#curtinlife Instagram Competition
What's the coolest thing you saw on campus today?
Take a pic of something cool on campus and upload it to Instagram with the tag #curtinlife before 7 June to win!
The best pic will receive an iPad mini and five runners-up will each get a $100 iTunes voucher!
("Best" is picked by Curtin, based on Curtin's sole and absolute discretion, fulfilling the competition's theme.)
To find out more, check out the Facebook page or the full Terms and Conditions.
Take the online library survey for your chance to win one of four iPad minis
Curtin Library values your opinion, so let them know whether you think their services and facilities meet your expectations and needs!
The online Insync Library Quality survey will take only a few minutes to complete and your feedback will be used to make your library better.
Just by completing the survey, participants go into the draw to win one of four 16GB Wi-Fi iPad minis - it could be you!
For more information, or to take part in the survey, please see the library blog.
eVALUate 2013 Semester 1 survey is now open. Complete it for your chance to win cash prizes!
Login to OASIS and follow the survey links at the “reminders” section or at the “my studies” tab to provide anonymous feedback on your units and teachers. You could win one of eight $200 cash prizes to be drawn at the end of the survey!
From Monday 20th May to Sunday 30th June, you can complete and submit anonymous feedback on your units and teachers via Curtin's 2013 Semester 1 eVALUate Survey. Access the online survey, which can be located at the “reminders” section or the “my studies” tab in OASIS.
Once you have submitted your survey, you will go into the draw for a chance to win one of eight cash prizes of $200 which will be drawn at the end of the survey.
For more information see the frequently asked questions webpage or contact the eVALUate staff for help!
Semester One 2013 Final Examination Timetable is now available via your OASIS account
The Semester One 2013 Final Examination Timetable is now available via the 'My Studies' tab in your OASIS account.
INNOVATE - Future 2030: What's your vision?
What's your vision for the future? Want to make tomorrow better?
You are invited to participate in the Curtin Leadership Centre's inaugural INNOVATE Symposium - Future 2030. This is your opportunity to exchange ideas with our panel of leaders on what will make a better future.
Bring a friend and join the discussion. Where are we going? How are we going to get there? What part can you play?
Attendance is free of charge, however registration is essential. Lunch will be provided.
When: Wednesday 29 May
Time: 12 – 2PM
Where: 405:201 (Haydn Williams Lecture Theatre), Curtin's Bentley campus
What you need to do:
- Register at Career Hub
- Write down your questions for our guest panellists.
- Come along and bring a friend for a great conversation and free lunch!
Print from your personal device
A new service has been introduced for printing on campus that allows you to print from your mobile device using the campus printers.
Simply log into your OASIS and click on the new Print Online button, found on the Campus Life and Guild tab (near the SmartRider Registration button). Upload your document, select your printing options as normal, and your document will be sent to the Curtin Bentley printing queue and can be picked up at any printer.
The new system needs you to have local file system access, so unfortunately iOS devices (like iPhones and iPads) are unable to use it, but Macbooks, laptops, Android phones and tablets are all compatible.
If you would like to find out more about the Print Online system, please see the help page.
Semester two class registration will be opening soon!
2013 semester two class registration will be opening soon!
Class registration for students studying at the Bentley campus will begin from June 7th. Class registration will be staggered throughout early to mid-June, based on your completed credit points.
For detailed instructions on how to class register, please refer to the official communication you will receive about 2013 semester two Class Registration early next week.
Driving and decision making - earn $25 for 45 minutes!
Are you 17 - 21 years of age, had your P-Plates for less than 12 months, a drive regularly? Then you could earn $25 for just 45 minutes of your time!
C-MARC (the Curtin-Monash Accident Research Centre) is seeking volunteers to participate in a study on young people's decision making and driving behaviour.
All you need to do is complete a series of online tasks and questionnaires, on any computer connected to the internet. It should take around 45 minutes to complete, and will earn you a $20 e-gift voucher!
You may be asked to complete a 7 day travel diary, and if you do so, you will earn another $20 e-gift voucher for your effort.
To register, go to the Coglab website and register an account. If you need any more information, please contact Sue Wicks on email@example.com, +61 8 9266 9591, or by mobile on 0409 533 789.
Master of Occupational Therapy (graduate entry) Information Evening
Combine your health skills with your passion to help people and become an occupational therapist
Date: Wednesday 5 June
Time: 6:00 – 8:00pm
Where: Foyer of building 108, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley Campus
For more information and to register visit our Health Sciences website.
Stand out with a postgraduate degree - come to the Postgrad Expo
The Postgraduate Expo provides a great opportunity to speak to the experts about your postgraduate options.
Come along to get answers and information about Curtin's courses, fees, scholarships, the application process and more.
When: Wednesday 29 May
Where: Building 215, Engineering Pavilion
Time: 5pm – 7.30pm
If you're unsure about what you might like to study or whether postgraduate study is right for you, we will have two different panel sessions talking about The Postgraduate Experience and Pathways to Undertaking Research
Both panel sessions will be offered twice throughout the night:
Session One: 5.30pm – 6.15pm
Session Two: 6.30pm – 7.15pm
If you would like to attend, or require any further information, please see the website for more details.
