Map Your Future: Graduate coursework - Section contents

Finding a career path suited for you can feel overwhelming. From Monday 11 September to Friday 22 September 2017, attend events and workshops designed to help you discover where you want to go, what steps to take to get there and what support is available along the way.

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Tuesday 12 September

Professional Mingle - Panel Discussion & Networking

A panel discussion of Alumni/professionals of various disciplines targeting international students, aim to inspire students and encourage them to make the most of their university experience in transitioning to work followed by networking afterwards.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways, Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), Networks and peer reflections, Goals and motivation

6.00pm–8.30pm
Yasuko Hiraoka Myer Room, Sidney Myer Asia Centre

Teamwork: A critical skill for study and work

This workshop will provide you with strategies for working with other students to manage the workload and resolve conflicts in group tasks. Learn why group work skills are relevant to your future employability.

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal)

12.00pm–1.00pm
757 Swanston St, Rooms 109-110 (Stop 1)

Your Engineering or IT Career: Getting your grad job

This workshop will cover what steps you can take to be ready to apply for graduate roles. It will help you to understand what employers are looking for and how to promote yourself to them successfully.

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal)

1.15pm–2.15pm
Elec. Engineering-106 (Brown Theatre)


Thursday 14 September

Career Skills Workshop

This interactive workshop is aimed at developing your confidence in group interviews through Experiential Learning. You will have the opportunity to present case studies in groups, be assessed by your peers to gain feedback and receive advice from professionals.

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), networks and peer reflections, goals and motivation

6.00pm–8.00pm
GSA Multifunction Room, Level 2, Multi-Function Building (rear of 1888 Building)

Career skills workshop

A facilitated employability skills workshop covering resume writing, LinkedIn, interview skills and mock interview practice

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), networks and peer reflections, goals and motivation

6.00pm–8.00pm
GSA Multifunction Room, Level 2, Multi-Function Building (rear of 1888 Building)

From obstacle to opportunity

Every employer will ask about something you did, that didn't work out the way you hoped. Come to this workshop and learn how to transform a setback you've experienced, into an opportunity for growth.

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), goals and motivation

11.00am–12.00pm
757 Swanston St, Room 110 (Stop 1)

Tell the world you've volunteered

You've volunteered. You've gained skills. You've made connections. What next? Reflect on what you've learned and how you can apply for your future employment using the Leaders in Communities Award as a platform to articulate your experience and recognise your achievements.

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), networks and peer reflections, goals and motivation

1.00pm–2.00pm
757 Swanston St, 111 (Stop 1 Multipurpose Room)


Monday 18 September

What's your story?

Each of us has many possible 'stories'. What stories are you telling about yourself, your goals and your future? In this reflective workshop, learn how to turn your experiences, background, skills and values into a great narrative to use in your career exploration.

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), goals and motivation

2.00pm–3.00pm
757 Swanston St, Room 109 (Stop 1)


Tuesday 19 September

Career readiness: How to conquer 'rejection letter overload' and get the job you want

Enhance your job search skills and personal resilience with industry professional, Melanie Guzman (Learning Manager for L'Oreal Australia and New Zealand).

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), Goals and motivation

1.00pm–2.00pm
Prest Theatre, Ground Floor, FBE Building, 111 Barry Street, Parkville Campus


Wednesday 20 September

Applying to the Independent Sector: A recruiter's view

Dr Stephan Muller form Haileybury will provide insights into the recruitment process, common pitfalls for graduate and early career teachers, and suggest ways in which to tailor applications to meet the independent sector's diverse staffing requirements.

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal)

12.00pm–1.00pm
Q230, Level 2, Kwong Lee Dow Building


Thursday 21 September

Engineering & IT Internships - Student Panel

Bring your top 5 questions to quiz our panel of graduate students and our Industry Placement Coordinator. Find out how the panel members sourced their internships, how it has affected their career planning and what vital skills their internship helped them develop. This session is part of the Graduate Study Expo.

