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 Activities for the Winter Long Weekend

5 Activities for the Winter Long Weekend

Posted on: Feb 15, 2019

Hey Everyone! Today marks the start of the long weekend and for us university students the beginning of reading week! If you’re like me you’re probably feeling pretty overwhelmed with everything that…

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…

Challenge Yourself: 52 Things to Try this Year

Challenge Yourself: 52 Things to Try this Year

Posted on: Jan 01, 2019

Hey Everyone! Rather than creating the traditional resolutions list of fad diets, breaking habits, and promises that usually get broken, I decided to create a list of 52 new things to try in 2019. One…

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…

Top 5 Fall Hang Outs in Edmonton

Top 5 Fall Hang Outs in Edmonton

Posted on: Sep 25, 2018

Hi friends! Happy fall! Or should I say happy early winter? I know it’s going to be really tempting to stay inside and wrap yourself up in a blanket but how could you when there are so many activities…

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…

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.…

Comfort Food: Sushi!

Comfort Food: Sushi!

Posted on: Jun 08, 2018

Hello friends! Today’s blog officially marks the last post in our Comfort Food series. Let’s take a moment to look back at what we’ve gone through so far. We started off with donuts, ice cream,…

Comfort Food: Fried Chicken!

Comfort Food: Fried Chicken!

Posted on: Jun 05, 2018

Even before I was a vegetarian, I couldn’t stand KFC. I’m sorry. Maybe I’m confessing this to the wrong crowd; maybe you love KFC if you’re reading our blog post on fried chicken. But for today’s…

Comfort Food: Ice Cream!

Comfort Food: Ice Cream!

Posted on: Jun 01, 2018

Hey, friends! What do you think of when you hear the words “comfort food?” Do you think ice cream? I hope you do because that is what this blog is all about. How exciting! Although every day is a…

Comfort Food: Doughnuts!

Comfort Food: Doughnuts!

Posted on: May 29, 2018

Happy Tuesday, everyone! As June rolls around, some of you may have your eye on upcoming final exam dates looming ever nearer. Here at the 6.01 Student Blog, we’ve got the perfect series coming up for…

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…

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…

Summer Camping Spots for the Last Minute Camper

Summer Camping Spots for the Last Minute Camper

Posted on: Jul 21, 2017

Hello everyone, I hope you're enjoying your summer so far! One of my favourite things about summer is camping. But, if you are anything like me, this is a struggle because usually you have to plan way…

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…

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…

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…