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, Becky, Marissa, Monica, and Tara 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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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…

Things to Pack for Rez

Things to Pack for Rez

Posted on: Aug 11, 2017

Hey, future King's students! It's now less than a month away until some of you move into residence! YAY! There is a lot to look forward to while you live in residence, but before you move in, you probably…

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).…

#Canada150 - Things to do on Canada Day

#Canada150 - Things to do on Canada Day

Posted on: Jun 30, 2017

Hello King's! This year is pretty exciting because we get to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday! This also means there are some cool events happening throughout Edmonton and the surrounding area. Below…

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…

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…

Tips for Finding a Summer Job

Tips for Finding a Summer Job

Posted on: Jun 02, 2017

When you are in university, or saving up for university, one way to make sure that you can afford all the costs that come with it is by working a summer job. Summer break is a great time to save up as…

King's Rez Traditions

King's Rez Traditions

Posted on: May 26, 2017

Hey Future King's students! If you are interested in living in residence, there are some fun traditions that you can look forward to! I sat down with Alison Exner, the Residence Life Coordinator to talk…

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. 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…

Why I am so Thankful for King's - Grad Testimony

Why I am so Thankful for King's - Grad Testimony

Posted on: May 05, 2017

Hey King’s Community! I have had the pleasure of being a part of the King’s community for the last four years, but as of April 29, 2017, I am officially a King’s graduate! The King’s Spring Convocation…

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…

Work While You Study: Tips for International Students

Work While You Study: Tips for International Students

Posted on: Apr 21, 2017

Hi International Students! My name is Charmaine Chinyemba and I'm a 4th year international student in the business program. I am originally from Zimbabwe and I am an International Student Assistant (ISA).…

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…