Upskill with Strive Skills Forums

Take charge of your professional development and join the Careers and Skills Hub for the Strive Skills Forum series held between September and November this year! This is a SSAF funded initiative.

About the Strive Skills Forums series

This three-part series will help prepare you to be an effective leader now and in the future. You will also develop skills that will help you navigate change – both at home and in the workforce. The three forums are free for all students and feature inspiring speakers.

Presented by zoom, this three-part series will cover:

The Future of Work: What will work look like in the future?

  • Date: Wednesday 22 September 2021
  • Time: 5–6.15pm

Growth Mindset and Resilience: Develop growth mindset strategies and resilience

  • Date: Wednesday 20 October 2021
  • Time: 5–6.30pm

Design Thinking: how to innovate and bring your ideas to life

  • Date: Tuesday 23 November 2021
  • Time: 12–1.30pm

How to register

  1. Head to your Student Portal workshops and events page
  2. Select “Get career ready” under “About”
  3. Register for the forum!

What’s in it for you?

The 2021 Strive Skills Forums are designed to enhance your employability skills across all industries including resilience, emotional intelligence, leadership skills and more.

Who is speaking?

Sophie Renton, McCrindle

Sophie Renton is a social researcher, trends analyst and Team Leader of Research at the internationally recognised McCrindle. As an experienced researcher, Sophie understands how evidence-based insights can help people to thrive amid change.

Josh Farr, Campus Consultancy

Josh Farr, who is the founder and owner of Campus Consultancy, understands the importance of self-reflection and is passionate about helping student leaders develop the skills needed for success. Originally from Orange NSW and formally an engineer with experience in graduate recruitment, Josh founded Campus Consultancy in 2017 to empower young leaders and future leaders with leadership and emotional intelligence as well as entrepreneurial skills and mindsets.