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Need a hand with your assignment? Want to stand out from the crowd?

Now is the time to sign up for one of our free workshops to help you with your studies or build your skills beyond the classroom.

Curtin Leadership Centre

Sign up for our skills-based workshops and online training.

UniPASS study sessions

Study sessions with experienced students for difficult units.

The Learning Centre

Learn academic writing skills, time management and more.

A-Z Guide

The low down on all things Curtin - in one place. What’s to eat on campus, who to call for help, or where to get your hair done. It’s all in the A – Z Guide.

A-Z Guide

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News and Events

Advanced Tai Chi Advanced Tai Chi

Register for our eight week advanced class. Starting 4 November.

Introducing Reflexology and Facial Rejuvenation Massage Introducing Reflexology and Facial Rejuvenation Massage

Treat yourself with a reflexology session or a facial rejuvenation massage. New at Curtin Stadium.

Watch the Sydney Uni Games here Watch the Sydney Uni Games here

See the Curtin team in action at this years Uni Games in Sydney.

Ride2Curtin Breakfast Ride2Curtin Breakfast

Around 100 Curtin staff and students left their cars at home this morning and got out their bikes for the Ride2Curtin breakfast held at Curtin Stadium.

Curtin Community Golf Day Curtin Community Golf Day

Get your colleagues together for a day on the green.



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18th OCT
Iyengar Yoga Beginner's Class
Need to unwind and relax? Try out a beginners yoga course.
iyengar yoga October class

Need to unwind and relax? Try out a beginners yoga course.

When:

Saturdays, 12.30 pm to 2.00 pm 

Starts 18 October.

Where:

Curtin Stadium - Group Fitness Room

Cost:

$120 for Curtin Stadium members

$140 for guests

Instructor: 

Mary Matthews

Participants will be introduced to the fundamental poses (asanas) and the use of props. Each class will conclude with relaxation poses that strengthen respiratory and nervous systems and help reduce stress levels. 

To register contact Renata before Friday 17 October.

Download the full flyer here

Location : Curtin Stadium, Building 111
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22nd OCT
Graduate Gateway - Health Sciences Students
Finished your degree - what next?

Finished your degree - what next?

Recent federal government forecasts that 30% of university graduates will not have secured full time employment within four months of completing their degree. Enhance your prospects of becoming one of the successful 70% of students by attending this 4 hour workshop.

Topics will include

  • Writing impressive resume and cover letters (Feel free to bring your resume and cover letter, along with any job advertisements and job descriptions so that you can tailor your documents to these specific roles)
  • Successful job search strategies
  • Addressing selection criteria and interview skills
  • Networking Know-How

This workshop runs for 4 hours, 1:00pm to 5:00pm.

Location : 100.309 Bentley Campus
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22nd OCT
Pop Up Careers on Campus for MCCA students
The purpose of Careers on Campus is so that we can be visible in a busy place close to where your classes may be.

The purpose of Careers on Campus is so that we can be visible in a busy place close to where your classes may be.

Our focus this week is on Media, Culture and Creative Arts students.

Come and see us to:

  • Review your resume/cover letter
  • Discuss what support is available from the Curtin Careers & Employment Centre to help you find professional employment opportunities
  • To discuss any career related questions that you may have

Careers & Employment Centre staff will be available at The Hub  (close to Architecture Bldg. 201, at the top of Henderson Court) from 11:00am to 2:00pm.

Location : The Hub near B201 Bently Campus
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22nd OCT
Cover Letters - For Humanities students
What does your cover letter say about you?

What does your cover letter say about you?

An employer’s first introduction to you is through your cover letter - how will you make sure they want to know more? This module will help you understand:

  • What to include in your cover letter
  • How to promote your skills and experiences
  • How to connect with different employers

This workshop counts towards the Careers Employability Award, an accredited program recognised on the Curtin Extra Certificate.

This workshop runs for 60 minutes, 12:00pm to 1:00pm.

Location : 201.418 Bentley Campus
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23rd OCT
Careers Employability Award: Assistance Finding An Industry Experience
The aim of this workshop is to provide you with techniques and resources on how and where to find industry experiences.

