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

Getting involved at university and padding your resumé

  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

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

3 Foolproof Student Recipes

Turlough is currently undertaking her second year of the Bachelor of Science and plans to major in Bioengineering Systems. With exams fast approaching, the uni student is more in need of proper sustenance than ever before. Eating a wholesome diet is crucial to keeping your brain functioning at its best. Often, however, the last thing you want to do after a long day of class … Continue reading 3 Foolproof Student Recipes

To Travel, or Not to Travel?

Sam is a first year Master of Publishing and Communications student who spent the last year travelling around (some of) the world. In his spare time, he likes to watch soccer and cycling, read books, bake cakes and knit jumpers. Have you come to the end of your undergraduate degree, exhausted from endless hours of study, assignments and procrastination, and feel like you need a … Continue reading To Travel, or Not to Travel?

Just Like This: In Which Uni is Just Like a Sparkly Toilet Room

  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. My very least favourite place at uni is the sparkly grey room in the Union House toilets. I don’t know about the men’s toilets (I intended to go in to do some … Continue reading Just Like This: In Which Uni is Just Like a Sparkly Toilet Room

Just Like This: In Which Uni is Just Like That Person You’ve Been Chatting to on Tinder for Ages

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.   A few weeks ago, I was talking to a friend of mine about which Orange is the New Black characters we most related to. I said Poussey’s girlfriend, because I have a … Continue reading Just Like This: In Which Uni is Just Like That Person You’ve Been Chatting to on Tinder for Ages

What’s the deal with census dates?

Carla is a third year BSc student studying geology and completing a Dip Lang in Spanish. She enjoys reading outdoors, and some of her passions include soccer, hiking and photography. Navigating the University website and remembering all the key dates and deadlines for the year can be overwhelming. So I have put together a handy step by step guide to help you understand some of … Continue reading What’s the deal with census dates?

Deakin vs Melbourne: First Week of Med School

Tara and Travis, sub-editor and editor respectively from our 2015 team, started Med school last week. We’ve invited them back to compare their experiences! Tara (Deakin, Geelong) It has taken weeks of preparation (and of sorting through cooking equipment and bed linen) before I could open the door of my new house on residence at Deakin, Geelong. Starting med this year at Deakin has presented … Continue reading Deakin vs Melbourne: First Week of Med School

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 who have suffered some form of adversity during their schooling. … Continue reading Explainer: What is VCESS?