Thursday week 2 of first semester – University of Melbourne students have now been lining up for 13 days outside the new Grattan Street Co-op, Unimelb Adventures reports. Although there is no official release date for 2018 subject readers, rumours suggest that they are due to slip into the loading bay by the Easter break. … Continue reading Students camp outside Co-op for 13 days to purchase subject readers
Moving away for uni is a common experience. You look for an apartment, maybe bunk in with a friend, start cooking and cleaning for yourself and learn much too late that not turning on the vents above your stove WILL set off the fire alarm in small apartments. New school, new city, no more parental … Continue reading Immigrating into first year: a field guide for international students
We all have that dream. You show up to your host tour on your first day of uni and become best friends with the other person who’s also late. You find solace in the person sitting next to you in your Power tutorial. You meet the coolest person who you immediately click with on that … Continue reading What if I Didn’t Make Friends in O-Week?
We asked a bunch of people hanging around uni what their tips were for new students and here’s what they said. (Please note, Unimelb Adventures is not responsible for anything that may happen to you as a result of following these tips) Call family members/friends back at times when you know they won't have their … Continue reading 58 tips for surviving first year
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 … Continue reading Get involved in Unimelb Adventures!
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Bella's experience studying the BA!
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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 … Continue reading The best places to chill out at uni
Coffee is our fuel for Week 12 survival. I always feel a bit guilty spending the $4 on coffee when I could be spending it on flashcards to memorise definitions for upcoming exams. The caffeine usually washes away that guilt, though. However, if one spends $3.50 a day for the five days of Week 12, … Continue reading Three Ways to Save Money on Coffee in Week 12
1. Google Calendar is life I recently made the switch to an online calendar and let me tell you, it has been fab-u-lous. I started out using the calendar app on my iPhone. However, this did not work for me as it was difficult to customise and colour code, and sent too many notifications. I … Continue reading 5 tips for planning your life – from study to sleep