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!
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!
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!
Guest contributor, Arafat Hasan, Master of Accounting, shares some reading inspiration with our Wise ASSC readers. I remember the first time I bought a book. It was The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho. I think if one is not in the habit of reading books then it is very important to start with books which are easy to read. This book is about following your heart. … Continue reading More than a book review
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!
Wise ASSC recently caught up with the winner of our Semester 1 subscriber competition – Zoya Marakova! Zoya is in her first year of Bachelor of Creative Arts (Visual Arts) at Bendigo Campus, where her course also includes a Art History Minor. Zoya is a fantastic artist, and has been painting and selling her paintings and prints for a few years now. She chose her … Continue reading Winning in Creative Arts
Undertake placement and gain credit for it in Semester 2, 2020 We have some great opportunities available including positions in Marketing, Production & Website Development. Am I eligible? If you are an undergraduate student, have completed 120 credit points and have a spare elective, you can express interest in any of the placements. Click here for internship information How do I express interest? Contact the … Continue reading Placements in Semester 2: Get credit and experience!
Did not anticipate its arrival But it arrived Did not knock on our doors Rather it welcomed itself in Emptied out grocery shelves Crushed our coffee dates Many of us read Some sang beautiful notes Others danced to those beats And we paused as our beloved land began to heal Lockdown in all homes Fines imposed Airports and schools closed As mass burials … Continue reading Coronavirus by Kaif Ul Wara
As the semester comes to its end, my time at Wise ASSC as an intern, and my enrolment as a La Trobe student, does too. Amongst the workload of final assessments, the madness of global events, and writing up a dissertation proposal for my home university, I’ve barely had a chance to realise that my exchange experience is pretty much done. It’s definitely not how … Continue reading Onto the Next: Goodbye, “Cheerio”!
As a lot of people have taken up reading during the lockdown, I’ve started to see requests for book recommendations. As an English Literature student, it’s hard to resist the temptation to jump in with a list of hundreds of books. So, to add to my choices, I called upon my fellow literature students and book lovers here in the UK to send me their … Continue reading Life-Changing Books: Recommendations from Literature Lovers