Study Success: Preparing For Final Assessments

With only five more weeks left until the end of semester one, those due dates are starting to roll in. For some students, the end of semester can be an intense time, so why not get a little extra help. Whether this is your first semester or you’re a seasoned professional at handing in those assessments. It never hurts to learn new tips and tricks … Continue reading Study Success: Preparing For Final Assessments

Sourcing your own Internship or Industry Placement

Trying to find an internship or work placement can be daunting. Especially when you’re trying to do it on your own. You’ve come across some great opportunities, but you’re not sure if it will meet the requirements of your degree or fit in around your other commitments. That’s where taking the Internship and Work Integrated Learning subjects come in handy. Alongside the skills you gain … Continue reading Sourcing your own Internship or Industry Placement

Study Success

The transition from high school to university can be difficult. So many things are different, and I know that I had certainly developed some bad study habits that didn’t work when I first got to university. If I had attended the student success workshops earlier in my studies, I would have saved myself a lot of stress and had more time to be with friends.    With the upcoming … Continue reading Study Success

Workshop: Better Your Grades!

Although appearing to be a stressed, sleep-deprived, coffee-addicted ball of angst seems to be in vogue for university students, it actually isn’t mandatory. There is an alternative. Across February and March, La Trobe University is lending a helping hand to all its frazzled and frantic students. Workshops that provide practical tips about studying effectively, managing your time, taking notes and using university services are here … Continue reading Workshop: Better Your Grades!

Lynda.com: The new way of learning

Lynda.com is a new way of learning online, no matter what your interests are. Are you looking for something new and different to do over your summer break, but don’t want to break the bank? Well, then you should try your hand at free online course on Lynda.com. You don’t get much for free these days. However, La Trobe University is offering students free access … Continue reading Lynda.com: The new way of learning

Doing a Double Degree? SHE Subject Selection Fair

Are you an ASSC student completing a double degree with the SHE College? Are you confused about choosing subjects for 2019? Well, the SHE College Subject Selection Fair is for you! On Wednesday 3 October, come along to learn about majors and career pathways to help you organise your studies for 2019. Get advice from academics and alumni! Register here Continue reading Doing a Double Degree? SHE Subject Selection Fair

Confessions of an eternal student – is a Postgraduate degree worth the time?

Confession #1: I love studying In fact, after being a tertiary student for half my life, I think I can almost qualify as an eternal student. Don’t get me wrong, I am not a super nerd who enjoys doing hours of homework. And assignment deadlines still give me anxiety. It’s just that I have always been the type of person who wants to know things … Continue reading Confessions of an eternal student – is a Postgraduate degree worth the time?

Get organised for final assessments

It’s time to get organised for final assessments! Are your assignment deadlines creeping up on you? Why is it so hard to get things done? #howtouni presents a workshop to learn to build practical skills in planning, organising time, negotiation and effective study skills as well as providing a space to begin building reflective skills for navigating healthy life/work balance! When: Tuesday 9 October, 12.00-1.00pm Where: … Continue reading Get organised for final assessments

Student Success: Calling all Undergraduates!

What does success mean to you? What thoughts or ideas do you have that could improve the university experience so that undergraduate students can achieve success? The Pro Vice Chancellor Student Success, Jessica Vanderlelie, is holding an open forum for all undergraduate students to share feedback about what you think is important for Student Success. When: Tuesday 2 October, 2018, 2-3pm Where: ELT 4 Come … Continue reading Student Success: Calling all Undergraduates!