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Today's date is Sunday, August 18, 2019
Student Events
 November 2018
Tuesday 20
9:00 - EVENT - Introductory Statistics More Information
The aim of this course is to introduce you to basic statistics. It will cover descriptive statistics (means and standard deviations); data exploration; basic categorical data analysis; simple linear regression and basic analysis of variance (ANOVA). The statistical package SPSS will be used to illustrate the ideas demonstrated. The course will be held in a computer laboratory allowing participants to immediately apply the material covered through a series of practical examples.

Enroll at: http://www.cas.maths.uwa.edu.au/courses/intro-stats/
Wednesday 21
13:00 - EVENT - Sharing your research with the world : The UWA Profiles and Research Repository Website | More Information
Profiles in the UWA Profiles and Research Repository are now the sole, authorised public profiles for UWA staff. They enable access to comprehensive and up to date information about UWA academic research, teaching activities, professional expertise and outputs. Find out about the features of the Repository and ensure your profile is working for you.
Thursday 22
18:00 - EXHIBITION OPENING - UWA Design School Exhibition Opening : New work by School of Design students More Information
Contemporary work from Fine Arts, Architecture, Urban Design, Landscape Architecture students and BIM students.
Tuesday 27
9:00 - EVENT - R Basics More Information
R is a free and extremely powerful language and software environment for statistical computing, data analysis, and graphics. This course is designed for those who have no experience with R, but have a basic understanding of statistics. Those without this knowledge are encouraged to attend the Introductory Statistics course first.

Enroll at: http://www.cas.maths.uwa.edu.au/courses/rbasics
Thursday 29
9:00 - SYMPOSIUM - SWAN2018 : Symposium of WA Neuroscience 2018 Website | More Information
Celebrating the opening of the Sarich Neuroscience Research Institute building - and the new era in clinical neuroscience that it heralds - the annual Symposium of Western Australian Neuroscience (SWAN) will be a major event in 2018. Australian and international guest speakers as well as Western Australian scientists and clinical scientists will be featured. The conference will include two 3 Minute Thesis competitions for neuroscience PhD students from across Western Australia. Although the Sarich Institute provides the catalyst, the aim of the conference is to celebrate Western Australian neuroscience in its totality by involving researchers and students from all of the state's leading neuroscience research organisations.

The Symposium will be held on the 29th – 30th of November and includes public lectures, a heavily subsidised conference dinner on the 29th and an early career researcher event. Registration is free but essential for catering purposes at https://goo.gl/forms/KKjsew2B80Wi6V602 Abstract submission for student 3 minute thesis and posters required by 26th October to lindy.fitzgerald@curtin.edu.au. There are no specific formatting requirements for the abstract other than one page limit.


12:30 - WORKSHOP - Ally Training : Learn about the needs of LGBTIQA+ staff and students, and join the Ally Network! Website | More Information
Ally Workshops are open to any staff member or student who wishes to better understand the issues and needs of LBGTIQA+ staff and students, and is considering becoming an Ally.

This workshop aims to raise awareness of the life experience, issues and needs of LGBTIQA+ staff and students, with a particular focus on lived experiences in work or study on campus. Participants who complete the workshop can elect to become part of the Ally Network and help contribute to a visibly supportive culture on campus.

By the end of the workshop, participants will:

- Develop a better understanding of LBTIQA+ people, issues, and cultures

- Reflect upon their own behavior, sensitivities, and understanding in relation to LBGTIQA+ people

- Explore the process of becoming an Ally, and

- Become familiar with practical issues concerning the Ally Network, how it functions, and the role of an Ally

This workshop includes group and individual exercises, video clips, role plays, panel of members from the LGBTIQA+ community.

Please register via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/uwa-ally-training-tickets-50582541744

 December 2018
Thursday 20
6:00 - CONCERT - UWA Christmas Concert : We invite you and your families to join us for our final concert of 2018! Website | More Information
Held on Whitfeld Court against the magnificent backdrop of Winthrop Hall, the UWA Christmas Concert will feature all your favourite Christmas classics and carols performed by acclaimed staff and students from the UWA Conservatorium of Music.

There will be plenty of fun for all the family with Santa making an appearance on the night.

Pack a picnic or enjoy a delicious treat from one of the local food trucks (Rancho Sombrero Tex-Mex, The Spanish Casa or Tim's Ice Creams) and join us for a fun-filled evening of music!

FREE entry - suitable for all ages

We welcome guests from 6pm. Concert starts 7pm and finishes by 8.45pm Please bring something to sit on (tall chairs only permitted on the grass bank).
Friday 28
9:00 - GUIDED TOUR - Winter in Paris : A month long linguistic and cultural experience Website | More Information
Language and cultural escapade. Daily French classes - 1,5 h, 4 days a week for three weeks. Guided (or self guided) historical tours of Paris. A month accommodation in the centre of Paris in fully furnished, equipped studios in the wonderful Centre International des Récollets.

