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.

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The Ultimate Gingerbread House Tips & Inspiration

The Ultimate Gingerbread House Tips & Inspiration

Posted on: Dec 11, 2018

Hi friends! Happy December! Or should I say happy almost Christmas! What better way to start getting into the holiday spirit than to start building Gingerbread houses? Mark your calendars because tomorrow,…

DIY Christmas Gifts & Wrapping Tips

DIY Christmas Gifts & Wrapping Tips

Posted on: Dec 07, 2018

I know it’s exam season right now, but it’s also the advent season! As we look forward to and anticipate the birth of Christ, lots of people are also starting to plan how they’re going to be generous…

Winter Festivities at Kings

Winter Festivities at Kings

Posted on: Dec 06, 2018

You know what time it is… Christmas Season!!! With Christmas just around the corner everyone is so excited to celebrate with decorations everywhere, festivities going on, but also the time everyone…

Finishing the Semester Strong: Staying Healthy and Motivated

Finishing the Semester Strong: Staying Healthy and Motivated

Posted on: Nov 30, 2018

Hey Everyone! It’s that time of year again. Fall break has come to an end, finals are just around the corner, and you feel as though there are not enough hours in the day to get everything done. If…

International Student Tips: Involvement in Community

International Student Tips: Involvement in Community

Posted on: Nov 27, 2018

When you first come to Canada, you are probably going to be a bit nervous, most likely because people that look different than you surround you, or another reason could be that it's your first time staying…

Best Homemade Warm Drink Recipes

Best Homemade Warm Drink Recipes

Posted on: Nov 23, 2018

Hi friends! Don’t get me wrong, I am cold all the time but I think everybody can agree that it is definitely starting to get a little colder as the months transition from November to December am I right?…

Winter Self-Care

Winter Self-Care

Posted on: Nov 22, 2018

The deeper we get into November, the deeper we get into winter! The official first day of winter isn’t until the solstice on December 21st, but in this part of Canada, we’re used to being in the thick…

King's University Expectations vs Reality

King's University Expectations vs Reality

Posted on: Nov 16, 2018

I can remember first coming to university how stressful and intimidating it was not knowing what to expect. Some people tell you how it’ll be one of the most difficult times of your life, while others…

Underrated King’s Things

Underrated King’s Things

Posted on: Nov 13, 2018

Hey Everyone! As someone who has been coming to King’s for four years now, it is crazy how many clubs and resources I know the name of but know nothing about. Since many of you are probably in the same…

Fall Break Netflix Must-Watch List

Fall Break Netflix Must-Watch List

Posted on: Nov 09, 2018

Hello friends! It is finally time for the first break of this semester: fall break. Let’s just take a moment to appreciate all the hard work that you have done in this term so far. Good job! What better…

Winter Activities for Fall Break

Winter Activities for Fall Break

Posted on: Nov 06, 2018

After this week we get a long weekend! There are no classes on Monday November 12th and on Tuesday November 13th! Even if you’re feeling the crush of piled-up schoolwork, it’s important to make sure…

Cafeteria Highlights

Cafeteria Highlights

Posted on: Nov 05, 2018

Hey all, Haven’t had the chance to check out King’s new cafeteria this year? Or maybe you’re looking for something new to try out? Well either way if you forget to pack your lunch one day or you’re…

Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes

Last Minute DIY Halloween Costumes

Posted on: Oct 30, 2018

Hey Everyone! Can you believe that tomorrow is already Halloween? If you’re like me then you’ve probably left your costume until the last minute. No worries though, I have come up with a list of 10…

Halloween at King's!

Halloween at King's!

Posted on: Oct 26, 2018

Hi friends! There is only a couple more days left until Halloween! I am definitely ready for the sugar rush that I know is going to happen. Today’s blog is an exciting one because I get to highlight…

Student Feature: Shaylyn Wagenaar

Student Feature: Shaylyn Wagenaar

Posted on: Oct 23, 2018

For today’s blog, we’re going to get to know one of our students! Shaylyn Wagenaar is a first year student and one of our Ambassadors, which means she helps represent King’s to future students.…

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,…