Curtin campus VJ Projections: VJZOO
As part of the Curtin Activation project, respected VJ artists Kat Black, Jasper Cook, and other special guest artists will be projecting art and film onto the walls around the TJ Robertson Library every Monday through Thursday until 6 June!
There will be lots of different projections and a few different locations, so be sure to check the Curtin Campus Projections Facebook for dates and locations!
Play time is from 6 - 10PM, so come join the fun! Just like a giant game of shadows!
Psychology Information Evening
Are you interested in finding out more about a career in psychology? Are you curious about what our courses entail and what you can do once you graduate? Then come along to the Curtin undergraduate psychology information evening!
You will gain a unique insight into Curtin's accredited Bachelor of Psychology, and Bachelor of Science (Psychology)/Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations) courses and the many exciting career paths they lead to..
Hear from experienced lecturers about life as a psychologist, as well as the experiences of current students. You’ll also have the opportunity to speak directly with current staff and students and get real answers to your questions.
When: Tuesday 28 May
Where: Bankwest lecture theatre (Building 200, Bentley Campus)
Time: 6 - 7PM
RSVP: Register at the website
Take the next step towards an exciting career in Psychology.
Don’t wait until 2014, start your degree in July 2013. Mid-year applications close Friday, 5 July 2013.
School of Physiotherapy Clinical Services
Have you got neck pain and headaches from too many hours in front of your computer? Did you pull up sore after a sports game? Or are you training for 'Run for a Reason' and your knees are feeling sore?
The School of Physiotherapy Clinical services provide services to help you with your musculo-skeletal injuries. Curtin's on-campus clinic is remaining open throughout the renovation period!
Appointments are available with final year students on the physiotherapy programme to assess and treat your musculo-skeletal problems under the guidance of academic staff.
Any member of the community is welcome. The clinic can assess and treat a variety of conditions including:
- Neck and back pain,
- Post-surgical rehabilitation,
- Sports injuries,
- Arthritis and joint pain,
- Injury rehabilitation
There is also a fully equipped rehabilitation gym and professional treatment area.
As part of your treatment, clinic workers may use
- Manual therapy skills - mobilisation or manipulation
- Exercise prescription – specific exercises to improve strength, flexibility, posture and balance
- Electrotherapy – for pain relief and muscle re-education
Doctors referrals are welcome but are not required.
Feel free to call with any queries or to make a booking on +61 8 9266 1210 or visit the website for more information.
The clinic is located in building 404 (off Brand drive), Level 3.
As a teaching clinic, treatment is offered at the reduced rate of $25 for the initial appointment and $20 for any treatment thereafter. We regret patients are not able to claim against their private ancillary health cover.
Find your way as a mature-age student with Pathfinder
Pathfinder is a series of seminars designed to help mature age students make a successful transition to university, developing strategies for use at university and your professional career.
A new series of Pathfinder seminars starts Wednesday 8 May from 12 - 2PM at The Learning Centre (Building 303).
The seminars cover a variety of topics including goal setting, referencing tips, time management, and study requirements such as oral presentations.
Come along and develop skills and strategies that will assist you in achieving your academic goals.
For more information or to sign up, please contact Valerie on +61 8 9266 3825, or just visit the Learning Centre in Level 2, Building 303 on Curtin's Bentley campus.
The HBF Run for a Reason is back for 2013!
Get involved in this great event and join the Curtin University team for the HBF Run for a Reason on the 26th May.
If you join the Curtin University team and you'll receive a free running program and a water bottle. You will also be eligible for a special one-month membership offer at Curtin Stadium!
If you are interested or you would like more information please visit our website, email Philippa Baker or call +61 8 9266 3362.
Social networking - how does it affect your life?
Curtin University, in collaboration with researchers from the Netherlands and Portugal, is conducting a study examining the adoption of social networking and way it affects general life.
As part of the survey, the School of Information Systems invites you to take part in their short (10 minute) survey about how you use social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, blogs, etc, in your study and work, and how they affect your life.
You are encouraged to participate, as your feedback will provide valuable insights into students' adoption of social networking in the education sector of Australia, Portugal, and the Netherlands. Your assistance is greatly appreciated, and is crucial to the study's success.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Senior Lecturer Tomayess Issa through email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone on +61 8 9266 7682.
Voluntary Health Sciences unit: Drugs, Policy and Public Health 500
Alcohol and other drug use present some of the greatest contemporary public health challenges. Effective policy development requires a high level of background knowledge of the area, key population groups impacted by drug use, and awareness of the policy development framework at various levels of government.
Presented by experts at the National Drug Research Institute and other international opinion leaders, Drugs, Policy and Public Health 500 is a one-week intensive unit dedicated to providing postgraduate students the historical and epidemiological background to alcohol and other drug use and policy in Australia.
Date: Monday 22 - Friday 26 July 2013
Time: 9AM - 4.45PM
Venue: National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University Health Research Campus, Shenton Park
If you would like to apply, please contact the Health Sciences Student Service Office before Friday 21 June, or visit the National Drug Research Institute website for more information.