Training, workshops and events

The following list displays events that are coming up in the next 30 days. To view all upcoming events, use the calendar view.

  • Monday 22 July 12.00 pm
    Academic Profiles are your public facing window to your research. Make them stand out!

  • Monday 22 July 3.00 pm
    Discover some fundamental info about studying and completing assessments: what to expect, available resources and where to get help.

  • Wednesday 24 July 11.00 am
    Learn how to use copyright protected material in your teaching activities, including online development, teaching modules and in the LMS.

  • Wednesday 24 July 11.00 am
    Learn the tips and tricks on how to use Microsoft Word to format your long documents.

  • Wednesday 24 July 5.00 pm
    This session briefly reviews the language and critical skills needed for postgraduate study and introduces resources to help with academic writing. It is intended for postgraduate coursework students returning to study.

  • Thursday 25 July 5.00 pm
    This session will help you understand some of the academic, cultural and local insights, services and supports available to you as a student at La Trobe.

  • Friday 26 July 11.00 am
    New to online learning? Studying in blended or online mode? Come along to this workshop to hear about some tips and tricks for staying motivated and engaged. Discover how many resources are available to help you succeed with online learning.

  • Friday 26 July 1.00 pm
    Get some tips and learn about the services available to you to make studying as a parent just a little easier. You’ll also have a chance to ask questions and meet other parents.

  • Tuesday 30 July 10.00 am
    Learn about the benefits of Open Access publishing and the options available through La Trobe to make your work freely available.

  • Wednesday 31 July 11.00 am
    Learn about copyright law fundamentals and get knowledgeable advice on a range of copyright issues relating to learning and research including in your thesis, assignments, presentations and more.

  • Thursday 1 August 10.00 am
    Get all the information literacy and information management skills you need to complete a successful research degree.

  • Monday 5 August 12.00 pm
    Understand the principles of research data management and your obligations at La Trobe University.

  • Tuesday 6 August 11.00 am
    Demonstrate Research Impact beyond academia through media mentions, policy, and patent citations, and learn how to write impact narratives.

  • Tuesday 6 August 11.00 am
    Discover some fundamental info about studying and completing assessments: what to expect, available resources and where to get help.

  • Tuesday 6 August 2.00 pm
    Learn how to find and utilise the features online textbooks (ebooks) have to improve your online study.

  • Wednesday 7 August 11.00 am
    Learn how to be more efficient and critical in your academic reading.

  • Wednesday 7 August 2.00 pm
    Learn how to practice time management skills to save time and work smarter, not longer! Have questions? Get answers.

  • Thursday 8 August 10.00 am
    Get all the information literacy and information management skills you need to complete a successful research degree.

  • Thursday 8 August 2.00 pm
    Understand what is expected in academic writing at university, including: academic language, tone, structure, paragraphs, using sources and referencing. And know where to get support for these areas.

  • Thursday 8 August 3.00 pm
    In this advanced database searching session, you will learn how to systematically search Medline as well as translate your search across other databases.

  • Thursday 8 August 10.00 am
    Learn how to use EndNote for reference management. Create a library, add and modify references and use EndNote within Microsoft Word. Attendees are advised to have prior knowledge of referencing.

  • Friday 9 August 11.00 am
    Boost your study success by exploring strategies to find the right resources for your assessments and developing your search skills in Library Search.

  • Friday 9 August 2.00 pm
    This workshop covers basic Word skills and how to format a document for essays.

  • Monday 12 August 4.00 pm
    Boost your study success by exploring strategies to find the right resources for your assessments and developing your search skills in Library databases and Google Scholar.

  • Tuesday 13 August 11.00 am
    This workshop explores the basics of Turnitin – what it is, and how it works. We also look at what is meant by plagiarism, and how to avoid it.

  • Tuesday 13 August 2.00 pm
    This workshop will teach you how to incorporate sources into your writing that support your academic arguments and help you avoid plagiarism.

  • Wednesday 14 August 11.00 am
    Learn the fundamentals to using EndNote for reference management.

  • Wednesday 14 August 11.00 am
    This workshop covers the essentials of presenting assessments with a focus on using media for presentations, including PowerPoint slides, Zoom, e-posters and recording a PowerPoint presentation.

  • Thursday 15 August 2.00 pm
    In this advanced database searching session, you will learn how to systematically search Medline as well as translate your search across other databases.

  • Tuesday 20 August 1.00 pm
    Learn to systematically and comprehensively search key research databases.

  • Wednesday 21 August 11.00 am
    Learn how to use copyright protected material in your teaching activities, including online development, teaching modules and in the LMS.