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 assignments, 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.
Attend our weekly Career Planning Studio to discuss your career planning questions and design the next steps in your career action plan in a facilitated study-group environment.
Room 111, 757 Swanston St
Are you working on an application for a job, internship or other opportunity? Come to our Resume, Cover Letter and KSC studio to work on your application documents in a facilitated study-group environment.
This session examines what is expected for your final first year assignment. We will explore strategies and resources for approaching this task efficiently. There will also be time to ask questions.
Did you know your volunteer and co-curricular participation can be recognised through the Leaders in Communities Award? Learn about the benefits of getting involved, and how to submit your achievements.
Attend our weekly Job Search Studio to discuss your job search questions and set-up your proactive and optimised job search strategy in a facilitated study-group environment.
Explore international study opportunities in Southeast Asia and New Zealand.
In this practical workshop the Student Peer Leaders will step you through how to create a great student profile so that you can begin to build your professional network and pursue your career interests.
Attend our Resume, cover letter and KSC (key selection criteria) studio to work on your job application documents in a facilitated study-group environment.
Room 110, 757 Swanston St
This webinar aims to introduce the experience of cultivating calm from within. Every Mon, Wed, Fri - give your brain a break from study or work by joining a CAPS counsellor in a guided mindfulness meditation.
This workshop will provide you with techniques and resources to become a more engaged learner. You will reflect on your current study approaches and discover a range of study strategies.
This workshop will explore the different types of internships (and other work-related opportunities), tips and tricks for sourcing internships and how to submit a competitive internship application.
A guide to applying for competitive exchange destinations and preferencing strategically to maximise your success of a successful nomination.
Come along to the job interview studio to practice your responses to common job interview questions, learn strategies for structuring your answers and discuss your interview-related questions.
Attend our weekly career planning studio to discuss your career planning questions and design the next steps in your career action plan in a facilitated study-group environment.
Come along to our resume, cover letter and KSC (key selection criteria) studio to work on your job application documents in a facilitated study-group environment.
This session helps you source online and in-person volunteering opportunities that will build skills, networks, and knowledge to support your interests, values, and future career path.
In this workshop, learn how to optimise your online job search and set yourself up for a lifetime of efficient job searching.
Come along to our weekly job search studio to discuss your job search questions and set-up your proactive and optimised job search strategy in a facilitated study-group environment.
Room 109, 757 Swanston St
This interactive session will help you to identify opportunities to gain employability skills over the vacation – like part-time and casual work, volunteering and virtual experiences.
It's normal to feel tense and worried during exams. Facilitated by CAPS counsellors, this webinar will help you understand causes of exam anxiety, and top tips to manage it so you can be at your best for exams.
Reflect on and learn to articulate the skills you’ve developed through your volunteering experiences. Translate your reflections into clear examples for your resume, selection criteria responses and interviews.
In this workshop, you will learn how to articulate your skills, personal attributes, previous work experience and work-related achievements using succinct statements that align to the job role.
This session will explore applying for less traditional exchange destinations and the benefits of pursuing these less conventional, but completely worthwhile possibilities.
Facilitated by CAPS counsellors, this 1-day in-person workshop involves small group discussions and experiential exercises to facilitate practice and application of anxiety management skills.
In person workshop, location to be advised