The best places to chill out at uni

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

What We Wish We’d Known About Uni Before Starting First Year

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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

How to Take an Effective Study Break

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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

Preparing for Every Type of Assessment

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

STOP 1? More like Stop FUN—Oh God I Didn’t Think That Through

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

30 Tips to Survive Lectures

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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

Reasoning Through Reason MULT10016

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