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Student Services
 August 2013
Tuesday 13
12:00 - WORKSHOP - Algebra: Expressions and Expansions : MathsSmart, Student Services Website | More Information
Introduces what is commonly known as basic algebra. Topics include the meaning of algebraic symbols, variables, terms, expressions, like terms, operations, expanding single and double brackets, equations and solving linear equations.

Recommended for anyone wanting to revise vital maths foundations.

13:00 - WORKSHOP - Critical thinking: What is it and why do I need it? Website | More Information

13:00 - TALK - CAREERS MONTH - Industrial Relations Association - Careers Panel : What does it take to get your career in work and employment relations started? Why not ask a professional! Website | More Information
Studying commerce, arts, or law? Not sure how your future career is going to look like after uni? Interested in work and employment relations? This is your opportunity to find out what you career in the field of work and employment relations can look like.

The UWA Career Centre and the Industrial Relations Society of Western Australia are organising a forum of professionals involved in the field who will be sharing their career experiences, offer you the opportunity to ask questions on how to structure your own, as well as offer you an excellent networking opportunity to kick-off your prospective career.

When? 1-2pm - 13th of August 2014

Where? Hawaiian Tutorial Room (160, first floor) - UWA Business School

Costs? FREE. There is a door prize so make sure to register! Also some light refreshments will be offered.

Register on CareerHub at https://uwa.careerhub.com.au

The panel is comprised of individuals from a variety of backgrounds who are working for employer associations, trade unions, law firms, and the public sector.

The panel - more information on CareerHub: Jackson Mcdonald - Samantha Holmes; Department of Commerce - Helen Dooley; Gregor & Binet Ė Melanie Binet.

17:00 - SEMINAR - School of Music presents International Research Seminar - Chris Wortham and Julianne Baird: Allís well that ends well Website | More Information
The UWA School of Music Tuesday Seminar series runs every week in the Tunley Lecture Theatre (G5) at 5.00 pm. The series mixes visiting lecturers and presenters with presentations by the School's own research students at Honours, Masters and Doctor level. The focus and topic of presentations represents a flexible and attractive mix of conference-style papers, lecture-recitals and more informal sessions. The series makes a significant contribution to the musical and academic output of the School, as well as to the sense of community shared by staff and students alike.
Wednesday 14
9:00 - STUDENT EVENT - CAREERS: Science Library Career Question Drop-in : Got a careers question you want answered? Come and visit the Careers Centre display in the Science Library - Monday 12- Friday 16 August 2013 Website | More Information
The Careers Centre will be promoting its services and resources in the Science Library from Monday 12th to Friday 16th August 2013.

Got a question you want answered? A Career Adviser will be available from 1.00pm-2pm, (12, 13, 15 and 16th August only) to assist with a career or employment based question you might have. Just drop in and see us.

All students welcome!

11:00 - WORKSHOP - Honours and Masters: Reviewing the literature (rpt) Website | More Information

12:00 - WORKSHOP - Essays 2: Writing clearly for better marks (rpt) Website | More Information

13:00 - WORKSHOP - Using sources: referencing, quoting, and using other people's ideas (rpt) Website | More Information
Thursday 15
12:00 - WORKSHOP - Critical thinking: What is it and why do I need it? (rpt) Website | More Information

13:00 - WORKSHOP - Algebra: Factorising : MathsSmart, Student Services Website | More Information
This builds on the previous workshop on basic algebra. Topics include polynomials, operations with polynomials, factorization of quadratics, difference of two squares.

Recommended for anyone wanting to revise vital maths foundations.
Monday 19
12:00 - WORKSHOP - Honours and Masters: Writing your thesis Website | More Information

12:00 - WORKSHOP - Advanced writing techniques Website | More Information

13:00 - WORKSHOP - Tutorial Presentations: Expressing your ideas with confidence Website | More Information
Tuesday 20
12:00 - WORKSHOP - Descriptive Statistics : MathsSmart, Student Services Website | More Information
A guide to some of the skills needed for summarising examining and comparing data sets. Topics include types of data, visual representation, measures of centre and spread, linear transformations, z-scores.

Recommended for anyone studying introductory stats.

13:00 - TALK - CAREERS MONTH - Welcome to the W.A. Public Sector - employment opportunities abound! : Come along and hear from a representative of the Public Sector Commission who will discuss life in the WA public sector, how to apply for positions and where to find current vacancies. Website | More Information
Welcome to the Western Australian public sector and the never ending possibilities of working for the Government and contributing to the administration of the State. The public sector is made up of a wide range of government departments and agencies with locations throughout the whole of Western Australia. Although you may gain employment for one particular agency within the public sector you belong to a much larger workforce. Newly appointed public sector employees are given the opportunity to contribute to the efficient and effective administration of the State of Western Australia.

The variety of jobs in the public sector is huge - all students from all disciplines welcome.

Bookings on CareerHub - https://uwa.careerhub.com.au

13:00 - WORKSHOP - Advanced writing techniques (rpt) Website | More Information
Wednesday 21
12:00 - WORKSHOP - Tutorial Presentations: Expressing your ideas with confidence (rpt) Website | More Information

13:00 - SEMINAR - CAREERS MONTH: Guild Volunteering Opportunities Seminar - Volunteering and career development : Not only is volunteering an opportunity to give back to the community but it provides invaluable experience which can be included on your resume and helps to boost your employablity. Come and learn more about the value of volunteering and the opportunities available. Website | More Information
Donít wait until you graduate to get real-world experience: Come hear from Guild Volunteering about how you can start acting locally to provide solutions to some of societyís greatest challenges. Learn, firstly, about the changing demands placed on graduates and the imperative for broad-minded social responsibility in the corporate world. Then, learn how you can start responding to these challenges now to ensure that when you graduate you can gain meaningful employment that makes a positive contribution to society.

Guild Volunteering provides a range of ways to engage with community for first-time volunteers or for students looking to cut their teeth on a high-commitment leadership opportunity

All students welcome!

Book on UWA CareerHub - https://uwa.careerhub.com.au

13:00 - WORKSHOP - Honours and Masters: Writing your thesis (rpt) Website | More Information
Thursday 22
13:00 - WORKSHOP - Maths for Science students : MathsSmart, Student Services Website | More Information
It's no secret that scientists (and others) use numbers, formulas, graphs and tables in their work. This workshop discusses some of the mathematical techniques you will find useful in your scientific studies. Topics include fractions, decimals, percentages, rates, Scientific Notation, the SI Unit System and calculator use.

Recommended for anyone studying a Science unit and finding the numeracy aspects challenging.

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