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.

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

Careers and employability studio lab

Our Friday labs at the studio allow you to work collaboratively on your job application documents and your career planning at your own pace. With a roving staff member or peer leader for guidance, this is a great way to make dedicated progress on your documents.

Friday
12.00pm–5.00pm
Ground floor (northern end), 757 Swanston St
Drop in

Information Session: Creating competitive job applications

Learn about job application documentation such as resume, cover letter, key selection criteria, and effective ways to present your skills and experience. We will also discuss video resumes and the use of applicant tracking software. This information session is a useful guide for undergraduate or graduate students who are in their penultimate or final years and are approaching the employment market.

Friday 8 November
11.00 AM–12.00 PM
The Spot-1022 (Level 1 Theatre)

Workshop: Building networks

Want to better understand ways approach networking? Learn how to identify the purpose of networking, build professional relationships, prepare a pitch and to identify opportunities for networking. While all students can benefit from this session,undergraduate students, penultimate year students and graduates ready to apply for graduate programs are encouraged to attend.

Thursday 21 November
2.15 PM–3.15 PM
Alan Gilbert-123

Workshop: Career Directions

Unsure of what direction to take your studies? This practical workshops provides you with useful tools that can help you unpack your career goals, explore your career options and identifying key employability skills. This session is open to all students.

Monday 11 November
10.00 AM–11.00 AM
Ground floor (northern end), 757 Swanston St

Workshop: Mastering LinkedIn

LinkedIn is increasingly used as a recruitment tool. Learn how to buid an engaging and professional online presence so you can stand out positively to industry professionals, leaders and hiring managers.

Monday 21 October
2.15 PM–3.15 PM
Ground floor (northern end), 757 Swanston St
Monday 4 November
2.15 PM–3.15 PM
Ground floor (northern end), 757 Swanston St

Workshop: Researching to Target Opportunities, Industries and Sectors

Want to discover how to find out the latest job trends and future predictions to be informed for networking, job applications and interviews? Come along to this practical workshop and learn how to research your future career using labour market websites, industry reports, employer lists, and company reviews.

Monday 21 October
2.15 PM–3.15 PM
Ground floor (northern end), 757 Swanston St

Workshop: Writing strong resumes and cover letters

Find out how to develop a resume and cover letter that aligns to a job role to maximize prospects of gaining an interview.

Monday 18 November
2.15 PM–3.15 PM
Ground floor (northern end), 757 Swanston St

Applying for Exchange - Preferencing Basics

A guide to applying for competitive exchange destinations and preferencing strategically to maximise success of a successful nomination.

Wednesday 16 October
3.15pm–4.15pm
757 Swanston Street - Level 1 - Harold White Theatre

Explore My Exchange Options - East Asia (China, Japan, South Korea)

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience.

Wed 30 October
11.00 AM–12.00 PM
Cuming Theatre (Chemistry

Explore My Exchange Options - Europe

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience.

Wed 23 October
2.15 PM–3.15 PM
207-221 Bouverie St-B120

Explore My Exchange Options - Latin America

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience.

Wed 30 October
12.00 PM–1.00 PM
757 Swanston Street, Level 1 - Room 106

Explore My Exchange Options - North America

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience.

Wed 23 October
4.15 PM–5.15 PM
207-221 Bouverie St-B120

Explore My Exchange Options - South-East Asia

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience.

Wed 30 October
10.00 AM–11.00 AM
757 Swanston Street, Level 1 - Room 106

Explore My Exchange Options - UK/Ireland/Scandinavia

Explore opportunities to have an international study experience.

Wed 23 October
3.15 PM–4.15 PM
207-221 Bouverie St-B120

Overseas Study: Summer 2020 Short-term Programs Information Session

This session is designed for students who are interested in completing a 2-6 week short-term overseas study program during the Summer (Nov Feb) break. The session will cover why you should study overseas, what programs are available to you, planning for overseas study, funding opportunities and how to apply.

Monday 7 October
2.00pm–3.00pm
757 Swanston Street - Level 1, Stop 1, Room 109
Wednesday 16 October
11.00am–12.00pm
757 Swanston Street - Level 1, Stop 1, Room 109
Friday 25 October
12.00pm–1.00pm
757 Swanston Street - Level 1, Stop 1, Room 109

Overseas study enquiries

You can meet with an advisor to discuss:

  • Program options
  • Destination specific advice
  • Eligibility requirements
  • Application process.
  • Drop in consultations are available during teaching weeks on Tuesday 9-6pm and Thursdays 10-5pm, ground floor, 757 Swanston street.

    You can also book an appointment with a Global Learning advisors for specific program or destination advice.

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

    myWorld First Step Info Session General

    Overview information session with course planning.

    Wed 23 October
    12.00 PM–1.00 PM
    757 Swanston Street, Level 1 - Harold White Theatre
    Fri 25 October
    10.00 AM–11.00 AM
    757 Swanston Street, Level 1 - Harold White Theatre
    Mon 28 October
    2.15 PM–3.15 PM
    757 Swanston Street, Level 1 - Harold White Theatre

Midweek mindfulness

Learn about mindfulness through brief guided exercises.

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

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.

One-on-one appointments

If you would like individual support from one of our many student services, book an appointment.