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Our current onshore students wrote these messages of support for international students who are unable to travel to Australia at the moment. If you’re currently studying from offshore, we hope you’re able to join us soon!

 

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Have you taken advantage of all the free employability and career development programs available to you as a University of Adelaide student?  We think developing your employability and getting your career ready is an important part of your learning at Adelaide.  No matter where you are based in the world you can take advantage of all of these free employability and careers programs while you are enrolled in your degree.

Build your career skills

If you want to be successful in your job hunt you need to be able to demonstrate the skills an employer is looking for. Our Career Skills platform has resources to help you explore the traits and abilities that are in high demand as well as those that will help to future-proof your career, and looks at how you can develop your employability.  Try out this free program on understanding skills that employers are looking for.

Use LinkedIn Learning as your “how to” guide to anything

Is there something you wish you were better at?  Maybe you want to build your confidence in public speaking, learn how to use a software program or work on improving your study skills.  LinkedIn Learning is available to all University of Adelaide students and has 15,000 courses on business, creativity and technology topics. Make sure you activate your LinkedIn Learning account to get your free access. We’ve put together a list of recommended courses to get you started.

Attend career workshops & employer sessions

Looking to update your resume? Or polish your LinkedIn profile?  Or do you want to know what employers are looking for or how to perform well in an interview?  You can book into any of our upcoming online sessions via the Events & Workshops on CareerHub. Find out more about our in person and online Career Services on our webpage and check out our international programs.

Join the Adelaide Graduate Award

Getting your degree makes you more employable but did you know there is a way you can stand out from the crowd? The Adelaide Graduate Award program is a free employability program that recognises and rewards you for gaining volunteering and work experience while you are studying your degree.  By joining the program we help you to discover your skills and to describe your skills to employers.  You can even complete the program from your home country if you are not based in Australia and we have a guide to help you.

 

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27 May – 23 June

In this series, you will hear from JP Morgan’s employees directly and get your questions answered in real-time through live Q&A. Topics covered including career advice to business overviews, to culture and employees. You’ll gain insight into our recruitment process, program opportunities, what we do and how to get started on your career journey.

Upcoming Sessions:

 

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Share your experiences, questions, and opinions
This series of sessions – made especially for students who are studying from outside of Australia – is a forum for you to speak with your Faculty, International Student Support, and fellow students. During the session, you can ask your own questions, as well as finding out more about topics […]

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Applications close 31 March 2021.
The Mental Health and Wellbeing Directorate of Wellbeing SA is seeking international students who are interested in designing and/or participating in a video interview to talk with Mental Health Commissioner David Kelly about how COVID-19 has impacted on their emotional/mental health and wellbeing.
Wellbeing SA is also looking for international students who […]

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Red Cross – Emergency Relief for Temporary Visa Holders

The Australian Red Cross is providing emergency relief to people on temporary visas in Australia. AR International proudly cooperates with Red Cross to distribute the parcels every fortnight in Adelaide. You are entitled to collect one parcel per registration, from the Adelaide CBD. Register here:

Monday 15 […]

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Tour group Words on Wheels are back, and are hosting a trip in July to Kangaroo Island.
Kangaroo Island tour
Date: 13 July 2020
Time: 6.15am – 8.00pm
Cost: $180 per person
More info & book: See the flyer

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Each week, we ask international and domestic students their tips for successful online study. This week’s question:
“What’s the best method for revising for exams?”

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Each week in our international student newsletter, we introduce you to an Aussie English phrase or word –  ranging from indigenous language to popular culture expressions. This list of collects all the terms that have appeared so far in the newsletter. Try some out during your time in Australia!

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Studying completely online is a different challenge to attending classes in person. If it’s your first time studying in a fully online mode, the following tips will help you to stay on track and succeed.

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