Top 10 events to get you through May

It’s the last big push to the end of Semester but never fear! We’ve got just the right mix of online trivia, budget support and assignment help to get you through to the end… (yes, that’s right, Semester 1 isn’t finished yet even though it’s lasted for 47 years)

You can find all of these events and more in La Trobe’s Virtual Events Planner.

1. Commons Time

If you’re a first-year student, the regional campus Support Coordinators are here to help you to navigate both La Trobe and your course. Join the weekly Commons Time events for discipline specific advice on employment, study skills, placements and more.

2. Understanding Referencing Workshops

Despite popular opinion, referencing is not the academic equivalent of having a tooth extracted. There are easy ways to do it and the experts from the Library want to show you how! Go on. Make your life easier.

3. La Trobe’s Got Talent – Zoom Auditions!

Don’t let isolation rob you of your dreams! Join the virtual auditions for the always-popular La Trobe’s Got Talent and show us what you’ve been working on instead of doing uni work!

4. Meet Up Group for Parents & Carers

It’s not easy to study and parent and teach at the same time – we totally get it! Join these catch ups and meet other superhumans who are going through the same thing. Share your wins and losses, have a laugh and meet some new people!

5. #howtouni: Procrastination & Perfectionism

These practical workshops will help you shake off those procrastination demons and get some practical steps in place so you can stay ahead of your workload. Delivered by the geniuses (genii?) from the Learning Hub and College STAR teams.

6. Financial Guidance during Covid-19

Times are strange and it’s possible that you’re struggling financially. Get expert advice on managing money, Centrelink and emergency welfare support from the LTSU’s Financial Counsellor Robyn.

7. International Student Lounge

Are you an international student? The weekly student lounge events are a great way to stay connected and get helpful information on English language support, assignment support, health and wellbeing and more. Jump onto the Virtual Events Planner to find out when the next session is happening.

8. Introduction to Mindfulness Meditation: the mindful minutes series

Take some time out each week and let Student Wellbeing help you destress and declutter that mind of yours. This 30-minute session will help you stay focused and energised amid end-of-semester madness.

9. Peer Mentor Meetups

Do you have some questions that are course or subject specific? Join the weekly meetups and get expert advice from high-achieving students from your course or discipline area.

10. LTSU’s Trivia Thursdays

Win big prizes in the LTSU’s weekly online trivia event. Play solo or with a team and you could win UberEats and shopping vouchers! The LTSU have lots of weekly events happening, so that we can all feel #togetherathome