– Hi, my name’s Kanal.
I’m a second-year bachelor of commerce student
at the University of Melbourne
looking to major in economics and finance.
Usually I get to uni about 10 o’ clock.
I’ll tram in.
The tram system in Melbourne is really great.
It’s a free tram service to uni.
It’s, trams are every about one minute
or two minutes, depending on what time it is,
so it’s a really great way to get to uni.
When I get here, usually if it’s early in the morning,
I get a good coffee.
我最爱的一家咖啡馆Books and Blots
My favorite cafe, Books and Blots,
which is just next to uni.
And, yeah, it just depends on what my day is.
Sometimes I’ll go off to
the Faculty of Business and Economics building
to be studying for my first classes,
just catch up on any work I need to do,
just stuff like that.
Catch up with friends.
There’s always people always around here
because all the college students are on one side of the campus.
You always run into someone you know,
have a chat, have a laugh.
Uni is all about socializing as well,
so it’s a good way to do that.
This is SPOT, level two, where most people,
I come to study pretty much every day.
It’s originally meant for post-graduate students but
a lot of undergrads come here and study now
’cause there are free rooms.
Pretty much I’ll come in in the morning,
I’ll go to pretty much every room and
see if I know anyone and
I’ll sit down and study for … until my first class.
So I’ll have like the classes and
my lectures right around lunchtime.
I’ll probably walk up to the main campus every now and then.
There’s always barbecues or
there’s some kind of activity up there.
Every Tuesday there’s actually a band
playing up at North Court,
which is just next to the Student Union House,
and there can be some really good bands there,
as you probably know,
like Smiths group band, and stuff like that.
So a good way to get some
免费食物 还能放松 真的很棒
free food and chill out with your mates.
Because a lot of my friends do different courses,
it’s always good to go up to main campus and see them,
like people who do science or arts.
A lot of my friends are doing Bachelor of Science.
So it’s always good to head up to main campus,
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see them, get some lunch with them, catch up.
We just got a burrito bowl down at Zambrero,
so that’s in union house, it’s
hip to do different food around there.
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Mexican, there’s Subway, there’s kebabs,
all kinds of stuff.
So we just came to squat outside of Arts West,
a nice place to eat and just chill out.
Weather’s nice today as well,
so, it’s chilled up. It’s good.
So here at south lawn for the end of semester barbecue
held by CSS, which is the Commerce Students’ Society.
So, just free sausages, havin’ a good time with your mates.
It’s the last of studying in week 12.
It’s a bit questionable.
There’s no real sauce dispenser.
I don’t think I trust cooking with these guys,
but free food is free food.
– My name is Kate and I’m from the Commerce Students’ Society
and today we’re having our end of semester barbecue
and we’re selling tickets to our end of exams party,
so we put this on for Commerce students
so they can come down and have a good time,
and meet lots of other people and then,
obviously have a party after exams.
– Hi, this is my friend Lilian Brandt,
she’s on CSS as well.
Tomorrow morning she’s flying out to Sydney
for a case competition.
Tell us more about it?
– Yeah, so basically companies that are
challenged about a month ago and
we’ve just had a big tackle of it, got through a couple of rounds,
and tomorrow we get to fly down into the head office in Sydney
to compete in the final stage.
– Alright, so this is my friend Mitch,
we’re actually going … we met each other
at the science oak cabinet at the start of the first year,
and we’re actually going to exchange together
in the U.S. in Manchester next semester.
We’re gonna travel for a month before then and
then we’re gonna head up there.
– Yeah, should be really good.
So I was very impressed by the number of places that
the university offered in terms of going on exchange.
As a Commerce student you just have a lot of opportunity
to go to a variety of different countries.
And everything is taught in English
and it’s amazing that you have all these partner institutions
and I’m really looking forward to it.
– Yeah. To going to Manchester.
– One of my friends goes to University of Pennsylvania and
one’s going to UCLA and another one’s going
to University of Birmingham and
we’re all heading off in around the same time.
It’s a good time to get away from uni,
you go there for the study element but
there’s also the party element as well.
There’s gonna be a fair amount of it when we go there.
– So, and there’s always,
if you don’t meet enough interesting people in Melbourne,
you get to go on exchanges and
meet even more interesting people,
so it should be really great.
It should be really exciting.
– So, there’s a free drinks tent that pops up
every now and then and they’ve got The Massive Hit,
and this dude is just gonna come and go grab it,
so we’re gonna grab one now.
♫ Gonna throw it back to you
♫ By now, you should’ve somehow realized what you gotta do
♫ I don’t believe that anybody
So the campus in Melbourne it’s just, it’s great.
Like, we’re so close to the city,
and there’s so much playing to do.
Like, if you’ve seen the tour of campus,
it’s so open and there’s so many kind of areas
to just chill out with your friends.
And the facility itself is so great,
the uni is always constantly updating them.
A recent building was just finished about last year.
And there’s just construction going on
every now and then but you barely notice it.
And there’s always just new facilities to go to.
And this, the culture at Melbourne uni is also just so great.
Everyone is just so friendly around here.
You can say hi to pretty much anyone
and you can have a nice conversation with anyone you meet.
I think that’s something really defining about Melbourne.
Just the really friendly vibe of it.
And that definitely carries on into Melbourne uni as well.
♫ And all the roads we have to walk are winding
♫ And all the lights that lead us there are blinding
[Music *Wonderwall* by Oasis]
♫ There are many things that I would like
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