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Workshops

 

Workshops

Check out our academic support workshops and personal development workshops available this month. Register to add the workshops you are interested in to your calendar so you won’t miss it.

Upcoming Online Workshops 2022 (June)

Date Time Workshop Title & Description Speaker

8 June 2022

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Academic Success Program (II)

Module 3: Getting and keeping motivated

  • Feeling that your enthusiasm and interest in your course is running low?
  • This workshop will show you various ways of getting your motivation back so you can focus on your study goals.

Module 4: Preparing for exams

  • Learning how to prepare for exams is a set of unique skills.
  • In this workshop you will learn how to make the most of your preparation time, how to put exams into perspective, and deal with exam anxiety.
  • You will be given professional tips about how to handle the day of the exam.

Join Academic Success Program (II) (June 2022) (Microsoft Teams Meeting)

Ms. Fazlia Azhari

Student Counsellor

8 June 2022

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Learn to Email Like A Pro

Email has come a long way since its inception in 1971. Some might argue that email has sort of become obsolete due to the rise of instant messaging and social media but it should be highlighted that email is still an essential part of formal communication. Email shouldn’t be considered as old-fashioned or inconvenient to use as the features available in email makes it an appropriate tool to be used for online communication/learning purposes in higher educational institution. As a university student, it is also important that you know how to practise good email etiquette — principles of behaviour that one should use when writing or answering email messages — when communicating with your professors or tutors. This is because you want your message to be understood in a positive manner as well as taken seriously. In this workshop, you will also learn the skills necessary for managing emails professionally, and writing emails with clarity and proper structures to avoid misinterpretations and miscommunication. In short, the facilitators will cover two aspects of email during the workshop:

  • The features of email
  • Email writing etiquette

Join Learn to Email Like A Pro (Microsoft Teams Meeting)

Ms. Choo Chian Hou
&
Ms. Jocelyn Sim

Academic Staff

15 June 2022

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Oral Presentation Skills

Do you need to present an assignment, case study or report to your class? Do you want to be able to present with confidence? Then this workshop will help and the atmosphere is safe and friendly! Being a good presenter is not something you are born as — it is a skill that must be developed. So, come and join the Oral Presentation Skills workshop to make you a more confident presenter and communicator. The workshop focuses on:

  • Tailoring your content to your audience
  • Preparing engaging PowerPoint presentations
  • Using your voice to speak with confidence

Join Oral Presentation Skills (Microsoft Teams Meeting)

Ms. Cassandra Lau

Academic Staff

22 June 2022

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Managing Exam Anxiety

It's normal to feel stressful and anxious during exams. However, overwhelming level of stress and anxiety could affect your performance badly. Becoming aware of what caused you to be anxious could help to reduce stress, eventually improves your performance.

Join Managing Exam Anxiety (June 2022) (Microsoft Teams Meeting)

Ms. Chloe Liong

Student Counsellor

29 June 2022

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Reflective Practice

Understanding how we learn from experience and others is critical in shaping who we are and our professional practice. This workshop will inform students about what reflection is, the purpose of engaging in professional practice, how to reflect, and how students might use reflective practice outcomes in a range of professional settings and situations.

Join WIL Workshop 1 WT 2022 (Microsoft Teams Meeting)

Ms. Jocelyn Sim Hui Woon
&
Mr. Choo Chian hou

Acadmic Staff

Academic Practice Committee and Student Counselling and Support Unit
Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus