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Events Calendar

   

Events at Kent

 

For more information on any of the events listed here, contact lead@kent.edu.au.

 

 

To view past organised events, click here.

 

Time Location Category Description
Fri 1st
12 - 1PM
Level 11, Lab Career Development
LEAD POINTS: 20
Job Readiness Program - 4. Interview Skills
Do you make a good first impression? The best way to do well in an interview is to practice, practice, practice! Join us to practise your interview technique, recording your answers as you go; compare your responses against video advice from employers, explaining why they ask these questions and how good answers differ from poor ones. Above all, we want to help you feel confident and ready to answer any questions thrown at you.
All month September Offsite Career Development
LEAD POINTS: 20 per hour
Register for Volunteer Role - Campaigns Assistant
Organisation: Barnardo Australia is a leading children’s charity in Australia.
Volunteer Role Vacancy: Campaigns Assistant
Required: Mid October through to Mid January. 2-3 Days per week (9am to 3pm)
LEAD Program Point Value: 10 LEAD Points per hour
How to apply: For more information about this role, including how to apply email lead@kent.edu.au or drop in to see Lydia on Mondays during the Career Hub- Consultation time.
Mon 4th
12:30 - 1:30PM
Level 1 Career Development Career Hub - Consultation Time
Our Career Hub is your weekly opportunity to bring to life your career goals, develop your resume, write job applications, and prepare for interviews. Drop in and see Lydia at any time to receive personalised support with your career progression.
Mon 4th - Fri 8th
Level M, Library Academic SkillsLEAD POINTS: 10 Library Literacy Week
Library Online Quiz; Six Word Stories; Library Treasure Hunt; Kent Reading Club; Monster Raffle for Prizes.
Tue 5th
4 - 5PM
Level 5, Project Room Leadership & Personal Success
LEAD POINTS: 10
Hour of Power - Harnessing Your Energy
We spend most of our lives giving our energy out to meet the busy demands of work, study and family commitments. At times this can leave us feeling exhausted and it can be hard to stay motivated. In this hour of power, we will explore ways to harness our energy so that we can best look after others and ourselves.
Wed 6th
12 - 1PM
Level 5, Project Room English Café
LEAD POINTS: 10
Listening 2: While you listen
Listening strategies that will help you understand during those long in class lectures.
Wed 6th
4 - 5PM
Level M, Library Academic Skills
LEAD POINTS: 10
Advanced Writing and Research Workshop
Higher level units and postgraduate courses require a deeper understanding of how to research and write effectively. This workshop goes beyond the basics, and aims to develop your writing and research skills so you can complete assessments to your full potential.
Mon 11th
12:30 - 1:30PM
Level 1 Career Development Career Hub - Consultation Time
Our Career Hub is your weekly opportunity to bring to life your career goals, develop your resume, write job applications, and prepare for interviews. Drop in and see Lydia at any time to receive personalised support with your career progression.
Tue 12th
4 - 5PM
Level 5, Project Room Leadership & Personal Success
LEAD POINTS: 10
Get Active!
Find out all the ways you can access great sport and fitness facilities in the city. Set some Springtime fitness goals and get motivated for healthy living.
Wed 13th
12 - 1PM
Level 5, Project Room English Café
LEAD POINTS: 10
Speaking 3: Pronunciation Power
Discover advanced methods in pronunciation that will have you speaking with confidence.
Wed 13th
4 - 5PM
Level M, Library Academic Skills
LEAD POINTS: 10
Assessment Support Study Group
Thu 14th
12 - 1PM & 4 - 5PM
Level M, Library ReadingLEAD POINTS: 10 Australian Reading Hour
Reading Hot Fiction books in the library and short book reviews via Twitter: australianreadinghour.org.au #brbReading
Mon 18th
12:30 - 1:30PM
Level 1 Career Development Career Hub - Consultation Time
Our Career Hub is your weekly opportunity to bring to life your career goals, develop your resume, write job applications, and prepare for interviews. Drop in and see Lydia at any time to receive personalised support with your career progression.
Tue 19th
4 - 5PM
Level 5, Project Room Leadership & Personal Success
LEAD POINTS: 10
Parenting as an International Student
