Student Workshops and Events

Living in a new country can be a daunting experience as you adjust to a new environment, a different culture and a different way of life. Hosted by a team of Australian and international UniSA students, these workshops and events will assist you with settling into and enjoying life in Adelaide.  

Workshop 1: Welcome to Australia, mate

Wed 24 Mar 2021, 2.00 PM to 3.30 PM, City West campus (Room HH3-08)

In this workshop you will learn about diverse Aboriginal language groups and cultures, explore knowledge systems, customs and practices, and discover the importance of intercultural understanding and culture to Aboriginal people. Presented by Aboriginal young person Mr. Tjimari Sanderson-Milera.



Workshop 2: Take care, mate

Wed 7 Apr 2021, 2.00 PM to 3.30 PM, City West campus (Room HH3-08)

This workshop focuses on taking care of your wellbeing. Guest speakers from UniSA Medical Clinic, Counselling, Access and Inclusion and BUPA Overseas Student Health Cover will explore the Australian health system and UniSA student support services. You will have a clear idea about where to go, what to do, who to ask help from and how to access health and wellbeing support services.



Workshop 3: Fair go, mate

Wed 28 Apr 2021, 2.00 PM to 3.30 PM, Online

This workshop focuses on work rights and responsibilities in Australia. Guest speakers will explain the basic rules for income tax and working in Australia, including minimum wage, international students' work rights and responsibilities, work place health and safety and how to deal with unfair practices.



Workshop 4: Get a job, mate

Wed 12 May 2021, 2.00 PM to 3.30 PM, Online

This workshop is designed for international students planning to remain in Australia after graduation. A UniSA Careers Adviser will guide you to develop your career plan, writing a cover letter, resume, responding to selection criteria and how to navigate a graduate job interview. NOTE: Although some of the information will be useful for students looking for part-time/casual work whilst studying, the content is primarily focused on full-time graduate and professional positions.