Getting to know your clubs: the Commerce Students’ Association

This interview is part of our series on some of the clubs and associations available at La Trobe. This week we’re getting to know the La Trobe Commerce Students’ Association (CSA). Ansh Verma, the Director of Events at CSA, answered some of my questions to give you a little insight into what their organisation does! For a little overview on the CSA, Ansh says that … Continue reading Getting to know your clubs: the Commerce Students’ Association

Getting to know your clubs: the Criminology Students Society

Meeting new people can be tough sometimes, especially with current restrictions! Over the next few weeks, we’ll be introducing you to some academic and social clubs/societies from around La Trobe. These clubs are a great way to make friends with people who are in a similar degree or have the same interests as you! Have a look into them and hopefully you can have fun, … Continue reading Getting to know your clubs: the Criminology Students Society

Procrastination: How to beat it and get the job done!

We’ve all experienced procrastination at some point in our lives; that moment where you look at a task and think “I’ll do it tomorrow”. And sometimes putting things off for a day isn’t the end of the world. Other times though, especially for tasks that have deadlines, like assignments, procrastination can leave you feeling more stressed and overwhelmed. Once you figure out how to stay … Continue reading Procrastination: How to beat it and get the job done!

Workshops to set you up for success!

Getting organised for uni while isolating or in lockdown may be a little tough. Luckily, La Trobe has come up with some great, easily accessible workshops to help you do the best you can! The #How2Uni workshops are designed to help you brush up on assignment and study skills, as well as providing tips on time management, referencing, and overcoming procrastination! These workshops are perfect … Continue reading Workshops to set you up for success!

ASSC College Peer Mentoring: get connected for success

Managing university studies can be daunting, but getting connected is a great way to set you up for success! When you start university, you may have a few questions about subjects, studying, assignments and a ton of other topics. Or maybe you’ve been at uni for a while and you want more information about online learning. Where can you go and who can you ask … Continue reading ASSC College Peer Mentoring: get connected for success

Getting ready for Assignments!

You may be wondering if it’s a little early in the semester to be thinking about assignments? Well my answer is absolutely not! The sooner you start thinking about your assignments, the less stressed you’ll be when it’s time to start them, and the more organised you’ll be when that one week inevitably comes that has 3 assignments due within 4 days of each other. Did … Continue reading Getting ready for Assignments!

Online Orientation: a winning experience!

A new semester has started and La Trobe welcomes our many new students that are commencing courses to start the journey towards new directions! Like many aspects of life at the moment, Orientation was a little different, with the online space being activated to welcome students in line with social distancing restrictions. Our online Orientation included an Official Welcome from Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Jessica Vanderlelie, … Continue reading Online Orientation: a winning experience!

Welcome to life at uni!

A new semester, new students: welcome back to life at uni! For a lot of people, university is the first step into independent, adult life. This can be a little scary; suddenly you’re responsible for your own decisions and you have to be organised enough to know what is happening, when it’s happening, and what you must do to be on top of things! Have no fear though; … Continue reading Welcome to life at uni!

New semester, new intern: Just getting started!

Hi everyone, my name is Kelsey and I am the new student intern here at the Wise ASSC blog! I can’t wait to get started and share my experiences. I am currently completing my third and final year of a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Human Resource Management, and I have absolutely loved my course so far! My road to university was a bit different … Continue reading New semester, new intern: Just getting started!

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Interview with our Competition Winner!

We asked Jack Spremic, Winner of the ASSC College Orientation Competition, about his course, orientation, and how he’s finding life at La Trobe – online! Jack studies a Bachelor Degree in Commerce. Businesses courses are so popular, so we asked Jack, why? And he told us that he’s “really interested in business” and that a “broad course such as commerce” was a gateway into figuring out exactly what … Continue reading Interview with our Competition Winner!