Being a parent can be the most exciting and rewarding task. However, raising children while being an international student also has unique challenges. This parenting session aims to bring together parents at Kent to share info, tips and support to help navigate through these challenges.
TIME TBC Kent Campus and offsite after party Social Events & Activities VET Completion Ceremony and End of Term Party
You asked for it- we have delivered! This is the first VET Completion Ceremony to be held at the end of a term. Eligible students will receive a formal invitation and can bring along a friend or family member.
Wed 20th
12 - 1PM
Level 5, Project Room English Café
LEAD POINTS: 10
Reading 3: Rapid Reading
Find out how to read quickly and accurately so you can answer all those exam questions on time.
Wed 20th
4 - 5PM
Level M, Library Academic Skills
LEAD POINTS: 10
Assessment Support Study Group
Fri 22nd
9 - 11AM
Level 11 Social Events & Activities VET Welcome Breaky
Join us in welcoming our new Vocational students! We'll be hosting a delicious breaky for all the early birds enrolling and attending their orientation session. Cost: FREE
Mon 25th
12:30 - 1:30PM
Level 1 Career Development Career Hub - Consultation Time
Our Career Hub is your weekly opportunity to bring to life your career goals, develop your resume, write job applications, and prepare for interviews. Drop in and see Lydia at any time to receive personalised support with your career progression.
Tue 26th
4 - 5 PM
Level 5, Project Room Leadership & Personal Success
LEAD POINTS: 10
Lead with Positivity
Staying positive can help keep you on track when faced with challenges, big changes, stress and boredom. In this workshop we'll check out facts about positivity and looks a ways to be an inspiring leader even when things get tough.
Wed 27th
12 - 1PM
Level 5, Project Room English Café
LEAD POINTS: 10
Writing 3: Evaluating Success
Writing assessments can be stressful- but follow these techniques to ensure you write with success.
Wed 27th
4 - 5PM
Level M, Library Academic Skills
LEAD POINTS: 10
Exam Preparation Workshop
Exams are a common assessment, yet they can also cause a lot of stress and uncertainty. This workshop will help you prepare effectively for any exam, as well as cover key tips for ensuring that you make the most of your time during an exam.
Time Location Category Description
Tue 3rd
4 - 5PM
Level 5, Project Room Leadership & Personal Success
LEAD POINTS: 10
Staying On Track with Money and Budgeting
Smart choices, changing habits and saving money! In this workshop you will learn about MoneySmart tools and apps that can help you reach your financial goals.
Wed 4th
12 - 1PM
Level 5, Room 4.15 English Café
LEAD POINTS: 10
Listening 3: After you listen
Reflect on the listening task and improve your ability to listening independently and accurately.
Wed 4th
4 - 5PM
Level M, Library Academic Skills
LEAD POINTS: 10
Exam Preparation Study Group
Mon 9th
12:30 - 1:30PM
Level 1 Career Development Career Hub - Consultation Time
Our Career Hub is your weekly opportunity to bring to life your career goals, develop your resume, write job applications, and prepare for interviews. Drop in and see Lydia at any time to receive personalised support with your career progression.
Mon 16th
12:30 - 1:30PM
Level 1 Career Development Career Hub - Consultation Time
Our Career Hub is your weekly opportunity to bring to life your career goals, develop your resume, write job applications, and prepare for interviews. Drop in and see Lydia at any time to receive personalised support with your career progression.
Fri 7th
9 - 11AM
Level 11 Social Events & Activities VET Welcome Breaky
Join us in welcoming our new Vocational students! We'll be hosting a delicious breaky for all the early birds enrolling and attending their orientation session. Cost: FREE
Mon 23rd
12:30 - 1:30PM
Level 1 Career Development Career Hub - Consultation Time
Our Career Hub is your weekly opportunity to bring to life your career goals, develop your resume, write job applications, and prepare for interviews. Drop in and see Lydia at any time to receive personalised support with your career progression.
Time Location Category Description
Mon 6th
12:30 - 1:30PM
Level 1 Career Development Career Hub - Consultation Time
Our Career Hub is your weekly opportunity to bring to life your career goals, develop your resume, write job applications, and prepare for interviews. Drop in and see Lydia at any time to receive personalised support with your career progression.
