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Have you set up your Office 365 Student Email?

If you haven't set up your Office 365 Student Email yet you might be missing out on some important updates and class announcements so make sure you set it up straight away! 

It's also your login to be able to use the Student App, as well as being necessary for the WiFi and printing services if you visit us on Campus.

You should have received an email with login instructions. If you haven't received your login details, please send a request for your Office 365 to IT support with your name and student ID number: itservicedesk@laureate.net.au

Study Success Online Workshops - February 2020

We’re excited to offer you online workshops to help develop essential study skills. These include time management, critical thinking, referencing and much more.

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
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    Time management

    Session 1: 4.00pm- 4.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In 

    Session 2: 7.00pm- 7.45pm (Sydney Time) Join In 

  • 4

    Analysing an assessment question
    4.00 pm - 4.15pm (Sydney Time) Join In 

    Reading skills, note- taking and mind mapping
    7.00pm-7.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In 

  • 5

    Structure of an essay:

    Session 1: 1.00pm-1.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In 

    Session 2: 7.00pm-7.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In 

  • 6

    Academic language

    Session 1: 1.00pm- 1.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In 

    Session 2: 7.00pm- 7.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In 

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  • 11

    Time management - Goal setting

    Session 1: 4.00pm- 4.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In 

    Session 2: 7.00pm- 7.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In

  • 12

    Academic Expectations

    4.00pm- 4.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In

  • 13

    Time management - planning & scheduling

    Session 1: 3.00pm-3.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In

    Session 2: 7.00pm-7.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In

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    Academic Expectations

    Session 1: 4.00pm- 4.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In 

    Session 2: 7.00pm- 7.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In

  • 18

    Time management - Goal setting and scheduling

    Session 1: 4.00pm- 5.00pm (Sydney Time)  Join In 

    Session 2: 7.00pm- 8.00pm (Sydney Time)  Join In

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    Writing process – analyzing the assessment brief

    Session 1: 3.00pm- 3.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In

    Session 2: 7.00pm- 7.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In

  • 20

    Writing process – reading strategies & note-taking

    Session 1: 3.00pm- 3.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In

    Session 2: 7.00pm- 7.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In

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    Writing process – mind mapping and drafting

    7.00pm- 7.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In

  • 24

    Academic integrity - referencing 1

    Session 1: 4.00pm- 4.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In 

    Session 2: 7.00pm- 7.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In

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    Academic integrity - referencing 2

    Session 1: 4.00pm- 4.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In 

    Session 2: 7.00pm- 7.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In

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    Voice in academic writing 1

    Session 1: 3.00pm- 3.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In 

    Session 2: 7.00pm- 7.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In

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    Safe assign - interpreting originality reports

    Session 1: 3.00pm- 3.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In 

    Session 2: 7.00pm- 7.45pm (Sydney Time)  Join In

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Plan your next steps in your career

Do you need a hand planning the next steps in your career? Check out this informative Career Services Workshop by Vaughn Koen, our Success Coach for the Business faculty where you'll learn key skills in setting you up to success.

We will have various workshops available for you to watch on-demand such as: Resume and Cover Letter Writing, Job Search Strategies and Career Planning.

Resume and Cover Letter Writing Workshop
This workshop will cover:

  • Purpose of a Resume
  • Preparing your Resume and the Job Search Process
  • Important Skills Employers are seeking
  • Writing your Resume (content, format, layout and structure)
  • Types of Resumes
  • How to write a cover letter

Watch the full workshop and get access to cover letter templates and other resources HERE.

Job Search Strategies Workshop (Coming soon)
This workshop will cover:

  • Internet (Online Job Search)
  • Labour Hire or Recruitment Agencies
  • Cold Canvassing
  • Volunteering
  • Networking Opportunities

Watch the full workshop and get access to amazing resources HERE.

Career Planning Workshop (Coming soon)
This workshop will cover:

  • Why we need to plan our Careers
  • Step-by-step strategies to develop your Career Development Plan.
  • The 5 Stages of Career Planning
  • Tools and resources to assist you to plan for the future.

 

Software skills workshops, T1 2020 [Weeks 1-12]

Having trouble using Adobe Software? Don't know your InDesign from your Photoshop?

Join us for design software workshops, facilitated by one of our design lecturers.

  • Our 1:1 sessions are aimed at providing students with help on using the Adobe programs.
  • Group sessions are aimed at completing set activities using the Adobe programs.

You will receive assistance with developing or up-skilling existing skills in a range of software.

