THAT’S A WRAP!
You have all made it through 3 quarters of the year, through Australia’s cold and very stormy winter, and now we’re heading for warmer weather in Spring. Yay!!
General reminder: Please check your emails regularly! ALG sends important email updates throughout the term, and it is crucial to be on top of your emails while studying with us. We do not want you to miss out on any important information even though classes may have finished.
As always, stay safe, stay mindful, and remember to take care of yourself. Your mind and body are your own top priority. We hope you all enjoy the two week break 😊
CLASSBENTO – HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS
Keep busy during your time off and check out these wonderful workshops offered right across Australia! ClassBento offers thousands of artisan workshops and craft kits for you to enjoy either at home or in-person. So if you’re in Melbourne or Sydney and want to participate in a live online workshop OR if you’re in Brisbane or Perth and want to attend an in-person session, just head to their website and find one you like. Click the link below to visit ClassBento.
STUDENT JOB GUIDE
Writing a Resume
Resume writing is a skill that often needs constant tweaking and mastering.
Especially being new to the industry, you can greatly improve your chances of obtaining an interview if you have a strong, professionally produced resume to show your skills and experience!
The following resources will help you generate ideas and inspiration to create and constantly develop your resume:
Indeed Career Advice – The new guide to job search and preparation
Writing your Resume – A comprehensive guide, starting from scratch, to develop your first resume!
10 Steps to a Successful CV – Tips and tricks to help you develop your own personal resume.
Interview and Preparation Tips
For some, the interview stage can be quite a daunting process. Below are some awesome resources along with advice from industry experts and business owners, to ensure you are prepared and ready to impress and wow your future employer!
11 things you should do in the 15 minutes before a job interview – A look into the 11 things experts suggest to help prepare
Job Interview Tips – How to make a great first impression!
10 interview preparation tips you’ve not heard of before – 10 seemingly unconventional, but undoubtedly useful tips to crush your first interview.
How to nail the ‘Tell me about yourself” question in your next interview – Forbes’ guide to balancing the right amount of detail in your personal answers
A Career in Training and Assessment
Considering what might be a prerequisite for a role before even finding the right role will put you one step ahead of other candidates.
A link to further information can be found here.
Training and Assessment
Many of you will be great candidates for Training and Assessment roles once you gain just 5 years of experience in the industry after you graduate. For this, you would need to relevant qualification plus the Certificate.
Right to Work
Consider your working rights (tied to visa type) before applying for roles as this will impact the roles you can apply for and save you time applying for the wrong roles.
Many employers have moved from the traditional skill-based interview to a behavioural approach. More than ever companies are looking for candidates who align with their company culture and values, but above all, have strong behaviours.
This is why we focus on ensuring you get the most hands–on experience possible however entry-level jobs in the industry will also help, ie getting an admin role in a gym whilst studying.
The qualification you gain here at ALG is the key to unlock your dream job in your industry.
STUDENT LOYALTY DISCOUNT
Have you just finished your final term of studies with ALG in Term 3, 2021 or will be finishing in Term 4, 2021? Want to continue your studies in a new course with ALG?
You’re in luck! We have an exciting offer waiting for you!
EXTEND YOUR STUDIES AND SAVE!
If you apply for a new ALG course in Term 4, 2022 OR Term 1, 2022 you will be eligible for a one-time $500 discount on your first term tuition fee. Yes, you read it correctly, $500 off your first term!
We already know your next question, ‘How do I apply?’
We’ve got you covered. Use the ‘Extend Your Studies’ form on our website or click below and use the code STICKAROUND500 in the promo code field.
Midnight on Thursday 30 September 2021 (T4 2021 applicants)
Midnight on Thursday 20 January 2022 (T1 2022 applicants)
Available to any students completing an ALG course in Term 3, 2021 or Term 4, 2021 and wish to apply for another ALG course/package in Term 4 2021 & Term 1 2022.
WHAT'S ON IN BRISBANE
Sunsuper Riverfire has returned this year to finish off the amazing Brisbane Festival. The fireworks will start at 6.45PM and the best way to enjoy this is from the comfort of your home by tuning to Channel 9! Alternatively, if you prefer to watch on-site, there are a few outdoor spaces available – but please observe the COVID-safe rules, including the audience limit.
Check out their website to see more and to check other incredible things that are happening during the Brisbane Festival!
When: 25 September 2021; 4PM-8PM
Where: Various Brisbane Venues
WHAT'S ON IN PERTH
We understand that COVID-19 has impacted everyone in different ways, but we know it has impacted our students, even more, so we’ve put together some helpful sites and numbers that may be able to help you if you’re feeling a bit lost.
