Lesson 2: You won’t feel better if you don’t do the work, but you will feel better if you do

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

Lesson 1: It’s about staying on top of things

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

Lean on me – ASSC College Peer Mentor Meetups!

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 staying cool with Summer Supports

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

Shut Up and Study this Summer!

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!

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

Exams and final assessments: Keep calm and carry on!

We’re almost there! Just a few weeks of uni left for 2020; but that means we’re getting to the pointy end of the semester. With final assessments creeping up, and exams in the near future, it’s time to start preparing for the busy end of semester period! Beware of Burnout As we approach the end of the semester, it’s not uncommon to start feeling the … Continue reading Exams and final assessments: Keep calm and carry on!

Shut Up and Work: social study sessions to get on top of final assessments

With the end of semester coming up, and exams right around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how you are going to be studying for upcoming assessments. For the social studiers out there, people who like to catch-up with friends as a motivator to put your head down, we have some new sessions that may be perfect for you! Welcome to Shut Up … Continue reading Shut Up and Work: social study sessions to get on top of final assessments

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…

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!