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« Reply #45 on: January 10, 2011, 07:31:36 pm »
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Aha, anyway nevetheless would you happen to know which breadth are examless?

African Drum & Dance!  :)  Would've loved to do that if I could fit it in my degree.

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« Reply #46 on: January 11, 2011, 12:09:24 am »
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Aha, anyway nevetheless would you happen to know which breadth are examless?

African Drum & Dance!  :)  Would've loved to do that if I could fit it in my degree.
why cant you?

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« Reply #47 on: January 11, 2011, 04:54:29 pm »
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Aha, anyway nevetheless would you happen to know which breadth are examless?

African Drum & Dance!  :)  Would've loved to do that if I could fit it in my degree.
why cant you?

Cos I've already got my breadth all planned out and can't do any more breadth in my degree otherwise I wouldn't be doing a B.Sci lol.

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« Reply #48 on: January 12, 2011, 10:21:11 pm »
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Aha, anyway nevetheless would you happen to know which breadth are examless?

African Drum & Dance!  :)  Would've loved to do that if I could fit it in my degree.
why cant you?

Cos I've already got my breadth all planned out and can't do any more breadth in my degree otherwise I wouldn't be doing a B.Sci lol.
ah, so whats more important than african dance? are you doing 4 breadth or 6?

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« Reply #49 on: January 14, 2011, 12:40:05 am »
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During O-week do we spend our time indefinitely with our prescribed group? Tour the campus with them exclusively, I want to take advantage of all the freebies, free stationary sounds appealing (yes im homeless) so is it all planned out so we cover ever area, from what ive heard many leaders vary in terms of their 'touring'

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« Reply #50 on: January 14, 2011, 09:41:47 am »
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The first day, unless you want to meet up with them again another time

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« Reply #51 on: January 14, 2011, 12:03:09 pm »
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The first day, unless you want to meet up with them again another time
ah I see, so the rest of the week we just go solo if we want?

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« Reply #52 on: January 14, 2011, 12:31:07 pm »
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The first day, unless you want to meet up with them again another time
ah I see, so the rest of the week we just go solo if we want?

Yep!

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« Reply #53 on: January 14, 2011, 12:54:14 pm »
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The first day, unless you want to meet up with them again another time
ah I see, so the rest of the week we just go solo if we want?

Yep!
So for the remaining of the week we just walk around taking free stuff?

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« Reply #54 on: January 14, 2011, 01:11:50 pm »
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The first day, unless you want to meet up with them again another time
ah I see, so the rest of the week we just go solo if we want?

Yep!
So for the remaining of the week we just walk around taking free stuff?

Yep!  Walk around, go to info sessions if you want.  The joys and freedom of uni, eh?  haha

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« Reply #55 on: January 14, 2011, 01:13:42 pm »
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The first day, unless you want to meet up with them again another time
ah I see, so the rest of the week we just go solo if we want?

Yep!
So for the remaining of the week we just walk around taking free stuff?

Yep!  Walk around, go to info sessions if you want.  The joys and freedom of uni, eh?  haha
sweeet, what kind of info sessions are running?

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« Reply #56 on: January 14, 2011, 01:15:54 pm »
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The first day, unless you want to meet up with them again another time
ah I see, so the rest of the week we just go solo if we want?

Yep!
So for the remaining of the week we just walk around taking free stuff?

Yep!  Walk around, go to info sessions if you want.  The joys and freedom of uni, eh?  haha
sweeet, what kind of info sessions are running?

Lots.  In your enrolment package, you'll receive a booklet called Undergraduate Orientation Program.  In there it has a map and a list of information sessions you can attend if you want.

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« Reply #57 on: January 15, 2011, 12:25:02 pm »
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Mmm, all the philo subjects ive looked at have exams(still not discouraging) the creative writing looks good (film scripts), Russ did you do 25% breadth or just the minimum?

Did 2 creative writing, one philosophy and one uni breadth (genetics and ethics). Probably going to do two more breadth this year, both about population health/control

Don't worry about your GPA when picking subjects, that's a great way to screw yourself over. Why should the advice "do what you enjoy" be any different at uni than at VCE?
Which creative writing did you do, I want to do either writing for screen or ideas and practice, im unsure about the latter because im not particularly interested in poetry and they was some reference in one of the descriptions

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« Reply #58 on: January 15, 2011, 12:35:14 pm »
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I'm going to be away on the 24th of Jan for academic advice day, is this a problem?
I really wanted to speak to them about my subjects and get everything sorted, like plan my entire 3 years and the like.. Can I do this in early February? What else do i miss on that day?
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« Reply #59 on: January 15, 2011, 12:45:02 pm »
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Don't bother enrolling in your entire 3 years now, it's completely unnecessary and will just result in you changing subjects this time next year (seriously). Putting in 2nd/3rd year subjects now, as opposed to next year makes no difference. First year science is usually fairly generic (cough two semesters of chemistry and biology cough).

You can add subjects to your study plan from home, it doesn't have to be at uni or even in January. You're free to make an appointment with your student center, but at this time of year it's busy due to the influx of several thousand new students. In terms of what you'll miss...not much uni stuff. The OP is a summary of what happens, but it's your first chance to meet students in the course etc. and that's probably more important than picking your subjects

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The screen one is only if you want to write scripts, there's not much focus on "creative" writing (ie prose). I did ideas and practice. I also don't really like poetry but it was handled well (modern poems as well as ye olde english ones) and I enjoyed writing my piece.