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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.
Facilitated by CAPS counsellors, this three-week online program will help you understand social anxiety and offer strategies to overcome it.
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.
Expectations can motivate us but they can also be overwhelming. Facilitated by CAPS counsellors, this webinar allows you to share your experiences and explore effectively managing expectations.
Feeling connected and having a sense of belonging is a natural desire to have as a human being. Facilitated by CAPS counsellors, this webinar will explore the challenging feeling of loneliness we all experience
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
In difficult times, we can easily get caught up in worries or negative thoughts. In this webinar with CAPS counsellors, you will practise ways to unhook from unhelpful thoughts so they have less power over you
In this webinar facilitated by CAPS counsellors, understand what self-compassion is and how this approach can enhance resilience. Learn practical ways you can show yourself kindness when you need it most.
Learn to recognise and assist someone developing a mental health problem or in crisis in this certified training program facilitated by CAPS counsellors.
In person TBC, Parkville Campus
This webinar facilitated by CAPS counsellors will help you understand the factors that impact on sleep and offer strategies to get a better night's sleep.
Studying overseas can sometimes mean leaving behind your support network. In this session CAPS counsellors explore ways to build healthy relationships and gain a sense of belonging in a new country or culture.
How do we motivate ourselves to get things done during a tough time? In this webinar facilitated by CAPS counsellors, learn how to identify your values and use them to plan and carry out effective actions.
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.