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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.

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Stop 1 (Parkville and Southbank locations) will be closed for the Anzac Day public holiday on Wednesday 25 April and will reopen on Thursday 26 April. Read more about our opening hours.

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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

Making the Most of LinkedIn - Faculty of Science

Identify the key benefits of LinkedIn and learn how to develop a professional profile.

How to prepare for this session

  • Check out the jobs and opportunities page
  • for information tips on job seeking strategies
  • EmployMe
  • has Job search strategies

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

    Faculty of Science students

    Thursday 24 May
    1pm–2.30pm
    Chemistry-371 (Senior Theatre)

    Making the Most of LinkedIn - Melbourne School of Engineering

    Identify the key benefits of LinkedIn and learn how to develop a professional profile.

    How to prepare for this session

    • Check out the jobs and opportunities page
    • for information tips on job seeking strategies
    • EmployMe
    • has Job search strategies

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

      Melbourne School of Engineering students

      Sunday 29 May
      11am–12.30pm
      Engineering C-413 (C2 Theatre)

      Preparing for Interviews - Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

      Interview techniques including structured responses, pre-interview research, and demonstrating your suitability for a position.

      How to prepare for this session:

      Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences students

      Monday 30 May
      10am–11.30am
      Old Arts-124 (Theatre C)

      Preparing for Interviews - Faculty of Business and Economics

      Interview techniques including structured responses, pre-interview research, and demonstrating your suitability for a position.

      How to prepare for this session:

      Faculty of Business and Economics students

      Tuesday 8 May
      12pm–1.30pm
      The Spot-1022 (Level 1 Theatre)

      Preparing for Interviews - Melbourne School of Engineering

      Interview techniques including structured responses, pre-interview research, and demonstrating your suitability for a position.

      This workshop is best suited to students from the Melbourne School of Engineering.

      How to prepare for this session:

      Melbourne School of Engineering students

      Wednesday 16 May
      1pm–2.30pm
      Elec. Engineering-106 (Brown Theatre)

      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)

      Professional Image and Networking - Faculty of Science

      An overview of effective networking techniques and ways to present your professional image.

      How to prepare for this session:

      Faculty of Science students

      Wednesday 9 May
      3.30pm–5pm
      Chemistry (Room 371) (Senior Theatre)

      Professional image and networking - Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

      An overview of effective networking techniques and ways to present your professional image.

      How to prepare for this session:

      Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences students

      Friday 18 May
      2pm–3.30pm
      Old Arts-103 (Theatre A)

      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 - Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

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

      How to prepare for this session

      Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences students

      Friday 4 May
      10am–11.30am
      Old Arts-124 (Theatre C)

      Resumes and Cover Letters - Melbourne School of Engineering

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

      This workshop is best suited to students from the Melbourne School of Engineering.

      How to prepare for this session:

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      Melbourne School of Engineering students

      Monday 21 May
      3pm–4.30pm
      Elec. Engineering-106 (Brown Theatre)

      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

      Melbourne School of Engineering students

      Monday 7 May
      3pm–4.30pm
      Elec. Engineering-106 (Brown Theatre)

      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 Science

      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 Science.

      How to prepare for this session

      Faculty of Science students

      Thursday 17 May
      1pm–2.30pm
      Chemistry (Room 371) (Senior Theatre)

      Strategies for Employment and Other Opportunities - Melbourne School of Engineering

      Get tips for sourcing opportunities such as internships, volunteering, casual and part-time work and graduate roles.

      How to prepare for this session

      Melbourne School of Engineering students

      Wednesday 2 May
      3pm–4.30pm
      Elec. Engineering-108 (Greenwood 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

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

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

Schwarzman Scholars Program

Find out more about the Schwarzman Scholars which supports up to 200 high achieving graduates and alumni from across the world, the U.S., and China for a one-year Masterís Degree program at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Scholars chosen for this highly selective program have demonstrated exemplary leadership qualities and their potential to bridge and understand cultural and political differences. They will live in Beijing for a year of study and cultural immersion, attending lectures, traveling, and developing a better understanding of China.

Friday 4 May
1pm–2pm
Harold White Theatre, Level 1, 757 Swanston Street

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
Drop in

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

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