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Student Events
 August 2013
Wednesday 07
10:00 - WORKSHOP - CAREERS MONTH – Killer Cover Letters & Job Applications : Writing a high impact cover letter encourages the employer to turn the page and read your resume. Website | More Information
This workshop looks at the various types of cover letters, how to structure your letter, the format used, as well as how to research the position you are applying. Learn how to weave information you know about the organisation into your letter effectively and how to utilise a skills inventory to outline your skills and abilities.

You are encouraged to bring along your cover letter to the two hour workshop for feedback.

OTHER JOB SEARCH SKILLS WORKSHOPS WILL BE HELD IN CAREERS MONTH. BOOKINGS FOR ALL WORKSHOPS ARE ESSENTIAL, GO TO CAREERHUB - https://uwa.careerhub.com.au

16:00 - SEMINAR - “Work and Health Research at WAIMR” Website | More Information
We spend a quarter of our lives at work, and the links between work and health are the focus of this seminar. The Epidemiology Group at WAIMR will present a range of studies which highlight the types of questions which are asked in this area, the methods used to answer the questions, and the direct implications of the results for policy and practice.

Associate Professor Alison Reid is an epidemiologist with research interests in migrant workers, women’s health and asbestos-related diseases. She will present results from an ARC-funded mixed-method survey examining work-related accidents and injuries among foreign and Australian-born workers.

Associate Professor Markus Melloh is an Orthopaedic Surgeon/Rheumatologist who worked as Head of an Interdisciplinary Pain Clinic and Coordinator of an International Spine Registry at different European universities before taking up the position of Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Otago in 2007, followed by an appointment at WAIMR in 2012. Given the increasing socio-economic costs of persistent low back pain (LBP) and the high prevalence of LBP-related sickness absence his presentation will look at prognostic occupational models for persistent LBP and LBP-related sickness absence.

Assistant Professor Susan Peters is an occupational epidemiologist who trained at the Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Her particular research interests are exposure assessment methodology and work related cancer. She will talk about occupational lung cancer and its relevance to Western Australia.

Dr Renee Carey has a PhD in Psychology and coordinates two nationwide studies investigating the prevalence of occupational exposure to carcinogens and asthmagens. She will be presenting the results of the NHMRC –funded Australian Work Exposures Study, which provides much-needed information about the prevalence of exposure to carcinogens in Australia and allows for an estimation of the future burden of occupational cancers in Australia.
Thursday 08
13:00 - WORKSHOP - Revision of matrix algebra : MathsSmart, Student Services Website | More Information
A useful refresher for anyone using matrices (eg. to solve systems of equations or linear algebra). Covers the definition of a matrix, basic operations (addition, scalar & matrix multiplication), identity matrix, determinants and inverse matrix. Recommended for students who are rusty or haven't studied matrices before.

13:10 - PERFORMANCE - FREE Lunchtime Concert : Students: Naomi Smout (piano) & Marco Lombardi (piano) Website | More Information
Free 50min Concert every Thursday during Semester at 1:10pm
Sunday 11
10:00 - OPEN DAY - Centenary Celebrations at Open Day : Join us in Winthrop Hall to help us celebrate our 100th birthday Website | More Information
We invite you to visit the Winthrop Hall Undercroft to help us celebrate our 100th birthday!

There will be something for everyone, including displays, memorabilia, historical photos, fun activities and LUMINOUSnight screenings in our special mini-theatrette.

Specialised stalls and displays include UWA Alumni; UWA Centenary; UWA Publishing; Association for the Blind of WA and Guide Dog puppies; LUMNINOUSnight photo exhibition and sale; Co-op Bookshop; Historical photo display; and fun instant photo booth!

Open all Open Day from 10am - 4pm.

10:00 - OPEN DAY - 2013 Open Day : Join us for our Centenary Open Day and experience all that UWA has to offer Website | More Information
Come and find out about our undergraduate and postgraduate courses, career options, scholarship opportunities, our valuable research, community programs and facilities.

