Stay connected with a peer meetup!

Our study/work/life is suddenly looking very different from what we imagined this year might look like. And now that we are physically distanced from each other, it’s even more important to stay connected. Peer Mentors from the College of Arts, Social Sciences & Commerce are facilitating online meetups to chat about study, life and how we are going with the universe and everything at the … Continue reading Stay connected with a peer meetup!

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Far apart, but still connected

Students across the globe are all too aware of the current situation, and many of us are completing studies online. But how are we finding it? I can’t speak for the entirety of the student population, but I can certainly share how I feel about the situation, and share some advice on how I’m managing with the workload whilst balancing it out with other activities. … Continue reading Far apart, but still connected

How Freelancing While Studying Can Build Your Employability

In this guest post, Isabella Blazevic, shares her experience developing employability skills through freelancing. It’s tough juggling both school and work as a student. You want to be able to study and get the marks that you want, but on the other hand, you need the money and experience. I remember feeling the same way with my previous part-time job. But now, I have the … Continue reading How Freelancing While Studying Can Build Your Employability

Kicking goals as a subscriber: our competition winner celebrates end of first semester

We are pleased to introduce the winner of the Wise ASSC subscriber competition for Semester 2, Farid Farahani! Wise ASSC caught up with Farid at City campus to find out about his journey at La Trobe so far. Farid was pleasantly surprised to learn that he was the winner of a prepaid Mastercard in our subscriber competition, especially as he has only just finished his … Continue reading Kicking goals as a subscriber: our competition winner celebrates end of first semester

YOU’RE THE VOICE: because your story matters

In this post, our new intern, Stephanie, introduces us to the first instalment of her series: YOU’RE THE VOICE. This blog series will be super intriguing, as each post looks at different stories and achievements by our very own students. Whether you’re studying a double degree, on the school leadership team, representing the University’s sporting clubs or even a mature age student – everyone has … Continue reading YOU’RE THE VOICE: because your story matters

Join the 2020 ASSC Student Advisory Group!

In 2019, the ASSC College Student Advisory Group (SAG) has been doing great things to make La Trobe a fantastic student focused university, and is looking for new students that would like to get involved in 2020. The SAG is organised of students from within the ASSC College in the Schools of Business, Law, Humanities & Social Sciences, and Education. The group is facilitated by … Continue reading Join the 2020 ASSC Student Advisory Group!

How to make your summer holidays count!

I know, I know. I know that you’ve been hanging out for the holiday period so you DON’T have to do anything uni related. I know how hard you’ve worked, and how long you’ve been waiting for a well deserved holiday- AWAY from the library! The holiday period is meant to be a relaxing time, a time to re-group and enjoy that well-earned break. Although, … Continue reading How to make your summer holidays count!