  • Make sure you have the latest version of the Adobe Creative Suite installed on your computer.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes early so we can start on time.

Software covered: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign,Dreamweaver, Premiere and After Effects.

BOOK AN ONLINE SESSION

Software covered: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Premiere and After Effects

  • 1:1 Session
    Tuesdays and Fridays: Multiple sessions available from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm (NSW time)
    Book Here
  • Group Session
    Thursday: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm (Activity sessions NSW time)
    Book Here

WELCOME TO ADOBE WORKSHOP

Need assistance with making sure you have the correct Adobe programs installed?

Want to ensure you know how to use Adobe software and lynda.com.

Watch this introductory workshop delivered by Graphics Lecturer Julia Garfoot which will take you through the step by step guides and help you start your studies with confidence.

WATCH SESSION HERE

First time using Collaborate Ultra?

Watch this video for help getting started.

Please allow at least 15 minutes to get set up.



LinkedIn Workshop

Do you have a LinkedIn account? Wondering how you can use this social media platform to leverage your career prospects? Do you know how to brand yourself and increase your network?

Learn how to:

  • Build your brand
  • Get noticed and increase your network
  • Receive notification of Education related jobs
  • Connect and learn from the industry leaders and top thinkers

If you missed this online workshop, do not worry here is the recording link! 
 

Need help getting started?

Online learning is different to learning in a classroom, so its important you know the difference between all of the online platforms you will use throughout your studies. View Getting Started for everything you need to know about your online learning environment. We've also put together 10 Tips on how to succeed as an online student to help you get started!

Student ID card

Did you know that as an online student you can still request a Student ID card, and depending on which state you're located in and whether or not you are studying full-time, you may be entitled to various student concessions? Visit Getting Started for information on how to request your Student ID card today!

Visit a campus

Just because your studying online, doesn't mean you can't visit us on campus. Check where your closest campus is located and pop in to use the Library, register to attend workshops, arrange to meet with your classmates or teachers, ask your Success Coach for help with job interviews or finding placements, or just find a comfy space to study. We get excited when our online students visit!

We host Late Virtual Orientation sessions for our online students each trimester.

Late Virtual Orientation

Late Virtual Orientation is an online interactive broadcast for you to learn about student support and expectations in a fun and face-paced environment. Join us to:

  • familiarize yourself with Blackboard
  • tour the student hub online
  • hear from Success Coaches
  • meet your library and academic skills team

Late Virtual Orientation is on WEDNESDAY 26 FEBRUARY at 7pm AEDT!

Register here and we'll see you online.

Online students

Did you know that online students are welcome to use any of our campuses? You can pop in to use the Library, register to attend workshops, arrange to meet with your classmates or teachers, ask your Success Coach for help with job interviews or finding placements, or just find a comfy space to study. 

Some of our campuses are home to all courses, and others are specific to one faculty. See below for more information:

State

Campus

Faculty

South Australia

Adelaide

All faculties

Victoria

Melbourne – Flinders

Business, Design, Education, Health (Nursing), Hospitality

 

Melbourne – Fitzroy

Health (Health Science)

New South Wales

Sydney – Kent St

Business (PG), English, Health (Nursing)

 

Sydney – Rocks

Business (UG), Hospitality (William Blue)

 

Sydney – Pyrmont

Health (Health Science and Nursing)

 

Sydney – Town Hall

Hospitality (Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School)

 

Sydney – Ultimo

Design

 

Blue Mountains – Leura

Hospitality (Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School)

Queensland

Brisbane

All faculties

Who do I contact for help?

Whatever course you’re enrolled in, you can contact us directly here:

You are also very welcome to visit Student Services at the campus that’s home to your course (see above).

Find your way around your campus

Computer requirements

All students are expected to have access to a computer with:

  • a set of standard software packages
  • internet connectivity

You will need a computer for:

  • assessments,
  • using the library catalogue,
  • online resources,
  • accessing the learning portal and your student portal.

If you don't have a computer - think about how you'll get access to one for your study.

Learning portal (Blackboard)

Blackboard offers 24/7 phone support on 1800 083 204

 

Troubleshooting or Questions?

For troubleshooting please email itservicedesk@think.edu.au or contact Student Services.

 

 

Our expert teams are on hand to help you achieve success in your studies and beyond. Follow the links below and find out more on how you can book time with the team and how they can help:

 


  

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Contact us

1300 575 803
Torrens University: studentservices@torrens.edu.au
Think Education: studentservices@think.edu.au

Contact hours

Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 7:00pm AEST

Sat: 8:00am - 12:00pm AEST

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