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Re: UoM General Chat
« Reply #17865 on: January 29, 2019, 04:11:31 pm »
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Hey guys,
Iím hoping to take French or Italian 1 as my breadth this semester but I was wondering if anyone knows roughly when these exams would take place? Iím hoping to go away towards the end of the exam period but Iím concerned that by taking a breadth with an exam the dates will clash! If anyone could help me out by letting me know roughly when language exams take place in the exam calendar that would be great :)

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Re: UoM General Chat
« Reply #17866 on: January 30, 2019, 04:58:07 pm »
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When you've finished your degree at the end of 2018, and chose to attend the 2019 mid-year graduation to get your certificate instead, but company requires proof of your graduation to hire you for their graduate program what do you do? I checked the uni policy and they don't mail certificates out until after the graduation ceremony you're signed up to.

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Re: UoM General Chat
« Reply #17867 on: January 31, 2019, 05:46:34 pm »
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Where or what clubs on campus are best for meeting people? What volunteering positions do people recommend?
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Re: UoM General Chat
« Reply #17868 on: January 31, 2019, 05:53:35 pm »
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Where or what clubs on campus are best for meeting people? What volunteering positions do people recommend?

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« Reply #17869 on: January 31, 2019, 05:54:11 pm »
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Where or what clubs on campus are best for meeting people? What volunteering positions do people recommend?

I think this is a fairly subjective issue. You'll probably gain more enjoyment from the clubs that are actually aligned with your personal interests. You can explore all of these options during O-Week :)

I'm personally not aware of too many volunteering positions that run at Unimelb. One I can recommend, however, is Open Day! IIRC applications come out in June, and you can volunteer to be a tour guide, stall member, etc. It's a really great day, and you meet some wonderful people. However, if you are looking for a more sustained volunteering role, it might be worth waiting for the response of another user or asking around during O-Week.
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Re: UoM General Chat
« Reply #17870 on: February 19, 2019, 01:20:48 am »
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Re: UoM General Chat
« Reply #17871 on: February 20, 2019, 04:16:05 pm »
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How long does your unimelb email stay active after you've graduated?

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« Reply #17872 on: February 20, 2019, 04:17:03 pm »
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Re: UoM General Chat
« Reply #17873 on: February 22, 2019, 10:19:37 pm »
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Is doing Phonetics and Japanese 1, where I'd be taught the IPA and hiragana/katakana/a small amount of kanji at the same time, a stupid idea? Keeping in mind that I've previously self-learnt hiragana and katakana (but am somewhat rusty) and did VCE English Language. I'm currently enrolled only in Phonetics for my Linguistics minor but I'm in a bit of a bind given that both are only taught in Semester 1 and I have (admittedly far-fetched) dreams of going on exchange in my third year.

In short, how difficult is it to learn the IPA -- comparable to that of another language? Thanks.

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« Reply #17874 on: February 23, 2019, 07:52:08 pm »
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In short, how difficult is it to learn the IPA -- comparable to that of another language? Thanks.

I've previously studied the Secret Life of Language, which devotes 3-4 weeks to phonetics/phonology. Owing to the number of tutorial exercises that you complete over this time, you *unconsciously* become pretty familiar with the IPA chart. I think it took me 2 weeks to remember nearly everything. I'm sure if you devoted a few days to committed memorisation, you could have it down pat. In my opinion, learning another language is much more difficult. The nature and breadth of material that you need to familiarise yourself with is much greater than the content of the IPA chart. Good luck :)
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Re: UoM General Chat
« Reply #17875 on: February 24, 2019, 04:37:36 pm »
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Do we need our student ID's to sign up for clubs/societies? I haven't gotten around to ordering mine yet... :-[

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Re: UoM General Chat
« Reply #17876 on: February 24, 2019, 09:11:48 pm »
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Do we need our student ID's to sign up for clubs/societies? I haven't gotten around to ordering mine yet... :-[

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Re: UoM General Chat
« Reply #17877 on: February 25, 2019, 11:02:13 am »
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Do any graduates on here still travel with a concession myki? Is it ok just to show your healthcare card when checked by a ticket inspector?
Because that's what is seems to say here: https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/tickets/myki/concessions-and-free-travel/health-care-card/

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Re: UoM General Chat
« Reply #17878 on: February 25, 2019, 11:07:03 am »
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Do any graduates on here still travel with a concession myki? Is it ok just to show your healthcare card when checked by a ticket inspector?
Because that's what is seems to say here: https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/tickets/myki/concessions-and-free-travel/health-care-card/
Yep - you don't need to be a student to use a Health Care Card as concession (provided you meet all the eligibility criteria) :)
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Re: UoM General Chat
« Reply #17879 on: March 03, 2019, 01:39:53 pm »
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Anyone know if deans list for commerce has been sent out yet? And are level 1/2/3 recipients all sent out at the same time/day?