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), Networks and peer reflections, Goals and motivation

5.30pm–6.00pm
Victory Suite 1, Sofitel on Collins, 25 Collins St, Melbourne


Friday 22 September

Your Engineering or IT Career: Top Tips to be Job Ready

Find out how the unique opportunities offered at the Melbourne School of Engineering can help prepare you for the competitive job market.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways, skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal)

2.00pm–3.00pm
A1 Theatre, Level 1, Old Engineering Building


Tuesday 5 September

Science Graduate Study and Enrichment Fair

Learn about your graduate study options in Science. Find out what opportunities are available to enrich your graduate study such as internship subjects, overseas study, volunteering, and more.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways

12.30pm–2.00pm
Level 2 Physics South Foyer, David Caro Building


Monday 11 September

An Hour with the Expert webinar series: Social Work

Take part in this webinar to hear from the experts in this field and gain an insight into what the course and profession entails. This is a great opportunity to get your questions answered about this field of study!

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways

5.15pm–6.15pm
Online (Registration is essential in order to participate)


Wednesday 13 September

An Hour with the Expert webinar series: Clinical Audiology

Take part in this webinar to hear from the experts in this field and gain an insight into what the course and profession entails. This is a great opportunity to get your questions answered about this field of study!

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways

5.15pm–6.15pm
Online (registration is essential in order to participate)


Thursday 14 September

An Hour with the Expert webinar series: Nursing Science

Take part in this webinar to hear from the experts in this field and gain an insight into what the course and profession entails. This is a great opportunity to get your questions answered about this field of study!

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways

5.15pm–6.15pm
Online (registration is essential in order to participate)

Master of Teaching (Secondary) Information Evening

This is your opportunity to learn more about the course, and have all your questions answered by our academic course coordinator, Dr Daniela Acquaro. Discover what your study experience will be like, learn about course structure and delivery, subject options, timetables, fees and scholarships, and career outcomes.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways

6.00pm–7.30pm
Level 2, Kwong Lee Dow Building, 34 Queensberry Street, Carlton


Friday 15 September

How to Apply for MDHS Honours Information Session

Learn about the application process, selection criteria, how to decide on a research project, and scholarships. Meet Dr Chris French, Honours Director and have your questions answered.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways, Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), Networks and peer reflections, Goals and motivation

5.00pm–6.00pm
Forum Theatre, Arts West North Wing, Parkville campus


Monday 18 September

Exploring Graduate Study Pathways

Discover what graduate study options are available to you, and what you can do now to be on track to achieve your graduate study goals. Learn more about the opportunities for overseas study, internships and research that graduate study can provide.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways, networks and peer reflections, goals and motivation

10.00am–11.00am
757 Swanston St, 111 (Stop 1 Multipurpose Room)
3.00pm–4.00pm
757 Swanston St, 111 (Stop 1 Multipurpose Room)


Tuesday 19 September

Exploring Graduate Study Pathways

Discover what graduate study options are available to you, and what you can do now to be on track to achieve your graduate study goals. Learn more about the opportunities for overseas study, internships and research that graduate study can provide.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways, networks and peer reflections, goals and motivation

10.00am–11.00am
757 Swanston St, 111 (Stop 1 Multipurpose Room)
3.00pm–4.00pm
757 Swanston St, 111 (Stop 1 Multipurpose Room)

Master of Teaching (Early Childhood), Master of Teaching (Early Childhood and Primary), Master of Teaching (Primary)   Information Evening

This is your opportunity to learn more about our courses, and have all your questions answered by our academic course coordinators Dr Caroline Cohrssen and Dr Natasha Ziebell. Discover what your study experience will be like, learn about course structure and delivery, subject options, timetables, fees and scholarships, and career outcomes. The Early Early Childhood / Early Childhood and Primary courses will be covered from 6pm-7pm and the Primary course from 7pm-8pm.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways

6.00pm–8.00pm
Level 2, Kwong Lee Dow Building, 34 Queensberry Street, Carlton


Thursday 21 September

Exploring Graduate Study Pathways

Discover what graduate study options are available to you, and what you can do now to be on track to achieve your graduate study goals. Learn more about the opportunities for overseas study, internships and research that graduate study can provide.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways, networks and peer reflections, goals and motivation

10.00am–11.00am
757 Swanston St, 111 (Stop 1 Multipurpose Room)
3.00pm–4.00pm
757 Swanston St, 111 (Stop 1 Multipurpose Room)

