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
Social media and the news has been particularly intense over the last few months. Of course, daily national or international news can be overwhelming in general, but since the pandemic and the recent Civil Rights movement, media has been quite consuming. At the beginning of a series of global lockdowns, a British news channel advised viewers to be wary of how much time you spend … Continue reading Moderating Your Media Intake
Essays, the bane of every student’s existence, whether you’ve written one, ten or a hundred, they can be quite the pain. Just be glad we don’t have to use typewriters! But don’t worry! I’m here to offer some helpful tips to get you through the essay…or at least start it. As a literature student, I’ve written a fair share of students. Although the last time … Continue reading Lisa’s Guide to Essay Writing
Claire Kearns is a Masters of International Relations student and avid gardener, who has systematically binged her way through Star Trek from Kirk to Picard, to Janeway to Sisko, and now up to Archer, throughout her university studies. Her post talks about the student experience from an Equity standpoint. Hey, so, it’s been a bit scary this COVID-19 crisis, yeah? The ‘Rona is everywhere and … Continue reading Imagine: Unending Isolation, a Normality for some at University
Lisa Cosham is our new intern at the Wise blog! In this post, she shares a little bit about herself as she nears the end of her year studying abroad at La Trobe. Hey, my name is Lisa, and I have just started my internship at the Wise ASSC blog and I couldn’t be more thrilled! While I’m here, I hope I can share the … Continue reading Over the Seas and Far Away
Stephanie is our new intern at the Wise ASSC Blog! In this post, she opens up about her own personal university journey and the highs and lows she has experienced along the way. Hi fellow students, my name is Steph and I’m the new Student Editor at the Wise ASSC Blog – and I’m so excited to get stuck into it! I love the idea … Continue reading The sky is the limit
Paige Voss comes to the conclusion of her time here at La Trobe as a student, and intern at the Wise ASSC blog. Time REALLY does fly when you’re having fun- or super busy! I can’t believe that I am just about to complete my final semester at university. What a whirlwind the last three years have been. I’ll say the same thing as every … Continue reading Final Reflection: Over, and OUT!
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!
The end of semester is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate all of your hard work than a party filled with LIVE MUSIC! LTSU are hosting an amazing end of year party to wind up the end of the semester, and they want you to come and join the party! We know how many hours you’ve spent in the library studying … Continue reading LTSU End of Year Party
No matter if you’re like me and in your final weeks of university, or you’re about to complete your first year of studies, we have a lot in common. Now, this common ground between, well, lets face it – EVERY student, ever, is not necessarily the greatest common ground to stand on. I’ve done it, you’ve done it, and your classmate next to you in … Continue reading A Day In The Life: every student’s curse