City of Sydney's Networking 101 Program for International Students
Strengthen Your Community Connections - Saturday 5 December, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Public Speaking Made Easy - Saturday 12 December, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Master Your Interview Success - Saturday 19 December, 1:00pm to 4:00pm
This program is designed to provide you with the basics to improve your networking and employability skills, to build your career and personal networks. During the program you will learn more about yourself and how you can use your strengths to be successful in your job searching, your career progression and sense of belonging.
All modules are interactive workshops where you can practice and meet other participants to perfect your networking skills. There will be guest speakers from Multicultural backgrounds to share their tips and experience.
Insider Guides webinar: Your rights at work webinar with Fair Work Ombudsman
Friday 11 December, 12:00pm to 1:00pm
With the festive season fast approaching, you may get a casual job over the holiday period. The Fair Work Ombudsman has some important information to share about working in Australia.
Insider Guides webinar: Understanding the Temporary Graduate Visa
Monday 14 December, 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Joined by Nicole Kirkwood, Director of Australian Visa and Immigration Experts (AVIE) and experienced Registered Migration Agent, this webinar will be focusing on understanding the Temporary Graduate visa (Subclass 485), beginning with an in-depth presentation, followed by a live Q&A. The webinar will not be recorded, so register now to avoid disappointment.
Study NSW x Academy of Entrepreneurs webinar: How to create an extra income this Summer
Wednesday 16 December, 6:00pm to 7:15pm
Join our free webinar with entrepreneur and TEDx Organiser Lucas Goranksy to find out how you can get started today, and create an additional income for the summer!. Learn how you can turn any idea into a real business in 12 simple steps with $0! Understand how to test an idea and find your first customer. Gain an understanding of the best tools and frameworks that famous entrepreneurs used to succeed. Learn how to use free online resources to save money and time.
City of Sydney's International Student Leadership and Ambassador Program
International students are invited to apply for our award winning leadership and ambassador program in 2021 and 2022. The program offers free training, work integrated learning and volunteering opportunities to enhance leadership skills and experience. Participants also have an opportunity to make new friends, build a local support network and develop a sense of belonging while getting involved in local events and activities.
We encourage applications from students from a broad spectrum of tertiary education institutions, educational backgrounds, cultures and life experiences. Applications are open until Sunday 20 December.
Christmas in Sydney
Various dates throughout December
See Sydney sparkle on a self-guided tour of lights, decorations and shopping destinations or visit Christmas markets and events throughout the City of Sydney.
The Sebastian Foundation’s Carols from Parramatta
Friday 18 December, 8:00pm
The Sebastian Foundation’s Carols from Parramatta, supported by Disney+, is back in 2020 with a vibrant online Christmas concert starring Guy Sebastian and friends. Get ready for a star-studded Christmas event as Guy and Jules Sebastian host their annual Carols concert, featuring an amazing line-up of some of the best voices in the country singing festive tunes, and streamed online for the whole family to enjoy. You’ll also be able to make a donation to The Sebastian Foundation during the concert to help them raise funds to deliver meaningful change to some of the more vulnerable members in the community.
New Years Eve in Sydney
Thursday 31 December
To keep everyone in NSW safe, New Year’s Eve celebration arrangements will be different this year.
Whether you are planning a celebration at home or in your local community, remember to ensure the safety of your family and friends.
Be aware of the number of people allowed in your home, maintain safe hygiene practices and use QR codes to check in if you are going out to a restaurant, pub or bar.
For residents of (and visitors to) the Greater Sydney area, a number of changes to the New Year’s Eve fireworks display at Sydney Harbour will be in place.