Graduate Study Expo - September 2017

Whether you're interested in a coursework or research degree – from Graduate Certificate to PhD level – professional and academic staff will be available to talk you through your Graduate options and answer questions about courses.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways, Networks and peer reflections, Goals and motivation

4.00pm–7.00pm
Grand Ballroom, Sofitel on Collins, 25 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000


Friday 22 September

Chemistry Industry Forum

Speakers include: Nahid Chalyavi, PhD (Agilent), Andrew Gooley, PhD (Trajan Scientific & Medical), Jill Williams (Defence Science Technology Group), Gareth Dickenson, PhD (Slater & Gordon) and Matthias Zimmerman, PhD (CSL). Students at all year levels are welcome

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways, networks and peer reflections, goals and motivation

3.00pm–5.00pm
Cuming Theatre, Chemistry Building


Wednesday 27 September

Master of Social Work information session

Find out more about the Master of Social Work, including the course structure, entry requirements, fieldwork placements, career outcomes and what it's like to be a social worker.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways, goals and motivation

5.30pm–6.30pm
Rand Theatre, Level 8, Medical Building, Parkville campus


Monday 11 September

Small steps to big dreams

Any big goal needs a clear path to be achieved. In this workshop we will map out realistic steps towards you future goal.

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), goals and motivation

2.00pm–3.00pm
757 Swanston St, Room 109 (Stop 1)


Wednesday 13 September

Design your future: mind-mapping for direction setting

Don't know what to do next? The session will explain a design thinking technique called mind mapping and how you can use this process to develop possible future directions to explore. Practice using a mind map to identify areas of focus, and share ideas and questions. You will also be given some takeaway practical tools and resources to work through next steps.

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), Goals and motivation

3.00pm–4.30pm
757 Swanston St, Rooms 110-111 (Stop 1)


Saturday 16 September

Spring Writing Festival

This all-day workshop will explore the academic writing process in order to help you approach academic writing tasks more effectively. You will have opportunities for targeted writing practice so bring your own device. **Participants are expected to attend for the whole day**

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal)

10.00am–4.30pm
Theatre 2, Level 1, Alan Gilbert Building


Monday 18 September

Design your future: mind-mapping for direction setting

Don't know what to do next? The session will explain a design thinking technique called mind mapping and how you can use this process to develop possible future directions to explore. Practice using a mind map to identify areas of focus, and share ideas and questions. You will also be given some takeaway practical tools and resources to work through next steps.

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), Goals and motivation

11.00am–12.30pm
757 Swanston St, Rooms 110-111 (Stop 1)


Wednesday 20 September

Digital tools/apps to help you achieve your academic goals

Most digital tools get in the way of study, but used strategically, a large number of them can actually help you achieve your study goals. These are apps designed to aid retention, time management or focus, or tools that you already use but can be optimised to add more value.

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal)

11.00am–12.00pm
757 Swanston St, Rooms 109-110 (Stop 1)


Thursday 21 September

Creating Future Leaders Series

Paul Hameister (Executive Chairman of the Hamton Group) will speak about leadership, success and lessons learned in business decision making. Paul is Co-Chairman of the National Board of FMAA, which he founded in 1990, and the 12th Australian to have climbed the Seven Summits.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways, skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), networks and peer reflections, goals and motivation

6.15pm–7.45pm
Copland Theatre, The Spot Building, 198 Berkeley Street, Parkville Campus

Do you have what it takes to be an entrepreneur? - Webinar

A webinar on how to build your innovation toolkit in a changing workforce. Hear from entrepreneur, startup mentor and business founder Madeleine Grummet. Find out what enterprise skills will help launch a new business including successfully commercialised products or services in a startup environment.

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), Goals and motivation

7.30pm–8.30pm
Online Webinar - Zoom platform

Skills for the future

Identify the skills you have developed through study and other experiences to plan for future work or continued study. Analyse the key skills you will need moving forward and learn practical strategies to prepare for your future.

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal)

11.00am–12.30pm
757 Swanston St, Rooms 109-110 (Stop 1)

What to do when you don't know what to do next

Lacking motivation? Reignite your drive and set goals for your future through exploring opportunities for growth that also help you with decision-making.

