Let’s get underway!
It is already the start of Term 2, 2021!! Make note of all your due dates as early as you can, so that you can organise your study time and plan ahead for the rest of the term.
As always, time to put together your weekly routine, including sleep schedules, study time and of course much needed down time. The earlier you get into the groove of studying and staying healthy throughout the week, the easier it will be to maintain it throughout the term! Once you’ve got your routine sorted, it will help your brain to maintain all the information you will be soaking up throughout the term which means less cramming at the end when it comes to exam time!
Winter is so close now! It is already getting darker in the mornings and we have a higher chance of rainy weather this term. Make sure to allow to the little extra time it will take to travel to campus. Set your alarms, get enough sleep and plan ahead!
Now that it’s getting colder, please keep yourself as healthy as possible, take your multivitamins to keep your immunity up this cold and flu season, and for our fitness students please ensure to warm up correctly before your practical classes!
IMPORTANT: UPDATED ATTENDANCE PROCEDURE!
Please note that starting this Term, students are responsible for their own attendance and signing into each class. There are QR Codes on the outside of each classroom door so please scan this code and enter in your details prior to the commencement of each session. Where your class is allocated to an external venue such as the Gym or Yoga Studio, the Trainer will mark your attendance manually themselves.
EVENTS IN BRISBANE
Gasworks Markets Newstead
At the Gasworks Markets you can stroll through the Gasometer lined with stalls, alongside some of Brisbane’s best eats! Shop homewares, fashion, eco products, children’s products, plants, ceramics, art, photography and more.
When: 2nd Friday of each month (or second Saturday in Winter)
Where: Gasworks Plaza, 76 Skyring Terrace, Newstead
Join them for their first Mother’s Day Market where you will find an array of Artisan Vendors in the cute “Old Church” ground Setting. With Live Music, Food Trucks, plenty of Soul Nook Vibes and the town Show on the same day, it’s bound to be a Great Day Out!
When: 8 May 2021
Where: 89-93 Queen St, Marburg, Ipswich Area, Queensland 4346
PERTH CAMPUS UPDATE
COVID Updates and Future Events
Hope your are all keeping safe and well.
For the next few weeks, we unfortunately do not have too much going on public event-wise as we are currently transitioning out of lockdown.
Perth and Peel are no longer in strict lockdown conditions, however certain restrictions will remain in place until 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, May 8th. People from unaffected regions who have been in Perth or Peel since April 17th should wear a mask in public.
Please get tested if you develop any cold or flu related symptoms.
When coming to campus, please ensure that you sign in with the SafeWA app before heading to class and please keep your mask on at all times.
However, in hopes we all do our part, the WA Day Festival will be going ahead as planned on June 6th and 7th in Burswood Park!
With free entry, there’ll be live performances, pop-up stalls, food trucks, and so much more. So if we’re all well and safe, come on down and celebrate our wonderful state and enjoy yourself!
EVENTS IN MELBOURNE
Enjoy the winter wonderland at The Winter Village. There will be food trucks, pop-up bars, ice skating ring and private igloos with Melbourne’s city as the background.
When: 13 May – 29 August 2021
Where: Federation Square Rooftop Car Park
Jurassic World, but in Legos! Do not miss this Lego adventure where over 50 large scale dinosaurs, props, and activities made from over 6 million Lego! Tickets are $25 per person, but there is a special concession price so please do not forget to bring you Student ID with you! Tickets can be booked here:
When: 1 April – 31 May 2021
Where: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
EVENTS IN SYDNEY
HAMILTON is the story of America then, told by America now. A record-breaking masterpiece that has “transformed theatre and the way we think about history.”– The New York Times.
Featuring a score that blends hip-hop, jazz, R&B and Broadway, HAMILTON has taken the story of American founding father Alexander Hamilton and created a revolutionary moment in theatre – a musical that has had a profound impact on culture, politics and education.
Where: Sydney Lyric Theatre
From the producers of Aladdin and The Lion King, Disney’s new hit musical Frozen has arrived in Australia. Based on the Oscar-winning movie, Frozen is currently playing at the Capitol Theatre in Sydney with an all-star Australian cast, grand sets, gorgeous costumes and sensational special effects.
When: showing now until 23 May 2021
Where: Sydney Capitol Theatre
TERM 2 ENGAGEMENT EVENTS
Every term ALG hosts student engagement activities during the term that all students are invited to attend. Our goal for these events is to get everyone chatting and mingling.
There are other students on campus who you have maybe only passed in the hallways or outside of campus, but never had a chance to talk to. We want to bring everyone together and let everyone have a chance to meet everyone else because you might make lifelong friends.
Be on the lookout for any upcoming events in the term you may want to participate in! More details to come!
50km May Virtual Event 🏃
The May50K event has commenced! This event, hosted by Kiss Goodbye to MS (Multiple Sclerosis), is a virtual fitness and fundraising challenge raising money for MS Research.
We have created a team for our ALG community to join in hope that together we can raise funds to accelerate research into multiple sclerosis.
The aim of this is to complete 50km (walking, running, dancing however you wish!) within the month of May.
It is super easy to join, just follow the steps below:
- Head to our ‘Team ALG’ Page and click ‘Join Us’
- Create an account
- Select your goals for this campaign and begin!
Be sure to share with your friends and family! Our goal is to raise $1500 from the ALG community to contribute to MS Research. If you have any questions about this event please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Week 4 Graduation
ALG is happy to announce, we are finally re-introducing our graduation ceremonies for students graduating each term. Our Term 1 2021 Graduation will be held in the coming weeks so if you completed a qualification in T1 2021 keep an eye out for an email from us!
Firstly, welcome to ALG! We hope your first weeks here have been fun and interesting!
Please ensure that you have your USI entered on the student portal, as we require this in order to be able to issue any qualifications during your time with Australian Learning Group. If you don’t yet have a USI number or not sure if you have one, please click here to get started!
In the orientation course on Canvas, ensure to upload a photo (jpeg format) for your student ID so that your Student Experience team will be able to print your ID’s and have them ready for you.
Please contact your Student Experience Team if there is ever anything you are unsure about and we’ll be happy to help wherever we can.
Early Childhood, Individual Support and Massage courses will be holding First Aid this term. Please refer to the official communication regarding the schedule for your theory and practical classes at your campus.
Remember to complete the online quiz on Canvas BEFORE attending the practical exam!
TERM 2 2021 ORIENTATION DAY
Have a look at this amazing bunch! So many different nationalities! Welcome to term 2 2021. Remember to come see your friendly Student Experience team if you need anything or feel like a chat! We hope you all have an amazing journey at ALG!
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“Atsushi is currently studying massage with ALG and has completed our Certificate III (SIS30315) and Certificate IV in Fitness (SIS40215). After completing his Fitness qualifications with ALG, Atsushi was hired by Fitness First as a Personal Trainer and has been part of the team for over 6 months. He has also started his own business, The Athletic Authority, providing remote coaching for clients all over the world.
Atsushi has been an athlete for most of his life, playing American football during high school, at college and now in Australia. As an athlete, sports injuires are not foreign, so he has chosen to study remedial massage to assist with these sports related injuries.”
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