Where in the world were the team? A recap of o-week and week one

The first week of classes have finally concluded at UniMelb. Libraries and classrooms are once again filled with the noise of methodical clacking of students furiously trying to keep up with their lecturers or tutors and places like South Lawn are bustling with free food and activities once more. At unimelb adventures, we recruited new members of the team for the year and we got … Continue reading Where in the world were the team? A recap of o-week and week one

MKTG10001 Subject Review

Marilyn is a second-year Bachelor of Arts student majoring in Psychology, and hopes to become a Clinical Psychologist in the future. In her free time, she enjoys rowing and singing with the University choir.   Principles of Marketing is a first-year subject offered by the Faculty of Business and Economics. As its name implies, it teaches you the basic concepts in marketing, and gives you … Continue reading MKTG10001 Subject Review

Swotvac Tips

Cassie is a third-year Commerce student, majoring in Economics and Finance. She is addicted to podcasts and long distance running. It’s almost swotvac. It’s the time of year when you realise you didn’t understand 75% of the content this semester, you stopped doing your tutorial work in week 3, and you never actually went back and watched those 12 lectures you skipped. Don’t worry, we’ve … Continue reading Swotvac Tips

The Pros and Cons of Taking an Intensive

Nicole is one of the staff writers for Unimelb Adventures. She is in third year, doing a Bachelor of Music, specialising in Performance and majoring in Piano. She loves keeping herself fit by swimming and going out on adventure walks! Throughout my undergraduate studies so far, I have loved taking the opportunity to do either summer or winter intensive courses for subjects that I need … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Taking an Intensive

What you should know if you want to study Psychology

Marilyn is a second-year Bachelor of Arts student majoring in Psychology, and hopes to become a Clinical Psychologist in the future. In her free time, she enjoys rowing and singing with the University choir. Majoring in Psychology Since Psychology is an extremely popular major in this university, here’s a lowdown on the major sequence in Psychology. An APAC-accredited major in Psychology (APAC stands for Australian … Continue reading What you should know if you want to study Psychology

5 Storage Techniques for Long Term Memory

Ruby is a first year Master of Biotechnology student with a passion for science, books, and all things musical. If you see her around campus, she’ll most likely be scouting for free food, pressing replay on some fresh tunes, or with her nose stuck in a book. You and me both, Neville, you and me both. Uni swamps us with information, and I think most … Continue reading 5 Storage Techniques for Long Term Memory

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

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 doing right at the start of first year! You only … Continue reading What We Wish We’d Known About Uni Before Starting First Year

Perform at Your Best: How to Manage Exam-Day Nerves

Ah, exams: The final hurdle to jump over before the summer break. The huge, sad hurdle, that really gets in the way of watching Netflix… Because exams often make up a large part of your grade, it’s totally natural to feel nervous. Here are some things to do before, during and after the exam to beat those nerves and be able show your markers what … Continue reading Perform at Your Best: How to Manage Exam-Day Nerves