start getting excited for the Summer break! While we all deserve to use this time to relax and wind down after an unusual year, the Summer holidays can lead to a decrease in motivation for when uni resumes next year. For those super-hot Summer days when you don’t want to leave the aircon in your house, … Continue reading Summer is almost here! How to stay motivated for 2021

Getting to know your clubs: the La Trobe Law Students’ Association

In our series on the clubs and associations available at La Trobe, this week we meet the La Trobe Law Students’ Association (LSA). James Reginato, the LSA’s Marketing Officer, provided some valuable information about how the LSA operates. James says “the LSA is a student run organisation which focuses on representing the needs and interests of law students. We aim to provide personal and professional … Continue reading Getting to know your clubs: the La Trobe Law Students’ Association

Getting to know your clubs: the La Trobe University Society of Music

This interview is part of our series on some of the clubs and associations available at La Trobe. This week we meet the La Trobe University Society of Music (LUSOM). I had the chance to speak to Adam Seidel, Luke Judd and Lachlan Nicholson about their time and experiences with LUSOM. The Latrobe University Society of Music is a club that is open to all … Continue reading Getting to know your clubs: the La Trobe University Society of Music

Getting to know your clubs: the Commerce Students’ Association

This interview is part of our series on some of the clubs and associations available at La Trobe. This week we’re getting to know the La Trobe Commerce Students’ Association (CSA). Ansh Verma, the Director of Events at CSA, answered some of my questions to give you a little insight into what their organisation does! For a little overview on the CSA, Ansh says that … Continue reading Getting to know your clubs: the Commerce Students’ Association

Getting to know your clubs: the Criminology Students Society

Meeting new people can be tough sometimes, especially with current restrictions! Over the next few weeks, we’ll be introducing you to some academic and social clubs/societies from around La Trobe. These clubs are a great way to make friends with people who are in a similar degree or have the same interests as you! Have a look into them and hopefully you can have fun, … Continue reading Getting to know your clubs: the Criminology Students Society

What I wish I knew at the end of first year…

The end of semester 2, and the end of 2020, is quickly approaching, with just a few weeks of classes left. This year has been an interesting one, especially for first year students, who experienced their first taste of uni life in a completely unique way. For these students, you may be wondering what comes next? What will second year have in store for you? … Continue reading What I wish I knew at the end of first year…

Can you gain international study or work experience in 2020?

While overseas travel isn’t viable for La Trobe students at the moment, the answer to that question might surprise you. La Trobe has an extensive, world-spanning network of partner organisations, many of which are offering virtual study or work experiences to students. Being able to study Business or International Relations and learn about culture in Italy, interning at an Engineering firm in Spain or working … Continue reading Can you gain international study or work experience in 2020?

Getting ahead with mid-semester break!

We are quickly approaching mid-semester break, with week 6 drawing to a close. How did the time pass so fast? With most of Victoria under travel restrictions, mid-semester break is the perfect time to catch up on or get ahead with uni work. This will set you up for the last half of semester 2 totally prepared! Catching Up Online learning has been difficult for … Continue reading Getting ahead with mid-semester break!