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Did you know that Stop 1 offers a range of events, workshops and drop-in sessions? Find out what’s on at Stop 1 to help you get the most out of your University experience.

Session registration

Unless otherwise specified, all sessions can be booked through the Stop 1 booking system.

Register for a session


Drop in sessions: You can drop in any time during the specified hours.
Just turn up: No registration required, so turn up at the specified start time to join the session.

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Achieve your academic goals

  • Gain feedback on aspects of your academic writing
  • Please make sure you bring along a hard copy of your work
  • Open to undergraduate and graduate coursework students

If you are a graduate research student please book an appointment.

Monday–Friday
12pm–4pm
Ground floor, Stop 1 (Parkville)
Drop in


Careers and employability skills

Do you have any questions about your career? Come along to this session for a group discussion or individual chat about your career.

How to prepare for this session: Review online content via careers.unimelb.edu.au

Wednesday 27 September
11am–12pm
Redmond Barry-516

Get help with identifying resources, workshops, events and job opportunities to help support your career development.

Mondays
9am–5pm
Ground floor, Stop 1 (Parkville)
Drop in
Wednesdays
9am–6pm
Ground floor, Stop 1 (Parkville)
Drop in

Resume and cover letters – quick 15-minute review.

Please come prepared by reviewing online tools and resources.

Fridays
10am–5pm
Ground floor, Stop 1 (Parkville)
Drop in

Exploring career resilience, tips on practicing career resilience techniques, developing an audit of your career strengths and weaknesses, and creating an action plan.

How to prepare for this session: Review online content via careers.unimelb.edu.au

Wednesday 27 September
2pm–3pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 110

Get tips for finding part-time or casual work. There will be a focus on different work arrangements and how to identify transferable skills experience in part-time/casual work to highlight in future careers opportunities.

How to prepare for this session: Review online content via careers.unimelb.edu.au

Thursday 28 September
3pm–4pm
Old Metallurgy-103 (Room 1)

Learn about and identify your preferred leadership style through a team task activity. Gain insights into how different styles of leadership can influence the results you achieve at university, and in your graduate employment. Identify ways to develop your leadership skills to enhance your effectiveness and employability.

Thursday 5 October
11am–12pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 110

Practice and improve your interview skills, including practical application of interview techniques, questions, structured responses, crafting your key message and pre-interview researching tips. You will practice interviewing techniques with peers and have the opportunity for feedback.

How to prepare for this session: Review online content via careers.unimelb.edu.au

Monday 25 September
2pm–3pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 110
Thursday 5 October
3pm–4pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111

Learn the fundamentals of writing a resume and cover letter, including document structure, reading job advertisements and identifying skills.

How to prepare for this session: Review online content via careers.unimelb.edu.au

Monday 25 September
10am–11am
Old Metallurgy-103 (Room 1)
Thursday 5 October
2pm–3pm
Babel-G03 (Lower Theatre)

Learn how to develop a great profile and use LinkedIn effectively. This session will focus on key features of a professional profile, writing achievement statement and highlighting your key skills.

How to prepare for this session: Review of relevant online content via careers.unimelb.edu.au

Tuesday 3 October
2pm–3pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111

Practice and improve your networking skills, by reviewing networking fundamentals and practical networking activities.

How to prepare for this session: Review online content via careers.unimelb.edu.au

Friday 6 October
11am–12pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109

Develop skills to assess your own cover letter and resume through a peer review process by giving and receiving feedback. Have your job application documents reviewed by peers. Find out what is working and what needs further work to enhance your resume and cover letter.

What to bring: Your resume (if applicable), Current job advertisement, Laptop or pen and paper.

How to prepare for this session: Introduction to Resumes and Cover Letters; review of relevant online content via careers.unimelb.edu.au

Wednesday 27 September
3pm–4pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109
Wednesday 4 October
10am–11am
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109

Learn how to search and apply for internships and work placements. This session focuses on search tips, application process and making direct approaches.

How to prepare for this session: Review online content via careers.unimelb.edu.au

Thursday 28 September
11am–12pm
Old Quad-G17 (Cussonia Court Room 1)
Monday 2 October
11am–12pm
Doug McDonell-309 (Denis Driscoll Theatrette)

Learn the common principles around professional workplace culture and etiquette. General information will be provided in relation to common workplace culture and etiquette to build rapport with colleagues and settle into a new workplace environment.

How to prepare for this session: Review online content via careers.unimelb.edu.au

Monday 2 October
3pm–4pm
Alan Gilbert-120 (Theatre 4)


English for Academic Purposes (EAP) workshops

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Academic writing is much more than writing grammatically correct sentences and paragraphs of the same length. This session will focus on the different roles sentences play in academic paragraphs such as topic sentences, and sentences providing evidence and analysis. It will also highlight the different types of paragraphing commonly found in academic texts. Be prepared for a mix of input and writing practice in this interactive workshop.

Suitable for: students with English as a second language

Wednesday 27 September
11.30am–1.30pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Everyone can find 10 minutes in their day to do something special. Why not use it to improve your English? Across 2 sessions (Monday, 25 September and Wednesday, 27 September) we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

*** You are required to bring your own device (laptop or tablet) to this workshop. You will be doing lots of language learning activities with your device.

