Looking for something new to do in 2019? Keen to build some connections and join a growing community of writers and creatives on campus? Look no further! The Unimelb Adventures team is recruiting for 2019, and we can't wait to have you on board. We are currently recruiting for the following positions: Assistant editor Subeditor … Continue reading A-YO we’re recruiting!
In 2015, I met Antonia Yip Siew Pin during Orientation Week. We were both international students with a great interest in performing arts, and it was only natural that we became friends. Three years later, I met Antonia again, but this time I am the audience, while she’s the performer. At this year’s Melbourne Fringe … Continue reading The Good Person Recipe
Every time you don’t get enough sleep, you put your body through a decline in health and wellbeing. “I didn’t really think sleep was necessary,” my friend Sophie told me before our Biology exam, “if I could do better in this subject by studying more.” And although she did smash her exams with flying colours, … Continue reading All-nighters: why you might actually be torturing yourself
Volunteering experience can play a key role in our personal and professional lives. We’ve each had opportunities that have helped us in various ways in our respective journeys, and volunteering can be a way to continue the cycle of support for others. James Lynch is a leader in interview skill coaching and the recruitment industry, … Continue reading Finding Value in Volunteering
Disclaimer: UniMelb Adventures prides itself from being a non-affiliated, apolitical publication and this article serves to inform the student population about general elections. This article was written originally for Farrago Magazine and has been abridged. So its Week 7 and you have an assignment due on Friday. You’re rather tired and you just want to … Continue reading How to Vote for Student Elections Painlessly
You hear about clubs from day one of uni, sometimes even before then at Open Days, O-Week, or through older students. But you never really hear about how they run, who organises these events, and what it’s like being on a committee. At the end of the first semester of my second year, I managed … Continue reading Can’t Beat a Club Committee
*as told through GIFs When your grades are still low, and you have no relevant experience, but you still have to be optimistic When you need to make yourself look like a decent applicant When you stalk other people's LinkedIn profiles for "inspiration" only to realise that they all have their lives together When you … Continue reading 12 thoughts you have while applying for internships*
Solidarity between uni students is in the fact that none of us truly keep it together from beginning to end. If you’re managing, email me asap and be my life counsellor please and thank you—I can pay you in homemade dumplings that none of my friends would believe to be fit for consumption—but if you … Continue reading 4 things I learned about love, life and the cosmos in my first semester
Abstract Owing to the positive reception garnered by our first venture into the world of scientific studies (Adventures, Unimelb 2018), it was decided that further scientific tests on the conundrums faced by the University of Melbourne student community were indeed necessary. This second instalment aims to continue demystifying student life by empirically ranking several popular … Continue reading We tested a bunch of study spaces to find the most scientifically optimal one
Well, it’s time for the dreaded group assignment. Chances are, you fall into one of two categories: Been there, done that, got your resting bitch face ready A group assignment virgin who still believes that human beings are inherently decent (ahhh such naivety) Either way, it’s very likely that at some point you’re going to … Continue reading Three steps to not murdering your group-mates
Ezri (The First Year): For many of us, university is the first time that we get to pick out our own outfits each day in place of drab school uniforms. Between 8am lectures and working frantically for an assignment due tomorrow, outfits might be the last thing on our minds. But fashion is a great … Continue reading What to wear to uni according to a first year vs. a fifth year
2016 was weird. We all know that. It was occasionally sunlit, but mostly full of political and social storms. At its close, it was infamous for the deaths of so many legends across all forms of media. Now, I invite you to visit 2016’s tombstone. Next to Harambe’s. Okay, I’ll stop. As well as being … Continue reading Why Pop the College Bubble When You Can Gently Let It Open?
You are drinking a flat white. You are always drinking a flat white. You squeeze your keep cup tightly. It is almost empty. You wander the halls of Union House, searching for another flat white. You don’t remember the last time you weren’t drinking a flat white. Someone from the Socialist Alternative hands you a … Continue reading The Other Co-op
Abstract For decades, the student community at the University of Melbourne has faced a deeply concerning issue; namely, that of sourcing the best possible coffee on campus. A unique drink in both its caffeine-providing qualities, its enormously polarising nature, as well as its cultural significance in our city, coffee has frequently been a subject of … Continue reading Best coffee on campus? We did a fully legitimate scientific test to find out
1. Through a club The easiest way to get free food at uni is through clubs and societies. The mistake that most students make when it comes to clubs and societies is joining the clubs and groups they’re actually interested in. This, of course, is a rookie error and should be avoided at all costs. … Continue reading Your complete guide to free food at the University of Melbourne