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Referencing Workshop

As part of Contract Cheating Awareness Week, DUSA & Student Life are running 1 hour ultimate Referencing Workshops. Available for all Deakin Students, the workshop aims to equip you with better referencing knowledge. Harvard and APA Referencing techniques will be covered, as well as providing an opportunity for lots of question & answers! Be proactive with your education, come armed with questions and secure a spot in this session. 

DUSA Trips Tours and Short Courses aim to include all students.  If you have any access requirements please contact melissa.horvath@deakin.edu.au to discuss your needs’


Date

Thursday 30th August 

Time

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Location

Waurn Ponds Campus - Room DD2.218

Cost

Cost (Free*)
*This workshop costs $10 to hold your place in this course which will be refunded within 1 week of you attending the course! 

Registration closing date Thursday 30th Aug, 8am

Register

Register here

Alternatively you can register at DUSA Reception

 

Self Defence Course ( 6 week course)  

This safety awareness program, aims to introduce the positive aspects of martial arts as a method of self-defence.   The program places emphasis on non-violence, self-esteem & confidence building and respect for others. In a safe environment, such as university and home, we teach the importance of “defend and report”, whereby students are encouraged to protect themselves in a non-aggressive way and report issues to a person of authority"

DUSA Trips Tours and Short Courses aim to include all students.  If you have any access requirements please contact melissa.horvath@deakin.edu.au to discuss your needs’

Date

Monday 13th August
(This course will run for 6 weeks on Mondays)

Time

8pm - 9pm

Location

 2/110 Victoria St, North Geelong

Cost

DUSA Gold members: $76
DUSA Silver members: $85.50
DUSA Bronze members: $90.25
Others: $95

Register

Register here

Alternatively you can register at DUSA reception

 

First Home Owners Seminar  

Through this seminar, you will gain an understanding of how to purchase your first property and who and what is involved in this process.

Learn about home loan options, including information regarding how much you can borrow and the repayment options. You will also have the invaluable opportunity to ask questions to a mortgage broker. 

DUSA Trips Tours and Short Courses aim to include all students.  If you have any access requirements please contact melissa.horvath@deakin.edu.au to discuss your needs’

Date

Wednesday 26th September

Time

5.00pm - 6.00pm

Location

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, room KE2.227

Cost

Cost (Free*)
*This workshop costs $10 to hold your place in this course which will be refunded within a week of you attending the course! 

Registration closing date

Wed 26th Sep, 10am

Register

Register here

Alternatively you can register at DUSA reception

 

Mental Health First Aid

This course provides participants with the skills to recognise common mental health problems, knowledge of possible causes or risk factors and an awareness of treatments available. Additionally, this course also provides participants with the skills in how to provide initial support to someone experiencing a mental health problem and how to take appropriate action if a crisis situation arises. ​

Mental health crises covered in this course:
- Suicidal thoughts and behaviours
- Non-suicidal self-injury
- Panic attacks
- Traumatic events
- Severe Psychotic states
- Severe effects from alcohol or other drug misuse
- Aggressive behaviours

This course will run over 2 days (Thu 26th Apr & Fri 27th Apr)

DUSA Trips Tours and Short Courses aim to include all students.  If you have any access requirements please contact melissa.horvath@deakin.edu.au to discuss your needs’

Date

Mon 24th September & Mon 1st October

Time

9am - 4pm

Location

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus,  room KE2.227

Cost

DUSA Gold members: $172.20
DUSA Silver members: $192.60
DUSA Bronze members: $203.30
Others: $214

Registration closing date

Friday 7th Sep, 8am

Register

Register here 

Alternatively you can register at DUSA reception

 
 
 

Terms and Conditions:

Payment may be taken at the time of booking.
No transfers to other courses or alternative sessions
No refunds are isssued unless the program is cancelled (less the booking fee).   
Refunds can take upto 2 weeks to be issued
Booking and administrative fees apply to online tickets.
Information is correct at the time of being published.
Minimum numbers apply
Certifcates can take upto 4 weeks to be issued from the date of course completion (If applicable)