Perform at Your Best: How to Manage Exam-Day Nerves

Ah, exams: The final hurdle to jump over before the summer break. The huge, sad hurdle, that really gets in the way of watching Netflix… Because exams often make up a large part of your grade, it’s totally natural to feel nervous. Here are some things to do before, during and after the exam to beat those nerves and be able show your markers what … Continue reading Perform at Your Best: How to Manage Exam-Day Nerves

Free Digital Tools to Help Any Group Project

Sonia is currently a second year Arts student with a double major of Media and Communications and Psychology. She loves the outdoors and has a passion for photography. We all know the struggle that group projects can be. Following all those back and forth emails, trying to split up tasks evenly – and the list goes on. There are even a series of memes dedicated … Continue reading Free Digital Tools to Help Any Group Project

Just Like This: In Which Uni is Just Like a Bonsoy Shortage

  Caitlin is a third year Arts student, majoring in Creative Writing and English & Theatre Studies. “Just Like This” is a fortnightly-in-theory, erratic-in-practice column where she compares university to things that aren’t university.   If you are a soy milk drinker, or have friends who are soy milk drinkers, you will be very aware that we have been in the grips of a Bonsoy … Continue reading Just Like This: In Which Uni is Just Like a Bonsoy Shortage

Just Like This: In Which Uni is Just Like Throwing Fish at Cartoon Penguins

  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.   Sarah & Duck is one of my favourite TV shows. I’m not trying to be endearing or ironic or twee by saying I like a kid’s TV show – I just … Continue reading Just Like This: In Which Uni is Just Like Throwing Fish at Cartoon Penguins

How to Take an Effective Study Break

Tessa is a third year Biomedicine student. Her favourite hobbies are yoga and walking her dog, but she also tolerates jogging or stroking her cat. SWOTVAC is upon us. We all start the week with grand plans, but within days (or hours), motivation fades, Game of Thrones beckons, and before you know it Sunday is here and exams are tomorrow and you’ve barely started anything. … Continue reading How to Take an Effective Study Break

Handy Apps for Swotvac and Exams

Alain is a staff writer for Unimelb Adventures. He is a a first year B.A student who is going to major in Politics and International Studies and Media and Communications. He enjoys travelling, photography and looking for the next hot restaurant to rave about whilst crying at his bank balance. Do you find yourself taking millions of Snapchat selfies? Do you get the sense that … Continue reading Handy Apps for Swotvac and Exams

Preparing for Every Type of Assessment

Assessments are always a bit stressful, but they’re especially daunting at the end of semester. Our wonderful team has compiled some handy tips so that you can make sure you’re prepared for any and every type of assessment you have ahead of you and get through the exam period as smoothly as possible! Essays that run all semester Start a plan early and stick to … Continue reading Preparing for Every Type of Assessment

A Week at Med School

Travis is former editor of UniMelb Adventures and current MD1 at Melbourne Uni. He has a Bachelor of Biomedicine (Biochemistry & Molecular Biology). Hi there! Remember me? That’s right, I used to write a little bit around here but have since disappeared into the abyss that is Med school. I can happily report that I’ve made it out of the cave to give you the … Continue reading A Week at Med School

Just Like This: In Which Uni is Just Like a Collection of Buzzfeed Listicles

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.   Hello! What a nuts time of semester! Here are some listicles (best word ever or worst word ever? I’m so undecided) about this nuts time of semester!   9 Things I Did Instead … Continue reading Just Like This: In Which Uni is Just Like a Collection of Buzzfeed Listicles

Student Complete when Connected

Nicole is one of the staff writers for Unimelb Adventures. She is in second year, doing a Bachelor of Music, specialising in Performance and majoring in Piano. She loves keeping herself fit by swimming and going out on adventure walks! During Week 3, I had my third Student Connect appointment with the same adviser. I simply love using this student service – it is one … Continue reading Student Complete when Connected

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

How to Survive Arts Honours

Sam is a first year Master of Publishing and Communications student who previously completed a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in History. In his spare time, he likes to watch soccer and cycling, read books, bake cakes and knit jumpers. Have you ever considered doing honours, and then looked at your haggard friends who are halfway through their own theses and thought ‘mmm, better not’? … Continue reading How to Survive Arts Honours

Who are Academic Skills?

Sonia is currently a second year Arts student with a double major of Media and Communications and Psychology. She loves the outdoors and has a passion for photography. Five weeks in and feeling out of academic shape? Whether you’re a first year or a third year, it happens to all of us. Luckily, Academic Skills are there to help. Think of this department as the … Continue reading Who are Academic Skills?