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UoM Major events listing

The University Communications and Marketing events team have created an internal-facing listing for major and high-risk events to help all colleagues identify what's happening, where and who to contact. All staff can access this calendar via the Sharepoint site. Data in this calendar has been provided by faculty and division event/marketing managers.

Please look ahead to your major events for 2020, and if you have an event you'd like included, please contact your faculty/division representative. For all other enquiries contact: unimelb-events@unimelb.edu.au

Festive Season Farmers' Market

Date: Friday 13 December
Venue: Union Plaza, Parkville Campus
Time: 10am - 2.30pm

Staff can pick up their free treat at the Festive Farmers Market this Friday. Pop by Union Lawn, Parkville campus and choose between mince pies, shortbreads, doughnuts, ice cream, peach melba and rhubarb tartlets to enjoy while you shop. Visit the Melbourne Farmers Market stand between 10am - 12pm with your staff ID to pick up your treat.

The market will be overflowing with produce and gifts to share over the festive season - all locally grown, reared, caught, baked or sourced. There'll be Christmas cakes, puddings, shortbreads and biscuits, cider, summer berries and cherries, handmade cheeses, jams and condiments, fresh garlic plaits, chocolates, charcuterie and pickles, delicious wine and much more to be revealed! The Farmers Market will then take a summer break and be back in Q1 2020. For information on pre-ordering native flower wreaths and produce, visit Staff Hub.

University of Melbourne Staff Big Sing & Play Carols

Date: Tuesday 17 December
Time: 5.30pm - 6.30pm 
Venue: Ian Potter Southbank Centre, 43 Sturt Street, Southbank

There is no rehearsal just come along and enjoy a singalong with your colleagues. There will be no sheet music, just lyrics projected on the screens, so colleagues who don’t read music can also join in.

The orchestra would welcome anyone who wants to play their instrument – please contact Kit directly for information to register to play or for any queries regarding this event.

Places are limited, RSVP required Contact Kit Millias for more details at mcm-ignitelab@unimelb.edu.au.

Staff End of Year Celebration
Melbourne Graduate School of Education

Date: Thursday 19 December
Time: 1pm - 3.30pm 
Venue: 234 Queensberry St, Carlton, studioFive, Level 5

The Melbourne Graduate School of Education invites you to the 2019 Staff End of Year Celebration.

Join colleagues for an afternoon of drinks, music, activities, laughter and good cheer. The fun doesn’t end here. Turn your computer off, grab your bag and join us at the Queensberry Hotel for more fun and laughter.

Free public lectures weekly digest back in February

The free public lectures digest will be on hiatus from Wednesday 11 December 2019 - Monday 3 February 2020. The digest will resume on Tuesday 4 February. You can continue to submit events to the events calendar at http://events.unimelb.edu.au.

National Indigenous Youth Empowerment Summit

Date: Tuesday 25- Friday 28 February 2020
Time: 8am - 4.30pm 
Venue: Shangri-La Hotel, The Marina, Cairns

The early bird rates are now available and will be closing on: Friday 20 December.

The National Indigenous Youth Empowerment Summit is a collaboration of knowledge sharing and discussions on the topics child protection, social and emotional wellbeing and youth justice, with the aim to improve services and outcomes for Indigenous children and their families.

Strong futures come from strong foundations. Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people, their families and their communities ultimately helps strengthen connection and collaboration for positive future life paths.

This four-day event brings together industry innovators, leaders and front-line workers to collaborate on strategies towards empowering Indigenous young people, the leaders of tomorrow.

Corwin Professional Learning Conference 2020

Date: 19 -20 August 2020
Time: 8am - 5pm 
Venue: Hyatt Regency Sydney, 161 Sussex St

The 2020 Corwin Professional Learning Conference (CPLC2020) focuses on Moving Learning Forward… not by chance but by design!

This conference brings together international and national educational researchers and practitioners. Throughout the conference they will share their expertise, research and best practices in deliberately designing education to move learning forward. Included in this conference are Keynotes, Voices, Case Studies and Workshops.

If you believe that no students’ education should be left to chance, and that every educator should develop their capacity to design high impact learning, then Corwin Australia looks forward to seeing you at CPLC2020!