Onto the Next: Goodbye, “Cheerio”!

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”!

Ramadan in Isolation!

Our guest blogger, Kaif Ul Wara, studying Bachelor of Criminology/ Bachelor of Laws, shares her experience of Ramadan during COVID-19. Since I was a little girl, I have known to observe Ramadan with  friends and extended family. My favourite memories are of hosting and attending Iftar dinners with family and going to mosques. BUT NOT THIS YEAR! Everything I ever knew or did to observe … Continue reading Ramadan in Isolation!

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Lisa’s Guide to Essay Writing

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

The ins and outs of securing an internship

In this post, Paige introduces us to how to go about organising an internship and the steps she took to arrive at the Wise ASSC blog. I stumbled across the Wise ASSC Blog internship during semester one, when I was reading through my LMS subject ‘Professional Internship’, which is apart of my Media and Communications degree. I had previously been looking elsewhere to source an internship … Continue reading The ins and outs of securing an internship

The Jaffy’s Guide to University

One of the most important concepts that you will learn about during your first weeks of university is that of the Jaffy. If you don’t know what a Jaffy is, you probably are one. The word Jaffy is both a pejorative and affectionate term for students who are in their first year of university. Like so many brilliant Australianisms, it’s an acronym. It’s short for … Continue reading The Jaffy’s Guide to University

Meet the ASSC Pro Vice-Chancellor: Simon Evans

Ellen O’Brien interviews Simon Evans, the new Pro Vice-Chancellor of the College of ASSC. While students are busy learning new things, feeding their curiosity, working on assignments and making friends, it’s easy to forget all the hard work that staff from across the university put into making the university experience the best it can be. Last week, Professor Simon Evans, the Pro Vice-Chancellor of the ASSC College, joined us to discuss his hopes for La Trobe University, … Continue reading Meet the ASSC Pro Vice-Chancellor: Simon Evans