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, Kaleigh, and McKena, and 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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How King’s is keeping Students, Staff, and Faculty Safe

How King’s is keeping Students, Staff, and Faculty Safe

Posted on: Oct 27, 2020

Since this is my last year at King’s, I don’t want to focus on how COVID-19 influenced my experience, but how King’s made it unique. To keep this year full of class time and events like any other,…

Faculty Feature: Education

Faculty Feature: Education

Posted on: Oct 20, 2020

Just as there have been changes to our campus this academic year, we have had some changes to our faculty as well. As a student in the education program, it is my greatest pleasure to be doing our faculty…

Virtual Visit Events

Virtual Visit Events

Posted on: Oct 13, 2020

While working in the admissions office the past couple of years, one of my favorite parts of my job has been meeting prospective students and welcoming them on campus. While we can’t necessarily welcome…

Wellness Tuesday: Study Space Tips

Wellness Tuesday: Study Space Tips

Posted on: Oct 06, 2020

Happy October! It is officially spooky season. We have now been one month into our hybrid model which means we are slowly finding our routine with the new way of doing school. Taking online classes has…

International Coffee Day: The Level Coffeehouse

International Coffee Day: The Level Coffeehouse

Posted on: Sep 29, 2020

International Coffee day is coming up on October 1st. To celebrate, I’ve taken the opportunity to highlight some awesome details about the Level Coffeehouse here at King’s! The Level uses all fair-trade…

Interdisciplinary Studies Conference Q and A

Interdisciplinary Studies Conference Q and A

Posted on: Sep 22, 2020

The academic year has officially started in full swing with week three in the books and we are kicking it off with another Interdisciplinary Studies Conference. A lot has changed this semester, and in…

Into the Unknown: A Reflection on the Year Ahead, and Further Supports for Students

Into the Unknown: A Reflection on the Year Ahead, and Further Supports for Students

Posted on: Aug 28, 2020

As summer officially winds down and schools start to open up and function again, I would like to take this final summer blog as a reflection of the academic year ahead. In the last couple of blogs, we’ve…

Online Learning Tips

Online Learning Tips

Posted on: Aug 25, 2020

As you may all know, King’s is opening our doors to another academic year using a hybrid model where classes are offered online and in person. For this week’s blog, I will be sharing with you some…

What's Next for King's? Hybrid Model Q&A

What's Next for King's? Hybrid Model Q&A

Posted on: Aug 21, 2020

Throughout this summer, there have been lots of unknowns, questions, and changes. Due to the pandemic, we as a school community have put a lot of thought into how we can start a new academic year and…

4 Apps to Stay Connected with Friends and Family

4 Apps to Stay Connected with Friends and Family

Posted on: Aug 18, 2020

Although the summer is winding down, we still have a bit more time left to enjoy the weather and company of our loved ones. In honor of the last couple weeks of summer we have left, I have compiled some…

5 Edmonton Thrift Shops to Visit for National Thrift Shop Day

5 Edmonton Thrift Shops to Visit for National Thrift Shop Day

Posted on: Aug 14, 2020

On behalf of National Thrift Shop Day on August 17, this blog will be about some fun thrifting places to visit in person or online! We’ve written a few blogs about thrifting in the past that you can…

World Honey Bee Day: A King's Student's Honey Bee Research

World Honey Bee Day: A King's Student's Honey Bee Research

Posted on: Aug 11, 2020

Oh honey, August 15 is World Honey Bee Day! There are many reasons why we should conserve honeybees and keep them buzzing through our ecosystem. Students at King’s are able to pursue their passions…

August Movie Must-Watch

August Movie Must-Watch

Posted on: Aug 07, 2020

This blog is bittersweet because it is the last movie must watch blog of this summer season! Each month I have been eagerly awaiting to tell you five recommendations that you could indulge in and possibly…

What’s Current with Our Current Students?

What’s Current with Our Current Students?

Posted on: Aug 04, 2020

In June I made a blog post about what our recent graduates were up to and I thought that was such a good blog because it’s always fun to see what people’s lives are like right after they finish their…

Backyard Shenanigans: 8 Ways to Enjoy your Backyard this Summer

Backyard Shenanigans: 8 Ways to Enjoy your Backyard this Summer

Posted on: Jul 31, 2020

I hope you’ve been soaking up the sun while you can this summer. So far the weather has been so hot and full of sunshine that it’s worth investing some time in our backyards. Now, usually when someone…

All Things Avocado: Avocado Recipes for Every Meal

All Things Avocado: Avocado Recipes for Every Meal

Posted on: Jul 28, 2020

July 31st is National Avocado Day and I think it’s worth celebrating because there are so many things you can make with avocado as the star of your recipe! I’ve got ideas and recipes to share with…

5 Must-Watch Movies and TV Shows for July

5 Must-Watch Movies and TV Shows for July

Posted on: Jul 24, 2020

Out goes June, in comes July! The months are moving at a speedy pace but for the days that seem to go by a little slower, we have movies and TV shows to keep us from boring ourselves out. Speaking of…

How to Assemble the Ultimate Charcuterie Board

How to Assemble the Ultimate Charcuterie Board

Posted on: Jul 21, 2020

Happy National Wine & Cheese day! Whether you are enjoying this day alone or distantly with loved ones or friends, it is always a good idea to make a charcuterie board. But not just any charcuterie board,…

How to Enjoy Taste of Edmonton from Home

How to Enjoy Taste of Edmonton from Home

Posted on: Jul 17, 2020

Continuing with the festival theme, let’s talk about Taste of Edmonton. Around this time of year an annual outdoor festival called Taste of Edmonton usually makes its appearance, with food samplings…

How to Prepare a Staycation Festival

How to Prepare a Staycation Festival

Posted on: Jul 14, 2020

This probably isn’t exactly how you expected your summer to be this year, but the important thing is taking the time to make the most of it! You can enjoy the comfort of your own home to the fullest…