The aim of this workshop is to provide you with techniques and resources on how and where to find industry experiences.

This workshop develops a lot of the materials covered in 'Stop Googling, Start Networking', which you can do online through the Challenge Platform, or face to face at a Careers & Employment Centre workshop bookable through CareerHub.

You will uncover:

  • What type of job seeker you are
  • How to identify hidden opportunities
  • Successful networking secrets

By the end of this workshop you will have the resources to start looking for, and finding, industry experience opportunities.

This workshop runs for 1 hour, 4:00pm to 5:00pm.

Location : 303.278 Bentley Campus
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23rd OCT
Decision Making Strategies
We all encounter complex decisions throughout our lives. How can you ensure you make decisions with confidence?

We all encounter complex decisions throughout our lives. How can you ensure you make decisions with confidence?

Being aware of what drives your decision making process can assist you to make informed decisions. This module will empower you to:

  • Explore the types of information you need to collect to make an informed decisions
  • Discover the tools and strategies you can use to help you make an informed decision.
  • Create and implement action plans to confidently enact your decision.
  • Effectively review and explore new options as you progress over time.

This workshop counts towards the Careers Employability Award, an accredited program recognised on the Curtin Extra Certificate.

This workshop runs for 60 minutes, 3:00pm to 4:00pm.

Location : 216.205 Bentley Campus
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23rd OCT
Pop Up Careers Stall for CBS Students
Come and talk to the Careers & Employment Centre staff

Come and talk to the Careers & Employment Centre staff

Come and talk to our staff about positions available on CareerHub and our occupational booklets.

Get job application advice and labour market information.

This event does not require booking.

CCEC staff will be available from 12:00pm to 3:00pm.

Location : Sculpture Garden, near B407, Bentley Campus
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27th OCT
What Is Your Personal Brand?
How do you want to be perceived? Without realising it, you already have a personal brand - but how can you actively shape this?

How do you want to be perceived? Without realising it, you already have a personal brand - but how can you actively shape this?

A consistent personal brand both face to face and online can be extremely valuable throughout your job hunt and career. This module uses engaging marketing techniques to help you:

  • Discover your archetype and use storytelling to create your personal brand
  • Assess your digital footprint and harness the power of LinkedIn
  • Create a strategy to reflect your personal brand

This workshop counts towards the Careers Employability Award, an accredited program recognised on the Curtin Extra Certificate.

This workshop runs for 60 minutes, 1:00pm to 2:00pm.

Location : 407.205 Bentley Campus
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27th OCT
What Is Your Personal Brand?
How do you want to be perceived? Without realising it, you already have a personal brand - but how can you actively shape this?

How do you want to be perceived? Without realising it, you already have a personal brand - but how can you actively shape this?

A consistent personal brand both face to face and online can be extremely valuable throughout your job hunt and career. This module uses engaging marketing techniques to help you:

  • Discover your archetype and use storytelling to create your personal brand
  • Assess your digital footprint and harness the power of LinkedIn
  • Create a strategy to reflect your personal brand

This workshop counts towards the Careers Employability Award, an accredited program recognised on the Curtin Extra Certificate.

Location : 407.205 Bentley Campus
More Info Register
27th OCT
Boot Camp
Shape up for Summer with Boot Camp - an eight week exercise program suitable to all levels of fitness.
Bootcamp October

Shape up for Summer with Boot Camp - an eight week exercise program suitable to all levels of fitness.

When:  

Starting Monday 27 October

Times:

6.30 am (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)

5.30 pm (Tuesday, Thursday)

8.15 am (Saturday)

Cost:

1 session a week $108 

2 sessions a week $215 ($165 each if you join with a friend)

3 sessions a week $315 ($235 each if you join with a friend)

Single sessions are also available for $15 per session

What to bring:

Towel and water bottle.

Wear comfortable exercise clothes and appropriate shoes.   

To register for Boot Camp contact Elisa before 24 October. 

Location : Curtin Stadium, Building 111
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