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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Happy Globe Aware Week!

Happy Globe Aware Week!

Posted on: Sep 29, 2017

Hey, King’s! Things are starting to get busy, and many students are ready for a vacation. Thankfully, King’s offers the chance to delve into new cultures without even having to leave campus! This…

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…

Adjusting to Life in Edmonton

Adjusting to Life in Edmonton

Posted on: Jul 14, 2017

Hi International Students! My name is Erin Prodgers, and I’m a fourth-year Psychology student. In addition to that, I’m an International Student Assistant (ISA), and I want to share some tips on adjusting…

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…

Whyte Ave Food Tour

Whyte Ave Food Tour

Posted on: May 19, 2017

Hello future King's Students!  If you're not a native Edmontonian, you'll quickly learn that Whyte Ave is a go to for shopping, eating and pretty much everything else. And it's conveniently located just…

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…

First Year Foodie

First Year Foodie

Posted on: Mar 14, 2017

Hello future first year foodies! Making food is fun and delicious, but sometimes you don't have access to a full kitchen when living on residence! So to help you fulfill your Freshman 15 cravings, here's…

#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…

Why International Students Pick King's

Why International Students Pick King's

Posted on: Jan 27, 2017

Hi International Students! My name is Nardos Yared Negussie and I'm a 3rd year international student in the business program. I'm originally from Ethiopia and I'm an International Student Assistant (ISA).…

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…

Love Yourself! Mental Health Awareness Week

Love Yourself! Mental Health Awareness Week

Posted on: Nov 18, 2016

Hey students! Did you know that you're super important? It's currently Mental Health Awareness Week here at King's and we like to ensure that our students know that they're loved! Mental health isn't…

You Belong Here: King's International Community

You Belong Here: King's International Community

Posted on: Oct 07, 2016

Hey students! King's is a really diverse and inclusive community and we have students from all walks of life. This week I wanted to highlight King's International Student community - 12% of King's students…

#StillInEdmonton

#StillInEdmonton

Posted on: Sep 26, 2016

Edmonton is the largest northernmost metropolis with a population over one million people. With the Rocky Mountains to the west and prairie land to the east, Edmonton is not quite a mountain-town but…

Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

Posted on: Sep 02, 2016

Hello King's, Fall; Sweater Weather; Autumn; Pumpkin Spice Latte Season; Harvest Time. Whatever you call this wonderful time of year, you may be wondering what’s going on around Edmonton this Fall.…

Fighting Homesickness

Fighting Homesickness

Posted on: Dec 11, 2015

Hey everyone! It's the time of year where everything is getting more festive and we're looking forward to our Christmas break! For us King’s students, many of us are getting homesick, particularly those…

Tips and Tricks for Your Thanksgiving Meal

Tips and Tricks for Your Thanksgiving Meal

Posted on: Oct 12, 2015

Hey King’s! Today is the day that we celebrate and give thanks for everything that has happened this past year by preparing a meal with family and friends. Being in university, many of us are away…

Travelling the World in a Week

Travelling the World in a Week

Posted on: Oct 06, 2015

Hey King's! I hope your first month of school went well! Things are starting to pick up here at King's as midterms begin and Thanksgiving is coming up. This week he held our annual Globe Aware Week! What…