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, McKena, and Minji, our current student bloggers, shares 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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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…

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!…