Orientation and SummerFest: What’s On?


Sam is a final year Master of Publishing and Communications student who loves to watch soccer and cycling, read books, bake cakes and knit jumpers. New to the Uni and wondering what to expect during the next couple of weeks of Orientation before first semester kicks off? Fear not! Here’s a rundown of some of … Continue reading Orientation and SummerFest: What’s On?

Your Guide to Finding the Perfect Club

Josh is a fourth year Bachelor of Arts student majoring in Politics and Literature whose idea of a perfect night involves The Sims, a cup of tea, and One Direction blaring from his speakers. With so many clubs on campus, it can be intimidating trying to find the right one for you. I remember attending … Continue reading Your Guide to Finding the Perfect Club

Explainer: What is VCESS?

From the 11th to the 22nd of January, editor Travis and sub-editor Bella volunteered on-campus for the VCE Summer School. They've done their research, and are now here to tell you all about it! What is VCESS? As the name suggests, VCESS is a VCE summer school that caters to students from underrepresented schools or … Continue reading Explainer: What is VCESS?

Lesson of the Week: Faculty Dinners

It was with a sense of shock that, earlier this semester, the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology cohort discovered that our department hosts an annual dinner. What surprised me the most, however, was this is a common thing, with a number of faculties hosting similar events. The good investigative journalist I am, I went to the … Continue reading Lesson of the Week: Faculty Dinners

So U Want to Get Involved? (U-Week 2015)

As a first year, I’ve discovered that while the freedom associated with being a uni student is awesome, it can be a bit daunting suddenly finding yourself in an environment with no set schedule. It also takes a lot of courage to strike up a conversation with a totally new person. If you’re feeling the … Continue reading So U Want to Get Involved? (U-Week 2015)

UMSU Student Forum: A summary

We’ve found ourselves in an interesting time at the University. The University is undergoing some major changes and Union House is one of them. But before I dive into Union House business, here's some background info. The Business Improvement Program In mid 2013, the University announced they will be conducting a comprehensive review of University … Continue reading UMSU Student Forum: A summary

What is the Inter-Collegiate Dance Off?

Hi everyone! I'm Evie - second year Arts student, second year living at International House. I'm also the Vice-President of the International House student club. Some people ask me why college life is awesome. Well, the Inter-Collegiate Dance Off is part of the answer! What is Origins? The Inter-Collegiate Dance Off, aka Origins, is where each college … Continue reading What is the Inter-Collegiate Dance Off?

Week 4: Happenings at unimelb

Time is flying so fast, everything is becoming a blur! As we head into Week 5 of uni, we're going to revisit some events that happened over last week. With the help with our contributors, and curated by yours truly (Daphane here, hello!), here were some events that happened in Week 4: Opening of the new Professors Walk … Continue reading Week 4: Happenings at unimelb

Wednesday Farmer’s Market

Attention food lovers of Melbourne University, we now have a weekly Farmer’s market filled with delicious food, cute packaging and FREE SAMPLES! To save you the hassle of navigating your way through the crowds, Sonia and I have chosen our top 4 favourite stalls at the Market (if we've missed your favourite, tell us below!). … Continue reading Wednesday Farmer’s Market

Fun times at UMSU’s Tuesday Band and BBQ

If you’re new to Unimelb, UMSU’s Tuesday Band and BBQ is literally one of the single best things the University of Melbourne has to offer. Organised by the Student Union, or UMSU Activities to be more specific, the Tuesday BBQ is a weekly event where live bands perform and sausages are eaten entirely for free. Yes, for … Continue reading Fun times at UMSU’s Tuesday Band and BBQ