There's also residential college tours, hands-on activities, live music, entertainment, and plenty of fun activities for the whole family as we celebrate our 100th birthday.

10:15 - GUIDED TOUR - UWA Friends of the Grounds Tour : Discover the UWA campus on a tour hosted by the Friends of the Grounds Website | More Information
This Open Day, discover the UWA campus on a guided stroll around the buildings and gardens of the Crawley campus. Hosted by the dedicated members of the UWA Friends of the Grounds, you will visit the Sunken Garden, Geology, Tropical Grove, Reid Library, James Oval, the Japanese Garden and Winthrop Hall.

Tours depart from the Visitors Centre at 10.15am and 1.15pm

10:15 - SCREENING - LUMINOUSnight screenings at Open Day : Relive the magic with the cinema version of this amazing projection Website | More Information
On Friday 8 February 2013, 35,000 people celebrated UWA's Centenary at a once-in-a-century evening of art and culture. The centrepiece of this spectacular event was LUMINOUShall.

Experience the magic of the UWA story as projected on to the façade of Winthrop Hall during this amazing night. The filmed version will be playing on a big screen in the Dolphin Theatre. The projection will also be showing in our mini-theatrette in the Undercroft throughout the day.

Dolphin Theatre screenings at 10.15am, 2.15pm, and 3.15pm (film runs for 20 minutes).

11:15 - PUBLIC TALK - Three Exciting Journeys as a UWA Doctor : Western Australian of the Year, Professor Bruce Robinson, talks about three of the amazing journeys he has travelled as a UWA doctor. Website | More Information
As part of our special Open Day Centenary program of talks for the community, Professor Bruce Robinson, Western Australian of the Year 2013 and Director of 'The Fathering Project', will talk about three of the amazing journeys he has travelled as a doctor and UWA Professor of Medicine. The journey into the body to cure cancer; the journey into the community to reduce drug addiction and crime; and the journey to neighbouring countries to provide medical help in times of disaster.

Registrations are requested at: www.openday.uwa.edu.au/talks

11:15 - GUIDED TOUR - Behind the History: UWA's heritage, scandals and heroes : Take Terry Larder's amazing behind-the-scenes tour of the Crawley campus Website | More Information
This Open Day, take a 45 minute tour of the Crawley campus and explore the historic Winthrop Hall, the Chancellor's Room and the campus grounds as you hear about some of the scandals and forgotten heroes of the University. The tour will conclude with an optional climb up the Winthrop Hall tower, with has 184 steps and sits 49 metres above the heritage-listed grounds and buildings.

Tours at 11.15am and 2.15pm

12:15 - PUBLIC TALK - The Transformative Power of Education : UWA Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Johnson, will talk about the life changing power of education. Website | More Information
As part of our special Open Day Centenary program of talks for the community, UWA Vice-Chancellor, Professor Paul Johnson, will talk about the life changing power of education, including being the first in his family to study at university and the opportunities it has provided. Professor Johnson will explain why UWA is a world top 100 university and how global recognition and our new flexible course structure, will give UWA graduates a competitive edge in a rapidly-changing world.

RSVPs requested via the online form at www.openday.uwa.edu.au/talks

12:15 - EVENT - UWA In the Virtual World More Information
Considered world leaders in the areas of 3D art and film, UWA has been recreated in the virtual world of "Second Life". Join the founder, Jay Jay Jegathesan, on a magical journey to discover this world. For more information on UWA's virtual presence, visit www.uwainsl.blogspot.com

13:15 - PUBLIC TALK - A Unique Student Experience: From UWA Student to Young Australian of the Year 2013 : UWA Student, Akram Azimi, tells the sory of his unique student experience. Website | More Information
As part of our special Open Day Centenary program of talks for the community, UWA student Akram Azimi will talk about how grateful he is for the opportunities that have come along throughout his studies in Australia. When he started at UWA, Akram immersed himself in many of the extra-curricular activities available at both the University and St George's College. He was soon doing things he never expected! During his talk he will highlight some of the exciting adventures he has been on since starting his UWA journey and more recently as Young Australian of the Year 2013.

