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, Becky, 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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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…

Summer Volunteer Opportunities for Education Students

Summer Volunteer Opportunities for Education Students

Posted on: Jul 28, 2017

Hi there, King’s students! I hope you are having a wonderful summer so far! While this time of year provides great opportunities to relax and explore, it can also be good for investing time towards…

Summer Camping Spots for the Last Minute Camper

Summer Camping Spots for the Last Minute Camper

Posted on: Jul 21, 2017

Hello everyone, I hope you're enjoying your summer so far! One of my favourite things about summer is camping. But, if you are anything like me, this is a struggle because usually you have to plan way…

Adjusting to Life in Edmonton

Adjusting to Life in Edmonton

Posted on: Jul 14, 2017

Hi International Students! My name is Erin Prodgers, and I’m a fourth-year Psychology student. In addition to that, I’m an International Student Assistant (ISA), and I want to share some tips on adjusting…

Edmonton Adventures on a Budget!

Edmonton Adventures on a Budget!

Posted on: Jul 07, 2017

Hello students!  Finding fun things to do in and around Edmonton is easy, because there's so much to choose from! There's also lots to choose from if you're on a tight budget (which many of us are).…

#Canada150 - Things to do on Canada Day

#Canada150 - Things to do on Canada Day

Posted on: Jun 30, 2017

Hello King's! This year is pretty exciting because we get to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday! This also means there are some cool events happening throughout Edmonton and the surrounding area. Below…

Get to Know Your Profs - Gord Preston

Get to Know Your Profs - Gord Preston

Posted on: Jun 23, 2017

Hey there future business students! King's is a university full of talented students, staff and faculty...but how much do we really know the professors at King's? I made it my mission to sit down with…

ATTENTION BIG THINGS AHEAD

ATTENTION BIG THINGS AHEAD

Posted on: Jun 16, 2017

Well, well, well. It's summer and obviously you need road trip help. So here I am, helping you to go on the best road trip you will ever experience! There is a plethora of large things in Alberta, and…

Mess with the Stress During Exam Season!

Mess with the Stress During Exam Season!

Posted on: Jun 09, 2017

Hi there future King's students! Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is that time of the year for us hardworking students! Classes are done but books are still open and the stress levels can get a little bit…