Specific strategies will be presented regarding verbal and non‐verbal communication to optimize audience engagement, PowerPoint figure development, and practice strategies to facilitate further presentation ability following the interactive session. This has particular relevance as we lead up to Research Week and the Undergraduate Research Conference to be held in September.

Please note this is a repeated session presented by Dr. David McDonald.

All Employability Award participants welcome, but especially recommended for: 

  • Level 1: Year 1/ 2 9for students at the beginning of their program)
  • Level 2: Years 2/3 (for students in the middle of their program)
  • Level 3: Years 3/4/Honours (for students nearing the end of their program

Registrations for this session will open in O Week, July 2017.

About Symposium Series

As a participant of the UQ Employability Award program, you will have exclusive access to the Symposium Series.

These sessions bring together UQ academics, visiting scholars, alumni, and industry contacts to discuss a broad range of topics designed especially to support your professional development and help you translate your skills into practice in the workplace.

Attending three symposia can count towards the Award as a supplementary activity. You will need to register your attendance through StudentHub.

Please note: Semester 2, 2017 will be the final semester that Symposium Series sessions are held, and your last chance to attend 3 to count as one supplementary activity. Don't miss out!

Session topics

Session topics will span across a range of professional and personal development themes. Each session has been classified into a recommended level to help you select the sessions which are most relevant to you to complement your studies:

  • Level 1: Years 1/2 (for students new to UQ or early stages of their current program)
  • Level 2: Years 2/3 (for students in the middle of their program)
  • Level 3: Years 3/4/Honours (for students nearing the end of their program)

Venue

Sir Llew Edwards Building (#14)
Room: 
Terrace Room