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Lismore Get Connected Week: 23-27 February

Get Connected @ SCU

Welcome to the Lismore Get Connected Week program. During this week the University focuses on connecting students to SCU services, encouraging building networks and generally promoting events that promote these values.

Take a look at the program and find a workshop or event that appeals to you.

All week

TimeDescriptionLocation
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Gym and Pool Happy Hour

Free entry into the gym and pool between 2pm-3pm daily

SCU Fitness for You
 

Win with Careers Competition

To win one of three $100 The Co-op vouchers - follow the link, click on the Events tab, and 'book in' to the event: Win with Careers Competition.

Register online at CareerHub

If you haven't used CareerHub before, you will need to register with your MySCU login details

 

Monday 23 February

TimeDescriptionLocation
9:00am

SCU's Got Talent registration opens

Open to currently enrolled SCU students, staff and alumni. To find out more information visit the SCU's Got Talent page

Register in person at the LEXSA office, Goodman Plaza. Or email unilife@scu.edu.au
11:00am - 12:00pm

Finding and Organising Information

Presented by Academic Skills and the Library

A Block, Library, Level 3
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Tuesday 24 February - Get it Together Tuesday

TimeDescriptionLocation
10:00am - 11:00am

Introduction to Turnitin

Presented by Academic Skills in person and via Blackboard Collaborate.
See Blackboard Collaborate Support for help joining this online session.

A Block, Library, Level 3 - or online via Collaborate
Launch Collaborate
11:00am - 2:00pm

My Dream Career - Photo Booth

Come and play dress-ups! A chance to get a selfie in your dream career outfit!

Goodman Plaza
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Create your own smoothie by pedal-power

Come to the plaza and find out how!

Goodman Plaza
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Spotty Girl and Mr Twister

Ice-breaker fun activities for students to enjoy

Goodman Plaza
12:30pm

SCUCONNECT☺☺ Launch

Find out about the Wellness HQ, and find out more about the Resilience and Wellbeing online modules

Goodman Plaza
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Diversity Symposium: Homophobia and Transphobia - That's So Gay!

An opportunity for students and staff to hear from speakers about the impacts on individuals and society of homophobia and transphobia. For more information and registration details, please visit the event page.

P1.58
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2:00pm - 3:00pm

Assignments: understanding the task and planning

Presented by Academic Skills

A Block, Library, Level 3
View campus map
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Introduction to Turnitin

Presented by Academic Skills via Blackboard Collaborate.
See Blackboard Collaborate Support for help joining this online session.

Launch Collaborate
8:30pm - 9:30pm

Assignments: Understanding the task and planning

Presented by Academic Skills and the Library via Blackboard Collaborate.
See Blackboard Collaborate Support for help joining this online session.

Launch Collaborate

Wednesday 25 February

TimeDescriptionLocation
11:00am - 2:00pm

Clubs and Societies Day

Come and see what clubs and societies SCU has to join

Goodman Plaza
11:00am - 12:00pm

SCU Women's Group Meeting

A group that meets every Thursday; come and join in

Student Common Room, Goodman Plaza
11:30am - 2:00pm

The Great Handbag Toss

Let's give homophobia, transphobia and harassment the toss! Presented by the Equity and Diversity Office, and the Student Advocacy Service.

Goodman Plaza
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Create your own smoothie by pedal-power

Come to the plaza and find out how!

Goodman Plaza
2:00pm - 3:00pm

UniMentor Arvo Tea

A get-together for mentors, mentees, and anyone interested in the UniMentor Program.

Student Common Room, Plaza
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Finding and Organising Information

Presented by Academic Skills and the Library

A Block, Library, Level 3
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3:00pm - 4:30pm

Student Film Screening

The Bachelor of Media will be screening some of the best, whackiest and most thoroughly wrong student films that have been produced over the past few years. Advertisements for zombie protection and stinky deoderant, films about the end of the end of the world and mutant porno superheroes, and a bunch of kickass music videos; some of the wonders on show at this special screening event

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Thursday 26 February

TimeDescriptionLocation

10:00am - 11:30am

8 Steps to Graduate Employment Success

If you are seeking graduate or vacation program employment it's important to know what to do NOW to help you land a job after graduation. Bookings are essential. Select Events and 'book in' for the workshops at your campus.

Register online at CareerHub

If you haven't used CareerHub before, you will need to register with your MySCU login details

E3.11
11:00am - 12:00pm

Assignments: understanding the task and planning

Presented by Academic Skills

A Block, Library, Level 3
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12:00pm - 1:00pm

Create your own smoothie by pedal-power

Come to the plaza and find out how!

Goodman Plaza
12:30pm - 2:00pm

School of Health and Human Sciences BBQ

Come and meet the friendly staff, grab a bite to eat and play a few games

P Block
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2:00pm - 3:00pm

Diversity Symposium: Racism. It Stops with Me

An opportunity for students and staff to hear from speakers about the importance to individuals and to the University of participating in this Human Rights Commission initiative. For more information and registration details, please visit the event page

P1.58
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2:00pm - 3:00pm

8 Steps to Graduate Employment Success

If you are seeking graduate or vacation program employment it's important to know what to do NOW to help you land a job after graduation. Bookings are essential. Select Events and 'book in' for the workshop via Collaborate.

Register online at CareerHub

If you haven't used CareerHub before, you will need to register with your MySCU login details

Online via Collaborate. Register at Register online at CareerHub.
4:00pm - 6:00pm

Campus Quest

Campus Quest is a race around the campus hunting down locations and activities to be completed with your team mate. It's all about getting to know your campus and the people you study with. Registration opens 9 February, at SCU Village reception

Starts from Orion College
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Friday 27 February

TimeDescriptionLocation
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Create your own smoothie by pedal-power

Come to the plaza and find out how!

Goodman Plaza
5:30pm - 7:30pm

Student vs Staff Football Match

Teams are open to all students and staff of the University. We encourage both men and women to pull on the boots and break out the shin pads to get involved with this fun afternoon; major bragging rights on offer. Email: dave.graham@scu.edu.au to join the student team

Asian Pacific Football Institute Field (APFI), Crawford Road

SCU Orientation is proudly sponsored by:

The Coop Bookshop

Updated: 18 February 2015