Jump to content

Deakin Girls!


  • This topic is locked This topic is locked
190 replies to this topic

#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




1 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

Why Tracey Spicer has given up make-up

"After 30 years on television, I had become what I despised: a painted doll who spent an hour a day and close to $200 a week putting on a mask."

Empowering bikini photo of 46-year-old mum goes viral

When a group of teenagers made rude remarks about her body as she walked past them in a bikini at the local beach, Julie Cross refused to cover up.

Devastated widow discovers she's pregnant the day before husband's funeral

They had been trying to conceive a baby for seven years. Tragically Kristy Kirchner found out she was pregnant the day before her husband Royce's funeral.

Gabriella Goat sues Peppa Pig

Every toddler's favourite television pig is being sued by an Italian woman who shares a name with a Peppa Pig character.

Meet the Mpregs, the male pregnancy enthusiasts

"Men can't have babies - that's something only women can do! But our community is full of like-minded people who wish otherwise."

Your new motherhood survival kit

Forget about the bright, pretty baby things - while you're in survival mode, all you'll need are the essentials.

More than 100,000 cars recalled globally after death of pregnant woman

The announcement of a mass recall comes as Malaysian police investigate the death of pregnant woman in July.

Win a family pass to Disney Live!

We have 4 family passes to give away to see Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales, touring Australia this December/January.

I had a 'good baby' but still suffered from postnatal depression

I had a much wanted precious baby girl, a 'good baby' who slept well, self settled and was mostly content. It just seemed implausible to think I could succumb to depression.

There's no need to eclipse a babymoon

As long as pregnant women do their research, travelling during pregnancy can be done safely.

Mum and daughter have babies on same day

"It's not really something you ever want or think could happen. To have my mum going through it with me is probably the most special, amazing thing ever.”

Our baby's reflux caused the longest endurance test of our lives

I'm glad she wasn't my first child, or I would have thought that this was normal.

Win one of 5 Little Tikes Cozy Coupe Sport

Australia?s No 1 selling car is now available in a Sports model and we have 5 to give away to some lucky Essential Baby families.

The podcast that reminds mums they are not alone

A mum's complicated, gruelling labour gave birth to two lovely beings: her daughter and her delightful podcast, The Longest Shortest Time.

Is it too late to change my midwife?

My wife is nine months pregnant and we are planning a home birth - but we've had late problems with our midwife team.

The Very Hungover Caterpillar: a parody many can relate to

A new book released this month will be sure to have parents nodding and giggling in recognition the world over.

Babywearers unite against misinformation

Everyone has heard of people power, but what about passionate babywearing power?

Reliving the birth experience

When people ask about how my labour went, I usually respond: "Good, I think? Four hours long, and yeah it hurt, but I dunno, it's labour, it's giving birth, it's painful... but I guess it was good? As good as good gets?"

Literary baby name inspiration

From Harry Potter to Shakespeare and everything in between, we've scoured the library shelves for literary baby name inspiration.

Preparing your child to attend a sibling's birth

Thinking about having your kids at the birth of your baby? Here are some things to consider.

Counselling helps mum deal with triplets' early birth

When Kimberlee King's waters broke nine weeks before her triplets were due, she went into autopilot as she packed her hospital bag.

The women balancing babies with new businesses

Motherhood teaches us that we can be more tolerant, patient, and loving than we ever thought possible - and can also show us that we're innovative, creative and entrepreneurial, too.

It's true, kids grow up overnight

A dad ponders how his toddler daughter can change so much in just one 24 hour period.

Father sings to dying son days after losing wife

A heartbreaking video shows a new dad singing 'Blackbird' to his dying son just days after losing his wife.

Download now: Essential Kids Activity Finder app

Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.

 
Advertisement
 
Advertisement
 
 
 

What's hot on EB

Win one of 5 Little Tikes Cozy Coupe Sport

Australia?s No 1 selling car is now available in a Sports model and we have 5 to give away to some lucky Essential Baby families.

