Students camp outside Co-op for 13 days to purchase subject readers

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

Immigrating into first year: a field guide for international students

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

What if I Didn’t Make Friends in O-Week?

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?

58 tips for surviving first year

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

The best places to chill out at uni

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

Three Ways to Save Money on Coffee in Week 12

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

5 tips for planning your life – from study to sleep

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