This workshop is designed for UC Staff to engage in the governance and structure development of a Disability Employee Network.About this eventAustralian Network on Disability (AND) is working closely with the University of Canberra to ensure there are systems and processes in place to equitable include people with disability in the workplace. A foundation piece to this is our Disability Employee Network (DEN).The objective of this meeting is the further development of the staff-lead Disability Employee Network. While the meeting governance and structure of UC’s DEN are discussed and developed. All UC staff members are welcome to participate in the meeting and become part of the DEN. SpeakerEmily Matthews - AND Member Experience Manager Training AudienceAll UC staff are welcome to join this workshop. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.orgOnce registered, participants will receive a Teams meeting invite.
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.
Like any chapter in your life, preparation can go a long way to ensure you're emotionally and financially ready for the road ahead. But where do you start when it comes to retiring?To help you on your way, this webcast will provide an overview of the issues you need to consider in the lead-up to retirement. We’ll discuss:challenges in retirementestablishing retirement objectivescontribution strategiesincome in retirement.The webcast will be held on 28/09/2021, at 12:00PM.Our interactive webcast allows you to submit questions during the presentation, hosted by Jessica Looi, Private Client Adviser. The webcast will be open 15 minutes prior to the start time to allow you to download the presentation pack and view supporting material.Register here(your registration details are kept confidential by UniSuper).Our priority is to support our members. If you’d prefer to skip the webcast and speak to someone directly, you may benefit from an appointment with one of our Super Consultants. You can book an appointment or call 1800 823 842.
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
Ways of managing the Foreign Interference rules in a University settingIn mid-2018, the Federal Government introduced a package of reforms aimed at strengthening Australia's national security and protecting our political system from foreign interference and covert influence. This was followed in Nov 2019 with the Guidelines to Counter Foreign Interference in the Australian University Sector. This webinar will look at the Guidelines to understand how they might be applicable to your teaching and research activities, and what you need to do to be compliant. https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/how-to-be-foreign-interference-ready-tickets-135227612429