Training Material

Here you'll find training material to assist you counselling students and keeping up to date with the latest initiatives from UTS and UTS Insearch.

2020 International Onshore Counsellor Training Webinar Series


Student Support and Welfare
Presented by Student Support & Welfare Team

New online support initiatives and activities have been developed to support our students and their new remote learning experience. Coping strategies, time management and mental health are just some of the vital support and welfare initiatives our students are offered. This webinar will include a Q&A session.

Video (Online)
Q&A summary (PDF)
Slides (PDF)

UTS Updates
Presented by Kristie Marcollini, Regional Manager, UTS

Lean about the latest developments from UTS as Kristie updates you on their recent changes to help students including remote learning, hardship funding for students in need, scholarships and adjustments to admissions requirements. Also valuable for any non-UTS partner. This webinar will include a Q&A session.

Video (Online)
Q&A summary (PDF)
Slides (PDF)

Remote Learning – Academic programs
Presented by Sally Payne, Associate Dean of Studies

Recorded sessions and small classes including strong technical support are some ways we are ensuring our students stay on track and get to UTS. Hear student stories on the support and individual attention we offer. Sally will conclude with a Q&A session related to our remote learning Academic programs.

Video (Online)
Q&A summary (PDF)
Slides (PDF)

Admissions
Presented by Kathryn DeCarlo, Louise Slattery, Ray Litster and  Mei-ling Chen

Our Admissions team has responded to our partner and student needs with a range of important changes - as an International Onshore Counsellor you won't want to miss this. These include our updated refund policy, more flexibility on visa requirements, adjustments to study plans and recognition of predictive results. This webinar will include a Q&A session.

Video (Online)
Q&A summary (PDF)
Slides (PDF)

Remote Learning - Academic English
Presented by Jason West, Franca Turrin and Yangxin Li

Learn how our students are benefiting from our new delivery of Academic English programs via UTSOnline. Featuring collaborative tools and interactive classes, our online learning experience ensures students stay on track. Jason will conclude with a Q&A session related to our UTSOnline AE programs.

Video (Online)
Q&A summary (PDF)
Slides (PDF)

Why first year matters - The five senses of student success (PDF) (English)
Why first year matters - The five senses of student success (PDF) (Vietnamese)
Part one. In this article we give an overview of how critical the first year is for students and outline five areas that contribute to student success.

Why first year matters - belonging, support and engagement (PDF) (English)
Why first year matters - belonging, support and engagement (PDF) (Vietnamese)
Part two. Ms Susan Sherringham, Program Manager, UTS Foundation Studies talks about the importance of Orientation and Preparation Week. She discusses how UTS Insearch how students can feel a sense of belonging, feel supported and engage intellectually. 

Student support (PDF) (English)
Student support (PDF) (Vietnamese)
Learn about the academic support we offer our students from the initial support offered when they first arrive to the ongoing support through their studies at UTS Insearch.

Why study in Australia (PDF) English
Why study in Australia (PDF) (Vietnamese)
Australia is an increasingly popular study destination with international students from across the globe. For many students, Australia may represent a better study destination than other popular alternatives like the UK and the US.