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

A-YO we’re recruiting!

Looking for something new to do in 2019? Keen to build some connections and join a growing community of writers and creatives on campus? Look no further! The Unimelb Adventures team is recruiting for 2019, and we can’t wait to have you on board. We are currently recruiting for the following positions: Assistant editor Subeditor Writer/Contributor Social Media Manager Social Media team Video Manager Video … Continue reading A-YO we’re recruiting!

The Good Person Recipe

In 2015, I met Antonia Yip Siew Pin during Orientation Week. We were both international students with a great interest in performing arts, and it was only natural that we became friends. Three years later, I met Antonia again, but this time I am the audience, while she’s the performer. At this year’s Melbourne Fringe Festival, Antonia, alongside her colleague Nores Cerfeda, will perform their … Continue reading The Good Person Recipe

All-nighters: why you might actually be torturing yourself

Every time you don’t get enough sleep, you put your body through a decline in health and wellbeing. “I didn’t really think sleep was necessary,” my friend Sophie told me before our Biology exam, “if I could do better in this subject by studying more.” And although she did smash her exams with flying colours, (and I’m very proud of her for that), sleeping so … Continue reading All-nighters: why you might actually be torturing yourself

Finding Value in Volunteering

Volunteering experience can play a key role in our personal and professional lives. We’ve each had opportunities that have helped us in various ways in our respective journeys, and volunteering can be a way to continue the cycle of support for others. James Lynch is a leader in interview skill coaching and the recruitment industry, and Kumari Fernando is the general manager of DOXA’s developmental … Continue reading Finding Value in Volunteering

12 thoughts you have while applying for internships*

*as told through GIFs When your grades are still low, and you have no relevant experience, but you still have to be optimistic When you need to make yourself look like a decent applicant  When you stalk other people’s LinkedIn profiles for “inspiration” only to realise that they all have their lives together When you realise you need to step up your game and get … Continue reading 12 thoughts you have while applying for internships*

4 things I learned about love, life and the cosmos in my first semester

Solidarity between uni students is in the fact that none of us truly keep it together from beginning to end. If you’re managing, email me asap and be my life counsellor please and thank you—I can pay you in homemade dumplings that none of my friends would believe to be fit for consumption—but if you feel like you aren’t, read on. After all, as we … Continue reading 4 things I learned about love, life and the cosmos in my first semester

Get involved in Unimelb Adventures!

Want to join in the coolest* student-run blog on campus? Unimelb Adventures is once again on the hunt for people to join our family! Whether you can write, edit, do video stuff or just like what we do and want to get involved, we’d love to hear from you! Click on the headings below to see more about the positions we have available. We’re accepting … Continue reading Get involved in Unimelb Adventures!