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We're with you online in 2020!

All these events are currently online due to COVID-19.

Stay connected with what's on each week and get access to useful online resources via your online zone.

S2 Week 2: Monday 3 to Friday 7 August

WhenWhat's onMore info

Mon 3 August

11am - 12pm

Developing your essay argumentLearn the best techniques to develop your essay arguments. Register here.

Mon 3 August

2pm - 3pm

Analysing assignment questions to improve your marksLearn how to best analyse your assignment questions to improve your marks. Register here.

Tues 4 August

10:30am - 12pm

Respond and refer: Helping friends and peers access support services on campusImagine one of your uni friends said to you they were feeling stressed out, had experienced harm or violence, or wanted some help but didn’t know where to go … what would you say and do? The aim of this workshop is to gain a better understanding of we can support someone who discloses to us a difficult experience they’ve had. It also focuses on how we can appropriately refer them to relevant support services. Register here.

Tues 4 August

11am - 12pm

APA referencingRegister here to attend the APA referencing seminar.

Tues 4 August

1pm - 2pm

Resume and Cover Letter Essentials WorkshopLearn what employers are looking for in a resume and get some top tips so you can update your resume to reflect your experience and studies!

Tues 4 August

2pm - 3pm

Avoiding common plagiarism errors Click here to register to become an expert in avoiding common plagiarism errors.

Wed 5 August

10:30am - 12pm

Step in, speak out: Taking safe and appropriate action in difficult situationsWe’ve all had experiences of witnessing something where we want to step in (or think someone should) but aren't sure how … This workshop focuses on the many different ways we can appropriately and safely step in and speak out, when we witness something that doesn’t sit right with us. Register here.

Wed 5 August

10:30am - 11.30am

Visa Updates for International Students - Free Webinar

Register now to attend Student Visa Updated with Guest Speakers from the Department of Home affairs and CISA.

Topics discussed will include Working rights of international students, Fee waivers, OSHC extensions, Application processing times and Post-study work visas

Wed 5 August

11am - 12pm

Constructing effective paragraphsWant to become a master in constructing effective paragraphs? Attend this workshop! Click here to register.

Wed 5 August

12pm - 1pm

2021 NSW Government Graduate Program Info SessionCome along and learn more about NSW Government Graduate Program in 2021! This is an information session about their program and the two streams Primary stream and Legal stream.

Wed 5 August

1pm - 2pm

Career OptionsIf you don’t know what you want to do, settling on a career path can be really daunting. This workshop will help you to figure out your best options.

Wed 5 August

2pm - 3pm

Making your writing more academicRegister here to learn how to make your writing more academic.

Thur 6 August

12pm - 1pm

LinkedIn Essentials WorkshopNeed help with the creation of your LinkedIn Profile? In this workshop you will discover how to use LinkedIn profile to your best advantage.

Thur 6 August

1pm - 2pm

Macquarie Student Employment Fast Track Workshop (Online)Our Fast Track Workshop will give you tools and insights to start you on your journey to meaningful paid employment

Thur 6 August

2pm - 3pm

Student Visas and the impacts of COVID-19

MQBS Careers, in collaboration with Macquarie International Student Services and Student Advocacy, would like to invite both domestic and international Macquarie Business School students to an exclusive Q&A presentation on the highly demanded topic of student visas, post study work visas and the impact of COVID-19. Click here to register.

Thur 6 August

5pm - 6pm

Resume and Cover Letter Essentials WorkshopLearn what employers are looking for in a resume and get some top tips so you can update your resume to reflect your experience and studies!

Thur 6 August

6pm - 7pm

Mentor Drop IN HourMissed out on key information during Week 0? Still have a question about Uni Life? Drop in and ask our friendly Peer Mentors about anyting related to MQ

Fri 7 August

11.30am - 12pm

Top 10 Tips for Video InterviewsEmployers will be increasingly using online tools including Video Interviews as part of their recruitment process. Come along to our 30 min webinar to make sure that you nail your Video Interview!

Fri 7 August

1.30pm - 2pm

Macquarie Student Employment Weekly Jobs - Info SessionThis information session by Macquarie Student Employment will give you tools and insights to produce high quality applications for MQSE jobs currently being advertised on CareerHub.
Available on demand“The Final Quarter” Adam Goodes documentary

Access the film here using the password WGd3GMT8

Find more information here

Available on demandSport and Aquatic Centre Fitness Workouts on Facebook LiveFacebook Live classes now permanently available from Macquarie University Sport and Aquatic Centre - on demand anytime, any day, replay!

