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Whether you're studying online or on campus, our workshops can give you some great tips on getting the most out of your studies.

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Monday 15 July

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Activity

Location

8.30am – 9.30am

Official welcome

Hear from Professor Simon Maddocks, President and Vice-Chancellor, Charles Darwin University and current students about their experiences at CDU. Pick up some useful tips from staff that will help you ease into university life.

Livestream from Casuarina campus

10am – 11.30am

ACADEMIC READINESS SESSIONS

These are important for all students. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from your lecturers and learn about your course and its study requirements.

College of Business and Law

Business 

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Accounting

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Law

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College of Nursing and Midwifery 

Nursing 

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College of Indigenous Futures, Arts and Society 

Creative Arts and Humanities 

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Humanitarian and Community Studies 

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Master of Emergency and Disaster Management 

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Indigenous Knowledges and Public Policy 

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College of Education

College of Education Welcome - all Education students attend this session first at 10am

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Education (Early Childhood)

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Education (Primary)

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Education (Secondary)

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Education (Masters)

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College of Engineering, IT and Environment

Engineering

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Environment and Science

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Information Technology

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College of Health and Human Sciences

Exercise and Sport Science

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Health Science

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Medical Laboratory Science

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Psychology

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Social Work

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Enabling Programs

Tertiary Enabling Program

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12.30pm – 1pm

Library 101
Kick start your university study by attending a Library 101 session. Discover what the library has to offer, check out our eBook titles, learn about our drop-in service, find your Liaison Librarian and relevant subject Libgudes, and discover ‘Summon’ and the CDU Library’s referencing guides.

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4pm – 5pm

Microsoft: Helpful hints
Develop your skills using Microsoft to assist with assignments and manage your academic resources. Learn how to correctly format documents into neat, well-presented assessment items in a few easy steps.

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5pm – 6pm

Plagiarism: How to avoid it
Plagiarism is often misunderstood. Come and test your understanding of academic integrity and the possible breaches.

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Tuesday 16 July

11.30am - 12.00pm

Learning Abroad with CDU

Enrich your CDU degree with a learning abroad experience! Meet new people, learn a new language and broaden your horizon. Get inspired by CDU global alumni students and learn about funding opportunities to make your global experience a reality.

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4pm – 4.30pm

Library 101
Kick start your university study by attending a Library 101 session. Discover what the library has to offer, check out our eBook titles, learn about our drop-in service, find your Liaison Librarian and relevant subject Libgudes, and discover ‘Summon’ and the CDU Library’s referencing guides.

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4.30pm – 5pm

Skilful searching @ the Library
Start developing your academic research skills. Get tips on how to find resources using Library Search and databases.

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Wednesday 17 July

4.00pm – 4.30pm

PASS (Peer Assisted Study Sessions)
Meet PASS Leader Sam Frederiksen to learn about the popular PASS Program at CDU. Find out how it works, why it works and how best to participate in order to get the best out of this terrific student support program.

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Thursday 18 July

11am - 11.30am

Learning Abroad with CDU
Enrich your CDU degree with a learning abroad experience! Meet new people, learn a new language and broaden your horizon. Get inspired by CDU global alumni students and learn about funding opportunities to make your global experience a reality.

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