What's on at Stop 1 (Parkville) - Section contents

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
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville)
Drop in

This workshop will:

  • help you confirm that you are on the right track with your degree and future study plans (graduate study, overseas study)
  • give you the tools you need to pick the right subjects for you
  • get you ready to re-enrol with purpose for 2018.

Wednesday 18 October
12pm–1pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 110
25 October
12pm–1pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111
1 November
12pm–1pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111
8 November
12pm–1pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111
15 November
12pm–1pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111
22 November
12pm–1pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111


Careers and employability skills

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

Friday 20 October
11am–12pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111

Tips for finding part-time or casual work and identifying transferable skills from part-time and casual work experience.

Pre-Requisites: Review online content via careers.unimelb.edu.au

Thursday 26 October
11am–12pm
Alan Gilbert-120 (Theatre 4)

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

Wednesday 18 October
3pm–4pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109
Tuesday 24 October
3pm–4pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109

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

Thursday 19 October
10am–11am
Alan Gilbert-120 (Theatre 4)
Monday 23 October
10am–11am
Alan Gilbert-120 (Theatre 4)
Thursday 2 November
2pm–3pm
Alan Gilbert-120 (Theatre 4)

Learn additional features within LinkedIn to enhance your professional presence, including participating in discussions, writing articles, endorsing skills, writing and receiving recommendations.

How to prepare for this session: LinkedIn: The Essentials; review of relevant online content via careers.unimelb.edu.au

Thursday 19 October
3pm–4pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 111

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.

Pre-Requisites: Review of relevant online content via careers.unimelb.edu.au

Thursday 26 October
2pm–3pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109
Tuesday 31 October
10am–11am
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109

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

Tuesday 17 October
2pm–3pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 110
Friday 3 November
11am–12pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 110

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.

Pre-Requisites: Introduction to Resumes and Cover Letters; review of relevant online content via careers.unimelb.edu.au

Tuesday 24 October
3pm–4pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 110
Wednesday 1 November
3pm–4pm
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 26 October
3pm–4pm
Alan Gilbert-120 (Theatre 4)
Monday 30 October
11am–12pm
Alan Gilbert-120 (Theatre 4)

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


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 18 October
2.00pm–3pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109

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

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 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.

Thursday 19 October
11am–12pm
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109

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.

Thursday 19 October
10am–11am
Level 1, Stop 1 (Parkville), Room 109 - 110


Wellbeing

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?

If you would like an individual appointment, book a Stop 1 adviser.