Find some useful tips about exams and take-homes prepared by the team!
The team is here to help when it comes to cooking for SWOTVAC and study season!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Alain is a staff writer for Unimelb Adventures. He is a a first year B.A student who is going to major in Politics and International Studies and Media and Communications. He enjoys travelling, photography and looking for the next hot restaurant to rave about whilst crying at his bank balance. Do you find yourself taking […]
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 […]
Writer Nicole’s top ten reasons she loves the Lenton Parr library, and some handy hints for making the most of it!
Joey has just completed a Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing and is graduating in a week, so if your Dad is the handsome, recently-divorced CEO of either Random House or Penguin, please let her know so she can get in touch. I work in one of the Student Hubs, and during this time […]
Essays. They sound good in theory, but they can be just as bad, if not worse, than exams. If you are fighting your way through 6000 odd words at the moment, here are a few tips and tricks from the Unimelb Adventures community to help you through SWOTVAC and exam period! 1. Before you start – deciding on […]
Take home exams sound good in theory. But somehow around hour 40 it doesn’t seem that awesome. Preparing for take homes just plain sucks – how can you motivate yourself to read things now when you could just do it later? You need a strategy to get through. The following tips can help you be […]
Shannon, a UniMelb Adventures sub-editor, is a third year Bachelor of Arts student majoring in Criminology and International Politics with a Diploma in French. When she’s not busy with university and work she likes to relax by getting brunch & coffee, doing some yoga and watching Law and Order SVU. 1. JUST KEEP READING So, you’ve […]
Eliza S. is a 2nd year BA student studying Media and Comms and Film and Cultural Studies. She enjoys coffee, procrastination, fantasy fiction, wasting time online, rhyming, long walks far FAR away from any beach and (obviously) writing. Referencing is confusing. It’s easy to get wrong, and easy to lose marks for. So I’m about […]
Don’t panic, but results have started to trickle out. Do bear in mind that results are not finalised until after 3pm, Friday 10 July. Most results tend to stay the same once uploaded on the portal. However, marks do change on rare occasions. For example – this one time in second year, my subject score dropped by […]
First time sitting an exam at Unimelb? Or just in need of a refresher on how this exam thing works? Here are some pointers we’ve put together to help you get ready for exams.