The Bucket List for the Uni Student

Posted: April 20, 2011 in Miscellaneous
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Everyone loves a good Bucket List. So here are some of the things we compiled from experiences we and other people have had at Uni. These are by no means all recommendations (really, please don’t fail a subject), just a bit of fun!

This is our Bucket List, but what’s yours?

1. Experience O-Week
2. Pretend you’re in a club just to get a free BBQ lunch
3. Go into the ‘No Student Access’ areas
4. Get to uni at 8am to buy tickets to science ball that don’t go on sale until 11.
5. Start an assignment 20 minutes before it’s due (ala Mat)
6. Work hard, play hard (go to Prosh week)
7. Pull an all-nighter
8. Go the Melbourne International Comedy Festival on cheap Tuesday
9. Join a club/society
10. Use the student union member facilities (even if you’re not a member)
11. Fail a subject (hmm actually we don’t recommend this)
12. Find a good coffee shop
13. Avoid metro ticket inspectors
14. Buy a crepe
15. Get death-stared at by a lecture full of hundreds of people for being 5 minutes late
16. Lie in the sun on South Lawn on a perfect summers day
17. Manage to motivate yourself to get up off the lawn at some point
18. Go for a take-away food run whilst still in fancy dress
19. Win a dance-off
20. Wear a morph suit to a social event
21. Have a club war via chalk messages on the pavement
22. Participate in the SSS dodgeball contest
23. Have a profound, philosophical debate in the form of bathroom door graffitti
22. Raise your hand an answer a question in a packed lecture (e.g., Copeland theatre)
23. Wear incorrect footwear to a lab prac and be forced to wear knee-high gumboots
24. Have a professor shout you coffee (of their own accord!)
25. Have your own phone go off during the middle of delivering an oral presentation
26. Sneeze loudly in the middle of a dead quiet study zone
27. Attend a class you’re not enrolled in
28. Get bitten, scratched or bruised by at least 10 different wild animals (ala Rhiannon)
29. Eat from every single food outlet in Union House
30. Consume a hangover breakfast at Uni right before your 8am lecture
31. Get published
32. Call out a lecturer for being wrong (bonus points for doing this without stooping)
33. Take a final exam without studying
34. Take a summer subject
35. Pull an [intelligent] prank on your best friend
36. Spend a night watching the bats and possums in the various gardens around Uni
37. Go to class or an exam in your PJs
38. Perform in a band at Band Tuesdays in North Court
39. Submit an entry in the Make-Your-Own-Film Festival
40. Get lost inside the Baillieu Library
41. Lose your phone/shoes/dignity/other important object at Foam Party
42. Win at MUSU’s or SSS’s Trivia Night
43. Procrastinate without using the internet
44. Buy something from the North Court market (Flea Market Mondays!)
45. Throw someone a surprise birthday party after hours at University
46. Admire the roof of the Royal Exhibition Building midway during an exam
47. … realise you just lost 15 minutes of writing time staring at the roof.
48. Play paint ball
49. Go on a field trip
50. Graduate


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