The University of Newcastle, Australia

What's on this week

Academic English Workshops

Recurring Event • 10 Aug 2020 from 9:00am - 14 Oct 2020 until 10:30am • Every week on Monday, until 14 Oct 2020

Academic English Workshops

These weekly Academic English Workshops will cover important skill areas for Reading and Writing, Speaking and Listening, and Grammar.

Spotify logo and earphones

Event • 9 Sep 2020 from 5:00pm - 23 Sep 2020 until 6:00pm

How To Release Music: Short Course

This 3-week course is designed to help artists navigate the various promotional strategies, release platforms and revenue streams.

Sustainable impact

Event • 14 Sep 2020 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Grand Challenge Workshop: Create Sustainable Impact

Take advantage of this professional development opportunity where you will learn how to utilise the 'lean startup' process and why the Business Model Canvas or the Mission Model Canvas is key to sustainable impact.

CareerChat2

Event • 15 Sep 2020 from 10:00am - 10:15am

Career Chat: Preparing for Future Work

In this Career Chat we discuss work in 2020, and how we can make ourselves future ready.

Meet the Employer

Event • 15 Sep 2020 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Meet the Employer: Hunter Prelude

In this online information session, Hunter Prelude will be providing details about their graduate roles currently open to final year Teaching, Speech Pathology, Physiotherapy, and Occupational Therapy students.

Meet the Employer

Event • 16 Sep 2020 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Meet the Employer: Coastlink

In this online information session, Coastlink will be providing details about Disability Support Worker roles which are currently being advertised to Nursing, Education, Social Work and Social Science students.

Breaking Free of procrastination

Event • 16 Sep 2020 at 12:00pm

Breaking free from procrastination

This 90 minute webinar will focus on understanding why we can get stuck in the cycle of procrastination.

Career Workshop

Event • 16 Sep 2020 from 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Looking Forward, Dreaming Big: Finding a Job

Designed specifically for our Indigenous students, in this workshop, you will develop a plan of action to move you toward your goals.

Future Leaders

Event • 17 Sep 2020 from 11:00am - 12:00pm

Top100 Future Leaders Competition - Application & Psychometric Testing Workshop

The annual Top100 Future Leaders Competition is designed to put you through your paces and give you a taste of a full graduate recruitment process - even putting you in front of some of Australia's top employers for interviews! This online workshop will cover the first two stages of the application.

Meet the Employer

Event • 17 Sep 2020 from 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Meet the Employer: The ORS Group

In this online information session, The ORS Group will be joining us to provide details about their allied health graduate roles currently advertised on CareerHub. This is a great opportunity to meet the employer virtually and ask questions about the opportunities.

Ask me anything with Dr Cameron Webb

Event • 17 Sep 2020 from 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Grand Challenge: Ask Me Anything with Dr Cameron Webb (NSW Health)

At this Ask Me Anything you'll have the opportunity to pick the brains of people at the forefront of mosquito interventions to help you develop and refine a potential solution for submission to the Grand Challenge.

Upcoming events

Looking Ahead Lecture Series

Event • 22 Sep 2020 from 5:15pm - 6:30pm

Climate Change In Challenging Times

Join revolutionary Professor Paul Dastoor as he explores how the current COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of the global environment and the urgent role that scientific research and technology development must play in building a sustainable future.

Academic English Workshops

Recurring Event • 10 Aug 2020 from 9:00am - 14 Oct 2020 until 10:30am • Every week on Monday, until 14 Oct 2020

Academic English Workshops

These weekly Academic English Workshops will cover important skill areas for Reading and Writing, Speaking and Listening, and Grammar.

Spotify logo and earphones

Event • 9 Sep 2020 from 5:00pm - 23 Sep 2020 until 6:00pm

How To Release Music: Short Course

This 3-week course is designed to help artists navigate the various promotional strategies, release platforms and revenue streams.

CareerChat3

Event • 22 Sep 2020 from 10:00am - 10:30am

Career Chat: Local Presence, Global Impact

Each month, we bring together a panel of experts consisting of industry leaders, staff and student representatives to discuss trends around employability.

free lunch

Event • 23 Sep 2020 at 12:00pm

Free Lunch for Students

Bring your student card. Keep your cash. Simple!

Career Workshop

Event • 23 Sep 2020 from 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Looking Forward, Dreaming Big: Preparing for a Job Interview

Designed specifically for our Indigenous students, in this interactive workshop we will review typical interview questions and discuss interview etiquette, all designed to help you prepare for a job interview to build greater confidence.

