Happy Belated Easter! It’s not quite what I’m used to this time of year. Usually, my family and I pay a visit to National Trust locations in the UK, and this year my friends and I had planned on travelling to somewhere in Australia…well, you can probably guess how those plans have gone this time. Instead, much like the rest of the world, I stayed … Continue reading Easter and…Isolation?
For her first instalment in the series, Stephanie had the opportunity to sit down over a coffee with popular household name, Peter Hitchener, at the Channel Nine studios in Melbourne. Mr Hitchener’s personal experiences and advice for students is simply inspiring – teaching us that all opportunities are a result of hard work. Lights, camera action. The clock strikes 6pm and the daily one-hour broadcast … Continue reading YOU’RE THE VOICE: Hitchener tells all
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
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!
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?
Group work. The two words that often spark fear in students’ minds. Like everything else, it’s that one bad experience that leaves you haunted forever. However, there are ways of making the most out of your group assignment. Your group members are after all, connections in your industry. It’s also one of the best ways to demonstrate to future employers that you have the skills to work with an assortment of different … Continue reading Surviving Group Work
This blog is the first part of a series called Lessons from the Agora, which covers some of the lessons you won’t find in lectures or labs. Continue reading The Course Less Travelled: Lessons from the Agora
A piece that reminds students not to switch off learning over summer Continue reading The best thing about summer is… a chance to reboot!
Leandro Lumanog takes us through his final part of his study abroad journey. The last few weeks of the exchange came like a freight train. My friends and I would constantly joke about how much time we had left every now and then, but we were all worried and down about the countdown that loomed over us. Yet despite knowing our limited time left on … Continue reading 7000 Kilometers to South Korea – Week 6/6