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 in their struggles. The Room 6:01 Blog is where current student bloggers Bianca, Becky, MarissaMonica and Tara share their campus experiences. They will blog about tips for preparing for university, life on campus, living in residence, athletics and the city of Edmonton.

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Valentines Day 2017

Valentines Day 2017

Posted on: Feb 14, 2017

Dear Future Students, Happy Valentine’s Day! King's is make a big splash today with special events hosted by King's Students' Association that are focused on learning to love yourself. This got me to…

Why Take a Gap Year?

Why Take a Gap Year?

Posted on: Feb 10, 2017

Hi there future King’s students! It’s a new semester, which means more opportunities and new chances to take! A big welcome to the new students roaming the hallways. It’s always nice to see so many…

Going From Being a Commuter to a Residence Student

Going From Being a Commuter to a Residence Student

Posted on: Feb 06, 2017

Hey King’s! I am really excited to be writing this blog today! For most of my undergraduate degree I have been a commuter student. I have experienced both bussing and carpooling with other students…

How to Stretch Your Student Budget

How to Stretch Your Student Budget

Posted on: Feb 03, 2017

Hey students! Adjusting to life on a student budget can be somewhat stressful – especially if you don’t think ahead about it! But, if you get in the habit of thinking about your money and making strategic…

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).…

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…

New Year's Resolutions Do's and Dont's

New Year's Resolutions Do's and Dont's

Posted on: Jan 01, 2017

Well hello there future and current King’s community! It's January 1st, New Year’s Day. You know what that means – it's time to set some New Year’s Resolutions that you will forget about within…

New Year's Eve Events in Edmonton

New Year's Eve Events in Edmonton

Posted on: Dec 30, 2016

Hello King’s! With Christmas behind us, we're now looking forward to 2017! Because we’re saying goodbye to 2016 and hello to 2017, we might as well go out with a bang. Whether or not you are spending…

Favourite King's Christmas Memories

Favourite King's Christmas Memories

Posted on: Dec 23, 2016

Hey there future students, Have you wondered what the most wonderful time of the year is at the most wonderful university of Edmonton? King's is a lively and caring community all year round...but there's…

Small Groups at King's

Small Groups at King's

Posted on: Dec 16, 2016

Hey there future students, Are you interested in growing in your faith while at King's? A great way to get plugged into your faith life at King's is to join a small group. King's small groups are usually…

DIY Christmas on a Student Budget

DIY Christmas on a Student Budget

Posted on: Dec 09, 2016

As the great Buddy the Elf said, "The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear". Students, it's that time of year again! The bank account is low but spirits are high. But, with…

Get To Know Your Profs - Dr. Mark Sandle

Get To Know Your Profs - Dr. Mark Sandle

Posted on: Dec 02, 2016

Hey future King's Students!! This week we have the pleasure of getting to know one of our professors, the great Dr. Mark Sandle! One of the resident Brits on campus, Mark teaches history here at Kings.…

Your Guide to Edmonton Christmas Fun

Your Guide to Edmonton Christmas Fun

Posted on: Nov 25, 2016

Hey King’s! Although the current lack of snow makes it feel otherwise, the Christmas season is upon us! And of course, this means that there is an abundance of Christmasy things to do at King’s and…

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…

Tips on Applying for Scholarships (aka Free Money!)

Tips on Applying for Scholarships (aka Free Money!)

Posted on: Nov 14, 2016

Hello future King’s students! Did you know that the month of November is Financial Literacy Month? This event helps individuals strengthen their financial literacy and empower them to manage their debt…

My Encounter Weekend Story

My Encounter Weekend Story

Posted on: Nov 07, 2016

Hey Future Students,  Do you know exactly what you want to study? If not, you’re in good company because deciding what program to major in is a big decision (and not always an easy one). With King’s…

National Men Make Dinner Day (with Aubry)

National Men Make Dinner Day (with Aubry)

Posted on: Nov 03, 2016

Hey current and prospective King’s students!  For those of you who don’t know, November 3rd was National Men Make Dinner Day, and yours truly was tasked with blogging about making dinner. Yes, it…