Previous webinars for Parents, Students and Teachers available below.
Making the decision to go to uni as a mature student can take a lot of consideration as you navigate the balance between work, home life, and study. Hear inspiring real stories from JCU alumni about their experiences as mature students and find out insider tips and tricks on how they adapted to challenges and went on to achieve study success.
If you are a mature student looking to upskill, re-skill or simply learn something new, you will hear from people who have developed advanced skills to build rewarding careers.
PowerPoint may have been cool in 1997, but an entirely new educational approach is needed for a generation that has never known life without a smartphone. The technology gap between Gen X and those who belong to the Millennial and Gen Z generations is the equivalent to computers that were once the size of a car are now able to fit in your hand and follow your every waking moment.
Join Dr Anthony Marinac on a journey through the generations as he discusses how those of us who once played Pac-Man and Space Invaders can connect with and teach students who live their lives online.
Hear from experienced pharmacists and current students during this webinar. Learn more about career and graduate outcomes, course information, entry requirements, studying at JCU, the application process, and much more.
How will COVID-19 impact the education and employment trajectories of young people? Historically, economic downturns have had lifelong consequences for happiness, life satisfaction and lifetime earnings.
Dr Jenny Chesters from the Melbourne Graduate Research School of Education joins Distinguished Professor Stewart Lockie, Director of the JCU Cairns Institute, for this special webinar to celebrate Social Sciences week (7-13 September).
Jenny draws on extensive data to understand the experiences of previous generations, explains how Australia can avoid the worst-case scenario and explores how young people can build a brighter future.
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How can we best prepare ourselves to adapt and be resilient though these uncertain times?
Having to adapt to large-scale and rapid changes in our teaching, learning and working environments can take a toll on both our mental and physical health. Maintaining a positive mindset and high-performance productivity will become critical as we move forward.
Join JCU experts Dr Jane Harte and Dr Anna Kokavec for a range of tips, tools and strategies on how to achieve resilience and wellbeing in your work, study, and everyday lives.
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Join the JCU team for a webinar on the application-based programs (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Bachelor of Veterinary Science).
This webinar will provide information to help you confidently complete your application with JCU, and provide insight into other course options you could select for your preferences.
Commonly known as the ‘queen of common sense’, Maggie Dent has become one of Australia's favourite parenting authors and educators, with a particular interest in the early years, adolescence and resilience, and six major books to her name including her bestselling 2018 release Mothering Our Boys. Maggie is host of the ABC podcast, Parental As Anything.
In this webinar, Maggie explores stress and ways for adolescents to understand and help each other to navigate big ugly feelings, ‘ANT’ attacks (automatic negative thoughts), failure and disappointment. She also explores great ways to help calm and relax the adolescents you work or live with to study better, think better and take the high road rather than the low road on the journey to being an adult.
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Confused about how QTAC works? What happens if you don't get the ATAR you need? Have your questions answered.
QTAC will provide information on:
This session is designed and delivered by QTAC and will be supported by the JCU Student Transitions and Careers team.
Being pregnant and having a baby is a magical time. However, mums and their loved ones may be feeling concerned during this unprecedented time.
The outbreak of COVID-19 has affected the landscape of all healthcare disciplines, including maternal and child health, creating challenges for the care of pregnant and birthing women and their families. JCU Nursing lecturer Chris Raines explores some of the issues and will provide a snap shot of what midwives throughout Australia, both in hospitals and private practices, are doing to address these concerns.
Join us for the JCU Careers in Health Webinar presented by Professor Richard Murray.
Be inspired by the wide range of career options available in the human and animal healthcare industries, and have all your questions answered.
Professor Richard Murray - Dean, College of Medicine & Dentistry, James Cook University.
The recent global transition to online learning ensures that education can continue during a crisis. But there is a digital divide among our students, and it presents challenges in their online learning. JCU’s Kerry Russo is ready to talk about how this divide contributes to social inequity and how we can close that gap in her presentation, “The Digital Divide and COVID-19”.
Dr Kerry Russo - Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching
College of Business, Law & Governance.
Is it safe for children to go back to school? Are children carriers of COVID-19? What’s an underlying health condition? Can they hug me or their grandparents? Returning to school is a big step and you may have a lot of questions you would like to speak to someone about.
Join us for a 60-minute conversation with two leading paediatricians, and find out about the latest research on the health impact of COVID-19 on children.
Practical strategies on how to keep children safe from COVID-19 at school, at home and in the community is shared, including how to best manage interactions with grandparents.
Do you want to know how to keep your home a Coronavirus-free zone? Join our expert panel as they bust COVID-19 myths and reveal how you can keep your family free of infection in isolation.
Discussion includes tips for effective cleaning, how to ramp up your children’s hand and respiratory hygiene, caring for a sick person in your home and how to protect yourself when you are out and about.
Andrea Grimes, JCU Research Officer, College of Healthcare Sciences World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre
Vanessa Sparke, JCU Nursing and Midwifery Lecturer, Course Coordinator Graduate Certificate Infection Control College of Healthcare Sciences.