Suitable for: students with English as a second language

Monday 25 September
3pm–4.30pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 110

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Everyone can find 10 minutes in their day to do something special. Why not use it to improve your English? Across 2 sessions (Monday, 25 September and Wednesday, 27 September) we will provide you with reading, writing, listening and speaking activities you can complete in around 10 mins per day. Make these activities a daily habit to improve your English over an extended period.

*** You are required to bring your own device (laptop or tablet) to this workshop. You will be doing lots of language learning activities with your device.

Suitable for: students with English as a second language

Wednesday 27 September
3pm–4.30pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 110

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Using the correct verb tense and showing connections between ideas are essential skills for all academic writers. Small errors can have a significant impact on your meaning. In this workshop, you will learn how to use compound and complex sentences, verb tense and punctuation to improve the accuracy of your writing.

Suitable for: students with English as a second language

Monday 25 September
12.30pm–2.30pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109


Study overseas

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience in Asia.

If you're interested in exchange, make sure you've attended a myWorld First Step Info Session before registering for this session.

Wednesday 27 September
11am–12pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111
Wednesday 4 October
1pm–2pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109
Wednesday 11 October
12pm–1pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111
Wednesday 18 October
2.00pm–3pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109

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.

This event is part of the Map Your Future program.

Suitable for: ABP students considering applying for exchange or study abroad

Monday 2 October
10am–11am
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111
Wednesday 11 October
11am–12pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111

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.

This event is part of the Map Your Future program.

Suitable for: Arts students considering applying for exchange or study abroad

Monday 2 October
2pm–3pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111
Friday 6 October
10am–11am
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111
Tuesday 10 October
1pm–2pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111

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.

This event is part of the Map Your Future program.

Suitable for: Biomedicine and MDHS students considering applying for exchange or study abroad

Thursday 5 October
1pm–2pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111

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.

This event is part of the Map Your Future program.

Suitable for: Engineering students considering applying for exchange or study abroad

Thursday 5 October
10am–11am
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111

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.

This event is part of the Map Your Future program.

Suitable for: FBE students considering applying for exchange or study abroad

Monday 2 October
11am–12pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111
Friday 6 October
2pm–3pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111
Wednesday 11 October
10am–11am
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111

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.

This event is part of the Map Your Future program.

Suitable for: Science and FVAS students considering applying for exchange or study abroad

Tuesday 3 October
11am–12pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111
Monday 9 October
12pm–1pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience in Europe and the UK.

If you're interested in exchange, make sure you've attended a myWorld First Step Info Session before registering for this session.

Wednesday 27 September
1pm–2pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 110
Wednesday 4 October
4pm–5pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109
Wednesday 11 October
4pm–5pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111
Wednesday 18 October
11am–12pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109

Need help with your international study application? Bring your own device and questions for a 30 minute small group workshop.

Monday 2 October
10am–11am
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 110
Friday 6 October
1.00pm–2pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111
Monday 9 October
2.00pm–3pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 110
Friday 13 October
10am–11am
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109
Monday 16 October
12pm–1pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111
Thursday 19 October
11am–12pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109
Monday 25 September
1pm–2pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience in North and South America.

If you're interested in exchange, make sure you've attended a myWorld First Step Info Session before registering for this session.

Wednesday 27 September
12pm–1pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 110
Wednesday 4 October
3pm–4pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109
Wednesday 11 October
1pm–2pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111
Wednesday 18 October
1pm–2pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109

Need help with your overseas study application? Bring your own device and questions for a 30 minute small group workshop.

If you're interested in exchange, make sure you've attended a myWorld First Step Info Session before registering for this session.

This event is part of the Map Your Future program.

Monday 25 September
1pm–2pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111

A 10 minute consultation to get help with:

  • Destination options
  • Eligibility requirements
  • Application process
  • Finance

If you're interested in exchange, make sure you've attended a myWorld First Step Info Session before dropping in.

Tuesdays
9am–6pm
Ground floor, Stop 1 (Parkville)
Drop in
Thursdays
10am–5pm
Ground floor, Stop 1 (Parkville)
Drop in

Explore the different ways to have an international study experience within your degree, and learn how to get there.

This is a compulsory first step if you're going on exchange, as it runs through the exchange application process.

This event is part of the Map Your Future program.

Monday 25 September
10am–11am
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111
Monday 2 October
9am–10am
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109 - 110
Friday 6 October
12pm–1pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109 - 110
Monday 9 October
1.00pm–2pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109 - 110
Friday 13 October
9am–10am
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109 - 110
Monday 16 October
11am–12pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 110 - 111
Thursday 19 October
10am–11am
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109 - 110


Wellbeing

This 90 minute webinar covers common mental health issues experienced by students.

Tuesday 10 October
1pm–2.30pm

Mindfulness is paying attention to the present moment with an attitude of openness, curiosity, and acceptance.

Come along to a "drop-in" mindfulness session to find out more about it and try some guided mindfulness exercises.

Wednesdays
26 July–29 November
1.15pm–2pm
Dulcie Hollyock Room, Baillieu Library
Just turn up


Sessions are subject to change.

Stop 1 opening hours

Our contact hours change throughout the year to better meet your needs. Check our current hours and contact channels.


Need further advice?

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