Please see our WA Support Page for COVID-19 resources available to you here in Western Australia, alongside phone numbers to call if you ever feel like you need assistance for things outside of school.
As you are all now probably aware at this point, the Western Australian government has opened up vaccination opportunities for people aged 16-39 for Pfizer and AstraZeneca.
If you haven’t done so already, please protect yourself and others around you. Sign up to Roll Up for WA to book an appointment and find out more about getting vaccinated.
It’s finally here!! The biggest community event held in Perth, and so perfect that we’re hosting the GrandFinal for AFL this year!
Kickback on this holiday break and enjoy rollercoasters, fair games, and show bags galore while also taking in educational exhibits on show. Australians and travellers alike are welcome to one of our biggest community events of the year, so if you’re still sitting there thinking about it, you should come on down and enjoy the fun!
When: Sep 25, 2021 – Oct 02, 2021
Where: Claremont Showground, 1 Graylands Road, Claremont, Western Australia, 6010
Cost: $12.75 – $55.50
Ticket prices are 25% off this year and are now on sale!
MELBOURNE COVID UPDATE
As of 11:59pm on 17th September 2021, there has been a change in the restrictions for Metropolitan Melbourne in line with us hitting our 70% first dose vaccination target. There are now six reasons to leave home, with the newest addition to socialise or exercise with one other person outdoors for up to four hours. Those who are fully vaccinated can meet up outdoors with other fully vaccinated adults in groups of five, across two households, for up to four hours. The 5 kilometre limit for shopping for essential goods and services and exercise has also been increased to 10 kilometres. Two people will now be able to train outdoors with a personal trainer, and skate parks and other outdoor communal exercise equipment will reopen.
Escape Rooms have made it into the digital world and you can now enjoy an adventure with your friends from the safety and comfort of your own home! There is a range of different rooms to choose from too! Some involve interacting with actors via video calls, some are text narratives, and others are video game-like. If you are interested in any of these, grab some friends and join in the fun!
SYDNEY COVID UPDATE
Some COVID-19 restrictions in NSW are easing for fully vaccinated people — here’s what you need to know
As Sydney starts easing its COVID-19 restrictions for people who have been fully vaccinated from the 13th of September. The new updates were created thinking about a balance between public health needs and people’s mental wellbeing. It’s important to know that what you can or cannot do will depend on where you live.
Need to find a vaccination centre or need proof you have already got vaccinated?
Click here for the latest updates on the vaccination process here in Sydney.
COVID-19 Near Me is a map visualisation and checklist app making it easier to keep track of coronavirus exposure sites across NSW and Australia.
Study NSW has prepared resources to assist international students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Study NSW and the Australian international education sector are working to support the health, wellbeing, and academic success of international students.
STARTING A NEW COURSE IN TERM 4 2021?
If you have any outstanding assessments from your current course and are due to start a new course in Term 4 2021, please refer to the email sent titled:
Your Pending Subjects – Pre-Requisite For Your Next Course
Please be sure to contact your relevant campus for further information regarding your next steps.
If you need any kind of support during your studies with us, please send an email to your respective campus experience teams, and we will be happy to help and point you in the right direction.
YOU SPOKE, WE LISTENED
Thank you to all of our students who provided their feedback in our last student survey. Your feedback is extremely important to us and each term we do what we can to continuously improve our courses, campuses and resources.
This page is aimed to share our improvements and provide updates on our ‘You Spoke, We Listened’ campaign.
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📍SYD, MEL, BNE & PER
Adolfo is one of our Diploma of Mental Health students and has come to Australia from Colombia to study.
He was a psychologist in his home country and has decided to bring his experience to Australia and study Mental Health along with Clinical Psychology in the future in hopes to eventually work as a Psychologist here.
Check out Adolfo’s positive feedback about the Mental Health course and his time at ALG.
ASH - ALG SUPPORT HUB
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Search ASH for what you need, when you need it. Dedicated support at your fingertips.
ASH is the start of a personalised, centralised and easily accessible support hub allowing you to find the answers to your questions on any device! This support hub gives you 24/7 access to an ever-growing knowledge base of FAQs and solutions. You can find answers to commonly asked questions and get in contact with your amazing teams for support! Just click below!
Acknowledgement of Country
Australian Learning Group acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the traditional custodians of the land in which we meet.
We pay our respects to the Elders of the past, present and future.