Nicole Hart is a Unimelb Adventures contributor. You can follow her on Instagram @nicolekhart for some philosophical Latin dance adventures. Have you already paid your Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF), but aren’t entirely sure why? Do you feel like your $$$’s have done a runner and you’ve been left broke and alone? If you’ve answered yes, then please read on for a list of … Continue reading Get that SSAF back!
Chiara Angelica is a Unimelb Adventures contributor. She is currently studying Bachelor of Biomedicine at the University of Melbourne. You can follow her on Instagram @chiara.angelica It all started a week ago, when I had an hour to kill on campus. I was waiting for a friend to finish her classes so that we could leave uni together, and I could have done many things … Continue reading I snuck into tutes for four different courses: Here’s what I noticed
Lindsay Wong and Min Jin Oh are Unimelb Adventures contributors. It’s that time of year again – SWOTVAC. You’ve been waiting the whole semester for this one week, free from lectures and tutorials, to study for exams and finish all of your research essays and assignments. However, even though a week sounds like a long time, it will fly by. Before you know it, SWOTVAC … Continue reading How to make the most out of your SWOTVAC
Charlotte Crawford-Shires is a Unimelb Adventures contributor. She is studying Bachelor of Science at the University of Melbourne. You can follow her on Instagram @charlotte.c.s Are you looking for ways to upgrade your daily commute? Are you tired of pretending that you listen to podcasts like the rest of your friends and colleagues, but don’t know where to start? Do you think science is (at … Continue reading Hack your daily commute: Podcasts that make science fun (I promise!)
Nitul Deshpande is a Unimelb Adventures contributor. He is currently pursuing his Masters of Applied Economics at the University of Melbourne. You can follow him on Instagram @nituldeshpande BREXIT! Everyone knows about it, everyone knows how it will affect the EU and the UK and how it’s affected Theresa May (bye, Felicia), but do you know how it will affect you? You must be thinking ‘ohh, … Continue reading Early end to May: Brexit for the rest of us
Saurabh Kumar Jain is a Unimelb Adventures contributor. He is currently pursuing his postgraduate studies in computer science at the University of Melbourne. You can follow him on instagram @iamsaurabhkumarjain With assessments building, SWOTVAC coming up and exams looming, you might need to take a breather from studying. So head to the Rowdy! The Rowden White Library is not your usual university library where you … Continue reading A newbie’s guide to the Rowdy for when you need a break from studying
Jessica Gilham is a Unimelb Adventures contributor. She is currently studying music at Victorian College of the Arts (Melbourne Uni’s Southbank campus). You can follow her on Instagram @__otaku_and_proud__ Whether you’re a Fine-Arts/Music student, or whether you’re just a curious Parkvillion (I’m making it a thing, shhhh), I’m here to give you the low-down on the best places to eat around Southbank campus! With the … Continue reading Southbank Campus: Best Eats – An Insider’s Guide to the Area
Bec of the House Meier, the First of Her Name Bec Meier is a Unimelb Adventures contributor. You can check out her blog howtolife and follow her on Twitter @latenighthell This post is spoiler-free but contains references to season eight. Though, if you haven’t finished season eight, you probably should not be using the internet if you’re trying to avoid Game of Thrones. In case … Continue reading The end of Thrones
The Australian federal election is this Saturday and while we could talk about all the hot topics in this election, we’re not really that kind of publication. We prefer to keep things light-hearted and not sweat the small stuff like the housing bubble, wage stagnation, the climate change emergency, the problematic two-party system, the refugees currently imprisoned in detention facilities on Nauru and how Tim … Continue reading The direction of the 2019 election
Sarah Lim is a Unimelb Adventures contributor and she is currently pursuing her Masters in Speech Pathology. You can follow her on Instagram @sarahlimsarahlim Nah, but for real. This semester is passing as fast as the speed of light, and before you know it, the infamous SWOTVAC week will be around the corner. You know the drill: we’ll be dressed in our activewear, rocking up … Continue reading Get a room!
Liang Xue is currently studying Bachelor of Arts (criminology and psychology) at the University of Melbourne. She is also a contributor for Unimelb Adventures. You can follow her on Instagram @liang.xuee Responsibilities, commitments, to dos, – whatever you choose to call it. We all have them, whether we want them or not. Family, friends, university, work to extra-curricular commitments: everyone’s life is constantly moving. In … Continue reading Finding the balance
Bec Meier is a Unimelb Adventures contributor. You can check more of her work on https://howtolife01.wordpress.com/ It goes without saying that a student without caffeine is like a phone without charge; we need it to function. More than that, as uni students we very easily fall into the ‘broke and tired’ category. It’s the trope we all embrace, if somewhat reluctantly. It’s for this reason … Continue reading Uni coffee and recommendations
Worried about your first language assessment? Trying desperately, for the millionth time in your uni career, to find a way out of doing an oral presentation? Getting to the end of your degree and realising that you’re not confident using the language you’ve been studying? No matter your level, with first major assessments coming up, Unimelb Adventures has some great recommendations for the aspiring multilingual … Continue reading Speak of the Devil – Getting through Language Assessments
Annyeonghaseyo and hello! I know how intimidating and time-consuming it can be to learn a new language, but fret not, for the Language Exchange Club (or LEC) is here for all your language needs! For just $5 a year, they provide weekly classes on languages such as Korean, German and Spanish, to name a few, and you can go to as many classes as you … Continue reading Club Highlight: The Language Exchange Club
A biomedicine student’s perspective It all started on Tuesday 26 February when I and around 300 other nervous first year biomedicine students scurried into the Kathleen Fitzpatrick Theatre for our 9:15am welcome lecture during o-week. I should add that it took me three laps of campus to finally find it, with the Lost On Campus app being my saviour. Surprisingly, I wasn’t as nervous as … Continue reading Our first year at the University of Melbourne