CHECK OUT OUR REFRESHED LOOK!
Keeping you at the centre of a new us!
For the past year, the team here at Australian Learning Group has been making an effort to put our students’ experience at the forefront of all that we do. In that time we’ve implemented initiatives such as; our “You Spoke, We Listened” campaign each term, a new and improved online Student Area with various support options, more student engagement events, and a ticketing system to manage and respond to your emails.
There is still plenty of work to be done, but we’d like to share that we’re taking the next step on the journey towards nurturing and empowering you on your path to a more meaningful career, by sharing the launch of our new look with you.
For more information on this refreshed looked check out our student hub! Click the link below.
BEYOND BLUE COVID SUPPORT
Beyond Blue has created a webpage for anyone struggling with mental wellbeing during this pandemic.
This website will be regularly updated with information, advice and strategies to help you manage your wellbeing and mental health during this difficult time. And you can stay up-to-date by joining their email community.
Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.
Click below to visit the website. Don’t be afraid to reach out and seek help.
STUDENT VOICE FACEBOOK GROUP
JOIN OUR FACEBOOK GROUP!
This Facebook group is an open and safe ‘private group’ where you can ask each other questions, share ideas, exchange study tips, or simply encourage each other to successfully complete your respective courses. This group is a great way to share community news and events across all campus locations.
To join our group, click the link below and click join! You will need to answer some membership questions prior to being accepted into this group. This is to ensure our members are all ALG students.
EVENTS IN BRISBANE
The MindBodySpirit Festival is Australia’s largest health, wellbeing and natural therapies event. Learn from over 200 exhibitors, attend free inspirational seminars, book yourself a psychic reading, watch the free stage performances and taste some delicious health foods!
See, try and buy unique products and gifts including jewellery, cosmetics, music, books, giftware, clothing, crystals, educational courses, body treatments and more!
When: 30 July– 1 August 2021
Where: BCEC, Glenelg St
EVENTS IN PERTH
It has been a very wet and windy start to Term 3 in Perth and by the looks of it, we are in for more and more rain! In that case, please plan your commute to campus ahead of time, because we all know how backed up our roads can be when it starts to rain!
With not much to do except try to stay warm and dry, it’s time to get ready for some future events when it’s a little less stormy outside!
Our biggest community event of the year is only a few weeks away!!
The Perth Royal Show remains an icon of Western Australian life. It is known for its unique mix of a traditional agricultural fair, entertainment, fairground attractions, great Western Australian food and beverages, and educational exhibits.
The Show continues to honour its traditional values of connecting city and country!
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 will be on sale from August 1st.
MELBOURNE COVID UPDATE
Following the recent COVID-19 outbreak across greater Melbourne, we have been placed into a snap lockdown, which has been extended until 11:59pm on Tuesday 27th July 2021. There are only 5 reasons you can leave home, and there is also a 5km travel limit in place. Masks are mandatory both indoors and outdoors, except for in your own home.
Please check the DHHS website to see the detailed and most updated information, and ensure you are checking the exposure sites as there are currently over 300 listed.
SYDNEY COVID UPDATE
Given the ongoing number of infectious cases in the community, the current lockdown will be extended for at least another two weeks until 11:59pm on Friday 30 July.
You must stay home. Only leave your home if you have a reasonable excuse. If you must leave home, stay within your local area. Do not travel outside your local areas if you can avoid it.
A message from Study NSW
This is a challenging time for everyone. We know that some international students are struggling to meet their living expenses. Given the global impact of COVID-19 many families and funding sources from students’ home countries have also been impacted.
Study NSW and the Australian international education sector are working hard to support the health, wellbeing, and academic success of international students. A key priority is to ensure that international students have information about the support services that are available to them in Australia – locally and nationally.
Welcome to Term 3, 2021! We hope you enjoyed the winter break and hope you are all managing to stay warm!
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 the Australian Learning Group.
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.
It is time to really get into the habit of reading through your prescribed readings and watching the recommended videos on your canvas schedule each week.
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.
Once you form that routine early, studying throughout the term will be easy, and you will find that you will start to process the information better once you get used to the same study routine each week. Please also remember to take care of yourselves physically, some light exercise, eating well, staying hydrated and taking vitamins will ensure you stay healthy, physically and mentally. This applies to all our students, whether you are on-campus or online.
Always remember; a healthy body means a healthy mind!
IF YOU ARE NOT YET SATISFACTORY FOR TERM 2, 2021:
If you have not received it already, please await the ‘Warning Letter’ which will outline submission instructions to follow and the due date for the final resubmission attempt for the term.
This will incur a resubmission fee, please await official communication in regard to payment information and specific resubmission instructions.
If you have any further questions at this time, please contact your friendly student experience team via phone or email and we will be happy to assist you!
STUDYING FROM HOME?
To our students who are studying online due to lockdown restrictions, see below some tips and reminders to consider when studying from home.
- Establish a routine
- Have a dedicated study area
- Take notes for online classes
- Keep a routine for physical activity
- Don’t forget your social time
- Create a study plan and share it with others
- Eat well, sleep well
- Avoid multitasking
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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.