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Exams, Assignments, Final Deadlines: Lisa’s Guide to Managing It All!

The end of the semester approaches, and I’m sure we’re all inundated with exams and final deadlines,  which for some reason seem to all collide into one gigantic ball of…well, stress. Even though it’s something we’re used to as the cycle makes its rounds, on schedule, we can’t help but feel overwhelmed. I’ve personally got eight separate deadlines due over the next three weeks, so … Continue reading Exams, Assignments, Final Deadlines: Lisa’s Guide to Managing It All!

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Lisa’s Guide to Essay Writing

Essays, the bane of every student’s existence, whether you’ve written one, ten or a hundred, they can be quite the pain. Just be glad we don’t have to use typewriters! But don’t worry! I’m here to offer some helpful tips to get you through the essay…or at least start it. As a literature student, I’ve written a fair share of students. Although the last time … Continue reading Lisa’s Guide to Essay Writing

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Battling Boredom – Tips and Tricks in Isolation

“I’m bored!” – how many times have you said that since social distancing and self-isolation started? Well, this is one thing I take a strange pride in and has come in very useful during this time. I am very good at finding things to do and staying busy. Sometimes it comes in a bit of a nuisance when it’s not necessary for me to do … Continue reading Battling Boredom – Tips and Tricks in Isolation

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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

Do you know #how2uni?

Semester 1 is here and we have your back with the awesome #How2uni workshops on time management, understanding your assessments, writing for success, knowing your support services and health & wellbeing. Workshops will be held online via Zoom for all students to attend for the following sessions. Monday 16 March, 12pm- 1pm: Get organised for semester Wednesday 25 March, 12pm- 1pm: Understanding assessments Tuesday 31 March, … Continue reading Do you know #how2uni?

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

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!

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

Workshops to boost your success this semester!

This semester, we have loads of workshops to help kickstart your studies and see you set for success! Check out the workshops and dates below. Zoom links available for students at regional campuses. #HowtoUni, Wednesday 31 July, 12pm-1pm, City campus, room 3.09, Zoom: https://latrobe.zoom.us/j/418647324 #HowtoUni, Wednesday 7 August, 2pm-3pm, Bundoora campus, Donald Whitehead 118, Zoom: https://latrobe.zoom.us/j/976268658 #HowtoStudy, Thursday 22 August, 12pm-1pm, Bundoora campus, Library Seminar … Continue reading Workshops to boost your success this semester!