Faculty resources

Discover faculty-based activities and resources to help you build your English and communication skills.

    • Architecture, Building and Planning

      Clubs and societies (Environment and Design)

      Get involved, make friends, network and make industry connections through clubs and societies.
       LiCA category: Uni action

    • Arts

      Arts Career Mentoring Program

      Join the Arts Career Mentoring Program and help to challenge, motivate, inspire and empower the next generation of alumni in their chosen fields. Connecting current Bachelor of Arts students with locally based University of Melbourne alumni.
       Education level: Undergraduate  

      Peer Assisted Study Sessions (Arts)

      Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) are free weekly study sessions with fellow students led by a high achieving student who has successfully completed the subject in a previous year.
       Education level: Undergraduate  

      Work Integrated Learning (Arts)

      Find out more about Arts WIL internships. You will also find information on subjects, volunteering, industry projects and related activities.
       LiCA category: Volunteer ventures

      Internships (Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences)

      Internship and professional development opportunities with leading organisations nationally and internationally, which allow our graduate students to apply their skills in a vocational context, build their professional networks and gain deeper insights into their chosen career.
       Education level: Graduate  

    • Business and Economics

      Academic English: Economics and Business (ESLA10005)

      This subject aims to develop EAL students' academic writing and speaking abilities through a study of topics in economics.
       Education level: Undergraduate  

      Business reports (Academic Skills)

      Video tutorials for business report structure, executive summaries and professional style.

      BCom Enrichment Programs

      Information on career skills development, workplace opportunities, internships, competitions, entrepreneurship and community engagement for Bachelor of Commerce students.
       Education level: Undergraduate  
       LiCA category: Volunteer ventures; Professional skills

      Career skills development (Business and Economics)

      Professional skills development advice and professional skills workshops for Faculty of Business undergraduate students.
       Education level: Undergraduate  
       LiCA category: Professional skills

      Career Mentoring Program (Business and Economics)

      The program aims to assist you with your transition out of university into the workforce. A mentor may be able to provide you with information on industries, professions and general work skills as well as advice and support with career direction, networking, skills assessment, job hunting and applying for work.

      Clubs and societies (Business and Economics)

      Get involved at University, learn from your peers and gain industry connections through networking and building friendships.
       LiCA category: Uni action

      Skills workshops (Business and Economics)

      Develop your employability skills in this series of workshops and get ready to participate effectively in the workplace.
       LiCA category: Professional skills

      Business Case Analysis (MGMT20012)

      This subject is designed to introduce you to case studies and analyses in the business, not-for-profit and government sectors. Regular presentations of case analyses in front of peers and faculty members will enhance oral presentation skills.
       Education level: Undergraduate  

      Work Integrated Learning subjects (Business and Economics)

      Gain industry experience and professional skills that will count towards your degree through practical Work Integrated Learning (WIL) subjects.
       Education level: Undergraduate  

      Career skills development (Melbourne Business School)

      Professional and career skills development advice and professional skills workshops for MBS graduate students. Find out about the Career Mentoring Program, work experience, work integrated learning, careers resources and job search platforms.
       Education level: Graduate  
       LiCA category: Uni action; Professional skills

      Clubs and societies (Melbourne Business School)

      Get involved, make friends, learn from your peers, network and gain industry connections.
       LiCA category: Uni action

      MBS Enrichment Programs

      Activities and resources for MBS students including career skills development, workplace opportunities, competitions, entrepreneurship and community engagement.
       LiCA category: Uni action; Professional skills

      Student Ambassador Program (Melbourne Business School)

      Make new friends and develop skills such as leadership, communication, public speaking and interpersonal skills.
       LiCA category: Uni action

      Work Integrated Learning subjects (Melbourne Business School)

      Gain industry experience that will count towards your degree through practical work integrated learning subjects.
       Education level: Graduate  

    • Education

      Graduate Education Ambassador Program

      Enjoy networking opportunities with fellow MGSE students and staff, receive personal and professional development, develop leadership and teamwork skills and enhance written and oral communication skills.
       Education level: Graduate  

      MGSE Peer Mentoring Program

      The MGSE Peer Mentoring Program is a social mentoring program offering new students the opportunity to meet up with second-year students for an informal catch up during the first semester with the option to continue into the second semester. The program is open to students studying the Master of Teaching as well as our other professional programs.
       LiCA category: Uni action

    • Engineering and IT

      STEM Industry Mentoring

      Connecting University of Melbourne students from across the Faculty of Science and Melbourne School of Engineering disciplines with Melbourne-based alumni mentors and industry professionals from within the community.

