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Nishan Bandaranayake Text line Transitioning to tertiary study


Transitioning to tertiary study

Swinburne

Types Text lineof transition - Academic - Social

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Transitioning to tertiary study

Swinburne

Types Text lineof transition - Social transition refers to engagement with people and places - Academic transition involves adjusting to new teaching and learning styles, culture of university, balance between freedom and responsibility - Social transition often underpins academic transition

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Transitioning to tertiary study

Swinburne

Academic Text line transition - 12 weeks is all you have - Learn to manage your time - Take responsibility for your learning - Learn the jargon

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Transitioning to tertiary study

Swinburne

Academic Text line transition - How do you address your lecturer and tutor? - Computer literacy is important - Know when you have assessment - What if you don’t enjoy your course?

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Transitioning to tertiary study

Swinburne

Social Text linetransition - You may get homesick - You may not know anyone - Small fish in a big pond - Create a balanced life

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Transitioning to tertiary study

Swinburne

Social Text linetransition - Attend Orientation week - Get to know your way around campus - Know where to go for help - Join in clubs and societies

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Transitioning to tertiary study

Swinburne

Recognising signs of distress Text line - Lack of formed friendships - Excessive socialising - Not attending classes regularly - Not completing assessments on time - Avoiding/refusing to seek help - Not re-enrolling - Working too much - 10 hours per week is recommended - Low self esteem about your ability

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Transitioning to tertiary study

Swinburne

Howline can you prepare? Text - Uni or TAFE, or both? - Attend Open Days, campus visits, seminars - Pre-requisites and ATAR - Course guide, VTAC Guide - Careers Advisers

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Transitioning to tertiary study

Swinburne

Learning Text line environments - University - Lectures - Tutorials/Labs - Costs - TAFE - Classes/Workshops - On-the-job training

“I was provided with extensive support and assistance from all the staff – especially my teachers” 10


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Transitioning to tertiary study Swinburne’s Professional Learning Model Text line - Industry-engaged learning - Industry-based learning - Learn what can’t be taught in the classroom - Careers in curriculum - Capstone team projects in final year

“The Hawthorn Project Hub is a creative space dedicated to students undertaking their major capstone projects.” 11


Transitioning to tertiary study

Swinburne

Vocational Learning Framework (TAFE) Text line – Employable skills – Vocational learning – Pathways

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Transitioning to tertiary study

Swinburne

Personal Text line best learning pathways

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Transitioning to tertiary study

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Transitioning to tertiary study

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Tipsline for parents Text - Expect the unexpected - You won’t have access to their information anymore! - Good VCE results don’t always translate to good uni results - Uni/TAFE has changed! - Trust their decision-making - Be empathetic - Celebrate their successes

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Transitioning to tertiary study

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Timeline to get social ‌ Text

www.swinburne.edu.au/facebook

www.swinburne.edu.au/twitter

www.swinburne.edu.au/youtube

www.swinburne.edu.au/foursquare

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Transitioning to tertiary study

Swinburne

Keyline events in 2011 Text - Open Day, Hawthorn Prahran and Lilydale campuses Sunday 21 August - Parents Information Evening Wednesday 7 September - Walk ‘n’ Talk - Hawthorn campus, Wednesday 28 September - Change of Preference period, Friday 16 – Wednesday 21 December

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