S2 Week 3: Monday 10 to Friday 14 August

WhenWhat's onMore info

Mon 10 Aug

12pm - 1.30pm

Careers Week: Career Tips for Education StudentsThis interactive workshop will help education students understand the skills the knowledge that Principals and Schools are looking for in new teachers! TES Australia, SMART Australia and ANZUK.education will be helping to facilitate the workshop.

Tue 11 Aug

11am - 1pm

Careers Week: MQ Student Employment Information SessionWant to work on campus or need help finding a casual job? Our Student Employment service is here to help you so come along to this session and find out how.

Tue 11 Aug

1pm - 2:30pm

Cultural diversity and awareness: Celebrating difference, helping othersThis workshop aims to help us all gain a deeper understanding of cultural diversity and cultural awareness, and how they have an impact in our everyday lives. It focuses on how we can respectfully celebrate cultural differences, and what we can say and do when these differences perhaps aren’t perceived in a positive way. Register here.

Tue 11 Aug

2pm - 3pm

Resumes and Job Hunting TipsJoin us for this webinar to develop your resume writing and learn hints, tips and important advice about creating an engaging resume that stands out to potential employers.

Wed 12 Aug

10:30am - 12pm

Respond and refer: Helping friends and peers access support services on campusImagine one of your uni friends said to you they were feeling stressed out, had experienced harm or violence, or wanted some help but didn’t know where to go … what would you say and do? The aim of this workshop is to gain a better understanding of we can support someone who discloses to us a difficult experience they’ve had. It also focuses on how we can appropriately refer them to relevant support services. Register here.

Wed 12 Aug

12pm - 1pm

Consulting Careers: Structured Thinking for Problem SolvingLearn how management consultants solve ambiguous and complex problems by breaking down the problem to develop clear solutions and communication.

Wed 12 Aug

1pm -  2pm

Working with the NDISLearn about what is covered by NDIS and how you can get the most benefit from it.

Wed 12 Aug

1pm -  2pm

AGLC4: Referencing in lawBy the end of this session you will be able to identify a number of the common citation formats for legal materials and using AGLC4 create footnotes in your work. Register here.

Wed 12 Aug

2pm - 3pm

Personal Safety for International Students through COVID-19This session will run as an informative session to inform students on their personal safety in the world of scams and provide tips and practical takeaways to not be a victim of these scams. Register here.

Wed 12 Aug

5pm - 6pm

Mentor Drop IN HourMissed out on key information during Week 0? Still have a question about Uni Life? Drop in and ask our friendly peer mentors about anything related to MQ

Wed 12 Aug

5pm - 7pm

Careers Week: Careers in the Legal SectorExplore diverse career options with your law degree at this exciting virtual event for all law students!

Thur 13 Aug

12pm - 2pm

Careers Week: Virtual Careers FairDon't miss the Virtual Careers Fair! It's a great opportunity for you to network with employers online, find out about graduate programs, internships and volunteering opportunities, and in some cases, start a career!

Fri 14 Aug

10am - 11am

AGLC4 Workshop: Referencing in lawBy the end of this session you will be able to identify a number of the common citation formats for legal materials and using AGLC4 create footnotes in your work.

Fri 14 Aug

12pm - 2pm

Careers Week: International Students post study visa options and success stories of finding employmentHear from successful international students, learn about your rights and responsibilities for working in Australia.

Fri 14 Aug

1.30pm - 2pm

Macquarie Student Employment Weekly Jobs - Info SessionThis information session by Macquarie Student Employment will give you tools and insights to produce high quality applications for MQSE jobs currently being advertised on CareerHub.
Available on demand“The Final Quarter” Adam Goodes documentary

Access the film here using the password WGd3GMT8.

Find more information here

Available on demandSport and Aquatic Centre Fitness Workouts on Facebook LiveFacebook Live classes now permanently available from Macquarie University Sport and Aquatic Centre - on demand anytime, any day, replay!

S2 Week 4: Monday 17 to Friday 21 August

WhenWhat's onMore info

Tue 18 Aug

1pm - 2pm

Resume and Cover Letter Essentials WorkshopLearn what employers are looking for in a resume and get some top tips so you can update your resume to reflect your experience and studies!

Tue 18 Aug

5.30pm - 6pm

Top 10 Tips for Video InterviewsEmployers will be increasingly using online tools including Video Interviews as part of their recruitment process. Come along to our 30 min webinar to make sure that you nail your Video Interview!

