The Swinburne Student Union is bring you a range of fun and informative events during O-Week. Check out our Facebook Event Page for more information on each event and to register your attendance.
Just because we aren’t on campus this year, doesn’t mean COVID will stop our annual Pride Walk (#stuffyouCOVID #youwontstiflemypermissiontoshine). This year don your most fabulous outfit, bedazzle your masks and strut your stuff within your 5km limit and take part in our Virtual Pride Walk.
Post a photo of your outfit or mask while on your walk to Insta, with the hashtags #SwinburnePride #PrideComp, for your chance to win a $30 gift card #yassqueen. Gifts cards will be awarded to the best outfit and the best masks, so double your chances by entering twice!!
Your submissions will be judged on three Themes:
Creativeness – how fancy and crazy
Relation to pride – how many colours can you fit on one mask
Connection to queer history – pay homage to the queer elders that paved the way
So get creative and get ready to SLAY
-Only open to current students of Swinburne University
-Competition Period- 16.09.2020-02.10.2020 11:59pm
-Submission: Photo Instagram – tag us on: #SwinburnePride #PrideComp
-Entries will be judged by the Pride Planning Committee based on the above mentioned themes
-Winners will be announced the week following close of submissions (5th-9th Oct)
-Prize for Best outfit: Gift voucher $30
-Prize for Best mask: Gift voucher $30
Secrets to Success on Depop
Thank you to the Depop team who put together this video just for our Swinburne Digital O-Week! We know some of you weren’t able to attend our live viewing session, so we’re making it available here. Watch the video below and don’t forget to check out the app![/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” full_screen_row_position=”middle” column_margin=”default” column_direction=”default” column_direction_tablet=”default” column_direction_phone=”default” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” row_border_radius=”none” row_border_radius_applies=”bg” overlay_strength=”0.3″ gradient_direction=”left_to_right” shape_divider_position=”bottom” bg_image_animation=”none”][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_tablet=”inherit” column_padding_phone=”inherit” column_padding_position=”all” centered_text=”true” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ column_shadow=”none” column_border_radius=”none” column_link_target=”_self” gradient_direction=”left_to_right” overlay_strength=”0.3″ width=”1/1″ tablet_width_inherit=”default” tablet_text_alignment=”default” phone_text_alignment=”default” column_border_width=”none” column_border_style=”solid” bg_image_animation=”none”][nectar_btn size=”medium” open_new_tab=”true” button_style=”regular” button_color_2=”Extra-Color-1″ icon_family=”none” text=”View Depop on the App Store” url=”https://apps.apple.com/au/app/depop-fashion-marketplace/id518684914″][divider line_type=”No Line”][nectar_btn size=”medium” open_new_tab=”true” button_style=”regular” button_color_2=”Accent-Color” icon_family=”none” text=”View Depop on Google Play” url=”https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.depop&hl=en_AU”][/vc_column][/vc_row]
SSU O-Week Keeping Things In Balance with EACH
If you tuned in for our O-Week session with EACH please see below for the support services mentioned.
EACH: Support services include NDIS, Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Counselling
Swinburne Learning & Academic Skills Centre: Advice on assignments, report writing, oral presentation help and much more.
Swinburne Financial Support & Advice: Financial advice, tax return help, Centrelink assistance and more.
Swinburne Support for International Students: Accommodation support, employment support and emergency support.
Responsible Gambling Victoria: Information & gambler’s support.
Headspace: A meditation app
Calm: A meditation app
SSU O-Week LinkedIn Tips & Tricks with Sue Ellson
We have the workshop recording and session notes for anyone who missed the live workshop, or who came along but would like a refresher. Thanks again to Sue for your amazing work!
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SSU O-Week Mindfulness Colouring Competition
If you are a fan of mindfulness colouring, or simply want to tap in to your creative side, download one of our free colouring sheet templates for your chance to win! Send us a picture of your finished masterpiece: DM us on Facebook, email us (firstname.lastname@example.org) or tag us, and a Typo gift voucher could be headed your way…
All entries will be proudly displayed on our Facebook Page, with two prizes up for grabs. Crowd Pleaser (voted on by you), and SSU Stand Out (the one that the SSU feels deserves pride of place on the Hammer & Swine fridge)!
Entry Restrictions: Entry is only available to current students of Swinburne University (as at 23.07.2020)
Submission Period: 26.07.2020 – 05.08.2020
Judging Period: 06.08.2020 – 10.08.2020
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Swinburne Meme Wars
We need your meme expertise! Create and submit a Swinburne related meme which will battle against other submissions in a Facebook meme wars showdown. The winner will be awarded a top prize of $100 VISA Giftcard.
You can use any meme you like as a base, but the final result must be Swinburne related.
Click here to submit your meme and look below for an example of a Swinburne meme.