Join PADDINGTON on the red carpet!

To celebrate the release of PADDINGTON, we are giving five lucky winners the chance to win a family pass to the exclusive Australian Premiere in Sydney on December 7!

Knowing you are one of the lucky ones

I am secure, confident and strong, but the responsibility of protecting my children can almost bring me undone.

Why I am so emotional now I have kids?

There are so many ways in which parenthood changes us as women, but one of the most noticeable, for me, has been the changing state of my emotions.

Baby survives despite sharing womb with 'foreign body'

Baby Maia was conceived against the odds, only to find she was sharing a womb with an ominous "foreign body".

Video: Baby shows dog how to jump - or vice versa

They say dog is man's best friend, but this playful pooch seems to have chosen a jumping baby as her number one buddy.

10 ways to soothe a crying baby

New paernts can get frustrated when their newborn gets fussy and can't settle down. When you're feeling overwhelmed, try some of these simple tips to help soothe your baby.

20 baby names that are becoming more popular every year

The data-lovers at nameberry.com have been at it again – this time, they’ve discovered the names that are continually rising up the ranks, ready to take out some top spots in the next few years.

10 great meals to make for new parents

Ideally, you want to give food that isn’t expensive to make, isn't too difficult to create, and freezes well; stews, bakes, soups and pasta sauces are perfect.

'It's not you, it's me': Boston bombing survivor mum to have leg amputated

Rebekah DiMartino is going through a break-up. She even wrote a farewell love letter. But it's not to her husband.

What it's like to go through early menopause

In a cruel twist, Carla had been breastfeeding and perimenopausal at the same time. But she's far from the only one to go through menopause early.

Restaurant served alcohol to two-year-old

Busy restaurants can be forgiven for getting food and drink orders mixed up from time to time, but not when the confusion leads to a two-year-old being served an alcoholic cocktail instead of the child-friendly beverage they ordered.

Julia Morris tells of miscarriage on a flight

Julia Morris has spoken about the devastation of suffering a miscarriage while on an international flight.

Woman's survival after birth 'a story of two miracles'

A US mother is home and tending to her new baby less than a month after surviving without a pulse for 45 minutes.

Eating ice may give mental boost to the iron deficient: study

A new study proposes that, like a strong cup of coffee, ice may give those with insufficient iron a much-needed mental boost.

Tiny lives in caring hands: Thank U NICU Day

Each year in Australia, over 40,000 newborns need the help of a special care nursery or neonatal intensive care unit. One day a year, the staff are honoured by the parents they help through those dark days.

I paid $50,000 to have a girl

This time my husband and I hadn't taken any chances. We had paid $50,000 and travelled 13,000 kilometres to make sure the baby growing inside me was female.

Weird pregnancy products

Some pregnancy products come to market and are just awesome. Others just leave you scratching your head.

Dear firstborn, I'm sorry

Being a first-time mum is tough for so many reasons – particularly because you really have no idea what you're doing.

A trace of sesame could kill my son

Helen Richardson son's had two anaphylactic reactions in a month. It's traumatic for everyone.

When you know before the test says yes

It wasn't a pregnancy test or missed period that told me I was pregnant with my second baby; it was too early for those things. A doner kebab told me I was going to be a mum again.

What not to do when your partner is in labour

Robbie Williams stole the show during his wife Ayda's labour, pretty much demonstrating everything on the "what not to do when your partner is in labour" list.

Best maternity swimwear and beach cover-ups

Thinking about a tropical babymoon but have nothing to wear? Here are some great swimwear and beach cover-up options for mums-to-be.

Mark Latham, you have no idea

Parents who treat their depression are "cowardly", feminists are baby haters with a "psychoneurotic disorder". Really, Mark?

 

How many weeks til Christmas?

On your To-Do list

Get the "Santa" shopping done without the kids in tow.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.