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The Clubhouse

Underneath Bar on the Hill
Callaghan Campus, NSW 2308 Australia

June 2019

Weekly Yoga Session w/ Alex Yousefi

June 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Clubhouse, Underneath Bar on the Hill
Callaghan Campus, NSW 2308 Australia

Yoga is an ancient practice with well-established physical and mental health benefits. It improves posture, joint mobility and muscle tone, it alleviates stress and fatigue, it improves focus and mental clarity, and it aids in sleep. It is also overwhelmingly our most requested activity, and we want to ensure it is something you all have access to as a method of self-care. We're very fortunate to have partnered with Ali Yousefi (Alex), a PhD student and experienced yoga instructor, to…

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Workshop: Time Management & Momentum – Maintaining Motivation

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Clubhouse, Underneath Bar on the Hill
Callaghan Campus, NSW 2308 Australia

We all know good time management is essential to success at university. Many postgraduate students have asked for assistance and ideas on how to increase productivity, reduce unhelpful study stress and balance other non-university related responsibilities. In this workshop, delivered by psychologists from the University’s Counselling Service, you will: Revise time management basics and make changes to get organised and balanced Learn practical strategies to procrastinate less and hold momentum Learn to deal with stress in an effective way Discover that motivation is not…

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Craft Session: Pet Rocks!

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Clubhouse, Underneath Bar on the Hill
Callaghan Campus, NSW 2308 Australia

Student life can be stressful, and lonely. For many, the solution is a pet; numerous studies have shown the therapeutic benefits of pet ownership, both mental and physical, and the ways in which their love, companionship and support can enrich our lives. But pets are expensive. And when you're busy in the office all day, they're high maintenance. They poop. They need food and water. Sometimes you have to put a bell on them, so they don't kill other pets.…

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‘Shut Up and Write’ Boot Camp

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Clubhouse, Underneath Bar on the Hill
Callaghan Campus, NSW 2308 Australia

Stuck on writing your thesis? Lit review, paper, journal article or assignment? Looking to boost your productivity and make real progress? NUPSA runs monthly writing boot camps, where students come together and write without distractions or warring commitments. Making time to write is critical; it’s a skill you’ll overwhelmingly need to develop and use if you’re going to complete your postgraduate studies. Over the course of the day, you’ll be given four hours of quiet writing time (structured using the…

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July 2019

3-Minute Thesis – Training Session (Callaghan)

July 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Clubhouse, Underneath Bar on the Hill
Callaghan Campus, NSW 2308 Australia

Can you explain your thesis in just three minutes? 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) is an annual competition held between PhD and Research Masters students at faculty, university, national and international levels. In only three minutes, using only a single static slide, students stand before an audience and summarise their research – what they’re doing, how they’re doing it, and why. Competing in 3MT not only enhances your communication and presentation skills, but affords you a vital opportunity to publicise your research…

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