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Welcome to Semester 2!

 
We wish all students the best of luck with the second half of the year.
 
We have lots of useful information to help you survive and thrive throughout your degree. Our Get Help pages cover everything from health and medical, to tenancy advice, to intellectual property information.
 
Find out what rights you have as a coursework student with our coursework assessment rights information.
 
Make sure you know what to do when things go wrong.

Find out about disability rights and support available to you.
 
We're always here to help - and can support you with almost any problem that you might have. Our staff are still working hard to support students during lockdown by email, phone and Zoom, so don't be afraid to contact us for help.
 
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Migration webinar for coursework students –
tomorrow!!


Thursday 5 August 2021
2 – 4pm (Sydney time)

Zoom


Looking for information about your student visa, or visa options after study?
 
Join SUPRA Legal Service to find out about student visas and the different visa options available after your studies. Questions about any area of migration law will be taken by chat and answered after the presentation.

Register for this event.
 
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Have you been accused of academic dishonesty?


You have the right to respond to an allegation in person, in an online meeting (Zoom), or in writing.

Coursework students: find out how to respond to allegations of academic dishonesty. We've also answered your frequently asked questions.

HDR students: we have specialised information about plagiarism, academic dishonesty and research misconduct for HDR students.
 
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Automatic captions and transcripts on Zoom

 
The University has recently moved all Uni Zoom accounts onto the Zoom cloud, which means many more features are available.

Importantly, anyone with a Univesrsity Zoom account will now be able to turn on automatic live captions during calls, and generate automatic transcripts of meetings or webinars.

Using live captions and transcripts are important ways to make meetings and webinars accessible. Find out more about how to make your meetings accessible.
 
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Have you received a Show Good Cause notice?


Always check your University UniKey email account for important notifications.

If you have received a notice to Show Good Cause, you must submit a response by the due date. Begin by reading the information on our website.

Coursework students: we have useful Show Good Cause information, answers to frequently asked questions and have template Show Good Cause letters to help you draft your response.

HDR students: read about Show Good Cause and exlusion for HDR students.

Fun Fact

You’ve probably heard the myth that daddy-long-legs spiders' (Pholcus Phalangioides) venom is the most toxic to humans, but that their fangs are too small to pierce human skin. Neither of these things are true. MythBusters has shown that they can pierce human skin and that their venom is quite mild. The Australian Museum suggests that the myth is likely based on their ability to kill redback spiders.

Other things to know about

 

Are you confused about how to get vaccinated?
NSW Health has a lot of information about who's eligible for different types of COVID vaccine, and how to access them.

Keep informed about changes to renting during COVID
The Tenants' Union regularly updates their Renters' Guide to COVID-19 to keep you up-to-date with any changes.
 
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Our office is currently closed due to the COVID-19 public health guidelines

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