What you will get out of this session:
Goals and motivation

2.00pm–3.00pm
757 Swanston St, Room 110 (Stop 1)


Wednesday 13 September

myWorld First Steps

Find out how you can study overseas on exchange or study abroad with your UoM degree. This interactive session will have you exploring with other students why and where you might want to study globally and then how you can do this at Uni Melbourne!

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways, Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), Networks and peer reflections, Goals and motivation

5.00pm–6.00pm
757 Swanston St, 111 (Stop 1 Multipurpose Room)


Friday 15 September

Be a candidate for major global scholarships

Explore how to put yourself forward as a quality applicant for prestigious, high-value overseas scholarships. Understand the features of a successful scholarship application and learn how to write an application which links your unique attributes to the goals of the scholarship.

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), Goals and motivation

10.00am–11.00am
757 Swanston St, 111 (Stop 1 Multipurpose Room)

Overseas Study Application Lab

If you're applying for exchange or study abroad and need support to complete your online application, bring your own device and we'll troubleshoot the process with you.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways, Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), Networks and peer reflections, Goals and motivation

9.00am–10.00am
757 Swanston St, 111 (Stop 1 Multipurpose Room)


Monday 18 September

Be a candidate for major global scholarships

Explore how to put yourself forward as a quality applicant for prestigious, high-value overseas scholarships. Understand the features of a successful scholarship application and learn how to write an application which links your unique attributes to the goals of the scholarship.

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), Goals and motivation

1.00pm–2.00pm
757 Swanston St, 111 (Stop 1 Multipurpose Room)

myWorld First Steps

Find out how you can study overseas on exchange or study abroad with your UoM degree. This interactive session will have you exploring with other students why and where you might want to study globally and then how you can do this at Uni Melbourne!

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways, Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), Networks and peer reflections, Goals and motivation

2.00pm–3.00pm
757 Swanston St, 111 (Stop 1 Multipurpose Room)


Tuesday 19 September

Overseas study and your career: Making the connection

Have you been overseas for uni? Unsure how your experience relates to your future career? In this workshop, explore how your global experience can help to build your future employability skills and inform career direction-setting.

What you will get out of this session:
Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), goals and motivation

1.00pm–2.00pm
757 Swanston St, Rooms 110-111 (Stop 1)


Wednesday 20 September

Overseas Study Application Lab

If you're applying for exchange or study abroad and need support to complete your online application, bring your own device and we'll troubleshoot the process with you.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways, Skills development (analytical, communications, self-management, organisation, interpersonal), Networks and peer reflections, Goals and motivation

10.00am–11.00am
757 Swanston St, 111 (Stop 1 Multipurpose Room)


Thursday 21 September

Course Planning for Study Abroad/Exchange (Arts)

This workshop will help you work out how a study abroad or exchange experience will fit into your study plan? We will go through your options based on your course.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways

12.00pm–1.00pm
757 Swanston St, 111 (Stop 1 Multipurpose Room)

Course Planning for Study Abroad/Exchange (FBE)

This workshop will help you work out how a study abroad or exchange experience will fit into your study plan? We will go through your options based on your course.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways

2.00pm–3.00pm
757 Swanston St, 111 (Stop 1 Multipurpose Room)

Course Planning for Study Abroad/Exchange (Science & FVAS)

This workshop will help you work out how a study abroad or exchange experience will fit into your study plan? We will go through your options based on your course.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways

1.00pm–2.00pm
757 Swanston St, 111 (Stop 1 Multipurpose Room)


Friday 22 September

Course Planning for Study Abroad/Exchange (ABP)

This workshop will help you work out how a study abroad or exchange experience will fit into your study plan? We will go through your options based on your course.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways

2.00pm–3.00pm
757 Swanston St, 111 (Stop 1 Multipurpose Room)

Course Planning for Study Abroad/Exchange (Biomedicine and MDHS)

This workshop will help you work out how a study abroad or exchange experience will fit into your study plan? We will go through your options based on your course.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways

10.00am–11.00am
757 Swanston St, 111 (Stop 1 Multipurpose Room)

Course Planning for Study Abroad/Exchange (Engineering)

This workshop will help you work out how a study abroad or exchange experience will fit into your study plan? We will go through your options based on your course.

What you will get out of this session:
Information on pathways

11.00am–12.00pm
757 Swanston St, 111 (Stop 1 Multipurpose Room)


Sessions are subject to change.