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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.

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News and Events

Sorry Day and National Reconciliation Week at Curtin Sorry Day and National Reconciliation Week at Curtin

See how Curtin is recognising two important events in the national calendar, and how you can get involved.

Staff fitness membership for $210 Staff fitness membership for $210

Join the Fitness Centre on a six month membership and save $225. Offer ends 7 June 2015.

Supporting gender transition at Curtin - have your say! Supporting gender transition at Curtin - have your say!

We want your feedback on our draft guide about gender transition at Curtin.

Mentoring Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum Mentoring Program for Students on the Autism Spectrum

Experienced mentors to help you navigate University

New online grammar feedback tool free for Curtin students New online grammar feedback tool free for Curtin students

You can now get your draft assignment checked online in real time.



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25th MAY
Professional Development: Selection Criteria
Health Sciences Students - Activate effective formulas to answer even the most challenging of selection criteria

Health Sciences Students - Activate effective formulas to answer even the most challenging of selection criteria

Activate effective formulas to answer even the most challenging of selection criteria
Whether they are obvious or hidden, all job adverts contain selection criteria. Effectively identifying and addressing selection criteria is the perfect opportunity to show an employer you are the right person for the job.

Facilitated by Curtin Careers & Employment Centre,
this workshop runs for 90 minutes, 4:00pm to 5:30pm.

Location : 501.201 Bentley Campus
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25th MAY
Professional Development: Interviews
All Curtin Students - Prepare and practise making a positive lasting impression at interview

All Curtin Students - Prepare and practise making a positive lasting impression at interview

An employer is likely to have formed an impression of you at an interview within 60 seconds - how can you make this a great first impression? This module will guide you through the preparation required to maximise your chances for interview success.

Facilitated by Curtin Careers & Employment Centre,
this workshop runs for 90 minutes, 10:00am to 11:30am.

Location : 100.309 Bentley Campus
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26th MAY
Sorry Day - Planting of the Native Hibiscus
Come down and be part of the ceremony planting a garden of Native Hibiscus.

Come down and be part of the ceremony planting a garden of Native Hibiscus.

National Reconciliation Week 2015 27 May to 3 June. It's time to change it up.

The Native Hibiscus, found throughout Australia, is symbolic of the scattering of the stolen generations, as it represents resilience and the ability to survive. Curtin’s Elder in Residence, Associate Professor Simon Forrest, together with Senior Executive staff will be planting a garden of Native Hibiscus in the area beside Building 213 (near the Tim Winton Lecture Theatre). Guests will also be invited to help plant the garden. The event will be followed by afternoon tea in the Centre for Aboriginal Studies. All staff and students are welcome.

This event runs from 1 pm to 2 pm.

Please RSVP to events@curtin.edu.au for catering purposes.

Location : Beside Building 213, Tim Winton Lecture Theatre, Bentley Campus
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26th MAY
Professional Development: Boosting Your Professionalism
All Curtin Students - Advance your communication skills for diverse professional situations

All Curtin Students - Advance your communication skills for diverse professional situations

Equip yourself with the skills, knowledge and strategies to effectively contribute and communicate within a professional environment. By learning and practicing professional behaviour, you can make yourself stand out from the crowd and develop a positive reputation.

Facilitated by Curtin Careers & Employment Centre,
this workshop runs for 90 minutes, 11:00am to 12:30pm.

Location : 100.309 Bentley Campus
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26th MAY
Curtin Leadership Centre: Community Impact session
Build your networks and make a difference in your world.

Build your networks and make a difference in your world.

Explore options for integrating and putting into action what you have learned about yourself and about being part of a team. Develop meaningful social change action plans that utilise your strengths. Look at where to focus your effort to implement effective change. 

Location : Tim Winton LT (213.104)
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27th MAY
Reconciliation Lunch @ The Centre for Aboriginal Studies
Join staff and students for a free themed lunch and entertainment at the Centre for Aboriginal Studies.

Join staff and students for a free themed lunch and entertainment at the Centre for Aboriginal Studies.

As part of the lunch, take the opportunity to share your hopes for a better future through reconciliation by signing the Reconciliation Wall and participating in creating the “Sea of Hands” - a symbol of Indigenous rights and greater mutual respect between indigenous and non-indigenous communities.

This event runs from 12 pm to 1 pm.

Location : Centre for Aboriginal Studies, Bentley Campus
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27th MAY
Employer Presentation: GoodStart Early Learning
Have you thought about working in the Early Childhood Education and Care industry, while you study?

Have you thought about working in the Early Childhood Education and Care industry, while you study?

At Goodstart Early Learning we have casual and permanent employment opportunities across 52 centres in WA that you can apply for.

We are a not-for-profit organisation offering you a rewarding, vibrant career pathway by investing in your passion to inspire a love of learning.
Requirements:

  • Early Childhood Teachers: Bachelor in Early Childhood Education (or working towards)
  • Room Leaders: Minimum Diploma in Children’s Services (or working towards)
  • Assistants: Minimum Certificate III in Children’s Services (or working towards)
  • Provide quality education and care that meets the needs, interest and abilities of each individual child at the appropriate level
  • Familiar with the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) and National Quality Standards (NQS)
  • WA Working With Children Check employment card

Our staff receive excellent benefits including discounted care for your children (30-50%), career opportunities Australia wide, professional development and training, non-contact programming time, a generous wellbeing package and an organisation committed to quality and support.

This event runs for 1 hour, 12:00pm to 1:00pm, and does not require booking.

To attend please go to Building 501 Foyer  (adjacent to Humanities Abacus Lab). If you cannot attend, please send your resume to recruitment.wa@goodstart.org.au or for more information please call Erin on 08 9475 4228.

Location : 501 Foyer, Bentley Campus
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27th MAY
Employer Presentation: Professionals Australia
Professionals Australia represents Engineers, Scientists, Architects and IT specialists right across Australia

Professionals Australia represents Engineers, Scientists, Architects and IT specialists right across Australia

Professional Pharmacists Australia represents non owner pharmacists who work in community pharmacies right across Australia.

We are hosting a workshop about how we can assist you in getting the best job you can and what we can do to assist you in your career! The masterclass will provide relevant and informative advice on searching for a job, market briefing, career strategy, networking opportunities, interview skills and techniques and personal branding.

This session runs for 2 hours, 12:00pm to 2:00pm.

Location : 204.119 Bentley Campus
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27th MAY
Professional Development: Stop Googling, Start Networking
CBS Students - Discover how to find hidden opportunities in surprising places

CBS Students - Discover how to find hidden opportunities in surprising places

70% of jobs are not advertised, so how do you find them? This module will help you understand the hidden job market, focusing on activating your networks. You will uncover what type of job seeker you are, how to identify hidden opportunities and successful networking secrets.

Facilitated by Curtin Careers & Employment Centre,
this workshop runs for 90 minutes, 10:00am to 11:30am. 

Location : 216.118 Bentley Campus
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27th MAY
Professional Development: Drive Your Career
All Curtin Students - Explore your emotional intelligence and how it is relevant to your career

All Curtin Students - Explore your emotional intelligence and how it is relevant to your career

Explore the concept of emotional intelligence and its relevance to job performance and career success. With graduate recruiters consistently listing emotional intelligence as a top ten key criteria they are looking for, you can proactively work to grow your emotional intelligence.

Facilitated by Curtin Careers & Employment Centre,
this workshop runs for 90 minutes, 12:00pm to 1:30pm.

Location : 303.278 Bentley Campus
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