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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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…

Get Organized to get an A!

Get Organized to get an A!

Posted on: Sep 15, 2017

Hey, Students!  Summer is over and we're back to the grind. It can be hard to go from sunshine central to the focused and studious individuals we all aspire to be. But get this--being organized can help…

One Thing I Wish I knew as a First Year

One Thing I Wish I knew as a First Year

Posted on: Sep 01, 2017

Hi there, future King's students!  It is officially the beginning of a new semester and a new school year at The King's University. To kick off the first day, I put together an interview of current students…

Debunking the 5-Year Plan

Debunking the 5-Year Plan

Posted on: Aug 04, 2017

Hey, students!  The first day of school is coming up! I always found that around this time you start getting pummeled with questions like 'What are your plans for the fall?' or 'What do you plan to do…

Get to Know Your Profs - Gord Preston

Get to Know Your Profs - Gord Preston

Posted on: Jun 23, 2017

Hey there future business students! King's is a university full of talented students, staff and faculty...but how much do we really know the professors at King's? I made it my mission to sit down with…

Mess with the Stress During Exam Season!

Mess with the Stress During Exam Season!

Posted on: Jun 09, 2017

Hi there future King's students! Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it is that time of the year for us hardworking students! Classes are done but books are still open and the stress levels can get a little bit…

Get to Know Your Profs - Dr. Brian Martin

Get to Know Your Profs - Dr. Brian Martin

Posted on: May 12, 2017

Hi there future King's students!  What better way is there to get to know our professors than with a little Q & A? This week we have another instalment in our series "Get To Know Your Profs", as we feature…

You Know You're a Commuter When...

You Know You're a Commuter When...

Posted on: Apr 28, 2017

As someone who has lived on campus for two years, and commuted for two years, I can tell you that there are definitely pros and cons to both options. What I love most about commuting is that my time on-campus…

Get to Know Your Profs - Dr. Leanne Willson

Get to Know Your Profs - Dr. Leanne Willson

Posted on: Apr 14, 2017

Hello King's! To continue with our "Get to Know Your Prof" blog series, I was able to interview one of my favourite professors, Dr. Leanne Willson. You too can get to know her a little bit more: What…

Favourite First Year Courses

Favourite First Year Courses

Posted on: Apr 07, 2017

Hey there future students, Did you know that all of King's degrees, from Business to Chemistry, all come with required Foundations and Breadth courses? While they may seem scary at first, these courses…

New Professor Research

New Professor Research

Posted on: Mar 31, 2017

Hello to all the future and current King’s students out there – I have something exciting to share with you! The King’s webpage just recently got a brand new addition to all it already has to offer…

Things To Do During YEG Spring Break

Things To Do During YEG Spring Break

Posted on: Mar 24, 2017

Hi there future King's students!  It’s that time of the year friends - Spring Break! Are you pumped for a whole week (or maybe even more!) of time off school, but stumped trying to think of ways to…

#IChoseKings - International Student

#IChoseKings - International Student

Posted on: Mar 03, 2017

Hey there future students, How crazy is that people from all distances, whether its a short car ride or a flight across the world, find their way to King's and come to call it home?! I'm originally…

#IChosekings - Homeschool Student

#IChosekings - Homeschool Student

Posted on: Mar 01, 2017

Hello there future and current King’s students! With King's Spring Open House happening tomorrow, we’ve been highlighting the different reasons why people choose to continue their education at King’s.…

#IChoseKings – High School Student

#IChoseKings – High School Student

Posted on: Feb 24, 2017

Hi there future King's students! To celebrate our upcoming Spring Open House on Saturday, March 4th, the Room 6:01 Blog is is featuring an #IChoseKings series. In this installment, I had the pleasure…

#IChoseKings - Gap Year Student

#IChoseKings - Gap Year Student

Posted on: Feb 22, 2017

Hey future King's students!  Today we're chatting with the lovely Heidi Frei, a second year Sociology student, about her Gap Year experience. A lot of students choose to take a Gap Year after high school…

Going Dutch on the CHE Exchange (Part 2)

Going Dutch on the CHE Exchange (Part 2)

Posted on: Jan 20, 2017

Hey again future students, It's been almost two weeks since I swapped out the short, cold Edmonton winter days for a Dutch adventure. Last week I wrote a blog explaining the exchange program to CHE…

It's Finals Season. Time to Study Up!

It's Finals Season. Time to Study Up!

Posted on: Jan 16, 2017

Hello future King's students! January is finals month for all you high school students. That means you are all (hopefully) studying for your finals. This can be a stressful time for a lot of students,…

Going Dutch on the CHE Exchange (Part 1)

Going Dutch on the CHE Exchange (Part 1)

Posted on: Jan 13, 2017

Hey there adventurous future students, Have you had enough of the long Canadian winters? Do you crave the excitement of eating foreign food and love learning about far away places? If you said yes to…

Make the Most of Your Degree: Study Abroad!

Make the Most of Your Degree: Study Abroad!

Posted on: Jan 06, 2017

Hello future students! An awesome way to make the most out of your degree is to study abroad! Studying abroad for a semester or a year, or doing an internship abroad, allows you to travel and practical…