Mon 13th
12:30 - 1:30PM
Level 1 Career Development Career Hub - Consultation Time
Our Career Hub is your weekly opportunity to bring to life your career goals, develop your resume, write job applications, and prepare for interviews. Drop in and see Lydia at any time to receive personalised support with your career progression.
Mon 20th
12:30 - 1:30PM
Level 1 Career Development Career Hub - Consultation Time
Our Career Hub is your weekly opportunity to bring to life your career goals, develop your resume, write job applications, and prepare for interviews. Drop in and see Lydia at any time to receive personalised support with your career progression.
Mon 27th
12:30 - 1:30PM
Level 1 Career Development Career Hub - Consultation Time
Our Career Hub is your weekly opportunity to bring to life your career goals, develop your resume, write job applications, and prepare for interviews. Drop in and see Lydia at any time to receive personalised support with your career progression.
Time Location Category Description
All month December Offsite Career Development
LEAD POINTS: 20 per hour
Register for Volunteer Role - Campaigns Assistant
Organisation: Barnardo Australia is a leading children’s charity in Australia.
Volunteer Role Vacancy: Campaigns Assistant
Required: Mid Jan through to Mid May. 2-3 Days per week (9am to 3pm)
LEAD Program Point Value: 10 LEAD Points per hour
How to apply: For more information about this role, including how to apply email lead@kent.edu.au or drop in to see Lydia on Mondays during the Career Hub- Consultation time.
Thu 7th
Time TBC
TBC Social Events & Activities Sydney Graduation Ceremony
The graduation ceremony is the official conferral of a student’s award and qualification, the ceremony also marks a celebration of a graduands academic achievements at Kent and is a time to celebrate with staff, family and friends. Eligible students will receive a personal invite approximately four weeks before the ceremony.
Tue 12th
6 - 7:30PM
TBC Social Events & Activities Kent Alumni Reunion and Networking Night
Calling all Alumni!
Join us to catch-up with some of your former classmates and use this opportunity to network and build business relationships. Who will you meet? During the event you will hear from Engagement staff and the SRG Alumni Ambassador who will inform you of all the free opportunities Kent has organised to further your career and support you in your career journeys
Tue 14th
Time TBC
TBC Social Events & Activities LEAD Awards Ceremony and End of Year Party
Come along to receive your LEAD Transcripts and Certificates for 2017 when we recognise the significant achievement that Kent students have made in 2017 towards their own professional development through extracurricular activities and training, and towards Kent and their local community through volunteering in various roles. We then move offsite to continue the celebrations with an after party!
Time Location Category Description
Fri 1st
12-1PM
Project Room Level 9 English Café
LEAD Points: 10
Writing 2: What does that mean?
Join us for a fun social writing session, practising new academic words and exploring their meaning.
Mon 4th
4-5PM
Room 9.16 Academic Skills
LEAD Points: 10
Advanced Writing and Research Workshop
Higher level units and postgraduate courses require a deeper understanding of how to research and write effectively. This workshop goes beyond the basics, and aims to develop your writing and research skills so you can complete assessments to your full potential.
Tue 5th
12-1PM
Room 9.06 Leadership & Personal Success
LEAD Points: 10
Hour of Power - Harnessing Your Energy
We spend most of our lives giving our energy out to meet the busy demands of work, study and family commitments. At times this can leave us feeling exhausted and it can be hard to stay motivated. In this hour of power, we will explore ways to harness our energy so that we can best look after others and ourselves.
Tue 5th
4-5PM
Room 9.16 Academic Skills
LEAD Points: 10
Advanced Writing and Research Workshop
Higher level units and postgraduate courses require a deeper understanding of how to research and write effectively. This workshop goes beyond the basics, and aims to develop your writing and research skills so you can complete assessments to your full potential.
Thu 7th
4-5PM
Room 9.16 Academic Skills
LEAD Points: 10
Advanced Writing and Research Workshop
