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Workshops

Upcoming Online Workshops 2022 (September)

Date Time Workshop Title & Description Speaker Venue

7 Sep 2022

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Undergraduates Studies – Opportunities, Expectations and Challenges

The years you spend in the university are unlike any other time you will have in your life. How you choose to spend your time here can have a tremendous impact on your future. In this session, you will learn how to maximize your time at Swinburne, do better in your classes, and chart a plan for a successful future.

Join via Microsoft Teams

Dr. Rodney Lim

Academic Staff

G001

14 Sep 2022

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Academic Success Program 1 ( Module 1 & 2)

Module 1: Making the most of your time
Further study can have a huge impact on other areas in your life especially if you have other important commitments such as work and family. Learn ways to organize your time so you have balance in your life.

Module 2: Make stress work for you
Understanding the pressures and stress in your life is not easy. This workshop will help you develop practical ways for organizing yourself, improving your problem-solving technologies, and reducing your stress levels.

Join via Microsoft Teams

Ms. Chloe Liong

Student Counsellor

B004

14 Sep 2022

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Effective writing and communication skills via email and networking

Email is a widely used communication tool in the university and workplace. It is estimated that on average one office worker might receive more than one hundred emails per day.
Hence, writing effective emails is important to ensure you will get the results and replies that you want.
This workshop aims to introduce useful tips and tricks in writing effective emails as well as best practices in networking skills that will help you to communicate effectively.

Join via Microsoft Teams

Ts. Dr. Miko Chang

Academic Staff

B006

21 Sep 2022

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Academic Success Program 2 ( Module 3 & 4)

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 via Microsoft Teams

Ms. Evelyn Liew

Senior Counsellor

B004

21 Sep 2022

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Adobe Express (Previously known as Adobe Spark)

This workshop provides an introduction to the new Adobe Express (formerly Adobe Spark), which incorporates some of Adobe’s most loved programs – including hundreds of new templates to make your life easier, quicker and more fun.

Join via Microsoft Teams

Ms. Cynthia Phang

Academic Staff

B006

28 Sep 2022

2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Growth Mindset in Students

Individuals having growth mindset are willing to go extra miles to reach higher levels of achievements. They see failure as one of the learning opportunities, and continue to stretch themselves, and be better at it.

Join via Microsoft Teams

Ms. Chloe Liong

Student Counsellor

B004

28 Sep 2022

4:00 pm to 5:00 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 presentation
  • Using your voice to speak with confidence

Join via Microsoft Teams

Ms. Cassandra Lau

Academic Staff

B006

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