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#1 mrskb

Posted 07 February 2012 - 09:20 PM

Any of the other Deakin girls confused about STAR allocations? I have no idea what to do for HBS109 and HNN112!!!

#2 UpsyDaisy

Posted 07 February 2012 - 11:29 PM

I had my timetable all sorted with 4 preferences. Then I logged onto STAR this morning and saw them allocated in blocks. Scrapped my preferences and played around a little. I've figured out my timetable clashes with school pick-up/drop-offs/Kinder and Child care no matter how much I played around with it.

I've picked the best I could knowing that we'll be allocated with a clash free timetable.

Sorry, probably doesn't help much.

FWIW - I just put in my preferences from 1 - 10 for both.

#3 mrskb

Posted 08 February 2012 - 07:41 AM

Yea I am the same! Had it all sorted and then they do it all in sections! Will just see what I can do!

#4 Anyway...

Posted 09 February 2012 - 05:28 PM

Yes!! lol my friend came over to do it and it actually confused the heck out of us at fist!

on Tuesdays I have a class at 9am and then again at 2pm which is a tad nnoying so I am hoping that a few classes will be thrown in in the middle of all of that original.gif

What campus are you at?

#5 greenthumbgirl

Posted 09 February 2012 - 08:48 PM

Same same...but got it sorted biggrin.gif  I really hope I get my preferences!

I received my orientation pack in the post today....are you planning to go to all the sessions?

Edited by greenthumbgirl, 09 February 2012 - 08:51 PM.


#6 mrskb

Posted 09 February 2012 - 08:55 PM

I am at Geelong campus original.gif

Got my pack today too! Am planning on going to all mandatory original.gif I will be at the a-k uniform fitting original.gif getting very excited!!

#7 mrskb

Posted 09 February 2012 - 08:57 PM

Edited- double post

Edited by mrskb, 09 February 2012 - 08:58 PM.


#8 UpsyDaisy

Posted 09 February 2012 - 09:22 PM

I got my pack in the mail today too. I also plan to attend all the compulsory sessions, but I can't make the "Get Connected" session. My youngest has her pead. appointment that we've waited 5 months for and I really can't cancel that.


#9 mrskb

Posted 10 February 2012 - 12:51 PM

Have you all ordered your med kit yet?? I am trying to decide what colour to get!! Thinking carribean blue original.gif ordering from medshop

#10 UpsyDaisy

Posted 10 February 2012 - 06:41 PM

I haven't ordered it yet. I'm waiting til were told we have to get it. Then I plan to look around to get the best price.

Just curious - I assume they vary a little as to what included in them? That's my concern, and why I'll leave it til I know more. I did look them up though, and would go with Purple biggrin.gif


#11 UpsyDaisy

Posted 10 February 2012 - 06:45 PM

I'm ordering this book:

Title: FUNDAMENTALS OF ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY (WITH MASTERING A&P + ATLAS OF THE HUMAN BODY + IP SUITE)
Item #: 9780321761033
Author: MARTINI ET AL
Publisher: PEARSON EDUCATION
Edition: 9

from here:

https://www.fishpond.com.au/product_info.ph...d=9780321761033

Heaps cheaper too.

Just thought I'd let you know. They only have 3 copies left, and I'm about to order 1, so that will make 2 copies left.

#12 mrskb

Posted 10 February 2012 - 10:51 PM

Haha I ordered mine from there a couple of days ago! Good find original.gif I can't seem to find fundamentals of nursing or contexts of nursing any cheaper so will get that at the bookshop when I go get my parking pass on Tuesday

#13 mrskb

Posted 13 February 2012 - 11:40 AM

Tomorrow is timetable day!! Feeling very nervous but excited original.gif alot of the classes I picked we're very very full! Fingers crossed

#14 UpsyDaisy

Posted 13 February 2012 - 08:37 PM

I didn't realise we got them tomorrow. My percentages were showing as zero when I picked them, so not sure what happened there LOL

I'm actually going in to register with the disability section (not sure the technical name for the department). One thing they offer is prioritized timetables. This will make my life SO much easier. Waiting on a call back so I can attend my appointment and fix my timetable - no matter what I did it just clashed in major ways all over the place LOL

Fingers crossed for you mrskb original.gif

Edited by UpsyDaisy, 13 February 2012 - 08:38 PM.


