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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My Time at King's: Kena's Grad Reflection

My Time at King's: Kena's Grad Reflection

Posted on: Apr 20, 2021

I cannot believe that within a week I will have completed my B.A in English and History! These past four years have flown by and I am beyond grateful that my university experience isn’t over. In the…

My Time at King's: Lindsay's Grad Reflection

My Time at King's: Lindsay's Grad Reflection

Posted on: Apr 13, 2021

I can’t believe four years have already gone by, which I’m sure every graduating student says. But this year has me reflecting on a lot. I’ve been thinking about what these four years have taught…

Student Athlete Day: A Q&A with Eagles Athletes Past and Present

Student Athlete Day: A Q&A with Eagles Athletes Past and Present

Posted on: Apr 06, 2021

Today is National Student Athlete Day, a day to celebrate student athletes and all the hard work they put into both their sport and education. I interviewed some current and alumna Eagles about their…

On-Campus Employment Opportunities

On-Campus Employment Opportunities

Posted on: Mar 30, 2021

Tuition costs can be a big deterrent in attending university for many students. I have found a few ways to help pay tuition, and one of them has been a part time job at the Admissions office. This is…

World Water Day: The Honduras Water Project

World Water Day: The Honduras Water Project

Posted on: Mar 23, 2021

World Water Day is March 22! I thought I’d take some time to discuss the Micah Centre, especially the Honduras Water Project, and my time in Honduras in 2019. I was supposed to participate again in…

To Live in Residence or Commute?

To Live in Residence or Commute?

Posted on: Mar 16, 2021

Deciding between living in residence or commuting when going to university can be a bit of a challenge. In my four years at King’s, I had the opportunity to live in residence the first two years of…

The Rewards and Challenges of Being a First-Generation Student

The Rewards and Challenges of Being a First-Generation Student

Posted on: Mar 09, 2021

What is a first-generation student? To say it simply, it means that neither of your parents obtained a post-secondary degree. I want to share my experience with you as a first-generation student myself.…

International Women's Day: Celebrating Female Professors at King's

International Women's Day: Celebrating Female Professors at King's

Posted on: Mar 02, 2021

Next Monday, March 8, is International Women’s Day! This is a day to celebrate the incredible achievements of women in the past and present. This year, I’d like to take the chance to recognize some…

King's Experience Info Night

King's Experience Info Night

Posted on: Feb 23, 2021

Are you interested about what it is like to be a student at The King’s University? Do you want to know all that King’s has to offer? I highly suggest you attend our upcoming King’s Experience Info…

Reading Week Book Recommendations

Reading Week Book Recommendations

Posted on: Feb 16, 2021

As an English student, I wait for times where I have the opportunity to indulge in books on my must-read list. Reading Week is here! What a good time to sneak in a bit of non-academic reading. During…

Black History Month at King's

Black History Month at King's

Posted on: Feb 09, 2021

February is Black History Month, which is about celebrating the contributions and stories of Black Canadians and their communities. This month, Student Life is running various activities to recognize…

Scholarship Application Tips

Scholarship Application Tips

Posted on: Feb 02, 2021

As a fourth-year university student, I know that paying for school is expensive and can feel really overwhelming. There are a few ways to navigate university expenses and one great way is through scholarships!…

Bianca's Admissions Farewell

Bianca's Admissions Farewell

Posted on: Jan 26, 2021

Over the years, I have had so many opportunities to flourish as a student worker here in the Admissions office. I’ve had so many chances to meet and connect with prospective students during open house,…

Winter I.S. Keynote Speaker Feature and the Benefits of I.S. at Home

Winter I.S. Keynote Speaker Feature and the Benefits of I.S. at Home

Posted on: Jan 19, 2021

With a New Year comes yet another enticing Interdisciplinary Conference! In the Fall semester I wrote about the changes to our Interdisciplinary Studies Conferences: for the first time the theme from…

The Wellness Room

The Wellness Room

Posted on: Jan 14, 2021

The Wellness Room is one of King’s numerous ways of taking care of students. It was recently added to campus as a place for students to rest and recuperate. It is located in the North Academic Wing…

How to Organize In-Person and Online Assignments

How to Organize In-Person and Online Assignments

Posted on: Jan 07, 2021

Happy New Year and welcome back! I hope everyone had a restful and food-filled holiday with lots of love. I cannot express how many challenges and learning opportunities 2020 was filled with but let me…

Hybrid Model Challenges and Benefits

Hybrid Model Challenges and Benefits

Posted on: Jan 05, 2021

As a student, this past semester has been quite strange and different. Learning online has been a challenge, but I have also really enjoyed the hybrid model, which allows students to work online with…

Virtual Teaching Tips for Education Students

Virtual Teaching Tips for Education Students

Posted on: Dec 29, 2020

Hello B.Ed students or students-to-be! One of the interesting concepts we learned in the Bachelor of Education program this year was understanding how to transition to online learning. What’s even more…

Campus Ministries: Why You Should Join a Small Group

Campus Ministries: Why You Should Join a Small Group

Posted on: Dec 22, 2020

When I decided to go to King’s, the Christian aspect had a major influence on my decision. I wanted to join a community that would support me and help me grow in my relationship with God. Since being…

Winter and Christmas at King's

Winter and Christmas at King's

Posted on: Dec 15, 2020

Merry Christmas! Each day that passes I get more and more excited for the holiday season! Our King’s campus is sharing the excitement as by creating many festivities for students to take part in and…