Beware Rental Scams

Scamwatch has received 560 reports of rental scams so far this year, an increase of 56 per cent, with many using tactics related to the COVID-19 pandemic. These scams target people seeking new rental accommodation by offering fake rental properties to convince people into handing over money or personal information. Check out the article for information below: https://www.scamwatch.gov.au/news-alerts/rental-scams-targeting-more-australians-during-pandemic If you need help, please visit the Scamwatch website to find out how to avoid falling for the scam and steps to take in case you are a victim of one of these scams.

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Workshops

Recent events have forced businesses to move to online platforms to continue serving their customers’ needs. As we move to digital innovation, more and more job opportunities which requires knowledge in technological advancement opened. As an example – knowledge in web development, SEO, and digital marketing. If you want to take this time to leverage your skillset, General Assembly prepared a number of online workshops in coding, marketing and design. General Assembly is a pioneer in education and career transformation, specializing in today’s most in-demand skills. The leading source for training, staffing, and career transitions, we foster a flourishing community…

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Tips for Job Hunters

There is so much involved in finding a job. As if the stress of graduating isn’t enough, adding job search to the mix gets tough, we understand. So, here’s a list of resources to help you find your job whether you are just starting out or have lost your job because of COVID-19. 9-Step Survival Guide if you have LOST your JOB during COVID-19 Job Search during COVID-19 Job search is not just about your skills and expertise, your mindset matters too. Alternatively, if you are employed and are figuring out how to navigate the workplace, especially in post-COVID-19, we…

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Emergencies/After Hours Help Outside of University

Please contact the following for emergencies: Life Threatening or Emergency Situations24 hours, 7 days a weekPh: 000 Lifeline – Telephone counselling24 hours, 7 days a weekPh: 13 11 14 DirectLine – Alcohol and drug telephone counselling24 hours, 7 days a week.Ph: 1800 888 236 Online counselling:www.counsellingonline.org.au GriefLine – Bereavement support and referral6 a.m. noon to 3 a.m., 7 days a weekPh: 1300 845 745Online counselling: www.griefline.org.au Mensline – Counselling, information and referral for men24 hours, 7 days a weekPh: 1300 789 978 Suicide Prevention Hotline24 hours, 7 days a weekPh: 1300 651 251 Nurse on Call – guidance on health…

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Online Self-Help

Sometimes, we prefer to work on our personal wellbeing alone by reading articles or accessing technological applications. Below are some resources that may be useful. Websites Google Apps IOS Apps

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