Student services workshops and sessions

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.

Student services are currently being delivered via virtual channels only. Check the services below for online workshops.

You can also access advice and support from Stop 1 via phone and chat appointments and email enquiries.

Upcoming workshops and sessions

  • First year program

    This program of workshops has been designed specifically for first year students to support your success across your whole first semester. First year students are also welcome to attend any of the other workshops and sessions on this page.

    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.

    Find sessions and register

    Workshops include:

    Get a part-time job

    Looking for part-time work? Part-time work is a great way to build transferable skills and gain experience for your future career. Come along to find out how to prepare a impactful first resume and some tips and tricks on how to proactively look for part-time work. We will also cover the different types of work arrangements including part-time, casual, contract, and fixed-term and your work rights in Australia.

    Growth mindset for first year success

    Learn practical strategies that will set you up for academic success and increase your motivation and resilience by applying a growth mindset to feedback, challenges and setbacks.

    Intro to the Leaders in Communities Award

    Find out about the Leaders in Communities Award; a framework designed to recognise you volunteer, participate in University activities, and develop professional skills.

    Overcoming procrastination

    Procrastination is a common challenge all uni students face. This workshop will help you understand the reasons why we put things off, anticipate when it's likely to happen, and learn strategies to better manage it.

    Study overseas: get inspired (HASS)

    Find out how you can study overseas with your Uni Melb degree and hear first hand from students who have done this themselves! This session focus' on options for humanities students.

    Study overseas: get inspired (STEM)

    Find out how you can study overseas with your Uni Melb degree and hear first hand from students who have done this themselves! This session focus' on options for science, technology, engineering and maths students.

    Volunteering opportunities

    Identify volunteer opportunities that fit with your personal goals and skill development areas. Please bring your own laptop or device.

    Writing your final assignment

    In your first year at uni, you might have been asked to respond to a variety of written assessment tasks, each with their own conventions and expectations. This session examines what is expected for your final assignment – probably the longest and most important writing task of the semester. We will explore strategies and resources for approaching this task efficiently to help you arrive at a cohesive and clear document which ably meets both the task and reader expectations. There will also be time to ask questions and consider peer approaches to writing.

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  • Academic skills

    Academic skills workshops and events

    Explore resources and activities to help improve your study skills.

    Find a drop-in

    Exam preparation and active revision

    This workshop will provide you with techniques and resources to become a more engaged learner. Through interactive activities, you will reflect on your current study approaches and discover a range of study strategies, which will support you to make the most of your studies at university.

    Tuesday 12 May 2pm–3pm Online Register
    Thursday 21 May 10am–11am Online Register

  • Careers and employability

    Attend a Careers and Employability workshop

    We offer a range of events, workshops, and group sessions to share practical knowledge to help you build your employability skills and experience. Our sessions are listed under events on the Careers Online portal.

    See all workshops and events

  • Study overseas

    Overseas study enquiries

    You can book a one-on-one appointment with an adviser to discuss:

    • Program options
    • Destination specific advice
    • Eligibility requirements
    • Application process.

    To book, please visit Student Services appointments.

    Study overseas information sessions

    Explore opportunities to have an international study experience with these digital information sessions.

    Watch the videos now

    myWorld first step info session

    Attend an overview information session with course planning, or register for an online LMS module.

    Register for an online module

  • Wellbeing

    Health and wellbeing

    Counselling and Psychological Services offers free workshops on a range of personal development, mental health and wellbeing each semester, while the University Health Promotion runs regular activities on campus.

    Mental health and wellbeing workshops Health promotion events

Please note:

  • Where specified, you will need to register for the workshop or session.
  • Sessions are subject to change.

One-on-one appointments

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