Student services workshops and sessions - Section contents

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.

Browse upcoming workshops and sessions

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

Careers and employability studio

Drop in for career conversations, advice and help in navigating key tools and resources with the Careers and Employability team. A first-level resume review is also provided.

Tuesday
10am–5pm
Ground floor (northern end), 757 Swanston St
Drop in
Thursday
10am–5pm
Ground floor (northern end), 757 Swanston St
Drop in

Information session: Building a proactive job search strategy

This information session will provide an overview on how to research the job or opportunity you are seeking, employment types and what employers are looking for, plus job search strategies and personal marketing approaches.

It is best suited to students from the Faculty of Business and Economics.

Thursday 18 April
10am–11am
The Spot 1022 (Level 1 Theatre), Berkeley St

Resume and cover letter check

15-minute booked appointments every Wednesday on Level 1, Stop 1.

Pre-requisites:

  • Service is for final draft resumes only. If you haven't started a resume, or your documents are in working draft phase, please visit the Employability Studio located on ground level (northern end) of Stop 1 or attend a resumes/cover letter workshop.
  • Bring a copy of the job description/job ad and a hard copy of your documents, so you can make notes.

Wednesday
9am–5pm
Pod 11, Ground Level, 757 Swanston St

Workshop: Promoting your skills for employment

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.

Students from Melbourne School of Engineering are encouraged to attend.

Thursday 18 April
11am–12pm
Old Metallurgy Room 202, Parkville

Design your first year experience

As a new student, you're probably feeling excited about your first year experience, but unsure of what it may look like. Come along to this workshop to participate in hands-on activities to generate ideas and work out how to get the most out of your university experience.

Monday 13 May
1pm–3pm
Art West North Wing- Room 453

Design your student experience

Come along to this workshop to participate in hands-on activities to generate ideas and discuss with other students ways to get the most out of your university experience.

Friday 10 May
11am–12pm
Room 109 and 110, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Design your student experience

Come along to this workshop to participate in hands-on activities to generate ideas and discuss with other students ways to get the most out of your University experience.

Friday 16 April
2pm–3pm
Room 111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Obstacle to opportunity

Every employer will ask about something that you did that didn't work out for you. Through this workshop you will learn how to identify setbacks, reflect constructively on the obstacles that caused them, create goals to overcome them, identify your strengths and learn how to discuss them in a job interview setting.

Tuesday 14 May
2pm–3pm
Room 110 and 111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Plan B to Z

You can't always plan for an exact outcome, so what's next? This workshop will help you figure it out.

Wednesday 8 May
12pm–1pm
Harold White Theatre, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Stepping out of your comfort zone

A reflective and activity-based workshop designed to provide you with an opportunity to explore how to get out of your comfort zone, the skills required, why it's important, the benefits and how they can positively impact study, university and peer engagement and be transferred to the rest of your life.

Wednesday 15 May
1pm–2pm
Arts West 553

Application lab/Change of Preference workshop

Application troubleshooting lab - bring your own device.

Thursday 18 April
1pm–2pm
Studio 7G, 880-722 (Ian Potter Centre) VCA - Southbank
Wednesday 1 May
3pm–4pm
Room 110 and 111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Friday 3 May
11am–12pm
Room 111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Monday 6 May
3pm–4pm
Harold White Theatre, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 8 May
3pm–4pm
Room 110 and 111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 15 May
3pm–4pm
Room 110 and 111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Friday 17 May
11am–12pm
Harold White Theatre, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Monday 20 May
3pm–4pm
Harold White Theatre, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 22 May
3pm–4pm
Room 110 and 111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Explore my Exchange options - East Asia (China, Japan, South Korea)

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience.

Wednesday 1 May
11am–12pm
Room 109, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 15 May
11am–12pm
Room 109, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Explore my Exchange options - Europe

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience.

Wednesday 8 May
10am–11am
Room 109, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 22 May
10am–11am
Room 109, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Explore my Exchange options - Latin America

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience.

Wednesday 1 May
9am–10am
Room 109, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 15 May
9am–10am
Room 109, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Explore my Exchange options - North America

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience.

