Get the most out of your university experience and attend one of our workshops. Find out about academic skill-building, careers and employability, and much more.
This program of workshops has been designed specifically for first year students to support your success across your whole first semester. Topics include writing assigments, part-time jobs, the Leaders in Communities Award and volunteering and overseas study opportunities.
First year students are also welcome to attend any of the other workshops and sessions on this page.
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Attendance at these workshops may count towards the Professional Development category of the Leaders in Communities Award (LiCA). To register for LiCA, enrol through your LMS.
Explore opportunities to have an international study experience with these digital information sessions.
Give your brain a break from study or work at home by joining a CAPS counsellor in a guided mindfulness meditation. Suitable for all students and staff.
Developing the skills and confidence to create a well-formatted, professionally written resume will help you maximize your prospects of securing a job interview.
Find out the common questions asked at job interviews, how to effectively present yourself, and participate in a short skills practice with feedback.
Reflect and learn to articulate skills you’ve developed through your volunteering experiences. Translate your reflections into clear examples for your resume, selection criteria responses and LinkedIn profile.
Explore international study opportunities in North America.
In this session, participants will be led through a discussion of professional networking, focusing on the benefits of professional networking while at university, plus sharing top networking hints and tips.
This session discusses key drivers that can help you define the job or opportunity you are seeking; employment types, what employers are looking for, job search strategies and proactive professional approaches
This session will explore applying for less traditional exchange destinations and the benefits of pursuing these less conventional, but completely worthwhile possibilities.
Explore international study opportunities in Latin America.
Leverage LinkedIn as a professional networking and research tool to align your professional brand to your industry area.
This workshop will help you understand the purpose of a cover letter, how to craft opening, justification and closing statements as well as incorporate references to an employer's values.
Explore international study opportunities in East Asia.
Get tips on how to research your future career using labour market websites and tools, industry reports, employer lists, and company reviews. This interactive workshop is open to all students.
Facilitated by an experienced careers adviser, participants in this session will be led through a discussion of ways to identify internship opportunities and how to present a competitive application.
Overview information session which includes course planning considerations for exchange.