Study Skills is delivering a free, four-day English for Uni course online from Monday 20th to Thursday 23rd September, 2021. The course is designed to help students develop their English language skills, with a focus on academic reading and writing, academic integrity, paraphrasing, tutorial discussion, and academic presentation skills. You may attend the entire course or select sessions to suit your study needs. For more information and to register, please visit the UCLearn Study Help site (login required).www.canberra.edu.au/studyhelp
The UCX Food Pantry is determined to serve the needs of students during this ACT Lockdown. We have created a click and collect model to ensure that students can get what they need in a safe way.How it works:Choose up to 15 points worth of itemsAllocate a collection time (you must collect your order within this time period). Items not collected in this time will be forfeited, no additional times are available.Orders close at 3pm the day before your nominated collection time.If you have ordered a StudentFresh Box, this will also be available during your collection time.Collection is at the UCX Food Pantry. Please provide your name to staff and they will fetch your items and place them on a table outside. (PLEASE BRING A BAG)We may not be able to cater to all your requests due to the pantry's stock however we will try and accommodate by substituting those items for others.
Even before Covid, many employers were moving job interviews on to a variety of virtual platforms. This workshop will provide practical tips on how best to master this process. Date 23/09/2021 Time: 12pm-1pmWant to register for the event ? Use the link :https://www.canberra.edu.au/unihub/students/events/Detail/454801/interviewing-online-how-to-ace
University is a great place for reading and learning! How about putting aside some time for learning about Jesus? 'Reading about Jesus' is an opportunity to join with others and read through the Bible’s accounts of Jesus, to discuss and learn together. On Thursdays, 1:00pm to 2:00pm, via Microsoft Teams.Anyone is welcome, you may be a long-time Christian, or just someone (of other faith or no faith) who would like to read about Jesus with others.Due to the current COVID restrictions, this activity will be run online using Microsoft Teams (and not in-person).If you are interested in joining the activity please contact the organiser, Craig Johnson, to confirm the online details.
Sometimes it is hard to meet new people, or to find opportunities to practice speaking in English. We wanted to provide a chance to help you with this. Our English Conversation Club is an informal time, not a structured class. In a small group we talk about a different topic each meeting, with a native English speaker. Improve your English by practicing your speaking and listening, and make some new friends along the way! Anyone is welcome join this activity! The English Conversation Club is a free activity especially for international students or visiting scholars from overseas. But anyone who wants to practice their English is welcome.Due to the situation with the Corona virus, we are now holding the English Conversation Club online using Microsoft Teams (and not in-person). If you are interested in joining the activity please contact the organiser, Craig Johnson, to confirm online details.
We are thinking of our UC and wider ACT community at this time.If you would like to connect with our Wellbeing team for support, advice, someone to chat to, or to talk through anything that may be impacting you at this time, please come to our virtual Wellbeing drop in & chat session.Please join us if you have concerns about device access, financial support or access to any essential items.Wednesdays, 10.30am-12.30pmLink to join: https://au.bbcollab.com/guest/90fabae3372c4455820fd35f25c250e6If you are feeling overwhelmed or concerned now or at anytime, please reach out - the UC Crisis Line is available 24/7.Phone: 1300 271 790 / text: 0488 884 227
Inclusion & Engagement (I&E) and the Student Representative Council (SRC) are celebrating International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) early this year on Tuesday 12 October. The objective of the day is to celebrate the achievements of people with disability by promoting awareness, understanding and acceptance within our workplaces, institutions and communities. At UC we hold equity, diversity, inclusion and access as some of our core principles, so holding an event to celebrate the day for those across UC who identify as having a disability is something we take great pride in. The format of the event will consist of two key activities:“You can’t ask that!” Q&A panel discussionUC student guest speakerStaff and students across UC will be able to submit anonymous questions in the lead up to the event. The four panel members will then address these questions in a constructive manner, whilst offering individual experiences and perspectives.
Forming a company and spinning it out is a daunting step, and to succeed you are going to need money. This webinar will examine the various sources of potential capital: family and friends; crowdsourcing; angel investors and Venture Capital. The webinar will also touch on pitching your spin-out, ensuring you are realistic in your 'ask', and what you should be prepared to 'give away'.
Defence has a very healthy research budget. Find out how you could potentially access this. Meet your presenter: Ken MahonKen is an experienced professional leader based in Melbourne working in strategic innovation management, new venture creation, and translation and commercialisation of research and innovation. Ken works with a range of early stage ventures as an advisor and has been pivotal in assisting businesses in developing strategy, execution planning and capital raising. His clients include advanced manufacturing, ag tech, Defence and security, cyber security, wealth tech, and immersive technologies businesses. Ken is also a mentor working with accelerator and incubator programs and he is leading the design of venture growth programs for advanced manufacturing and deep technology.
Increase the impact of your research and industry engagement using entrepreneurial methods.Research to Impact is a short webinar for researchers (PhD candidates and upwards) to introduce a practical tool that helps you take your research out of academia, engage with industry and find new opportunities. As a researcher, you may be frustrated by the difficulty of finding ways to apply your research or ideas into meaningful results in the real world. The changing landscape has led to career challenges for early stage researchers and lower funding for research team leaders. Join us for this practical webinar, and stimulate your thinking in how you can advance your projects, ideas and research by finding answers about industry needs, adapting to make you more prevalent in your field and even attract resources you need to take your projects forward.We use lean innovation methods developed for startups and proven to work for researchers to:Show you practical new ways to think about innovation that will enable you to better engage the communityHelp you create real collaborative conversations with industry that can lead to opportunitiesChallenge you with fast-paced real-world tasksEmpower you to explore new options for your career, industry engagement and commercialising your inventionsGive you new tools to connect and explain your research