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, Josh, Veronica, and Tara share their campus experiences. They blog about tips for preparing for university, life on campus, living in residence, athletics, and the city of Edmonton.

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Giving Back This New Years

Giving Back This New Years

Posted on: Jan 12, 2018

Hi King's,  As we enter into 2018 and start our year with fresh ideas, habits, and resolutions, it can be the perfect time to give back to the community. Here are some ideas of how you can help out…

Quiz: What Type Of Student Are You?

Quiz: What Type Of Student Are You?

Posted on: Jan 05, 2018

1. Which best describes your study habits? A. Stay late in the library B. Get to class early and study right before it starts C. Study groups are the way to go D. What is studying?  2. Choose your…

Christmas Dinner on a Budget

Christmas Dinner on a Budget

Posted on: Dec 15, 2017

Hi there, future King’s students! It’s coming around to that time of year where all things are festive and everyone is starting to bust out the Christmas sweaters and super soft onesies. This year…

24 Things To Do Before Christmas

24 Things To Do Before Christmas

Posted on: Dec 01, 2017

Now that it is December, it's officially acceptable to break out all the Christmas themed music, decorations, and cheer you've been keeping inside for 11 months! What better way to get into the Christmas…

5 Things to Avoid Wearing to School as a Commuter Student

5 Things to Avoid Wearing to School as a Commuter Student

Posted on: Nov 24, 2017

Hi King’s! Knowing what to wear to school can be difficult, especially once the weather turns cold. For commuter students who have to trek across the city every morning, this decision can be even more…

Shopping Time! University Edition

Shopping Time! University Edition

Posted on: Nov 03, 2017

Hi there, future King’s students! Did you know there are actually two types of VERY important shopping trips? We all know type one which is shopping for the trendy clothes, shoes, and maybe even that…

5 Things You Must Do In Edmonton Before Fall Ends

5 Things You Must Do In Edmonton Before Fall Ends

Posted on: Oct 27, 2017

Fall is not only the prettiest of all the seasons, and while I do say this about every season, there is also so much to do at this time of year! It is absolutely enchanting to be surrounded by all the…

6 Ways To Have A Spook-Tacular Halloween This Year

6 Ways To Have A Spook-Tacular Halloween This Year

Posted on: Oct 20, 2017

Hello Students! It’s that time of year again where things can get a little eerie. That’s right, it’s Halloween. There is so much to do in and around Edmonton! Whether you’re a fan of haunted houses…

3 Reasons To Attend King's Open House

3 Reasons To Attend King's Open House

Posted on: Oct 11, 2017

Hey all! In case you haven’t already heard, this weekend we have our bi-annual Open House! Open House is an exciting opportunity for anyone who is interested in coming to King’s to check out the campus,…

Top 5 Places To Hike in the Canadian Rockies this Fall (Part 2)

Top 5 Places To Hike in the Canadian Rockies this Fall (Part 2)

Posted on: Oct 06, 2017

Long time, no blog, King's! Some of you may remember me from my blogging days of yester-year, with such hits as "Happy National Coffee Day", "What You Can Dooooooooooo At King’s This Halloween", and…

Happy Globe Aware Week!

Happy Globe Aware Week!

Posted on: Sep 29, 2017

Hey, King’s! Things are starting to get busy, and many students are ready for a vacation. Thankfully, King’s offers the chance to delve into new cultures without even having to leave campus! This…

Top 5 Movies/ TV Shows to Watch in 5:01

Top 5 Movies/ TV Shows to Watch in 5:01

Posted on: Sep 25, 2017

Hey there, future student! Did you know that the King's Residence has its very own TV room! With over one terabyte of downloaded movies, Netflix, and cable TV, the 5:01 media lounge is a great place…

Does the Church Matter? Fall IS Conference 2017

Does the Church Matter? Fall IS Conference 2017

Posted on: Sep 22, 2017

Hi there future King’s students! How fast time moves as it is already another September at The King’s University and it is the month when trees and leaves are beginning to turn colours as we move…

Get Organized to get an A!

Get Organized to get an A!

Posted on: Sep 15, 2017

Hey, Students!  Summer is over and we're back to the grind. It can be hard to go from sunshine central to the focused and studious individuals we all aspire to be. But get this--being organized can help…

IKEA: A Gift from Above - International Student Lowdown

IKEA: A Gift from Above - International Student Lowdown

Posted on: Sep 08, 2017

Calling all student who live out-of-town! I want to take you on an adventure. A mythical place filled with meatballs, arguments between couples, and stuffed kangaroos that you don't need but want. Yes,…

One Thing I Wish I knew as a First Year

One Thing I Wish I knew as a First Year

Posted on: Sep 01, 2017

Hi there, future King's students!  It is officially the beginning of a new semester and a new school year at The King's University. To kick off the first day, I put together an interview of current students…

Clubs King's Doesn't Have, But Should Have

Clubs King's Doesn't Have, But Should Have

Posted on: Aug 25, 2017

Hello guys, It’s getting close to the beginning of the school year! This means summer is coming to an end…which is sad, but also exciting as we can look forward to everything the new school year…

How to DIY Deck out your Dorm

How to DIY Deck out your Dorm

Posted on: Aug 18, 2017

Hey future students, Did you know that first-year students who apply to residence and pay their residence deposit by June 15 are guaranteed a tower room? We're now past the deadline, so if you haven't…

Things to Pack for Rez

Things to Pack for Rez

Posted on: Aug 11, 2017

Hey, future King's students! It's now less than a month away until some of you move into residence! YAY! There is a lot to look forward to while you live in residence, but before you move in, you probably…

Debunking the 5-Year Plan

Debunking the 5-Year Plan

Posted on: Aug 04, 2017

Hey, students!  The first day of school is coming up! I always found that around this time you start getting pummeled with questions like 'What are your plans for the fall?' or 'What do you plan to do…