Student placement seminars

Before commencing a placement you will attend a 1-hour seminar and on completion, you will attend a 1-hour debriefing seminar.
These seminars are arranged by your academic co-ordinator and Faculty staff.

In the case of Education and Social Work students, your School has in place particular arrangements for your pre and post-placement briefings because of professional accreditation requirements. Please contact your School directly.

Pre-placement Seminar

Before you commence a student placement you are required to attend a 1-hour seminar. You cannot start a placement without first completing the seminar.

The purpose of this seminar is to fully inform you of the requirements and expectations of your placement, provide you with an opportunity to advise us if you have any special needs, and answer any questions you may have about your placement.

The pre-placement seminar will explain:

  • the learning outcomes expected from the placement;
  • the duties that you will be expected to perform on the placement;
  • the assessment requirements of the placement;
  • the dates on which the placement commences and finishes;
  • expected contact hours with the placement provider during each week of the placement;
  • expected contact hours with your academic co-ordinator during the placement;
  • how you can apply for special consideration or special arrangements in relation to their placement, if required;
  • relevant work health and safety issues;
  • contact details for your academic co-ordinator and relevant faculty staff should you have any concerns during the placement;
  • details of the University’s insurance coverage during the placement;
  • your intellectual property rights and obligations; and
  • other relevant information such as advice on workplace etiquette (including use of social media), confidentiality and discipline specific information.

Debriefing seminar

Following the completion of your placement, you will attend a 1-hour debriefing seminar. The purpose of this debriefing is for you to give us feedback about your placement, particularly in relation to:

  • the quality of your supervision;
  • the overall value of your placement;
  • the educational design of your placement;
  • your preparedness for the placement; and
  • your performance on the placement.

Schedule of Pre-placement & Debriefing Seminars

Semester 2 2017

Course Pre-Placement Seminar Time   Debriefing Seminar Time
MECO UG August 2nd 10:00-12:00   October 18th 10:00-12:00
MECO PG To be advised TBC   To be advised TBC
Art Curating To be advised TBC   To be advised TBC
Museum & Heritage Studies To be advised TBC   To be advised TBC
EUST3004 July 26th 10:00 - 11:00am Register To be advised TBC
EUST3004 July 31st 10:30 - 11:30am Register To be advised TBC
FASS3000 July 26th 10:00 - 11:00 Register Nov. 1st
Nov. 2nd 
2:00 - 3:00
FASS3000 July 31st 10:30 - 11:30 Register Nov. 1st
Nov. 2nd 
2:00 - 3:00
Service Learning in Indigenous Community (SLIC3000) Kakadu August 4th 4:30 - 5:00pm Register To be advised by
DVC ISS
TBC
Service Learning in Indigenous Community (SLIC3000) Tiwi Islands August 4th 4:30 - 5:00pm Register To be advised by
DVC ISS
TBC
Service Learning in Indigenous Community (SLIC3000) Mudri Paaki August 4th 4:30 - 5:00pm Register To be advised by
DVC ISS
TBC
EMASS To be advised TBC   To be advised TBC
Social Justice Placements SSPS – PG To be advised TBC   To be advised TBC
Gender & Cultural Studies To be advised TBC   To be advised TBC
USSC To be advised TBC   To be advised TBC
Performance Studies To be advised TBC   To be advised TBC
Course   Summer 2017/ 2018 Placements Time   Debriefing Seminar Time
MECO UG   late May TBC   To be advised TBC
MECO PG   late May TBC   To be advised TBC