Find some useful tips about exams and take-homes prepared by the team!
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You may have done everything within your powers to prepare for uni, but there are so many things you only find out later. To save you valuable time, the Unimelb Adventures team have come up with this cheatsheet of things we wish we’d known before we started uni! You don’t need to know what you’re […]
There’s a whole lot of conflicting information about whether or not studying with music is beneficial, but at the end of the day sometimes it’s the only thing that’s going to stop you from slowly losing your mind while you’re slaving away at footnotes or copying out formulae. We got our team to put together […]
When you have a sit-down exam it’s easy to freak out and bring everything you own so you’ll be prepared for every possible situation. While it’s tempting to play it safe, a lot of things that you bring along will end up being totally unnecessary and a bit of a pain. We’ve put together this list […]
Sometimes the best way to get study done is to force yourself to go to the library for a few hours (or even a whole day), but it can be hard to stick with that decision when there are so many other factors to consider. What’s going to happen when you get hungry? How will […]
Swotvac is maybe the most stressful time of the year, and it can only take a slight Microsoft Word malfunction or missed tram to launch you into full panic mode (tears included). Luckily, there are a heap of things you can do that’ll help you prevent a meltdown and have a relatively stress-free exam period. […]
Tessa is a third year Biomedicine student. Her favourite hobbies are yoga and walking her dog, but she also tolerates jogging or stroking her cat. SWOTVAC is upon us. We all start the week with grand plans, but within days (or hours), motivation fades, Game of Thrones beckons, and before you know it Sunday is […]
Assessments are always a bit stressful, but they’re especially daunting at the end of semester. Our wonderful team has compiled some handy tips so that you can make sure you’re prepared for any and every type of assessment you have ahead of you and get through the exam period as smoothly as possible! Essays that […]
Have you ever had that feeling when you walk into your Student Centre and it isn’t there anymore? I’ll bet you have, because as of January 1 this year, all of Academic Services—as in Student Centres, student administration, the Melbourne Careers Centre, Academic Skills, Student Connect, and more—have physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally co-located into one building/concept: […]
Finishing undergrad is nothing short of terrifying, especially once you start thinking about what you’re going to do with your life now that you’ve got that very expensive piece of paper under your belt. Do you want to do an Honours year? Maybe you should go straight to Masters? Or maybe this is it and you […]
When you’re caught up with uni, work, social events and everything in between, it’s easy to forget to take some time out for yourself to de-stress and make sure you’re in a good place. If you’re someone who struggles to find time to deal with stress and anxiety, apps can be a great place to […]
If you’ve started uni this year, lectures might seem like a confusing way to learn. How do I know what to write down? Should I print out the slides? How exactly am I supposed to stay awake? Not to worry – we’ve got you covered. Decide early on if you’re going to handwrite or type […]
Ashleigh Hastings studies media and politics at Melbourne Uni. Her hobbies include singing in inappropriate places, dying her hair inappropriate colours and struggling to sum herself up in two sentences. The basics Reason is a level 1 Arts subject taught in semester 1. Reason is also an Arts foundation subject, meaning it’s designed to help […]
Catherine graduated from a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Geology and is currently completing her PhD where she travelled to remote Madagascar to collect rocks. You’ll also find her lecturing and demonstrating second year geology courses. Find more stories from the field here: https://catinthefield.wordpress.com/ Here, she writes about her experience studying Earth Sciences. In high school, […]