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Which free workshop suits you?

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.

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New to Curtin?

If you are new to Curtin, welcome! We know that starting something new is always a bit scary. So we are here to help. Here are some important things you need to know to get you started, visit our New to Curtin page for much more.

Student Wellbeing Advisors

Everyone needs a bit of help sometimes- lost, confused or need some advice? Contact our friendly Wellbeing Advisors for a chat.

The Learning Centre

Study skills, workshops or one to one assignment advice. Check out the Learning Centre for helpful academic support.

OASIS

Think of OASIS as your lifeline to study at Curtin and make sure you check your student email at least once a week for important updates.

Curtin Leadership

Get involved and meet new people

There are so many ways to volunteer and develop your leadership skills at Curtin University. Find out about all of the programs we have on offer related to volunteering, leadership and the community.

Curtin Leadership Centre

Find out about leadership training and other opportunities available.

Curtin Volunteers! (CV!)

Keen to help the community? Sign up for our ongoing programs or one-off events.

Curtin community projects

Find out how to get involved in community fundraising events at Curtin.

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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Need help?

Arrow Student Wellbeing: 1 800 244 043
Arrow Counselling services: 1 800 651 878
Arrow Campus Security: +61 08 9266 4444
Arrow Health services: +61 08 9266 7345
Arrow Housing services: +61 08 9266 4430
Arrow In an Emergency contact: 000
Arrow Other Support Services contacts

News and Events

Last days to sign up for Tai Chi Last days to sign up for Tai Chi

Beginners Tai Chi course for $90.

Curtin Stadium joins Clontarf Students for first Rowing Regatta Curtin Stadium joins Clontarf Students for first Rowing Regatta

Curtin invites you to the Clontarf to Curtin Rowing Regatta free community event Friday 22 August.

Tai Chi Workshop Registrations open now! Tai Chi Workshop Registrations open now!

Register today for Tai Chi at Curtin Stadium.

Survivors and Carers Survivors and Carers

The first lap of Relay For Life Curtin honours all cancer Survivors and Carers. The Survivors and Carers lap will take place at 11.15am on Saturday 18 October with the morning tea being held subsequently at 11.30am. Find out more.

So what does my money actually go to? So what does my money actually go to?

Relay for Life donations go toward three main areas (known as RES): Research, Education, and Support. Find out more.



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26th AUG
Tai Chi Workshop
Eight week Tai Chi Workshop for beginners.
Tai chi

Eight week Tai Chi Workshop for beginners.

Tai Chi eight week workshop for beginners. Tai Chi is a type of martial art which uses a series of slow, controlled movements and postures which can assist in improving balance, flexibility, strength. Tai Chi is also well known for its effectiveness in stress management and reducing anxiety.

Dates: Starts 26 August to 14 October.

Time: Tuesdays 8:00 am to 9:00 am.

Price: Eight week program for $90.

Instructor: Stephen Ho.

Register now as places are limited.

For more information contact Renata on R.Gagliardi@curtin.edu.au or 9266 7870 opt 3.

Location : Building 111, Curtin Stadium.
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02nd SEP
Mature Age Learning Workshop
These workshops are for mature-age students to make a successful and enjoyable transition to university.

These workshops are for mature-age students to make a successful and enjoyable transition to university.

Effective study strategies amidst life juggling situations are discussed and explored with an advisor and peers. The program is structured to begin after you have started your academic course and limited to a maximum of 15 students to be tailored to specific needs.

You will develop strategies for successful learning at university and transferability into your professional career:

  • learning about personal academic focus
  • motivation
  • building on strengths
  • defining goals
  • overcoming learner’s block
  • managing challenges, and
  • trouble-shooting problems. 

These skills are integrated with learning and practising academic reading, writing and thinking skills and strategies in an encouraging environment.

Time: 10.00am to 12.00pm

Location : Building 303, Room 216, Bentley Campus
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03rd SEP
Stop Googling, Start Networking - For CBS Students
Discover how to find hidden opportunities in surprising places.

Discover how to find hidden opportunities in surprising places.

70% of jobs are not even advertised, so how do you find them? This workshop will help you understand the hidden job market, focusing on activating your networks both online and in person.

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

Location : 407.401 Bentley Campus
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04th SEP
Job Searching Techniques for Chinese Articulation Program Students
A workshop regarding finding part-time or casual jobs for Chinese articulation program students from DUFE, NAU and ZUEL.

A workshop regarding finding part-time or casual jobs for Chinese articulation program students from DUFE, NAU and ZUEL.

This workshop will include information on:

  • The types of work ie Casual/part-time/full-time
  • Why you need a casual or part time job
  • Where to look for a job
  • Attributes and characteristics that help in finding a job
  • Things you need to know about working in Australia
  • How to write a resume for the Australian job market
Location : 402.217 Bentley Campus
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06th SEP
IELTS
International English Language Testing System
ielts

International English Language Testing System

The IELTS assesses the English language proficiency of people who want to study or work where English is used as the language of communication. 

For more information please visit IELTS.  

Location : Curtin Stadium, Main Arena.
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07th SEP
Markets Under the Pines
Perth's newest markets at Curtin University.

Perth's newest markets at Curtin University.

Markets Under the Pines is a great day out for the whole family, with pony rides, an animal farm, wine tasting, entertainment and stalls of local produce, gourmet food and artisan’s creations. 

The Markets open from 9am to 3pm. 

Free parking and free entry.

For more information, visit Markets Under the Pines.
Location : Edinburgh Oval South, Curtin University.
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09th SEP
Interviews
Information on research techniques, presentation tips and practicing real-time interviews.

Information on research techniques, presentation tips and practicing real-time interviews.

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 workshop will guide you through interview preparation to maximise your chances for interview success.

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

Location : 400.305 Bentley Campus
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09th SEP
ICA Exam
Institute of Chartered Accountants exam held at Curtin Stadium, Main Arena.
Chartered accountants

Institute of Chartered Accountants exam held at Curtin Stadium, Main Arena.

Institute of Chartered Accountants exam.

Held in Building 111, Curtin Stadium, Main Arena. 

For more information please visit the ICA.

Location : Curtin Stadium, Main Arena.
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10th SEP
How Do I Get To Know My Industry? - For Humanities Students
Understanding your industry and labour market trends will help you to make informed career decisions.

Understanding your industry and labour market trends will help you to make informed career decisions.

Understanding your industry and labour market trends will help you to make informed career decisions, tailor your job search efforts and job application documents as well identifying potential growth areas for your next career move.

NB: Where possible, please bring a laptop/iPad/phone by which you can access the internet.

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

Location : 201.418 Bentley Campus
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10th SEP
Teamwork Workshop (Team Leadership)
Survive and thrive with Stephen Bird, Men’s Kayaking Champion, Australian Olympic Team, on Wednesday 10 September from 12pm-2pm.

Survive and thrive with Stephen Bird, Men’s Kayaking Champion, Australian Olympic Team, on Wednesday 10 September from 12pm-2pm.

Identify characteristics of successful teams and the challenges they face. Explore team problem solving and the importance of communication, motivation, goal setting and role allocation. Become a more effective team member and understand the responsibilities of team leaders.

Location : Tim Winton Lecture Theatre (Building 213.104)
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