It's important to take a break during the business of SWOTVAC and exams, so the team have prepared a list of our favourite places to chill out at Unimelb! The lawn next to the Sidney Myer Asia Centre The water here is so calming, and there are two cafes close by (Cafe Resource attached to … Continue reading The best places to chill out at uni
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 … Continue reading What We Wish We’d Known About Uni Before Starting First Year
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 … Continue reading The Ultimate Study Playlist
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 … Continue reading What to Bring to Exams
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 … Continue reading Living in the Library
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. … Continue reading 21 Steps to a Stress-less Swotvac
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 … Continue reading How to Take an Effective Study Break
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 … Continue reading Preparing for Every Type of Assessment
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: … Continue reading STOP 1? More like Stop FUN—Oh God I Didn’t Think That Through
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 … Continue reading What Do I Do Now?
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 … Continue reading 10 Apps for Stress Relief
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 … Continue reading 30 Tips to Survive Lectures
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 … Continue reading Reasoning Through Reason MULT10016