      English Language Development Program (Engineering)

      The English Language Development Program is a series of free weekly language development classes for Master of Engineering students. There are both general classes and classes for students completing the subject ENGR90021 Engineering Practice and Communication.
       Education level: Graduate  

      Internship subject (Engineering)

      Find out about the MSE Internship subject where students work on-site at a host organisation supported through structured reflection and an academic mentor.
       Education level: Graduate  

      Peer Assisted Study Sessions (Engineering)

      Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) are free weekly study sessions with fellow students led by a high achieving student who has successfully completed the subject in a previous year.
       Education level: Graduate  

      Skills Towards Employment Program and the Engineering Practice Hurdle

      The Skills Towards Employment Program is a series of workshops and online lessons designed to improve your written and verbal communication skills, with a focus on completing the Engineering Practice Hurdle. Each workshop includes a segment on career development.
       Education level: Graduate  
       LiCA category: Professional skills

      Internships and industry projects (Computing and Information Systems)

      Computing and Information Systems students have the opportunity to gain valuable industry experience via an internship or an industry project.
       Education level: Graduate  

      Clubs and societies (Engineering and IT)

      Through a varied range of social activities, career networks, tutorials and other activities and programs, social clubs and societies can enrich your overall student experience.
       LiCA category: Uni action

      Student Ambassador Leadership Program (Engineering and IT)

      Student Ambassadors participate in a range of recruitment events and activities and help promote Engineering and IT programs through various forms of social media.
       LiCA category: Uni action

    • Fine Arts and Music

      VCA ACCESS Mentorship Program

      The VCA ACCESS Mentorship Program is provided to assist 2nd year VCA Masters students (MCA/MFA) forge career pathways and meaningful professional networks.  
       Education level: Graduate  

    • Law

      Law Online (Melbourne Law School)

      Career-based resources and support for law students. Find upcoming events and appointments, access career resources and work experience opportunities and practice your interview skills.
       Education level: Graduate  

      Career services (Melbourne Law School)

      Find information on service and resources, steps to practising law, career pathways and career outcomes. We provide specialised services to help students achieve their career aspirations and work proactively with employers to create opportunities.
       Education level: Graduate  

      Mentor Program (Melbourne Law School)

      The Melbourne Law School Mentor Program provides an invaluable opportunity for students to develop a supportive relationship with an experienced law professional.
       Education level: Graduate  

      Student life and societies (Melbourne Law School)

      The Law School has several student groups who represent the interests of its students. They run social activities, career network, tutorials, mooting competitions and many other activities and programs to assist in your overall student experience.
       Education level: Graduate  
       LiCA category: Uni action

    • Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

      Clubs and societies (Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences)

      A diverse range of student clubs and societies from across the University and within the Faculty. Get involved, make friends and find networking opportunities.
       LiCA category: Uni action

      Melbourne Dental School Mentoring Program

      The Melbourne Dental School Mentoring Program is a one-year, semi-structured program that fosters relationships between experienced practitioners and students in the final year of their Doctor of Dental Surgery or Bachelor of Oral Health studies, enhancing their transition from dental school into the professional workforce.

      Clubs and societies (Psychological Sciences)

      Student lead societies with the aim of providing study support, social events, and friendship and networking opportunities for students studying psychology.
       LiCA category: Uni action

      Enrich your studies (Biomedical Sciences)

      Enhance your university experience by learning more about student societies and clubs, academic skills and studying abroad.
       LiCA category: Uni action

      Student Ambassador Program (Melbourne Medical School)

      The program aims to provide current medical students with the opportunity to meet and engage with alumni, senior staff, donors and external stakeholders of the Melbourne Medical School and the University.
       LiCA category: Uni action

    • Science

      STEM Industry Mentoring

      Connecting University of Melbourne students from across the Faculty of Science and Melbourne School of Engineering disciplines with Melbourne-based alumni mentors and industry professionals from within the community.

      Internship subjects (Science)

      Internship subjects provide Science students with credit towards their degree, while developing their technical and professional skills and building their graduate career prospects.

      Science Delivery

      A program that supports Bachelor of Science students to present interactive sessions to school students on what it’s like to study science at university. Participating Science students will receive training on presentation skills during the semester and work as a team to develop content.
       Education level: Undergraduate  

      Clubs and societies (Science)

      Make new friends and explore new or existing interests. Student societies run social activities, career networks, tutorials, and many other activities and programs.
       LiCA category: Uni action

      Faculty of Science Thesis Bootcamp

      A thesis writing intensive for late stage graduate research candidates in the Faculty of Science. 
       Education level: Graduate  

      Volunteering and leadership (Science)

      Participate in volunteering and leadership activities to expand your academic achievements, develop your personal and professional skills and extend your learning beyond the classroom.
       LiCA category: Volunteer ventures; Uni action

      Job Ready (Science)

      Job Ready is a short course for science students that will develop your communication skills and enhance your employability. You will take part in workshop-style classes.

      Graduate Science English Language Development Program

      This program is designed to equip our graduate students with valuable language skills that enable them to get the most out of their studies. Topics include: writing a literature review, structuring a scientific essay, writing clarity and focus, time management and communication skills.
       Education level: Graduate  

      Graduate Certificate in Professional Skills for Scientists

      This course provides graduate students in Science with specialist training in organisational management, communication and leadership, across a broad range of settings.
       Education level: Graduate  

      Science Communication (SCIE90012)

      Students will develop skills in evaluating examples of science and technology communication to identify those that are most effective and engaging. Students will also be given multiple opportunities to receive feedback and improve their own written and oral communication skills.
       Education level: Graduate  

      Science Student Ambassadors

      Science Student Ambassadors are current students who volunteer to represent the Faculty at a range of events and activities, to share their passion for studying science.
       LiCA category: Uni action

    • Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences

      Organising an internship (Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences)

      Industry internships provide hands-on experience in your area of interest. Internships can lead to other opportunities for work or study and can help you to decide which career path to follow.
       Education level: Undergraduate