Free Student Career Workshops

Study Sunshine Coast in conjunction with Study Queensland was delighted to bring students on the Sunshine Coast a series of free Employability Workshops and Events over the past 12 months. The workshops were designed to enhance the student experience by providing students with a range of opportunities to increase their employability and successfully transition to employment either during or post study.
Over 350 students attended the free Employability Program workshops and events. All workshops were open to current domestic and international Sunshine Coast students, graduates and alumni students. Watch the video showcasing the 12 month Study Sunshine Coast Student Employability Program. 

Current free career workshops available to Sunshine Coast students:

Study Queensland are now running professional and personal development workshops through the Queensland Student Hub for all Sunshine Coast students.

Students can join the next Queensland Student Group Workshop that covers the basics of understanding intercultural communication.

These workshops are free and online. Forthcoming workshops:

  • Professional Development – Networking
    Thursday 30th July
    Duration: 60 mins
  • English Conversation: COVID-19 Experiences
    Date: 4 August 2020
    Duration: 60 minutes
    Aim: To share and discuss the different ways we experienced quarantine, isolation and the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Personal Development – COVID-19: Managing Uncertainty and Change
    Date: 6 August 2020
    Duration: 45 minutes
    Aim: To help students process the changes COVID-19 has had on society, and to help navigate some of the challenges to re-entering the social world.
  • Professional Development – Skills For The Future (Launch U)
    Date: 11 August 2020
    Duration: 60 minutes
    Aim: To introduce and explain the key skills of the future, and the new Launch U program.
  • Professional Development – Cover Letter and Selection Criteria
    Date: 13 August 2020
    Duration: 45 minutes
    Aim: To provide students with tips and techniques on how to write an effective cover letter and selection criteria.
    Professional Development – Writing and Updating Your CV
    Date: 18 August 2020
    Duration: 45 minutes
    Aim: To equip students with practical knowledge, tips and tricks to improve their CV (Resume) for the Australian workforce.
    Professional Development – Overcoming Procrastination
    Date: 20 August 2020
    Duration: 45 minutes
    Aim: To provide students with tips and techniques to overcome procrastination and improve productivity.
    Personal Development – Mindfulness and Cultivating Calm
    Date: 25 August 2020
    Duration: 45 minutes
    Aim: To help students understand the importance of mindfulness to mental health and wellbeing.
    English Conversation: Do You Speak Aussie Slang?
    Date: 27 August 2020
    Duration: 60 minutes
    Aim: Introducing students to Aussie slang and conversation style.

Students can register for the workshops here. Download the full Student Career Workshop timetable here – 202008 Queensland Student Group Workshop calendar



 

Past workshops

Workshop 1 – Career Planning and Goal Setting; Job Applications (Resume and Cover Letter)

Date – Tuesday 25th February 2020
Time – 11am to 1pm
Where – E-Block at TAFE Queensland, Mooloolaba Campus. 34 Lady Musgrave Drive, Mountain Creek
What – You’ll learn how to Write a professional resume and cover letter and Career plan and goal set
Online Resources – read now

Workshop 2 – Job Applications (Resume and Cover Letter) and Interview Skills

Date – Wednesday 26th February 2020
Time – 11.30am to 1.30pm
Where – USC, Sippy Downs. Room DG.48 (Building D, Ground Floor)
What – You’ll learn how to Write a professional resume and cover letter and learn key interview skills
Online Resources – read now

Workshop 3 – Interview Skills and Preparation; Sunshine Coast and Australian Work Culture 

Date – Thursday 27th February 2020
Time – 11am to 1pm
Where – E-Block at TAFE Queensland, Mooloolaba Campus. 34 Lady Musgrave Drive, Mountain Creek
What – Learn interview skills and how to prepare; as well as understanding the Sunshine Coast and Australian Work Culture.
Online Resources –
read now

Workshop 4 – LinkedIn and Personal Brand Development

Date – Wednesday 11th March
Time – 9.30am – 11.30am
Where – CQUniversity, Building C/Level 1, 90 Goodchap Street, Noosaville. Enter above Noosa Radiology
What – in this interactive workshop students learnt:

  • The importance of personal branding, articulating your value proposition and positioning yourself for the job you want
  • How you can promote yourself online via social media
  • How employers use social media and how you can best use it too
  • The importance of listening to your prospective employers online
  • The importance of proactively managing your digital footprint and personal brand
  • The importance of a best practice LinkedIn profile and how to create one
  • What to do with LinkedIn once you have built your profile      Online Resources – read now

Workshop 5 – LinkedIn and Personal Brand Development

Date – Wednesday 11th March 2020
Time – 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Where – E-Block at TAFE Queensland, Mooloolaba Campus. 34 Musgrave Drive, Mountain Creek.
What – as above
Online Resources – read now

 

All Student Employability activity proudly brought to you by Study Sunshine Coast and Study QLD

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Please note workshops are subject to change