“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
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
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?
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