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 Erykca, our current student blogger, shares her campus experiences. She blogs about tips for preparing for university, life on campus, living in residence, athletics, and the city of Edmonton.

Meet the Blogger

Getting Involved

Getting Involved

Posted on: Sep 09, 2021

Hey friends, Welcome or welcome back everyone! It is so great to have all of you back on campus and to see the hallways busy and filled with people. To kick off this upcoming school year, I thought I’d…

Orientation 101

Orientation 101

Posted on: Aug 27, 2021

September is almost here which means that it’ll be the start of a new school year. To help ease into the new school year, attending orientation would be an important step to take. Let me give you a…

Tips and Tricks to Prepare for your First Day

Tips and Tricks to Prepare for your First Day

Posted on: Aug 20, 2021

Hey guys, Summer is coming to an end and for a lot of you, you will be attending university and starting a new chapter in your life. Perhaps you’re filled with tons of uncertainty and other tentative…

Kings Athletic Camps: An Insight into Varsity Sports

Kings Athletic Camps: An Insight into Varsity Sports

Posted on: Aug 11, 2021

Hey everyone, For this week’s blog, I’d like to give you an insight into King’s varsity sports. More specifically, let’s see how our own student athletes run the King’s Athletic Summer Camps.…

ENVS Internship Update

ENVS Internship Update

Posted on: Aug 04, 2021

Hey everyone, Today I’m here to share with you one of the many great opportunities that King’s has to offer. The ENVS degree program allows students to take on a 13-week internship in their area of…

National Friendship Day

National Friendship Day

Posted on: Jul 22, 2021

Hey friends, July 22nd is National Friendship Day! On behalf of the day, I thought we should honor the friendships we have since this is one of the most important relationships we could have. I have come…

Summer Research Projects

Summer Research Projects

Posted on: Jul 21, 2021

Hey everyone, I hope your summer has been fantastic so far! During the summer, King's offers great research opportunities in a range of academic fields like Biology, Chemistry, and Computing Science.…

The Best Ice Cream in Edmonton

The Best Ice Cream in Edmonton

Posted on: Jul 16, 2021

It has been so hot in Edmonton lately, so I hope you’re keeping cool! My love for ice cream goes beyond words and today we shall celebrate this amazing treat. Here are some of the great ice cream places…

Simple Staycation Ideas

Simple Staycation Ideas

Posted on: Jul 09, 2021

Normally when I think of summer, I think of vacation! But sometimes, planning a vacation can be stressful. If you are looking for something simpler, a staycation is the perfect idea for you. You can enjoy…

How to Minimize Plastic Waste

How to Minimize Plastic Waste

Posted on: Jul 02, 2021

Hello friends, July 3 is National Plastic Free Day. This day is dedicated to reducing and eliminating the use of plastic bags around the world. Canada in particular throws away around 3.3 million tones…

Tips to Stay Hydrated this Summer

Tips to Stay Hydrated this Summer

Posted on: Jun 25, 2021

June 23 was National Hydration Day, which reminds us of the importance of drinking water keeping hydrated. Especially now that it is summer and we are going to be experiencing these hot days for a few…

Summer in Alberta

Summer in Alberta

Posted on: Jun 18, 2021

Summer is here! More specifically, this Sunday marks the longest day of the year. This season is definitely my favourite. The sun’s out, the weather is beautiful, everyone is happy and enjoying the…

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…