Room 6:01 Student Blog

Room 6:01 is a gathering space in the Tower Residence on campus. Students meet in 6:01 to connect, take a break from their studies, have fun, and share their struggles. The Room 6:01 Blog is where current student bloggers Bianca, Lindsay, Kayla,and Emily share their campus experiences. They blog about tips for preparing for university, life on campus, living in residence, athletics, and the city of Edmonton.

Meet the Bloggers

Feeling Homesick? It's Normal!

Feeling Homesick? It's Normal!

Posted on: Oct 19, 2018

“There is no shame in feeling homesick. It means you are coming from a happy home.” To be a university student and make connections with new people and things around you can be overwhelming. Feelings…

4 Playlists to Help You Focus While Studying

4 Playlists to Help You Focus While Studying

Posted on: Oct 16, 2018

Well it’s that time of the term that everyone dreads…. midterm season! While there are many important things to make for a successful midterm season, one of the most important keys to studying for…

4 Cozy Edmonton Study Spots

4 Cozy Edmonton Study Spots

Posted on: Oct 12, 2018

Hey Everyone! It is that time of year again, midterm season. This means that most of you will probably be spending the next few weeks in your favorite studying spot writing papers or studying for an upcoming…

Event Highlight: Open House

Event Highlight: Open House

Posted on: Oct 09, 2018

Hello friends! For everyone at King’s, it is a VERY exciting week because Open House is just around the corner! Open House is a time when students get an opportunity to visit different universities…

Thanksgiving Mini-Interviews

Thanksgiving Mini-Interviews

Posted on: Oct 05, 2018

Thanksgiving weekend is coming up! This is an exciting time of year, not only because we get a long weekend, but because it’s the perfect opportunity to take time to enjoy autumn, enjoy loved-ones,…

The Best Place to Get a Pumpkin Spice Latte

The Best Place to Get a Pumpkin Spice Latte

Posted on: Oct 02, 2018

It’s that time of year again! Fall: the time for chunky scarves, warm sweaters, and Pumpkin Spice Lattes! This fall was actually the first time I ever tasted a Pumpkin Spice Latte as I am not normally…

10 Different Ways to Eat Pumpkin

10 Different Ways to Eat Pumpkin

Posted on: Sep 28, 2018

Hey Everyone! With the beginning of fall comes the beginning of pumpkin season. As someone who has never been a fan of pumpkin pie or pumpkin spice lattes I’ve been looking for some new and interesting…

Top 5 Fall Hang Outs in Edmonton

Top 5 Fall Hang Outs in Edmonton

Posted on: Sep 25, 2018

Hi friends! Happy fall! Or should I say happy early winter? I know it’s going to be really tempting to stay inside and wrap yourself up in a blanket but how could you when there are so many activities…

Globe Awareness Week

Globe Awareness Week

Posted on: Sep 21, 2018

Global Awareness Week is an annual festival here at King’s, to celebrate diversity and explore the various cultures represented on our campus. Everyone is encouraged to participate and learn something…

Post-Truth? Facts & Faithfulness - 4 Reasons to Get Excited about the Fall IS Conference

Post-Truth? Facts & Faithfulness - 4 Reasons to Get Excited about the Fall IS Conference

Posted on: Sep 19, 2018

Today’s the first day of our Fall Interdisciplinary Studies Conference! The IS Conference is a fantastic and unique aspect of a university education at King’s. Every semester it encourages us to step…

4 Food Tips for Tower Room Residence Students

4 Food Tips for Tower Room Residence Students

Posted on: Sep 14, 2018

                Living on residence in a tower room can seem a bit difficult at first when it comes to food options. Not having access to a full kitchen can be a bit challenging at first.…

How to Survive Early Morning & Evening Classes

How to Survive Early Morning & Evening Classes

Posted on: Sep 13, 2018

Hello everyone! If you’re like me then you try to schedule all your classes between 10am and 5pm, though sometimes you can’t avoid taking a class in the evening or early in the morning. For those…

4 Tips for Settling in to a New Semester

4 Tips for Settling in to a New Semester

Posted on: Sep 10, 2018

Ah, it is that time of the year when we say goodbye to the quiet hallways and empty classrooms because it is a new school year! Whether you are a returning student or a new student, WELCOME! It can definitely…

3 Back to School Mistakes to Avoid

3 Back to School Mistakes to Avoid

Posted on: Sep 07, 2018

We’ve done it! Week one of classes is basically behind us now! Since we’re getting into the swing of being back to school, I’m going to share some major back to school mistakes you should avoid…

Keeping a Positive Mindset: Preparing Yourself for the First Day

Keeping a Positive Mindset: Preparing Yourself for the First Day

Posted on: Aug 31, 2018

Hello friends! In the midst of all the packing, supply shopping and saying goodbyes, one of the most important parts of the transition to the university life is making sure you are prepared mentally and…

3 Reasons You Should Attend Orientation

3 Reasons You Should Attend Orientation

Posted on: Aug 28, 2018

We are so close to the start of September and the start of school, which means Orientation is just around the corner! Orientation is a great way prepare yourself for your time as a student at King’s!…

Commuter Shopping List: What To Keep On-Campus

Commuter Shopping List: What To Keep On-Campus

Posted on: Aug 24, 2018

Hi friends! A new school year means new school supplies! For university students, these are not just your average school supply list. This is the ultimate commuter shopping list! Living off campus is…

Top 4 Room Decor Ideas - For Dorms & At Home!

Top 4 Room Decor Ideas - For Dorms & At Home!

Posted on: Aug 21, 2018

New school year, new room! Whether you’re planning the set-up of your new room in residence, or looking for a fresh update for your room at home, back to school is the perfect time for a change to make…

Packing For University: Everything You Need to Know

Packing For University: Everything You Need to Know

Posted on: Aug 17, 2018

Hello friends! With university right around the corner, it is probably beginning to be an overwhelming time. What do you pack? Are there tips? What are the essentials? Now don’t freak out too much,…

Summer De-Clutter: What You Need & How to Purge

Summer De-Clutter: What You Need & How to Purge

Posted on: Aug 14, 2018

We’re already half-way through August! Where has the summer gone? Whether you’re a commuter student or getting ready to live in residence, it’s probably time to start going through your things and…