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Stop 1 is here to provide you with a range of support services throughout your university degree, from help with enrolment, administration and wellbeing to advice on building your skills and experiences.

Stop 1 Parkville altered hours for course and enrolment services on 20 April

Course planning and enrolment services at Stop 1 Parkville will be unavailable from 12.00pm on Friday 20 April due to staff training. All other services including admin support will still be available. Staff training is an important part of the University’s commitment to providing excellent services and support to you. Thank you for your patience.

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Workshops and sessions at Stop 1

Get the most out of your university experience and attend one of our workshops. Find out about studying overseas, academic skill-building, careers and employability, and much more.

Where specified, you will need to register for the workshop or session. (Registration options )

Upcoming workshops and sessions

Student Success - Learn to learn better

Learning actively means being involved in your study and is an essential tool for success at university. This session will discuss some active learning approaches which will enable you to better engage with, and come to a deeper understanding of, the subjects you are studying.

Thursday 12 April
10am–11am
Room 109-110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Student Success- Time management essentials

Do you ever wish you had more than 24 hours in a day to do all the things you need to do? Successfully managing all your priorities and commitments while studying, requires an organised approach to both time and task management. This session will review strategies and resources to help you organise your time to maximise your study hours and get the most out of your semester.

Wednesday 18 April
10am–11am
Harold White Theatre, Level 1, 757 Swanston Street
Thursday 19 April
1pm–2pm
Room 110-111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Careers enquiries

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

Wednesday
9am–6pm
Ground Floor, Stop 1
Drop in
Fridays
10am–5pm
Ground Floor, Stop 1
Drop in

Preparing for interviews - Faculty of Science

The workshop will cover how to prepare for common interview questions, handling behavioural interview questions, and presenting yourself effectively for an interview. This workshop is best suited to science students.

How to prepare for this session

  • See our applying for work page for tips on cover letters, resumes and selection criteria
  • Check out EmployMe and click on the Resumes & Applications tab for essential information including a CV Builder and Cover Letter Builder

At the conclusion of this session, Peer Leaders will be available to support you in accessing EmployMe resources.

Thursday 26 April
11am–12.30pm
Doug McDonell-309 (Denis Driscoll Theatrette)

Promoting your skills for employment - Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Learn to identity the skills you have developed through study and experiences both on and off campus in order to craft your professional identity and market yourself in the competitive world of work.

How to prepare for this session

This workshop is best suited to students from the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. At the conclusion of this session, Peer Leaders will be available to support you in accessing EmployMe resources.

Thursday 19 April
11am–12.30pm
Old Arts-103 (Theatre A)

Promoting your skills for employment - Faculty of Science

Learn to identity the skills you have developed through study and experiences both on and off campus in order to craft your professional identity and market yourself in the competitive world of work.

How to prepare for this session

This workshop is best suited to students from the Faculty of Science.

At the conclusion of this session, Peer Leaders will be available to support you in accessing EmployMe resources.s

Thursday 12 April
1pm–2.30pm
Chemistry-371 (Senior Theatre)

Resume and cover letter check

Resume and cover letters – quick 15-minute review.

Please come prepared by reviewing online tools and resources.

Wednesday
9am–6pm
Ground Floor, Stop 1
Friday
10am–5pm
Ground Floor, Stop 1

Resumes and cover letters - Melbourne School of Engineering

Learn the principles of writing and tailoring an effective resume and cover letter.

How to prepare for this session

  • See our applying for work page for tips on cover letters, resumes and selection criteria
  • Check out EmployMe and click on the Resumes & Applications tab for essential information including a CV Builder and Cover Letter Builder

At the conclusion of this session, Peer Leaders will be available to support you in accessing EmployMe resources.

Monday 16 April
2pm–3.30pm
Elec. Engineering-106 (Brown Theatre)

Strategies for employment and other opportunities - Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Get tips for sourcing opportunities such as internships, volunteering, casual and part-time work and graduate roles. This workshop is best suited to students from the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

How to prepare for this session

Friday 13 April
11am–12.30pm
Old Arts-124 (Theatre C)

Speaking clearly 1: stress patterns in words and sentences

This workshop is for non-native speakers of English. Learn how to produce the right stress patterns in words like politics, politician and political. Discover patterns of stress placement to make learning stress patterns easier, then practice your new skills in the workshop.

For students who are non-native speakers of English

Wednesday 18 April
12pm–1pm
Room 109, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

New Colombo Plan Scholarship Information Session

The New Colombo Plan (NCP) Scholarship Program is a signature initiative of the Australian Government that provides opportunities for Australian undergraduate students to undertake semester-based study and internships or mentorships in 40 participating Indo-Pacific locations. The program aims to lift knowledge of the Indo-Pacific in Australia and increase the number of work-ready Australian graduates with regional experience. This is an incredible opportunity for students wanting to expand the breadth of their education and develop an understanding of our neighboring region - all while participating in an overseas study program. Students can also can also gain career and professional development while immersing themselves in a supported environment. This session will cover information about the Scholarship program, eligiblity and your next steps.

Undergradaute students who are Australian citizens, aged between 18-28

Thursday 19 April
10.30am–11.30am
Harold White Theatre, Level 1, 757 Swanston Street
Friday 4 May
12pm–1pm
Theatre D, Old Arts

Application Workshop

Application troubleshooting lab – bring your own device. Are you having problems with your application? Do you want to make sure you are completing it properly? We're here to help with your application questions.