 January 2019
Wednesday 30
18:00 - EVENT - Grammar Therapy : Yes, good grammar is (still) important! Website | More Information
Grammar does matter! With a few tweaks you will improve your writing, whether it’s for work, study, a blog or personal correspondence. Linguist Daniel Midgley presents a fun and easy crash course in English grammar. Learn the skills not taught at school but expected in four weekly, 2 hour sessions.

 February 2019
Monday 18
10:30 - STUDENT EVENT - Study Abroad and Student Exchange Registration : All SESA students are required to register with staff prior to attending the International Welcome Website | More Information
All SESA students are required to register with staff prior to attending the SESA International Session. SESA staff will be on hand to answer any questions.

11:00 - STUDENT EVENT - International Information Session : Information to assist you in meeting the requirements of your course and discover the support and services available Website | More Information
This session is important for all undergraduate and postgraduate international students to ensure that you have received additional information to assist you in meeting the requirements of your course and discover the support and services available to international students.

11:00 - STUDENT EVENT - Study Abroad and Student Exchange Information Session : Important for all SESA students More Information
This session is important for all undergraduate and postgraduate SESA students to ensure that you have received additional information to assist you in meeting the requirements of your course.

Tuesday 19
8:30 - STUDENT EVENT - Student Experience - Enabling your success! : Get the best start to your studies by attending this session hosted by your Faculty student experience team Website | More Information
Get the best start to your studies by attending this session hosted by your Faculty student experience team. You will find out everything you need to know to assist you in the transition to UWA and to be a successful student. You will have the opportunity to hear from Academics and current students about how to make the most of your time whilst studying at UWA.

Prior to these activities you will be reconnected with your UniMentor group.

10:00 - STUDENT EVENT - Get your ducks in a row! : Provides a taste of what to expect during your time at UWA More Information
All new students are strongly encouraged to attend this session to get you started at UWA. The session provides you with key information and activities to get you connected to UWA online resources, study and social supports and provides a taste of what to expect during your time at UWA. If you have any burning questions, this is where you can ask them.

12:00 - EVENT - Academic Sessions - Explore your majors! : Your chance to get a taste of what to expect in your first year of University Website | More Information
These short information sessions will give you the opportunity to meet our amazing academic staff and find out more about the majors which we offer here at UWA. This is your chance to get a taste of what to expect in your first year of University and be inspired by the wide range of possibilities on offer at UWA!

14:00 - WORKSHOP - Study smarter, not harder : Develop an active learning toolkit for UWA studies Website | More Information
Forming good study habits is the key to studying effectively. In this workshop you will learn how to apply active learning skills and develop your own study strategies.

Please note: this workshop is open only to current UWA students. Registration is free, required and available through eventbrite.

Check out www.studysmarter.uwa.edu.au for other academic skills services, workshops and resources for UWA students.

14:00 - WORKSHOP - Six science-backed learning techniques : Learn how to study effectively at UWA Website | More Information
Not all study techniques are created equal. In fact, some of the most common techniques used by students are not actually the most effective. This workshop will discuss six evidence-based strategies that you can start using straight away.

Please note: this workshop is open only to current UWA students. Registration is free, required and available through eventbrite.

Check out www.studysmarter.uwa.edu.au for other academic skills services, workshops and resources for UWA students.

14:00 - WORKSHOP - Tips for studying maths and stats at uni : Get set for a successful semester of maths/stats study Website | More Information
Get the most out of lectures and tutes and prepare for your first assignments with these tips and strategies. We will talk about the way learning maths differs from other disciplines to set you up for a successful semester. Recommended for anyone studying maths or stats units

Please note: this workshop is open only to current UWA students. Registration is free, required and available through eventbrite.

Check out www.studysmarter.uwa.edu.au for other academic skills services, workshops and resources for UWA students.

15:00 - STUDENT EVENT - Get your ducks in a row! : Provides a taste of what to expect during your time at UWA Website | More Information
All new students are strongly encouraged to attend this session to get you started at UWA. The session provides you with key information and activities to get you connected to UWA online resources, study and social supports and provides a taste of what to expect during your time at UWA. If you have any burning questions, this is where you can ask them.

15:00 - WORKSHOP - Managing your study time : Make the most of your study time by using some simple but effective strategies Website | More Information
One challenge for university students is managing all the competing demands on their time. In this workshop you will learn strategies to set goals, prioritise tasks and manage your time effectively.

Please note: this workshop is open only to current UWA students. Registration is free, required and available through eventbrite.

Check out www.studysmarter.uwa.edu.au for other academic skills services, workshops and resources for UWA students.

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