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 the ERC and Shanti Bagwan Cafe in the Alice Hoy … Continue reading The best places to chill out at uni

Swotvac Tips

Cassie is a third-year Commerce student, majoring in Economics and Finance. She is addicted to podcasts and long distance running. It’s almost swotvac. It’s the time of year when you realise you didn’t understand 75% of the content this semester, you stopped doing your tutorial work in week 3, and you never actually went back and watched those 12 lectures you skipped. Don’t worry, we’ve … Continue reading Swotvac Tips

The Pros and Cons of Taking an Intensive

Nicole is one of the staff writers for Unimelb Adventures. She is in third 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! Throughout my undergraduate studies so far, I have loved taking the opportunity to do either summer or winter intensive courses for subjects that I need … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Taking an Intensive

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

Applying for Exchange

  Audilia is a third-year Biomedicine student majoring in Immunology, and is undecided on whether she wants to pursue health or education (or both?). When she’s not holed up in a library, you’ll find her stuck in a book or blogging at audsventures. So, you want to be adventurous? Study abroad? Live away from home? Travel the world (or at least, part of it)? Make new … Continue reading Applying for Exchange

What you should know if you want to study Psychology

Marilyn is a second-year Bachelor of Arts student majoring in Psychology, and hopes to become a Clinical Psychologist in the future. In her free time, she enjoys rowing and singing with the University choir. Majoring in Psychology Since Psychology is an extremely popular major in this university, here’s a lowdown on the major sequence in Psychology. An APAC-accredited major in Psychology (APAC stands for Australian … Continue reading What you should know if you want to study Psychology

5 Storage Techniques for Long Term Memory

Ruby is a first year Master of Biotechnology student with a passion for science, books, and all things musical. If you see her around campus, she’ll most likely be scouting for free food, pressing replay on some fresh tunes, or with her nose stuck in a book. You and me both, Neville, you and me both. Uni swamps us with information, and I think most … Continue reading 5 Storage Techniques for Long Term Memory