Starting uni is definitely an exciting adventure, but it can be confusing at first! Here are some tips to help you get started.
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?
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
A summary of the major ways you can get involved socially at university! Part 2 in the 'VCE to Uni' series by Lucienne.
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?
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
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)
After another week jam-packed with assignments, many of you may have missed what was going on campus. But never fear! We're here to let you know what you might have missed. Here's our week 8 campus roundup: Melbourne University Italian Social Club Antipasti Lunch For their second event of the semester, the Italian Social Club … Continue reading Week 8 campus roundup
Besides from the assignment-madness, Week 7 was a cracker of a week on campus. So much so, we've put together a digest of some things that happened over the week. Here's our Week 7 campus roundup: UMSU Tuesday Band and BBQ The usual Tuesday Band and BBQ was on, thanks to UMSU Activities. Week 7 featured … Continue reading Week 7 campus roundup
Week 7 was host to Rad Sex and Consent Week - a whole five days of "the sex ed you never had" courtesy of UMSU's Wom*n's, Queer, Disability and Welfare departments. Rad Sex and Consent Week involves a whole heap of workshops focusing on things like interracial relationships, anal play, degendered sex, and contraception, so … Continue reading Rad Sex + Consent Week!
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
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?
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
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
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