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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5 Places to Try In Edmonton

5 Places to Try In Edmonton

Posted on: Jan 18, 2019

Cold seasons tend to trap us in our little rooms, but sometimes it is best to step outside, take a break from studies, leave the familiar and breathe in fresh air in a new place. So here a few places…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

4 Food Tips for Tower Room Residence Students

4 Food Tips for Tower Room Residence Students

Posted on: Sep 14, 2018

                Living on residence in a tower room can seem a bit difficult at first when it comes to food options. Not having access to a full kitchen can be a bit challenging at first.…

Keeping a Positive Mindset: Preparing Yourself for the First Day

Keeping a Positive Mindset: Preparing Yourself for the First Day

Posted on: Aug 31, 2018

Hello friends! In the midst of all the packing, supply shopping and saying goodbyes, one of the most important parts of the transition to the university life is making sure you are prepared mentally 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…

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,…

Top 5 Movies/ TV Shows to Watch in 5:01

Top 5 Movies/ TV Shows to Watch in 5:01

Posted on: Sep 25, 2017

Hey there, future student! Did you know that the King's Residence has its very own TV room! With over one terabyte of downloaded movies, Netflix, and cable TV, the 5:01 media lounge is a great place…

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…

IKEA: A Gift from Above - International Student Lowdown

IKEA: A Gift from Above - International Student Lowdown

Posted on: Sep 08, 2017

Calling all student who live out-of-town! I want to take you on an adventure. A mythical place filled with meatballs, arguments between couples, and stuffed kangaroos that you don't need but want. Yes,…

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…

How to DIY Deck out your Dorm

How to DIY Deck out your Dorm

Posted on: Aug 18, 2017

Hey future students, Did you know that first-year students who apply to residence and pay their residence deposit by June 15 are guaranteed a tower room? We're now past the deadline, so if you haven't…

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…

Summer Volunteer Opportunities for Education Students

Summer Volunteer Opportunities for Education Students

Posted on: Jul 28, 2017

Hi there, King’s students! I hope you are having a wonderful summer so far! While this time of year provides great opportunities to relax and explore, it can also be good for investing time towards…

Edmonton Adventures on a Budget!

Edmonton Adventures on a Budget!

Posted on: Jul 07, 2017

Hello students!  Finding fun things to do in and around Edmonton is easy, because there's so much to choose from! There's also lots to choose from if you're on a tight budget (which many of us are).…

ATTENTION BIG THINGS AHEAD

ATTENTION BIG THINGS AHEAD

Posted on: Jun 16, 2017

Well, well, well. It's summer and obviously you need road trip help. So here I am, helping you to go on the best road trip you will ever experience! There is a plethora of large things in Alberta, and…