Explore majors and personal development

Workshops that will help you: Employability skills | Jump-start your new job | My personal brand | Time management | Wellbeing and resilience | What can I do with my major?

If campus is closed, workshops will be held on Zoom. When you register, you will see the link in the workshop description.

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, 2020

  • Tuesday, 8 September, 1.30-2.30pm, 260.040C, Register
  • Friday, 2 October, 1-2pm, 260.319, Register
  • Tuesday, 24 November, 2.30-3.30pm, 260.040C, Register

Jump-start your new job

To make a good impression at your workplace you need to understand New Zealand employer expectations; effectively showcase your people and teamwork skills; understand your employment agreement and be aware of your rights and responsibilities. This workshop is suitable for anyone undertaking work for an organisation (permanent job, short-term project, part-time work, internship or voluntary).

Workshops in Semester Two, 2020

  • Tuesday, 25 August, 12-1pm, 260.317, Register
  • Thursday, 24 September, 12-1pm, 260.321, Register
  • Monday, 5 October, 11am-12pm, 260.317, 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, 2020

  • Thursday, 6 August, 11am-12pm, 260.321, Register
  • Tuesday, 1 September, 11am-12pm, 260.317, Register
  • Tuesday, 8 September, 12.30-1.30pm, 260.040C, Register
  • Tuesday, 29 September, 11am-12pm, 260.317, Register
  • Monday, 5 October, 10-11am, 260.317, Register
  • Tuesday, 24 November, 11am-12pm, 260.040C, 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 motivation and managing your time effectively.

Workshops in Semester Two, 2020

  • Thursday, 30 July, 11am-12pm, 260.317, Register
  • Tuesday, 18 August, 2-3pm, 260.321, Register
  • Wednesday, 26 August, 1-2pm, 260.317, Register
  • Wednesday, 9 September, 1.30-2.30pm, 260.009 (Case room 4), Register
  • Tuesday, 29 September, 12-1pm, 260.317, Register

Wellbeing and resilience strategies

When stuff happens how do you deal with it? Gain tips on how to manage your wellbeing and resilience in an ever-changing world.

Workshops in Semester Two, 2020

  • Tuesday, 18 August, 1-2pm, 260.321, Register
  • Wednesday, 26 August, 2-3pm, 260.317, Register
  • Wednesday, 9 September, 2.30-3.30pm, 260.009 (Case room 4), Register
  • Tuesday, 22 September, 10-11am, 260.317, Register
  • Monday, 5 October, 12-1pm, 260.317, Register

What can I do with my major? My future career

Not sure what major to take or what your career will look like after your degree? This workshop will provide you with information and tools to aid your decision making. 

Workshops in Semester Two, 2020

  • Wednesday, 29 July, 2-3pm, 260.018 (Lab 6), Register
  • Thursday, 6 August, 1-2pm, 260.321, Register
  • Tuesday, 25 August, 3-4pm, 260.018 (Lab 6), Register
  • Tuesday, 8 September, 10-11am, 260.008 (Lab 2), Register
  • Wednesday, 30 September, 1-2pm, 260.012 (Lab 3), Register