Registrations are recommended at: www.openday.uwa.edu.au/talks

13:15 - GUIDED TOUR - UWA Friends of the Grounds Tour : Discover the UWA campus on a tour hosted by the Friends of the Grounds Website | More Information
This Open Day, discover the campus on a guided stroll around the buildings and gardens of the Crawley campus. Hosted by the dedicated members of the UWA Friends of the Grounds, you will visit the Sunken Garden, Geology, Tropical Grove, Reid Library, James Oval, the Japanese Garden and Winthrop Hall.

Tours depart from the Visitors Centre at 10.15am and 1.15pm

14:00 - PUBLIC TALK - The UWA Founding Professors : Step back-in-time for a panel discussion presented by the UWA Historical Society Website | More Information
As part of our special Open Day Centenary program of talks for the community, the UWA Historical Society is pleased to present an encore presentation of their popular Centenary panel discussion on the UWA Founding Professors. The panel will present profiles on five of the Founding Professors: AD Ross, HE Whitfeld, WG Woolnough, JW Paterson and WL Murcoch. There will also be a display of memorabilia.

The presentation runs from 2pm - 4pm with a 15 minute break at 3pm.

Venue capacity is very limited. Registration is strongly encouraged at: www.openday.uwa.edu.au/talks

14:15 - GUIDED TOUR - Behind the History: UWA's heritage, scandals and heroes : Take Terry Larder's amazing behind-the-scenes tour of the Crawley campus Website | More Information
This Open Day, take a 45 minute tour of the Crawley campus and explore the historic Winthrop Hall, the Chancellor's Room and the campus grounds as you hear about some of the scandals and forgotten heroes of the University. The tour will conclude with an optional climb up the Winthrop Hall tower, with has 184 steps and sits 49 metres above the heritage-listed grounds and buildings.

Tours at 11.15am and 2.15pm

14:15 - SCREENING - LUMINOUSnight Screenings at Open Day : Relive the magic with the cinema version of this amazing projection Website | More Information
On Friday 8 February 2013, 35,000 people celebrated UWA's Centenary at a once-in-a-century evening of art and culture. The centrepiece of this spectacular event was LUMINOUShall.

Experience the magic of the UWA story as projected on to the façade of Winthrop Hall during this amazing night. The filmed version will be playing on a big screen in the Dolphin Theatre. The projection will also be showing in our mini-theatrette in the Undercroft throughout the day.

Dolphin Theatre screenings at 10.15am, 2.15pm, and 3.15pm (film runs for 20 minutes).

15:00 - EVENT - Chamber! Australia Felix 2013 : Ashley Smith (clarinet) and Aura Go (piano) Website | More Information
Australia Felix received two of the Yale School of Music highest honours, performing in the Yale Oneppo Chamber Music Series, as well as guest appearances at Carnegie Hall in New York. Together they have performed as part of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s Metropolis Series and at venues including La Poisson Rogue and Galapagos Art Space in New York. Celebrate UWA’s own Ashley Smith, winner of the 2012 Freedman Fellowship for Classical Music, as he returns to Australia with Aura Go in an all Schumann and Brahms program including Brahms Sonatas Op. 120, Schumann Romances and Fantasiestucke.

For Tickets: https://www.music.uwa.edu.au/concerts/keyed-up

15:15 - SCREENING - LUMINOUSnight Screenings at Open Day : Relive the magic with the cinema version of this amazing projection Website | More Information
On Friday 8 February 2013, 35,000 people celebrated UWA's Centenary at a once-in-a-century evening of art and culture. The centrepiece of this spectacular event was LUMINOUShall.

Experience the magic of the UWA story as projected on to the façade of Winthrop Hall during this amazing night. The filmed version will be playing on a big screen in the Dolphin Theatre. The projection will also be showing in our mini-theatrette in the Undercroft throughout the day.

Dolphin Theatre screenings at 10.15am, 2.15pm, and 3.15pm (film runs for 20 minutes).
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.

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