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Boost Your Academic Skills – Research Essentials

 
 
 
 
In the second interactive Boost Your Academic Skills workshop, you’ll learn all about how to succeed in writing a strong research project.
Register here.
If you can, please bring a research project you’re working on (or an outline of a project), and we can help you improve your writing.
Topics for the workshop:

What’s expected in a university research project?
How do […]

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Boost Your Academic Skills – Writing an Essay in Academic English

 
 
 
 
 
In the first Boost Your Academic Skills interactive workshop, you’ll learn some simple tips that can take your writing to the next level.
Register here.
Please bring an essay you have written / or are currently writing, and we’ll help you to with practical steps to improve your written academic English.
Topics for the workshop:

How do you structure an academic essay in […]

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LCE – Egypt Night (Semester 2 2018)

Which country is home to the longest river in the world, the most pyramids and spans across two continents? It’s Egypt! Join the International Peer Mentors for a night of free Egyptian food, fun and friends! All students welcome. Registration limited.
Book your ticket for the event here.
If you have already registered, please note your ticket is […]

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Unplug & Come to Your Senses

Giving your brain a regular break from study can be key to success at uni. At the Unplug & Come to Your Senses session, you can learn techniques for ‘switching off’ and becoming more effective and time-efficient when it’s time to work.
Our days are filled with notifications, alerts and alarms. Is it any wonder we […]

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Nice to Meet You – Karen Roberts

 
 
 
Each week, we interview someone from around Adelaide who might be helpful during your time as an international student. This week’s guest:
Karen Roberts, Disability Support Coordinator
Disability Support
 
What types of disabilities do you mainly see?
A lot of our students register for mental health conditions. That could be, for example, anxiety, depression, PTSD, OCD – that kind […]

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Royal Adelaide Show 2018

The Show is back for another year – it’s a carnival with amusement park rides, animals, food, and fireworks . But there’s exactly one reason that every Australian kid gets excited about the Show: showbags, which are plastic bags with candy, toys, and games. You can see the showbag guide here – the classic Bertie Beetle […]

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Talking Aussie – The Aussie Salute

Here’s a video showing the number of flies you’ll find in outback Australia:

And here’s a demonstration of the “Aussie Salute”:

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StudyAdelaide – Get Work Help Desk

Individual advice and support on job applications. Assisting with resumes, cover letters, interview skills, networking and Australian business culture. Book in for a one-on-one appointment where you can get direct help for your questions or concerns. Take away real knowledge and support to get work in Adelaide. Assistance includes for part-time and graduate employment.
When: 13 September […]

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Free Meditation Sessions (Semester 2 2018)

Come and join the Student Life – Counselling Support’s free meditation sessions to relax, recharge, and learn simple skills to help with stress management and boosting study performance.
While meditation is an ancient practice, it has had a huge upswing in popularity in recent years, due to its far-reaching benefits in health, healing and general happiness. […]

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Nice to Meet You – Michael Lazarou

 
 
 
Each week, we interview someone from around Adelaide who might be helpful during your time as an international student. This week’s guest:
Michael Lazarou, Writing Mentor
The Writing Centre

Q: Nice to meet you, Michael.
A: Pleasure to meet you.
An easy question to start off with: why do students come to the Writing Centre?
Mostly, they come because they’re feeling […]

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