Big Picture Fest logo

Event • 23 Sep 2020 from 5:30pm - 7:30pm

The Big Picture Fest Masterclass: Creating art for purpose

As part of the University of Newcastle’s partnership with The Big Picture Fest we are excited to announce our upcoming masterclass, Creating Art for Purpose.

Band Comp

Event • 23 Sep 2020 at 7:00pm

Band Comp | Heat 1

Come down to the Uni of Newcastle's Band Comp!

Band Comp

Event • 24 Sep 2020 at 7:00pm

Band Comp | Heat 2

The Band Comp is back!

Band Comp

Event • 25 Sep 2020 at 7:00pm

Band Comp | Heat 3

The Band Comp is back!

Career Workshop

Event • 30 Sep 2020 from 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Looking Forward, Dreaming Big: Create a LinkedIn Profile

Designed specifically for our Indigenous students, in this workshop we will show you how to create a well written LinkedIn profile, so you can confidently expand your network and build a professional online identity.

Event • 7 Oct 2020 from 9:00am - 9 Oct 2020 until 3:00pm

Centre for Organic Electronics Spring School

This three day event will give you a taste of the cutting-edge research that is going on in the Centre for Organic Electronics (COE) labs, highlighting the advantages of considering a career in research.

CareerChat4

Event • 13 Oct 2020 from 10:00am - 10:30am

Career Chat: Chats with Industry

Our Chats with Industry series provides the opportunity to hear from employers and recruiters discuss current trends in their industry, and what they look for during the hiring process.

support group for parents

Event • 14 Oct 2020 at 8:00pm

Support Group for Parents

This series of four 60 minute online sessions is designed to support students who are also juggling the demands of parenting.

Wellbeing for HRD Students

Event • 15 Oct 2020 at 11:00am

Engage Survive and Thrive: Wellbeing for HDR students

This 90 minute webinar will explore how to overcome some of the challenges of completing a higher research degree, and strategies to move from ‘surviving’ to ‘thriving’.

Band Comp

Event • 15 Oct 2020 at 7:00pm

Band Comp Final

The 2020 band comp grand final will be a drive-in gig!

Pitching workshop

Event • 19 Oct 2020 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Grand Challenge Workshop: How to Pitch an Idea

At this workshop you'll learn the three elements of communication, how to build a compelling pitch and how to overcome nerves.

CareerChat5

Event • 20 Oct 2020 from 10:00am - 10:15am

Career Chat: The ultimate cover letter

In this Career Chat we will walk you through how to personalise each cover letter and make your application stand out.

support group for parents

Event • 21 Oct 2020 at 8:00pm

Support Group for Parents

This series of four 60 minute online sessions is designed to support students who are also juggling the demands of parenting.

maintaining motivation

Event • 26 Oct 2020 at 2:00pm

Maintaining motivation

This 60 minute webinar will provide students with techniques and strategies for how to cope with changing times and still engage with your studies effectively.

CareerChat1

Event • 27 Oct 2020 from 10:00am - 10:30am

Career Chat: What to do when...

Each month, we bring together a panel of experts consisting of industry leaders, staff and student representatives to discuss trends around employability.

support group for parents

Event • 28 Oct 2020 at 8:00pm

Support Group for Parents

This series of four 60 minute online sessions is designed to support students who are also juggling the demands of parenting.

CareerChat2

Event • 3 Nov 2020 from 10:00am - 10:30am

Career Chat: Chats with Industry

Our Chats with Industry series provides the opportunity to hear from employers and recruiters discuss current trends in their industry, and what they look for during the hiring process.

CareerChat3

Event • 10 Nov 2020 from 10:00am - 10:15am

Career Chat: Telling your story through selection criteria

Sharing your experiences is a real art and can make or break a job application. In this Career Chat, we will teach you how to tell your story in a way that will keep employers engaged.

getting the most out of your brain in exams

Event • 17 Nov 2020 at 10:00am

Getting the most from your brain in exams

This 60 min webinar will cover tips for studying for exams, as well as strategies to overcome exam anxiety and enhance exam performance.

overcoming imposter syndrome

Event • 20 Nov 2020 at 11:30am

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

This 90 minute webinar will help you understand what Impostor Syndrome is, how it can impact on you and your study, and some strategies to overcome it.