Explore majors and personal development

Workshops that will help you identify where your major may lead, how to identify and promote your personal brand and employability skills, foster your resilience and enhance your time management.

Employability skills

Employability skills are the skills and capabilities that make you more likely to gain employment. To be competitive you need to show employers you have the skills they require. Find out how to further develop your skills and effectively and convincingly describe them in your job application and an interview.

Workshops in Semester Two 2019

  • Wednesday 24 July, 3-4pm, Room 317. Register
  • Wednesday 31 July, 12-1pm, Room 317. Register
  • Thursday 22 August, 1-2pm, Room 321. Register
  • Tuesday 3 September, 1.30-2.30pm, Room 273.104. Register
  • Tuesday 8 October, 12-1pm, Room 315. Register
  • Tuesday 19 November, 12.30-1.30pm, Room 273.107. Register

Jump-start your new job

How will you make a good impression?

You need to make a great first impression at your new job or internship as first impressions often turn into long-term perceptions and reputations. How will you do this? Teamwork and people skills are becoming increasingly important. This workshop will provide you with tips on how to work effectively with your colleagues.

Workshops in Semester Two 2019

  • Monday 5 August, 11am-12pm, Room 325. Register
  • Thursday 22 August, 2-3pm, Room 321. Register
  • Monday 16 September, 10-11am, Room 319. Register
  • Tuesday 24 September, 12-1pm, Room 315. Register
  • Tuesday 8 October, 1-2pm, Room 315. Register

My personal brand. What is it?

We think of a brand as something companies have, but today individuals also have a personal brand—it’s how other people see you. This workshop will look at how you can identify what your brand is and then promote it.

Workshops in Semester Two 2019

  • Tuesday 23 July, 11am-12pm, Room 317. Register
  • Wednesday 7 August, 11am-12pm, Room 317. Register
  • Wednesday 21 August, 10-11am, Room 319. Register
  • Tuesday 3 September, 12.30-1.30pm, 273.104. Register
  • Thursday 19 September, 11am-12pm, Room 325. Register
  • Tuesday 19 November, 11am-12pm, 273.107. Register

Resilience strategies

When stuff happens how do you deal with it? Gain tips on how to be positive in a quickly changing environment and how to manage your wellbeing through mindfulness.

Workshops in Semester Two 2019

  • Friday 2 August, 1-2pm, Room 321. Register
  • Monday 19 August, 1-2pm, Room 319. Register
  • Wednesday 4 September, 2.30-3.30pm, Room 273.104. Register
  • Thursday 19 September, 10-11am, Room 325. Register
  • Tuesday 1 October, 12-1pm, Room 319. Register

Time management strategies

Struggling to fit everything in? Want to be able to manage multiple demands on your time? Come to this session to learn strategies for managing your time effectively.

Workshops in Semester Two 2019

  • Friday 2 August, 2-3pm, Room 321. Register
  • Tuesday 20 August, 12-1pm, Room 317. Register
  • Wednesday 4 September, 1.30-2.30pm, Room 273.104. Register
  • Monday 16 September, 11am-12pm, Room 319. Register
  • Tuesday 24 September, 1-2pm, Room 315. Register

What can I do with my major?

Not sure what major to take or what to do after your degree? This workshop will provide you with information and tools to aid your decision making. During this workshop in a computer lab, you will explore a variety of online career resources.

Workshops in Semester Two 2019

  • Thursday 25 July, 1-2pm, Comp lab 9. Register
  • Tuesday 30 July, 2-3pm, Comp lab 5. Register
  • Friday 16 August, 12-1pm, Comp lab 9. Register
  • Tuesday 3 September, 10-11am, Comp lab 9. Register
  • Monday 23 September, 1-2pm, Comp lab 11. Register