#15 greenthumbgirl

Posted 14 February 2012 - 07:19 AM

Good morning.....yay timetable day!!

Forgot to add, I'm at Deakin Warrnambool.

#16 Anyway...

Posted 14 February 2012 - 08:13 AM

Just checked my timetable
Monday's I don't have to be there till 4
Tuesdays are full 8am-5pm with a 3 hour break in the middle of the day lol
Wednesday's 8-1
Thursday's 8 till 2
Fridays off

I am fairly happy although that Tuesday is going to be a pain!! I am at burwood.

#17 mrskb

Posted 14 February 2012 - 09:26 AM

Here is my timetable! This is for Deakin Geelong

Monday-
8-8:50am- HBS107 lecture (will prob go to 9am anyways)
11-12:50, and 11-11:50am- HBS109 Prac and tute
1-1:50pm- HBS109 lecture
2-3:20pm- HBS107 tute

Tuesday-
10-10:50am- HBS109 lecture (will prob go to the one at 8am)

Wednesday-
1-1:50pm- HNN120 lecture
2-2:50pm- HNN112 lecture
4-4:50pm- HBS109 lecture (I absolutely cannot go to this one so will be going to the one at 9am)

Friday-
9-10:50- HNN120 Tute
12-12:50- HNN112 Tute
1-2:50pm- HNN112 prac


Anybody in the same classes?

#18 Anyway...

Posted 14 February 2012 - 09:48 AM

There are 3 hbs109 lectures but we only have to go to one is that correct??

#19 mrskb

Posted 14 February 2012 - 10:07 AM

No you need to go to 3 hbs109 lectures!

#20 Anyway...

Posted 14 February 2012 - 10:23 AM

Bummer unwashed hoping only one lol I figured it was wishful thinking lol

#21 UpsyDaisy

Posted 14 February 2012 - 03:33 PM

mskb - I am in a lot of classes with you, we'll about half. I wrote it all out and my computer shut down, as I went to hit enter LOL. I'll type it out again tonight. lol

Edited by UpsyDaisy, 14 February 2012 - 03:44 PM.


#22 mrskb

Posted 14 February 2012 - 06:45 PM

Sweet!!! Can't wait to see what classes we have together!

#23 greenthumbgirl

Posted 14 February 2012 - 07:19 PM

I won't be going to any lectures, I'm going to do them online instead.



#24 UpsyDaisy

Posted 14 February 2012 - 09:38 PM

My timetable:

Monday:

HBS107 Lecture 2 - 9 - 9.50am
HBS109 Lecture 1 - 10 - 10.50am
HBS107 Tut - 11 - 12.30pm
HBS109 Prac & tut - 2 - 3.50pm

Tuesday:

HBS109 Lecture 2 - 8 - 8.50am

Wednesday:

HNN120 Lecture 1 - 1 - 1.50pm
HNN112 Lecture 1 - 2 - 2.50pm
HBS109 Lecture 3 - 4 - 4.50pm

Thursday:

HNN120 Tut - 11 - 12.50

Friday:

HNN112 Tut - 12 - 12.50
HNN112 Prac - 1 - 2.50

greenthumbgirl: That's something I'm going to consider doing too, maybe not in the beginning, but if I need to fit appointments around Uni. It will mean I'm only on campus for 3.5 hrs Monday, 2 hrs Thursday and 3 hours Friday.

Edited by UpsyDaisy, 14 February 2012 - 09:39 PM.


#25 mrskb

Posted 14 February 2012 - 10:51 PM

I think I was originally in that tute you are in on thurs, but moved to Friday so I could have no classes Thursday original.gif I will be going to some lectures that I am not allocated in as some of the times for the ones I am in don't work for me! I may do some online too, depends on who the lecturer is




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