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

The Other Co-op

You are drinking a flat white. You are always drinking a flat white. You squeeze your keep cup tightly. It is almost empty. You wander the halls of Union House, searching for another flat white. You don’t remember the last time you weren’t drinking a flat white. Someone from the Socialist Alternative hands you a flyer. You have never been sure as to whether the Socialist … Continue reading The Other Co-op

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 the ERC and Shanti Bagwan Cafe in the Alice Hoy … Continue reading The best places to chill out at uni

Three Ways to Save Money on Coffee in Week 12

Coffee is our fuel for Week 12 survival. I always feel a bit guilty spending the $4 on coffee when I could be spending it on flashcards to memorise definitions for upcoming exams. The caffeine usually washes away that guilt, though. However, if one spends $3.50 a day for the five days of Week 12, it’s the same as, like, two months of Netflix. And that’s if … Continue reading Three Ways to Save Money on Coffee in Week 12

Five Galleries Near Campus That Aren’t the Ian Potter

Jen is a fourth year art history student, though this is her first year at Unimelb (she’s from NZ, don’t hold it against her). When she’s not at uni, Jen will be out getting to know Melbourne and all it has to offer.   The uni gallery has a lot to offer and it’s a great place to go and clear your head for a … Continue reading Five Galleries Near Campus That Aren’t the Ian Potter

Your Guide to Arts West

Alain Nguyen is a first year student who spends too much time at uni and has called it home. When he’s not at uni he’s probably eating somewhere in some alleyway café or slowly working towards getting his P’s. Over the past semester, you may have noticed a big metal structure being built next to the Baillieu Library. Older students will remember the “old” Arts … Continue reading Your Guide to Arts West

Six Months of Med School

Travis Lines is a past editor of UniMelb Adventures. He completed Biomedicine last year and now studies Medicine.   Hey everybody! It has been quite a few months since I wrote anything here, so an update is long overdue! Let’s start with the good news.   I SURVIVED FIRST SEMESTER!!! Adapting to Med school is pretty tricky to start with. They really do mean it … Continue reading Six Months of Med School

Campus Hacks to Catch ‘Em All!

Ruby is a third year student studying a Bachelor of Science (Biotech) and a Diploma of Languages (Japanese), but is currently considering a professional career as a Pokémon Master. When I wake up, I hit the gym. Instinct takes over and off I go. Yeah, I’m that kind of person. You see, I wanna be the very best, like no-one ever was. To catch them is my … Continue reading Campus Hacks to Catch ‘Em All!

Five Reasons You Should Study Breadth at the VCA

Rosemary is currently in her second year of her Bachelor of Music and is hoping to graduate as a music therapist. She is currently building up her cat collection and spends time with her kid at the park when she’s not collecting cats. Ah, the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) on Southbank campus, otherwise known as the campus that’s regularly forgotten about. Sure, it’s … Continue reading Five Reasons You Should Study Breadth at the VCA