Wednesday 18 April
10.30am–11.30am
Room 109, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Friday 20 April
11am–12pm
Room 110-111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Monday 23 April
3pm–4pm
Room 110-111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 2 May
10.30am–11.30am
Room 109, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Friday 4 May
11am–12pm
Room 110-111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Monday 7 May
3pm–4pm
Room 110-111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 9 May
5pm–6pm
Room 109-110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 16 May
10.30am–11.30am
Room 109-110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Friday 18 May
11am–12pm
Room 110-111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Monday 21 May
3pm–4pm
Room 110-111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 23 May
3pm–4pm
Room 111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Destination Session - East Asia (China, Japan, South Korea)

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience. Wondering where to go? Want to find out what it's like to study and live in your destination of choice? Do you have questions about particular institutions? Hear from returned students and staff - these workshops will help you with your overseas study research so you can make informed choices.

Wednesday 2 May
1pm–2pm
Room 110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 16 May
1pm–2pm
Room 110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Destination Session - Europe

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience. Wondering where to go? Want to find out what it's like to study and live in your destination of choice? Do you have questions about particular institutions? Hear from returned students and staff - these workshops will help you with your overseas study research so you can make informed choices.

Wednesday 18 April
3pm–4pm
Room 110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 9 May
11am–12pm
Room 110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 23 May
11am–12pm
Room 110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Destination Session - Latin America

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience. Wondering where to go? Want to find out what it's like to study and live in your destination of choice? Do you have questions about particular institutions? Hear from returned students and staff - these workshops will help you with your overseas study research so you can make informed choices.

Wednesday 2 May
2pm–3pm
Room 110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 16 May
2pm–3pm
Room 110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Destination Session - North America

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience. Wondering where to go? Want to find out what it's like to study and live in your destination of choice? Do you have questions about particular institutions? Hear from returned students and staff - these workshops will help you with your overseas study research so you can make informed choices.

Wednesday 18 April
2pm–3pm
Room 110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 9 May
10am–11am
Room 110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 23 May
10am–11am
Room 110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Destination Session - South-East Asia

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience. Wondering where to go? Want to find out what it's like to study and live in your destination of choice? Do you have questions about particular institutions? Hear from returned students and staff - these workshops will help you with your overseas study research so you can make informed choices.

Wednesday 18 April
1pm–2pm
Room 110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 9 May
9am–10am
Room 110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 23 May
9am–10am
Room 110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Destination Session - UK

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience. Wondering where to go? Want to find out what it's like to study and live in your destination of choice? Do you have questions about particular institutions? Hear from returned students and staff - these workshops will help you with your overseas study research so you can make informed choices.

Wednesday 2 May
3pm–4pm
Room 110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 16 May
3pm–4pm
Room 110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Study overseas enquiries

Drop in to speak to an adviser on how to study overseas including participating in an exchange program

Tuesday
9am–6pm
Ground Floor, Stop 1
Drop in
Thursday
10am–5pm
Ground Floor, Stop 1
Drop in

myWorld First Step Info Session Arts

This is a compulsory workshop for students applying for exchange. Find out about overseas program offerings and how they can enrich your studies and develop your skill set. There will be advice on how to plan your overseas studies and provides advice for Arts students.

Monday 23 April
2pm–3pm
Room 110-111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

myWorld First Step Info Session Arts

This is a compulsory workshop for students applying for exchange. Find out about overseas program offerings and how they can enrich your studies and develop your skill set. There will be advice on how to plan your overseas studies and provides advice for Arts students

Wednesday 16 May
9.30am–10.30am
Room 109-110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

myWorld First Step Info Session Commerce

This is a compulsory workshop for students applying for exchange. Find out about overseas program offerings and how they can enrich your studies and develop your skill set. There will be advice on how to plan your overseas studies and provides advice for Commerce students.

Monday 21 May
2pm–3pm
Room 110-111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

myWorld First Step Info Session Commerce

This is a compulsory workshop for students applying for exchange. Find out about overseas program offerings and how they can enrich your studies and develop your skill set. There will be advice on how to plan your overseas studies and provides advice for Commerce students

Friday 4 May
10am–11am
Room 110-111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

myWorld First Step Info Session Design, Architecture & Environment

This is a compulsory workshop for students applying for exchange. Find out about overseas program offerings and how they can enrich your studies and develop your skill set. here will be advice on how to plan your overseas studies and provides advice for Design, Architecture & Environment students.

Wednesday 18 April
9.30am–10.30am
Room 109, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Monday 7 May
2pm–3pm
Room 110-111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

myWorld First Step Info Session Design, Architecture and Environment

This is a compulsory workshop for students applying for exchange. Find out about overseas program offerings and how they can enrich your studies and develop your skill set. here will be advice on how to plan your overseas studies and provides advice for Design, Architecture and Environment students.

Wednesday 23 May
2pm–3pm
Room 111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

myWorld First Step Info Session General

This is a compulsory workshop for students applying for exchange. Find out about overseas program offerings and how they can enrich your studies and develop your skill set. There will be advice on how to plan your overseas studies and provides advice general advice for all degrees

Friday 20 April
10am–11am
Room 110-111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 9 May
4pm–5pm
Room 109-110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

myWorld First Step Info Session Science and Biomedicine

This is a compulsory workshop for students applying for exchange. Find out about overseas program offerings and how they can enrich your studies and develop your skill set. here will be advice on how to plan your overseas studies and provides advice for Science and Biomedicine students.

Wednesday 2 May
9.30am–10.30am
Room 109, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Friday 18 May
10am–11am
Room 110-111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Heads up: Looking after your mental health at uni

Join us on University Mental Health Day to learn about common mental health issues experienced by students.

Tuesday 1 May
4pm–5pm
Room 109, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
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Resilience and Wellbeing

Build resilience, manage stress and live a happier more meaningful life.

Tuesday 17 April
1pm–2pm
Room 109, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Drop in

Need more help?

You can always contact Stop 1 by submitting an enquiry, dropping in, booking an adviser, or calling us.

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