Wed 19 Aug

12pm - 1pm

Career Insights - Careers with a Sociology degreeGain practical career information from Joanne Yates - Senior Policy Advisor at NSW Attorney General and Lukas Hofstaetter - Research and Development Officer at Carers NSW and learn how to succeed in careers within government and NFP organisations using your Sociology / Social Science degree.

Wed 19 Aug

1pm - 2pm

Personal Branding WorkshopLearn how you can enhance your personal brand and increase your chances of success

Thur 20 Aug

10:30am - 12pm

Step in, speak out: Taking safe and appropriate action in difficult situationsWe’ve all had experiences of witnessing something where we want to step in (or think someone should) but aren't sure how … This workshop focuses on the many different ways we can appropriately and safely step in and speak out, when we witness something that doesn’t sit right with us. Register here.

Thur 20 Aug

1pm - 2pm

Assessment Centres WorkshopDo you have an upcoming assessment centre? This workshop will go through tips and tricks on the format of assessment centres, how to prepare for them and what to expect on the day. We will also discuss various assessment centre scenarios and examples

Fri 21 Aug

11.30am - 12pm

Macquarie Student Employment Weekly Jobs - Info SessionThis information session by Macquarie Student Employment will give you tools and insights to produce high quality applications for MQSE jobs currently being advertised on CareerHub.

Fri 21 Aug

1pm - 2pm

LinkedIn Essentials WorkshopNeed help with the creation of your LinkedIn Profile? In this workshop you will discover how to use LinkedIn profile to your best advantage.

Fri 21 Aug

1pm - 2pm

Macquarie Student Employment Fast Track Workshop (Online)Our Fast Track Workshop will give you tools and insights to start you on your journey to meaningful paid employment.
Available on demand“The Final Quarter” Adam Goodes documentary

Access the film here using the password WGd3GMT8.

Find more information here

Available on demandSport and Aquatic Centre Fitness Workouts on Facebook LiveFacebook Live classes now permanently available from Macquarie University Sport and Aquatic Centre - on demand anytime, any day, replay!

S2 Week 5: Monday 24 to Friday 28 August

WhenWhat's onMore info

Tue 25 Aug

12pm - 1pm

Career Insights - Sociology CareersGain practical careers information from Ben Christensen (Community Engagement Officer at DPTI and Douglas Belton (Change Agent @ PwC Indigenous Consulting) and learn how to succeed in careers within government and the industry using your Anthropology degree.

Tue 25 Aug

1pm - 2pm

Macquarie Student Employment Fast Track Workshop Our Fast Track Workshop will give you tools and insights to start you on your journey to meaningful paid employment.

Tue 25 Aug

1pm - 2pm

Digital NetworkingDigital networking is becoming one the main way that people find jobs, but not everyone is confident in how to go about it. Learn how you can network your way into your next job.

Wed 26 Aug

1pm - 2pm

Job Seeking in Challenging Times Whether you are looking for casual work or a graduate role, job seeking in challenging times will cover what steps you need to take to get prepared, how to get ready and what actions you can take to find work at this time.

Wed 26 Aug

5pm - 6pm

Interview skillsThis workshop will help you in approaching those difficult questions and how to bring out your best qualities in an interview situation. You will have an opportunity to practice answering interview questions and get feedback.

Thur 27 Aug

11am - 12pm

Engineering Students: Jobs of Today SeriesJoin us to learn what current engineering careers look like, from mechanical and electrical, to civil and project management. 

Thur 27 Aug

12pm - 1pm

Resume and Cover Letter Essentials WorkshopLearn what employers are looking for in a resume and get some top tips so you can update your resume to reflect your experience and studies!

Fri 28 Aug

11.30am - 12pm

Top 10 Tips for Video InterviewsEmployers will be increasingly using online tools including Video Interviews as part of their recruitment process. Come along to our 30 min webinar to make sure that you nail your Video Interview!

Fri 28 Aug

1.30pm - 2pm

Macquarie Student Employment Weekly Jobs - Info SessionThis information session by Macquarie Student Employment will give you tools and insights to produce high quality applications for MQSE jobs currently being advertised on CareerHub.
Available on demand“The Final Quarter” Adam Goodes documentary

Access the film here using the password WGd3GMT8.

Find more information here

Available on demandSport and Aquatic Centre Fitness Workouts on Facebook LiveFacebook Live classes now permanently available from Macquarie University Sport and Aquatic Centre - on demand anytime, any day, replay!
  • Online workout

    Looking for a workout?

    MQ Group Fitness is offering free live-stream workouts - don't let lockdown keep you away from your fitness goals.

  • Small group classes

    Small group training classes

    MQ Health Club has free small group training sessions via Zoom so step away from the desk and move it move it.

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