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

Meet Your Head of School: Jane Hamilton

Our meet your Head of Schools series continues with Jane Hamilton. Meet Jane Hamilton, the Head of the School of Business While being the Head of a School can be a very demanding and busy job, Jane Hamilton is always ensuring the student experience at La Trobe University is their main goal as the students are at the heart of the campus. “That’s the ultimate … Continue reading Meet Your Head of School: Jane Hamilton

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

R U Ok Day: Told by the Psych Society

La Trobe University’s very own Psych Society tells us about the concept of R U Ok Day and to remind ourselves to always ask our peers if they are simply okay. Let’s Talk About Mental Health. Unnervingly, the rate of suicide has increased over the last decade.  According to Lifeline, the overall suicide rate in 2015 was 12.6 per 100,000 in Australia.  The Australian Bureau … Continue reading R U Ok Day: Told by the Psych Society