Higher level units and postgraduate courses require a deeper understanding of how to research and write effectively. This workshop goes beyond the basics, and aims to develop your writing and research skills so you can complete assessments to your full potential.
Thu 7th
4-5PM
Room 9.16 Academic Skills
LEAD Points: 10
Advanced Writing and Research Workshop
Higher level units and postgraduate courses require a deeper understanding of how to research and write effectively. This workshop goes beyond the basics, and aims to develop your writing and research skills so you can complete assessments to your full potential.
Fri 8th
12-1PM
Project Room Level 9 English Café
LEAD Points: 10
Listening 2: While you listen
Listening strategies that will help you understand during those long in class lectures.
Fri 8th
4-5PM
Room 9.16 Academic Skills
LEAD Points: 10
Advanced Writing and Research Workshop
Higher level units and postgraduate courses require a deeper understanding of how to research and write effectively. This workshop goes beyond the basics, and aims to develop your writing and research skills so you can complete assessments to your full potential.
Tue 12th
12-1PM
Room 9.06 Leadership & Personal Success
LEAD Points: 10
Staying On Track with Money and Budgeting
Smart choices, changing habits and saving money! In this workshop you will learn about MoneySmart tools and apps that can help you reach your financial goals.
Thu 14th
4-5PM
Room 9.16 Academic Skills
LEAD Points: 10
Assessment Support Study Group
Fri 15th
12-1PM
Project Room Level 9 English Café
LEAD Points: 10
Speaking 3: Pronunciation Power
Discover advanced methods in pronunciation that will have you speaking with confidence.
Mon 18th
4-5PM
Room 9.16 Academic Skills
LEAD Points: 10
Assessment Support Study Group
Tue 19th
12-1PM
Room 9.06 Leadership & Personal Success
LEAD Points: 10
Parenting as an International Student
Being a parent can be the most exciting and rewarding task. However, raising children while being an international student also has unique challenges. This parenting session aims to bring together parents at Kent to share info, tips and support to help navigate through these challenges.
Tue 19th
4-5PM
Room 9.16 Academic Skills
LEAD Points: 10
Assessment Support Study Group
Wed 20th
4-5PM
Room 9.16 Academic Skills
LEAD Points: 10
Assessment Support Study Group
Thu 21st
4-5PM
Room 9.16 Academic Skills
LEAD Points: 10
Assessment Support Study Group
Fri 22nd
12-1PM
Project Room Level 9 English Café
LEAD Points: 10
Reading 3: Rapid Reading
Find out how to read quickly and accurately so you can answer all those exam questions on time.
Tue 26th
12-1PM
Room 9.06 Leadership & Personal Success
LEAD Points: 10
Lead with Positivity
Staying positive can help keep you on track when faced with challenges, big changes, stress and boredom. In this workshop we'll check out facts about positivity and looks a ways to be an inspiring leader even when things get tough.
Thu 28th
12-1PM
Room 9.06 Social Events & Activities
AFL Party!!!
AFL is Australia's only truly national game. It is a game for everyone – from whatever background, sizes and genders, in this event we aim to promote team work, unity, fun games and shared platters.
Thu 28th
4-5PM
Room 9.16 Academic Skills
LEAD Points: 10
Exam Preparation Workshop
Exams are a common assessment, yet they can also cause a lot of stress and uncertainty. This workshop will help you prepare effectively for any exam, as well as cover key tips for ensuring that you make the most of your time during an exam.
Time Location Category Description
Thu 5th
4-5PM
Room 9.16 Academic Skills
LEAD Points: 10
Exam Preparation Workshop
Exams are a common assessment, yet they can also cause a lot of stress and uncertainty. This workshop will help you prepare effectively for any exam, as well as cover key tips for ensuring that you make the most of your time during an exam.
Fri 6th
12-1PM
Project Room Level 9 English Café
LEAD Points: 10
Writing 3: Evaluating Success
Writing assessments can be stressful- but follow these techniques to ensure you write with success.
Fri 6th
4-5PM
Room 9.16 Academic Skills
LEAD Points: 10
Exam Preparation Workshop
Exams are a common assessment, yet they can also cause a lot of stress and uncertainty. This workshop will help you prepare effectively for any exam, as well as cover key tips for ensuring that you make the most of your time during an exam.