Wednesday 8 May
9am–10am
Room 109, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 22 May
9am–10am
Room 109, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Explore my Exchange options - Southeast Asia

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience.

Wednesday 8 May
11am–12pm
Room 109, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 22 May
11am–12pm
Room 109, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Explore my Exchange options - UK, Ireland, Scandinavia

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience.

Wednesday 1 May
10am–11am
Room 109, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 15 May
10am–11am
Room 109, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Information session: 2020 New Colombo Plan Scholarship Program

Be part of a prestigious cohort of Australian Government scholars while you study in the Indo-Pacific with a New Colombo Plan Scholarship. Come along to the information session to find out more about the application process and requirements.

Monday 29 April
12pm–1pm
Harold White Theatre, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Overseas study enquiries

10 minute consultation

Drop-in and get help with:

  • Destination options
  • Eligibility requirements
  • Application process
  • Course planning
  • Finance

Tuesday
9am–6pm
Ground floor, 757 Swanston St
Drop in
Thursday
10am–5pm
Ground floor, 757 Swanston St
Drop in

myWorld First Step info session - Arts

Overview information session with course planning. Before you apply for exchange, it's compulsory that you attend a myWorld First Steps information session at Stop 1.

Sessions are discipline specific but if there are no available sessions for your course you can attend any session to meet this requirement. Book a session now.

Friday 3 May
10am–11am
Harold White Theatre, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

myWorld First Step info session - General

Overview information session with course planning. Before you apply for exchange, it's compulsory that you attend a myWorld First Steps information session at Stop 1.

Sessions are discipline specific but if there are no available sessions for your course you can attend any session to meet this requirement. Book a session now.

Wednesday 1 May
2pm–3pm
Harold White Theatre, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Monday 6 May
2pm–3pm
Harold White Theatre, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Wednesday 15 May
2pm–3pm
Harold White Theatre, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Monday 20 May
2pm–3pm
Harold White Theatre, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

myWorld First Step info session - VCA and MCM

Overview information session with course planning. Before you apply for exchange, it's compulsory that you attend a myWorld First Steps information session at Stop 1.

sessions are discipline specific but if there are no available sessions for your course you can attend any session to meet this requirement.

Thursday 18 April
12pm–1pm
Studio 7G, 880-722 (Ian Potter Centre) VCA - Southbank

myWorld First Step info session Commerce

Overview information session with course planning. Before you apply for exchange, it's compulsory that you attend a myWorld First Steps information session at Stop 1.

Sessions are discipline specific but if there are no available sessions for your course you can attend any session to meet this requirement. Book a session now.

Wednesday 8 May
2pm–3pm
Harold White Theatre, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

myWorld First Step info session Design, Architecture and Environment

Overview information session with course planning. Before you apply for exchange, it's compulsory that you attend a myWorld First Steps information session at Stop 1.

Sessions are discipline specific but if there are no available sessions for your course you can attend any session to meet this requirement. Book a session now.

Wednesday 22 May
2pm–3pm
Harold White Theatre, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

myWorld First Step info session Science/Engineering/Biomed

Overview information session with course planning. Before you apply for exchange, it's compulsory that you attend a myWorld First Steps information session at Stop 1.

Sessions are discipline specific but if there are no available sessions for your course you can attend any session to meet this requirement. Book a session now.

Friday 17 May
10am–11am
Harold White Theatre, Level 1, 757 Swanston St

Midweek mindfulness

Learn about mindfulness through brief guided exercises.

Wednesday
1.15pm–2pm
Leigh Scott Room, Baillieu Library
Drop in

Resilience and wellbeing

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

Tuesday 7 May
1pm–2pm
Room 111, Level 1, 757 Swanston St
Drop in

Settling in socially as an international student

Share and reflect on your experiences as an international student and extend your social network. Gain support from counsellors and other international students in learning ways to adjust to a new environment, build meaningful relationships and maintain positive wellbeing.

Thursday 9 May
1.30pm–3.30pm
To be advised

Social anxiety program

Three-week online program to help you understand social anxiety and offer strategies to overcome it.

Monday
1pm–2pm
Online

Sessions are subject to change.

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