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
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!
It’s half way through the semester, and things are starting to get busy. If you feel like you need some assistance, come along to one of our #How2uni Workshop for semester two! The ‘How are you managing?’ drop in session is being held on 9 September 2019 at 12pm at Bundoora campus in Library Seminar Room 1.34. This session coincides with R U OK? week. … Continue reading How are you managing?
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
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!
It’s that time of year, it’s cold, you’re tired and the university break seemed to have flown by. After a well deserved break, hopefully you’ve had some time to think about the upcoming semester. If you’re anything like me, sometimes, it’s hard to keep your motivation going and your overall morale begins to slide. University is a marathon, not a sprint, so it is inevitable … Continue reading A Day In The Life: staying motivated
We’ve all been there. And if you haven’t, you’re lying. Writer’s block can set you back big time, and it’s not unusual to find yourself lost for words in the middle of an important assignment. Whether you know what you’re trying to say but aren’t quite sure how to say it, or you just don’t know what you want to write, these tips are foolproof … Continue reading A Day In The Life: Writer’s block
In this post, our new intern, Paige, introduces us to the first instalment of her series: A day in the life… This series will look at what the reality of life at university is like. When you apply for university, it’s all very exciting and nerve racking. You’re out of high school and free to venture out into the world. Yet, no one tells you … Continue reading A day in the life: Uni 101
It’s finally here, the end of semester one. While classes come to an end, the time for study is ramping up with final assessment dates and exams looming. With students flocking to the library for study groups and individual work, it can sometimes be difficult to find the space that you’re looking for. Everybody has different ways of studying. Some can focus in amongst a … Continue reading Need A Place To Study?
Exam time can be one of the most the most stressful times of the university calendar. As one of the most overwhelming times of the year, stress can really take a hold of you. However, there are ways that you can minimise the impact of anxiety on your life and the exam itself. So, what can you do to ease the work load and make … Continue reading Study Success: Exam Strategies