You’ve made it! You’ve completed your first year of university! After 24 long weeks of lectures, assignments and exams you’ve finally hit the holiday period. While it is almost time to sit back and relax and enjoy your summer, there is still some time to prepare yourself for second year. Welcome to the year 2020, oh, and congratulations, you’re no longer a ‘Jaffy’! Second year … Continue reading Bring on second year!
Mental health is not something to be taken lightly. This illness effects many people across Australia, and it is important that we can all recognise and talk about it in a safe space. Mental health week is from 5th-12th October 2019. La Trobe is proud to be supportive of this great day and what it involves. There are many ways that you can help remove … Continue reading Mental Health Week 2019
If we were all painfully honest with ourselves, we could admit that we don’t necessarily NEED each and everything that we purchase. For some, it’s a habit, and for others it’s an essential part of living. But have you ever stopped to consider where our ‘stuff’ comes from and where it goes when we’re done using it? It is not uncommon that we see our … Continue reading Buy Nothing New Month in October
This year, La Trobe is hosting a Postgraduate Expo across the Bundoora, Bendigo and City campuses, and we encourage everyone to head on down and check it out for yourself! The Postgraduate Expo is a great way to expand your future possibilities and network with future employers. Success stories after completing your postgrad are not uncommon. Osama Al-Ghnaimat, or Sam, is a current postgraduate student … Continue reading Exciting futures: Check out the Postgraduate Expo!
“Sorry, I’m just really not that into you. I’ve tried my hardest but it’s just not working out. We aren’t right for each other.” Despite what you may think, this isn’t a blog about a break-up. This blog post is all about how to conquer that ONE subject that is a total struggle. We have all been there, and evidently come out the other side … Continue reading A Day In The Life: ”I’m just not that into you”
Completing an internship is one of the most beneficial things that you can do during your degree. Not only does it look awesome on your resume, but it gives you an opportunity to demonstrate what you already know, and put all that theory into action! The Grattan Institute internships provide opportunities for tertiary students or recent graduates interested in public policy to develop their research … Continue reading Grattan Institute Internship Opportunities
This year’s research week is from the 9-13th of September. This is the perfect time to showcase the research within the La Trobe community. Research Week is all about providing opportunities to network, connect and build new collaborations. To celebrate Research Week, we interviewed Education PhD student, Nhan Phan. She tells us all about what doing a PhD entails and shares her wisdom for aspiring … Continue reading Celebrating Research Week
It’s okay not to be okay. And the truth is, sometimes we aren’t. Thursday the 12th of September 2019 is R U OK? day. This is a national day of action that is dedicated to reminding everyone to ask their friends, family and strangers, “Are you OK?” It is important to remember that every day of the year people may need your support struggling with … Continue reading R U OK? DAY
I honesty can’t believe it’s the middle of semester. Time really does fly when you’re having fun -and super busy! But, I’ve finally hit the half way mark of my internship (and last semester of uni), and boy is there a long way to go! So far, I’ve learnt that opportunities are endless. At the beginning of my internship, I thought that I would be … Continue reading I’m half way there! Interning reflections
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?