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
Starting uni is definitely an exciting adventure, but it can be confusing at first! Here are some tips to help you get started. Continue reading A Guide to Starting 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
Aidan is an Italian Honours student at the University of Melbourne and one of our sub-editors at Unimelb Adventures. When he’s not studying (ie. struggling to write his thesis) in the Bailieu library, you’ll find him taking photographs around Melbourne or attempting to learn another foreign language. “So….. What are your plans for after university?”. Whilst it’s tempting to try and avoid … Continue reading Getting involved at university and padding your resumé
Alain Nguyen is a second year student who spends too much time at Uni and has called it home. When he’s not at Uni, he’s a wannabe photographer and is still trying to get his Ps. So you’re sitting down having a coffee and you have a five hour gap until your next lecture. You wonder to yourself, ‘How do I kill time without studying?’ … Continue reading How to Get Involved at Uni
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!
Writer Nicole’s top ten reasons she loves the Lenton Parr library, and some handy hints for making the most of it! Continue reading Need a new study spot? A guide to the Lenton Parr Music Library
Staff writer Brenda investigates the health services at uni – physical and mental! Continue reading Health Services @ Unimelb
Caitlin is a third year Arts student, majoring in Creative Writing and English & Theatre Studies. “Just Like This” is a fortnightly column where she compares university to things that aren’t university. “I shall have to ask them what the name of the country is, you know. Please, Ma’am, is this New Zealand? Or Australia? … And what an ignorant little girl she’ll think … Continue reading Just Like This: In Which Uni is Just Like Alice in Wonderland
A summary of the major ways you can get involved socially at university! Part 2 in the ‘VCE to Uni’ series by Lucienne. Continue reading VCE to Uni: The Social Transition
Leanne L. is a first year student in Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Psychology and Linguistics. She also hopes to get the hang of technology in this lifetime.
The end of semester is nearing, and most students should be settled in by now. However, it is understandable that it may take a little longer for us international students. So if you’re not fully settled yet, have no fear! This post will hopefully help you make sense of your confused feelings, plus give a few tips to help you ease into studying in Melbourne.
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:
If you have just started university and want to find out what all this ‘volunteering’ stuff is about, or you are already a seasoned volunteer and want to expand your repertoire, than this post is for you!
If you need a place to charge your laptop/phone/other electrical items – did you know there are secure charging lockers around campus you can use? Secure laptop/phone charger lockers are great because you can leave your things to charge, go away to do something else, and come back to it later. There are 2 places I’m aware of that have these secure laptop/phone charging lockers: … Continue reading Secure laptop & phone charging
If you’re looking for a quiet, cosy place to unwind – try the Environments and Design Student Lounge.
This area is tucked away on the ground floor of the Baldwin Spencer building, and is easily missed by many. I stumbled across this lounge by accident! I was trying to find an alternate entrance to my lecture theatre.