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

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 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.

Friday
10am–5pm
Ground floor, Stop 1 (Parkville)
Drop in
Wednesdays
9am–5pm
Ground floor, Stop 1 (Parkville)
Drop in

Tips for finding part-time or casual work. Focuses on different work arrangements and identifying transferable skills experience in part-time or casual work.

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

Thursday 23 November
3pm–4pm
Alan Gilbert-121 (Theatre 3)

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

Friday 1 December
11am–12pm
Alan Gilbert-102

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 30 November
2pm–3pm
PAR-Alan Gilbert-121 (Theatre 3)

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

Tuesday 21 November
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

Wednesday 29 November
3pm–4pm
Alan Gilbert-103

Tips for finding part-time or casual work. Focuses on different work arrangements and identifying transferable skills experience in part-time or casual work.

Thursday 23 November
3pm–4pm
Alan Gilbert-121 (Theatre 3)

Get help with tips and resources to assist in improving your resume or cover letter. Please come prepared by reviewing relevant information through EmployMe.

Fridays
10am–5pm
Ground floor, Stop 1 (Parkville)
Drop in
Wednesdays
9am–5pm
Ground floor, Stop 1 (Parkville)
Drop in

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

Thursday 30 November
3pm–4pm
Alan Gilbert-124

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 23 November
11am–12pm
Alan Gilbert-121 (Theatre 3)
Monday 27 November
11am–12pm
Alan Gilbert-G21 (Theatre 1)

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 27 November
3pm–4pm
Alan Gilbert-G21 (Theatre 1)


Study overseas

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


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.


Stop 1 is getting more space!

To help us improve the way we deliver services to you in person, we’re redeveloping our Ground Floor space at 757 Swanston Street, Parkville. From Monday 27 November until January 2018 all student services previously found on the Ground Floor will be delivered on Level 1, Stop 1. Find out more.