Student Engagement and Transition Support (SEATS) Program

The Student Engagement and Transition Support (SEATS) Program is a series of workshops designed to guide students to thrive in their studies. Come along to one of these sessions and let us guide you through your Deakin journey.

Online Sessions


Trimester 3 2020 Sessions
Week 1
Week 2

Time Management and Achieving Goals

Practical tips for students to thrive in their Deakin studies. Learn the predictors of success, set clear goals, and practice time management skills to promote self-efficacy. Increase your feeling of connection and belonging with the Deakin community.

Date and Time: Wednesday, 18 November 2020 (2:00pm - 4:00pm AEDT)

Location: Online via Zoom

Register here to get the session link

Week 3
Week 4

Learning and Motivation

Develop skills to improve your learning capacity. Follow active learning techniques to increase your ability to retain and use information. Understand the self-determination theory and stay motivated throughout your student journey.

Date and Time: Wednesday, 02 December 2020 (2:00pm - 4:00pm AEDT)

Location: Online via Zoom

Register here to get the session link

Week 5
Week 6

Resilience and Wellbeing

Foster a growth mindset and resilience to deal with the overwhelming challenges of studying at university. Understand how using your strengths can help you achieve your goals. Learn about the PERMA model to manage your wellbeing.

Date and Time: Wednesday, 16 December 2020 (2:00pm - 4:00pm AEDT)

Location: Online via Zoom

Register here to get the session link

BreakIntra-trimester break (23 December 2020 - 03 January 2021)
Week 7
Week 8

Building Confidence and Communication Skills

Learn to speak with confidence and improve your communication skills. Build on your interpersonal skills and make meaningful connections.

Date and Time: Wednesday, 13 January 2021 (2:00pm - 4:00pm AEDT)

Location: Online via Zoom

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Week 9
Week 10

Managing Stress and Anxiety    

Beat end of trimester worries by understanding external and internal factors that cause stress and anxiety. Learn coping strategies to ease you through completing assessments and meeting course requirements.

Date and Time: Wednesday, 27 January 2021 (2:00pm - 4:00pm AEDT)

Location: Online via Zoom

Register here to get the session link

We aim to foster a productive learning environment for students, encourage engagement, and provide transition support. The objectives of SEATS are:

  • To foster and build a sense of belonging to make students feel welcome in the Deakin community
  • To support students in establishing their own learning strategies for academic success
  • To build motivation and deepen desire for learning
  • To develop self-awareness and encourage access to support services when needed
  • To promote student engagement in university activities and events
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