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, 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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Packing For University: Everything You Need to Know

Packing For University: Everything You Need to Know

Posted on: Aug 17, 2018

Hello friends! With university right around the corner, it is probably beginning to be an overwhelming time. What do you pack? Are there tips? What are the essentials? Now don’t freak out too much,…

Summer De-Clutter: What You Need & How to Purge

Summer De-Clutter: What You Need & How to Purge

Posted on: Aug 14, 2018

We’re already half-way through August! Where has the summer gone? Whether you’re a commuter student or getting ready to live in residence, it’s probably time to start going through your things and…

Dorm Room Food Hacks

Dorm Room Food Hacks

Posted on: Aug 10, 2018

Hi friends! It’s dorm room idea season! With university lingering in your minds, you’re probably thinking of your transition from home to dorm life. Questions may pop up like, “what am I going to…

Homemade Ice Cream: Earl Grey

Homemade Ice Cream: Earl Grey

Posted on: Aug 07, 2018

This is it! Our final homemade ice cream recipe! I hope you love tea, because the recipe we have for you today tastes just like earl grey! The recipe might seem a little work-intensive, but I promise…

Homemade Ice Cream: Dunkaroos

Homemade Ice Cream: Dunkaroos

Posted on: Aug 03, 2018

Hey friends! We are back at it again with our second homemade ice cream blog! For today’s blog, the team and I tried another homemade ice cream recipe. We are all witnesses of this amazing sight…and…

Homemade Ice Cream: 2 Flavours of Vegan Banana

Homemade Ice Cream: 2 Flavours of Vegan Banana "Nice Cream"

Posted on: Jul 31, 2018

Want a fun summer activity and a snack all in one? We’ve got a series of homemade ice cream recipes coming your way, and we know they’re good because we tried them all right here in the Admissions…

Tips to Beat the Heat for You & Your Pet

Tips to Beat the Heat for You & Your Pet

Posted on: Jul 27, 2018

Hi friends! Despite some of the rainy days in Edmonton, when it gets hot it really is hot! Sometimes blasting the AC in the car, sitting in front of five fans, or diving into a nice cold pool every now…

Farmer's Markets & Food Trucks

Farmer's Markets & Food Trucks

Posted on: Jul 24, 2018

There’s something really nice about enjoying the weather and walking around an outdoor market with a friend. Whether you’re there to buy fresh produce and groceries, check out local hand-made goods,…

Best Camping Spots, Tips, & Essentials

Best Camping Spots, Tips, & Essentials

Posted on: Jul 20, 2018

Hello friends! I hope you are putting a lot of sunscreen on and soaking up lots of vitamin D this summer! If it seems like you are running out of things to do and places to go, you’re in luck because…

Summer Festivals in Edmonton

Summer Festivals in Edmonton

Posted on: Jul 17, 2018

Edmonton isn’t called “Festival City” for nothing. We have tons of fun events happening all year around but especially during the summer months! I’ve compiled a list of all the Edmonton festivals…

Canada-Wide Summer Bucket List

Canada-Wide Summer Bucket List

Posted on: Jul 13, 2018

Hi friends! To me, summer screams bucket lists. Now that school is out, this is a season to check off everything you’ve wanted to do for so long but haven’t had the chance to until now! If you like…

Edmonton & Area Summer Bucket List

Edmonton & Area Summer Bucket List

Posted on: Jul 10, 2018

Happy Tuesday, everyone!In this post, I’m going to run you through a few fun summer things you can do right here in and around Edmonton! Think of them as great additions to your summer bucket list.…

Be Budget Conscious this Summer!

Be Budget Conscious this Summer!

Posted on: Jul 06, 2018

Hi friends! I absolutely love summer when the sun is shining and there are lots of places to go and lots of things to do! But realistically, most of those things you want to do require a little bit of…

Summer Self-Care

Summer Self-Care

Posted on: Jul 03, 2018

Whether you’re working full-time or hoping to pack your summer with fun plans, it’s important to remember to take care of yourself! Here are some tips and reminders to keep in mind this summer. Drink…

Canada Day Festivities & Recipes

Canada Day Festivities & Recipes

Posted on: Jun 29, 2018

Hey friends! Happy Canada Day! There are a variety of things going on to celebrate Canada’s big birthday, and this blog is going to highlight them. Whether you have no idea what to do on Canada Day…

Summer Entertainment: Must-Read Books

Summer Entertainment: Must-Read Books

Posted on: Jun 26, 2018

Even if I’m working full-time over the summer, one of my favourite things about summer break is all the extra time I get to tackle my giant TBR (to-be-read) list! In this post, I’m going to share…

Summer Entertainment: Must-Have Playlists

Summer Entertainment: Must-Have Playlists

Posted on: Jun 22, 2018

Hello friends! We officially passed the first day of summer! There are definitely lots of things to do in Edmonton, and most of those things cannot be fully enjoyed without music. This is the second blog…

Summer Entertainment: Must-See Movies

Summer Entertainment: Must-See Movies

Posted on: Jun 21, 2018

Our next series for you folks is on summer entertainment essentials! I’m going to start you off with some of the must-see movies coming out between June 15 and the start of school, so you can fill your…

Student Interview: Summer Research with Angelle Britton

Student Interview: Summer Research with Angelle Britton

Posted on: Jun 15, 2018

Hi friends!   Ever wondered what type of opportunities you can have at King’s? Try student research projects! There are many types of research opportunities you can work on, not just during the school…

Student Interview: Summer Chemistry Research with Aaron Schmidt

Posted on: Jun 12, 2018

This week's blogs are honing in on one of the awesome student opportunities we have at King's: summer research! Senior science students have to complete a senior research project as part of their program,…