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.
Did you know your volunteer and co-curricular participation can be recognised through the Leaders in Communities Award? This session explains how past Award recipients have benefited from being involved, and how to start logging your achievements.
This workshop will help you understand the purpose of KSC, guide you through the language used and show you how to respond to KSC using the STAR method.
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.
Graduate students often experience intense pressure and stressors during their studies and need to develop creative strategies to cope and thrive. This program delivers 8 strategies for immediate application.
This workshop provides you with techniques and resources to become a more engaged learner. Through interactive activities, you will reflect on your study approaches and discover a range of strategies so you can make the most of your studies.
Find out the common questions asked at job interviews, how to effectively present yourself, and participate in a short skills practice with feedback.
This session will explore applying for less traditional exchange destinations and the benefits of pursuing these less conventional, but completely worthwhile possibilities.
In difficult times, we can get caught up in negative thoughts. In this webinar, CAPS counsellors will help you learn and practise ways to unhook from unhelpful thoughts so they have less power over your life.
Get tips on how to research your future career using labour market websites and tools, industry reports, employer lists, and company reviews.
This session examines what is expected for your final assignment. We will explore strategies & resources for approaching this task efficiently to help you arrive at a cohesive and clear document which meets task & reader expectations.
Ever wanted to take a peek into the future of work? This interactive discussion session will show insights from the latest research into what skills will be of great value to employers in the future.
During Mental Health Week, understand how self-compassion can enhance motivation and resilience. In this webinar, CAPS counsellors will help you learn practical ways to show yourself kindness when you need it.
MHFA is a certified training program about providing initial support to someone in a mental health crisis situation through an eLearning component and 2 x CAPS Instructor-led video conferencing sessions.
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.
A guide to applying for competitive exchange destinations and preferencing strategically to maximise your success of a successful nomination.
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.
Ever wondered what a career information interview is in terms of a job searching strategy? It’s an interview with someone who is currently in a job, industry or organisation that interests you.
Explore international study opportunities in the UK, Ireland and Scandinavia.
Expectations from society, others, and ourselves can motivate us or overwhelm us. In this webinar, CAPS counsellors invite you to share your experiences and explore ways to effectively manage expectations.
Find out the key methods employers use to assess job candidates so you know what to expect and how to prepare.
Overview information session which includes course planning considerations for exchange.
In this webinar, CAPS counsellors will cover a range of tools and strategies to help you plan and carry out effective actions and build your motivation, particularly during a challenging time.
Reflecting on your leadership and volunteering is key to personal and professional development. In this session you'll identify and articulate your insights from LiCA to create clear reflective reports.
Explore international study opportunities in Southeast Asia.
It's normal to feel worried in the face of exams. In this webinar, CAPS counsellors help you understand what causes exam anxiety, and cover our top tips to manage it so you can be at your best for your exams.
Explore international study opportunities in Latin America.
Explore international study opportunities in East Asia.