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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ATTENTION BIG THINGS AHEAD

ATTENTION BIG THINGS AHEAD

Posted on: Jun 16, 2017

Well well well. It's summer and obviously you need 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 this road…

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 installment in our series "Get To Know Your Profs", as we…

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…

Why King's Students Choose to Work On-Campus

Why King's Students Choose to Work On-Campus

Posted on: Apr 03, 2017

Hey future students! For many students, paying for school and making it through the school year can be a bit of a struggle financially. Because of this, many students choose to have part-time jobs on…

New Professor Research

New Professor Research

Posted on: Mar 31, 2017

Hello to all the future and current King’s students out there – I have something exciting to share with you! The King’s webpage just recently got a brand new addition to all it already has to offer…

Things To Do During YEG Spring Break

Things To Do During YEG Spring Break

Posted on: Mar 24, 2017

Hi there future King's students!  It’s that time of the year friends - Spring Break! Are you pumped for a whole week (or maybe even more!) of time off school, but stumped trying to think of ways to…

Applying for Your Study Permit

Applying for Your Study Permit

Posted on: Mar 17, 2017

Hi International Students! My name is YJ Montalbo. I’m an International Student Assistant (ISA) and I also happen to be an international student myself. I’m originally from the Philippines and I’m…

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…

Study Abroad with Quest Mexico

Study Abroad with Quest Mexico

Posted on: Mar 10, 2017

Hello King's! I am so excited to share this with everyone! Over Reading Week I had the opportunity to go to Mexico for course credit with a group of King's students. The trip was with Quest Mexico through…

#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…

#IChosekings - Homeschool Student

#IChosekings - Homeschool Student

Posted on: Mar 01, 2017

Hello there future and current King’s students! With King's Spring Open House happening tomorrow, we’ve been highlighting the different reasons why people choose to continue their education at King’s.…

#IChoseKings - Transfer Student

#IChoseKings - Transfer Student

Posted on: Feb 27, 2017

Hey Future King's Students! To continue with our Open House #IChoseKings series, I chatted with a Transfer Student who decided to make the change and transfer to King's. I interviewed my wonderful friend…