While lockdown means that you can’t catch up with your friends at the La Trobe library to smash out a study session, our Shut Up and Study sessions are back to keep you connected and productive! These sessions are a great way to meet new people while also getting those assignments done! The Shut Up and Study sessions use the Pomodoro method. Using this method, … Continue reading Shut Up and Study Sessions are Back!
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
Attention all Humanities students! The La Trobe Bundoora campus has a NEW Humanities common room! If you are a student in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at La Trobe, you will have access to this space. Students in Arts, Languages, Politics, International Relations, Media & Communications– that means you! Whether you’re looking for a cosy little study nook or a fun place to … Continue reading Check out the NEW Humanities Common Room!
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
The end of semester is coming, and exams are almost upon us. So it’s time to start planning how to smash out those upcoming assessments! If the thought of studying alone sounds dreary and dull, then come and study with others in our Shut Up and Study sessions! Based on the success of Shut Up and Write , Shut Up and Study sessions incorporate socialising and bursts … Continue reading Shut up and Study: Social sessions for smashing out assignments!
Hello! Welcome back to my second post in my series Top 5 Lessons I Have Learnt at Uni! Throughout high school and in my early years of uni, I was the biggest procrastinator known to man. If I had a thousand things on my to-do list, I would avoid it like the plague. I found myself following my mum around the house, talking to her about … Continue reading Lesson 2: You won’t feel better if you don’t do the work, but you will feel better if you do
Hello, hello, hello! WELCOME to the very first post of my new blog series: The Top 5 Lessons I Have Learnt at University. I am so excited to bring this series to you! I’m a fourth-year student at La Trobe. And whilst I still make mistakes (like literally, ALL THE TIME), I’ve learnt a lot throughout my past three years at university and they’re lessons I’d love … Continue reading Lesson 1: It’s about staying on top of things
As we ease into Semester 1, I hope you’re feeling settled in at La Trobe this year. If you’re new to the university and still feel a little overwhelmed, don’t stress! Lucky for you, the ASSC College is running Peer Mentoring online meetups in Week 4 AND Week 7! The Peer Mentor Program at La Trobe connects returning students with new students to help guide … Continue reading Lean on me – ASSC College Peer Mentor Meetups!
La Trobe Business School students studying over summer have a range of supports available to stay on track for a successful (and cool) semester! Peer Mentor Meetups Business School peer mentors will be hosting meetups during the semester. This is a great way to meet other students, chat about life and study, and get support! You may even make a new friend 😉 To check … Continue reading La Trobe Business School staying cool with Summer Supports
If you are studying this summer and don’t want to go it alone, come along to a Shut Up and Study session! Using an approach of 25 minute study bursts with breaks for chat, this is a great way to stay connected through work and play 😉 Students that have joined us for previous sessions said: “I really enjoyed it! It helped me to break … Continue reading Shut Up and Study this Summer!