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    USYD Chatter Thread 2016

    The summer is over, classes are starting to reconvene with freshers abound, so it's about time we got this chatter thread started up again. Welcome back to our current students and those who will be commencing their studies at USYD for the first time.

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    This thread serves as a general discussion thread for USYD students. Please keep all the miscellaneous and off-topic conversation here as well as comments/queries/observations that don't warrant a new thread. While posts that would generally be considered spam elsewhere are tolerated in this thread, please note that this is not a substitute for Non-School.

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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    So, I have two triple clashes this semester. One of the conflicting classes is a third year maths lecture, so I went to that one yesterday because I thought that would be the only one that wouldn't be recorded. Turned out to be the opposite. The maths lecture was recorded (contrary to pretty much every non-first year maths subject I've done so far), and my other two classes were apparently supposed to be recorded, but weren't.

    Not the best start haha.
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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    How do you deal with triple clashes??? I changed my senior science units because both clashed perfectly with all of my (compulsory and immoveable) nursing subjects. I just couldn't be f*cked to try and figure my way out of it, so I just gave up and switched my anat focus from gross to micro. :|

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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    Well the recordings have been sorted out now, so I should be OK to attend one and be pretty certain that the other two will be recorded.

    But yeah, fortunately for me none of my classes are compulsory like yours, otherwise I'd be in a bit of strife haha.

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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    Anyone know what to do if you can't log in to your student email on MS Outlook? It works the long way where I log into MyUni > Email but when I try to set it up on Outlook, it doesn't accept the password.

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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    Quote Originally Posted by FlyingKanga View Post
    Anyone know what to do if you can't log in to your student email on MS Outlook? It works the long way where I log into MyUni > Email but when I try to set it up on Outlook, it doesn't accept the password.
    Contact IT i'd assume?

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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    Accessing http://outlook.com it is not your Sydney Uni email. Please do not use that address. Sydney Uni email can be accessed either directly via https://outlook.com/uni.sydney.edu.au

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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    Hey crew hi, how are we doing, how is everyone spending the mid-sem break??


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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue Suede View Post
    Hey crew hi, how are we doing, how is everyone spending the mid-sem break??
    Catching up on uni work and trying to get ahead a little bit in some of my units. Haven't been super productive so far tho lmao
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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    Pretty much catching up on the backlog of uni work left behind post-GAMSAT. Fun haha.

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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    Quote Originally Posted by porcupinetree View Post
    Catching up on uni work and trying to get ahead a little bit in some of my units. Haven't been super productive so far tho lmao
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    Got my thesis due in 6 weeks and I'd be freaking out but I have good marks and a fulltime job I like already so... meyh?
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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue Suede View Post
    Hey crew hi, how are we doing, how is everyone spending the mid-sem break??
    Hahaha, ‘mid-sem’. So early! I've done solid groundwork and drafts for two essays, eaten my weight in chocolate, thrown out or donated a lot of clothes and books in preparation for moving closer to uni (within walking distance SO GREAT), and accidentally deleted my entire music collection (fortunately backed up elsewhere except for newest things) AND IT'S ONLY TUESDAY.

    So, yeah, pretty good.

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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    Quote Originally Posted by Daemontreu View Post
    Hahaha, ‘mid-sem’. So early! I've done solid groundwork and drafts for two essays, eaten my weight in chocolate, thrown out or donated a lot of clothes and books in preparation for moving closer to uni (within walking distance SO GREAT), and accidentally deleted my entire music collection (fortunately backed up elsewhere except for newest things) AND IT'S ONLY TUESDAY.

    So, yeah, pretty good.
    I AM SO IMPRESSED IT'S NOT EVEN FUNNY. Hopefully you get a bit of a break in there somewhere?

    Where abouts are you moving to? #innerwestisbest


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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    Quote Originally Posted by Daemontreu View Post
    Hahaha, ‘mid-sem’. So early! I've done solid groundwork and drafts for two essays, eaten my weight in chocolate, thrown out or donated a lot of clothes and books in preparation for moving closer to uni (within walking distance SO GREAT), and accidentally deleted my entire music collection (fortunately backed up elsewhere except for newest things) AND IT'S ONLY TUESDAY.

    So, yeah, pretty good.
    Far out that'd be good. Meanwhile I have to deal ~3.5 hrs of commuting every day
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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue Suede View Post
    I AM SO IMPRESSED IT'S NOT EVEN FUNNY. Hopefully you get a bit of a break in there somewhere?

    Where abouts are you moving to? #innerwestisbest
    I'm having a bit of a break Thursday/Friday, no worries. Moving to Annandale! It's ~7 minutes to the nursing campus (where I spend most of my time), and ~25 to the upper main campus (or, a quick bus trip up Parra).

    Quote Originally Posted by porcupinetree View Post
    Far out that'd be good. Meanwhile I have to deal ~3.5 hrs of commuting every day
    Yeah. Including all the time to/from campus (walking, train) my daily trip was just under 3 hours. I'm looking forward to the move!

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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    Honours students don't get a break. Don't be weak.
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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    Can someone (probs someone who's done adv science/maths) enlighten me, what approximate percentage of lectures from 2nd yr onwards are actually recorded and put online (for maths and science units)? I've heard several times from 2nd and 3rd year students that half their lecturers can't be bothered to record their lectures; is this a common thing?
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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    Well here is what I've noticed from my maths subjects, if this is any help:

    MATH2961 wasn't recorded; the lecturers were both pretty old.
    MATH2962 was recorded.
    MATH2069/2969 wasn't recorded and again, the lecturer was pretty old.
    MATH2065 was recorded, and I'm pretty sure all of the popular normal stream units are.
    MATH2070/2970 wasn't recorded.
    MATH3063 is recorded.
    MATH3066 is recorded, but he writes on the whiteboard so you only get audio.
    MATH3061 wasn't recorded, again the lecturers were pretty old. In fact, the lecturer for the first half of the course was so clueless about how the process worked he thought writing something on the blackboard meant it would be recorded.

    So yeah, basically what I've noticed is older lecturers don't do recordings, and generally advanced lectures aren't recorded. That's just from my experience though.

    RealiseNothing may be able to give you a better indication of more of the advanced subjects.
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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    The entire edstem site (at least, my dashboard and all my units) has been changed to comic sans

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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    I know MATH2961 lectures are recorded this year, for Ruben atleast, dunno if Daners will when we have him for 2nd half.
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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    CHEM2915 and PHYS2911 are recorded aswell.
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    Re: USYD Chatter Thread - Semester 1 2016

    Quote Originally Posted by Librah View Post
    I know MATH2961 lectures are recorded this year, for Ruben atleast, dunno if Daners will when we have him for 2nd half.
    Oh dear. I don't think I'd be able to cope with Ruibin Zhang recordings. In person was hard enough.

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