Student professional development
Did you know that 1 in 5 Australian adults experience a common mental illness each year?
Learn how to provide mental health first aid to friends, family members, co-workers and other adults by registering for Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training. UniSQ offers the evidence-based training courses authored by Mental Health First Aid Australia and delivered by accredited MHFA instructors.
- Recognise common mental health problems
- Provide initial help using a practical, evidence-based Action Plan
Engage appropriate professional help, and
Respond in a crisis situation
Completion of MHFA training, plus a post-course online assessment, enables you to be a Mental Health First Aider which is a nationally recognised designation and valid for 3 years. Training is currently offered as an online course.
ONLINE MHFA (OMHFA) requirements:
- enrolled UniSQ student
- over 18 years old
- must complete 6-8 hours of eLearning content followed by two, 2.5 hour webinars (both webinars must be attended)
This training is Student Amenity Fee Funded and is FREE for enrolled UniSQ students. Spaces are limited. To see upcoming dates and register in a course, visit the Student Events Calendar . All other enquiries can be directed to email@example.com .
Take the surprise out of a graduate recruitment process, meet Australia's best graduate employers and have fun doing it!
The 2021 Top 100 Future Leaders Competition in July/August 2020.
This competition gives you a chance to:
- Meet Employers – Gain exposure to Australia’s best graduate employers
- Practise Applying – Try out an actual recruitment process before you have to do the real thing
- Represent Your University – Help represent your university and help them rank higher in these awards
- Increase Your Profile – Be featured in the Australian Financial Review
There are 10 different awards, each target a different degree type so you're sure to find one that suits you!
More information and full list of award categories coming soon.
- Currently be residing in Australia
- Be enrolled as a student at an Australian University in 2020 (undergraduate or postgraduate)
- Be available to attend the full day assessment and awards evening, if required, in February 2020 in Sydney AND if you reside outside of the greater Sydney area, we will pay for return flights and accommodation - some restrictions do exist, so reach out to the GradConnection team.
How it works:
There are 5 stages in the application process, which is very similar to what you will find when applying to graduate
- Complete an Application
- Complete psychometric tests
- Complete a Video interview
- Complete the assessment centre
- Attend the Awards Night. The dozen of employers that participate in the applicant assessments announce their
results with students and universities taking top honours on the night.
This is a very competitive competition, so be sure you are putting your best foot forward.
The Careers and Employability team are happy to support you with preparing and applying for the Top 100 competition. Get in contact with us on firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know you're interested in applying and for assistance through the application process.
Head to https://top100grademployers.com.au/ and follow the links to the application form (once it opens for application).
The Award is a great opportunity for you to engage in the full UniSQ experience. It is perfect for showing future employers exactly what you have learned and achieved outside of the classroom, developing your graduate skills and increasing your employability.
An easy to use system tracks the extra and co-curricular activities you complete while you study. When you finish the Award, you will receive a personalised certificate demonstrating the wide range of skills you’ve developed during your time at UniSQ.