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Episode 9: #lifegoals / What are your Uni and career goals?

Gian, Pooja and Paige talk discuss their goals for Uni and life. They talk about goal setting, what their study goals and career goals are. Having doubts and how to deal with them. How to access Career Ready and doing internships. Host: Gian Ras Guests: Pooja Ganesh, Paige Van Der Poll Audio: Jack Tsaparis Vision: Bridget Meneghetti Cameras: Sophie Evans Produced by: Emel Berdilek, Brianna Young and Colum Coomey Studiosity – free online assignment help and live chat for La Trobe...


Episode 8 Extra: Stress is a four-letter word

They're back! We first met Millie, Srishti and Haylee in Episode 6 Extra when they talked procrastination. This time, the topic is taming the beast better known as stress: what do you do when semester gets hectic, and where do you turn for help? Also what's the right balance between Uni life and work/friends/family?


Episode 8: Self-care. Looking after yourself at Uni.

Gian, Pooja and Paige talk about looking after your mental and physical health while at Uni including talking breaks, getting enough sleep and exercising. They also discuss making sure you have a social life, go to the movies and eat enough chocolate. Host: Gian Ras Guests: Pooja Ganesh, Paige Van Der Poll Audio: Jack Tsaparis Vision: Bridget Meneghetti Cameras: Sophie Evans Produced by: Emel Berdilek, Brianna Young and Colum Coomey 8 ways to practise self-care8 tips for managing...


Episode 7 Extra: The crazy busy lives of our student clubs and societies

We're celebrating in Bendigo this week to mark the 10th birthday of the Bendigo Oral Health and Dentistry Society (better known as BOHDS). President Margaret Tran and Vice-President Phillip Nguyen stop by to talk about the benefits of being involved in Campus life. They also share plans for the group's big anniversary, and explain the tooth-themed pop song parodies that have made BOHDS an online sensation.


Episode 7: Time Lord - Master of Procrastination

Gian, Pooja and Paige talk about procrastination and how to avoid it. From procrastinetflix to calling your Mom to avoid getting started on your assessments, it's a scourge. The team talk about their weakness for Instagram and social media in general and how to plan your study to avoid these temptations. Host: Gian Ras Guests: Pooja Ganesh, Paige Van Der Poll Audio: Jack Tsaparis Vision: Bridget Meneghetti Cameras: Sophie Evans Produced by: Emel Berdilek, Brianna Young and Colum...


Episode 6 Extra: How to turn off Netflix and get back to study, the Albury-Wodonga way

Cooking, cleaning and Grey's Anatomy: that's what Albury-Wodonga students Millie, Srishti and Haylee turn to when they just can't face study. But they've all got their own tips on how to knuckle down when it really counts. These three first-year students also analyse why they procrastinate - and the results are insightful. Oh, and cuteness alert: we find out that students living in on-campus accommodation at Albury-Wodonga are proud parents to a rabbit named Benjamin!


Episode 6: Writing for Uni

Annabelle, Dion and Seyed are back this week to discuss Writing for Uni, what standard is required at a University, the writing process and editing your work and incorporating feedback. Studiosity – free online assignment help and live chat for La Trobe studentsNeed a little help with your assignments? Get it face-to-face or online.Turnitin – an introduction and how to use itJuggling study and life: How to manage your workloadYour Learning Hub = your academic help centreSo, what is a Peer...


Episode 5 Extra: University study tips from regional and international students at Shepparton

"I do have times where I feel like I'm juggling lots of balls, and sometimes I drop all the balls!" says Shepparton Social Work student Mariam Mgoter, proving that even Peer Learning Advisors get stressed sometimes. That's why she says it's important to look after yourself and put in place a plan for study success! Later in the ep, PLA Jasleen Kaur explains how study in Australia is different to back in India - and what happens when you've got to balance assignments with placements and exam...


Episode 5: How to study. (and what's the deal with Census?)

So studying is super important at University? You’ve got four subjects, lots of reading, assessments and exams where do I start? In this episode Annabelle talks to the team about how to plan for assessments and exams, where to find advice and assistance and how many hours a week should you be studying? Dion provides some nuggets of wisdom and Seyed proclaims his love for the Peer Learning Advisors (again). Presenter: Annabelle Romano Guests: Dion Ellul, Seyed Mousavi Producers: Brianna...


Episode 4: Loving the library - the centre of your UNI-verse.

The team talk about the library - the centre of your UNI-verse. Listen to Annabelle give advice on how to stay off Stalkerspace for bad etiquette, Dion talk about how he spends more time in the library than his own home and Seyed express his love for the Peer Learning Advisors. Presenter: Annabelle Romano Guests: Dion Ellul, Seyed Mousavi Producers: Brianna Young, Emel Berdilek, Colum Coomey Supporting resources: Your student ID card = your ticket to the LibraryHow to use your Library4...


Episode 3 Extra: Georgia and Kaity's lifelong friendship started right here at La Trobe

Uni friends are friends for life. That's the experience of Georgia and Kaity, two Bendigo graduates who first met in the corridors of their on-campus accommodation years ago. The pair are still housemates today. They talk to MyLaTrobe about making friends in the first few weeks of Semester, how to start that first awkward convo with your lecture neighbour and how mates help make Uni a better place to be.


Episode 3: Making those forever friends

You hear stories about Uni friendships that have gone on to last a lifetime. Some friends meet on their first day on campus, but it's not always so simple. In this week's episode of The Uni Podcast, four La Trobe students sit down to share tips and advice for getting to know new people, as well as a few stories of their own. For more tips, advice and stories of friendship, check out the below stories on MyLaTrobe: 4 tips for meeting your future BFF’s at Uni 4 ways to make fast friends...


Episode 2 Extra: Shepparton PLAs on what to do - and what not to do - in the Uni classroom

We visit the Shepparton Campus to hear this semester's crop of Peer Learning Advisors give their pointers for success inside the University classroom. Kate, Jess and Mel talk attendance, note-taking and the dreaded 'recommended reading' list. Whose academics use horror stories from the Emergency Department? What really grinds Jess' gears in a tutorial? Listen to find out!


Episode 2: Why attending class is so important

Why bother going to class when lectures are online? What can you expect from lectures and tutorials? Does attendance really improve your grades? How do you meet people in class? This week, La Trobe students reveal how to make the most of your classes.


Episode 1 Extra: Bendigo Students on their first week on campus

What goes through the mind of a new student in their first moments on campus? MyLaTrobe went along to Mid-Year Orientation at La Trobe's Bendigo Campus to find out. Hear students Hannah, Dray and Jack talk about their hopes and aspirations. We also speak to Connect volunteer Georgina, who was on hand to help the new recruits find their feet. Produced and presented by Mark Kearney at La Trobe University Bendigo Campus


Episode 1: Your first week at Uni

In Episode 1 of The Uni Podcast our students talk about that first week at Uni, getting settled and finding your way around Campus. This podcast is designed to help you out at Uni by providing tips, guidance and advice on getting the best results that you can and making the most of your time at Uni. We’re coming to you live from the student Media Hub at La Trobe University in Melbourne. Host: Annabelle Romano Guests: Melisa Aksu Sabrina Ranasinghe Gian Ras Produced By: Emel...