Starting uni is definitely an exciting adventure, but it can be confusing at first! Here are some tips to help you get started.
Bella's experience studying the BA!
Stuck with a long commute to uni? Rosemary is here to help you make your commute work in your favour!
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 … Continue reading Just Like This: In Which Uni is Just Like That Person You’ve Been Chatting to on Tinder for Ages
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 … Continue reading What’s the deal with census dates?
A summary of the major ways you can get involved socially at university! Part 2 in the 'VCE to Uni' series by Lucienne.
An overview of some common lifestyle changes that come with starting university.
A summary of the major academic changes you are faced with in your first year at university, by Lucienne, who has just completed first year here at Unimelb!
So, you’re thinking about colleges. Hooray! Each college is different, with its own quirks and traditions. Here’s a few things you should think about to make sure you choose a college that suits you. 1. Size really does matter The number of students at a college makes a huge difference to student living. Think about whether … Continue reading How to choose a college
First year Arts student? Read about Victoria Hogan's first year experience in her Arts degree here. *** I never really had a back-up plan in case I didn’t get into UniMelb. I mean, sure I’d applied for all the semi-acceptable VIC and NSW unis, but there weren’t any I wanted to go to. So this … Continue reading First year as an Arts student
This blog post is brought to you by Reanna Clark. Reanna is a second year Bachelor of Arts student, majoring in Psychology and Criminology. She also runs her own blog, You’ll Move Mountains - check it out! *** Moving out of home to study. It’s one of those life experiences that the stories about it differ from one … Continue reading Moving out of home
The university has been inundated with hundreds of VCE students in the past two weeks for UMSU's VCESS 2014 program. 2014 marks my second year volunteering with VCESS. This year I tutored Unit 3/4 Psychology, was a group leader, and ran a workshop for the program. Here's a summary of VCESS in 2014. What is … Continue reading VCESS 2014
This was part of my 'Crash course to Uni' workshop. Choosing what course you want to do, and what university you want to go to - is a pretty big decision. I certainly had no clue what I wanted to do, and it was only when I had to put down my uni preferences that … Continue reading Tips when choosing a University
Recently I published a post on why I chose to study at Melbourne Uni (see here), and I was curious as to why other people chose to study here too. So I asked other students - why did you choose Melbourne Uni as your university? Here was what they had to say. *** [plain] I … Continue reading Comments: Choosing Melbourne Uni
This was part of my 'Crash course to Uni' workshop If you had told me in high school that I would get my golden ticket to Melbourne Uni - I wouldn't have believed you. Picking Melbourne Uni I had absolutely no clue what I wanted to study at uni when I was in year 12. … Continue reading Why I chose Melbourne Uni