Workshops & lectures

All of our workshops/lectures will be offered online through Zoom.

When you sign up, you receive a confirmation e-mail. You will get the Zoom link 1 hour before the start of the workshop.

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Thursday 20/05 19h30 - 20h45 How to write your application letter More info Register
Thursday 20/05 11h - 12h15 Discover your ideal job More info Register
Friday 21/05 10h - 12h Online Presentation skills More info Register
Friday 21/05 11h - 12h15 Stress management More info Register
Tuesday 25/05 14h - 15h15 Time management More info Register
Tuesday 25/05 09h30 - 10h45 Digital detox More info Register
Wednesday 26/05 14h - 16h Online Presentation skills More info Register
Wednesday 26/05 09h30 - 10h45 Find and keep your energy sources More info Register
Thursday 27/05 15h - 16h15 How to write your CV More info Register
Friday 28/05 10h - 11h15 Getting the most out of LinkedIn More info Register
Friday 28/05 14h - 15h15 Boost your self confidence More info Register
Monday 31/05 13h30 - 14h45 Resilience More info Register
Tuesday 01/06 09h30 - 11h30 Online Presentation skills More info Register
Thursday 10/06 13h30 - 15h30 Online Presentation skills More info Register
Tuesday 08/06 13h30 - 14h45

Master your worries

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Tuesday 08/06 13h30 - 14h45 Digital detox More info Register
Tuesday 08/06 09h30 - 10h45 Creativity More Info Register
Wednesday 09/06 09h30 - 10h45 Almost hired! Now what? More info Register
Thursday 10/06  13h30 - 14h45 Stress management More info Register
Friday 11/06 09h30 - 10h45 Me, myself and I More info Register
Friday 11/06 09h30 - 10h45 Job applications in the digital era More info Register
Monday 14/06 09h30 - 10h45 Know and show your qualities More info Register
Monday 14/06 13h30 - 14h45 Discover your ideal job More info Register
Tuesday 15/06 10h00 - 12h15 CV & letter of application More info Register
Wednesday 16/06 09h30 - 10h45 2 essential minutes More info Register
Wednesday 16/06 09h30 - 10h45 Fear of Failure More info Register
Wednesday 16/06 13h00 - 14h15 Getting the most out of LinkedIn More info Register
Thursday 17/06 13h30 - 14h45 Master your worries More info Register
Thursday 17/06 13h30 - 14h45 Time management More info Register
Monday 21/06 09h30 - 10h45 Stop procrastinating More info Register
Monday 21/06 13h30 - 14h45 My balanced lifestyle More info Register
Monday 21/06 13h30 - 15h30 Job interview More info Register
Tuesday 22/06 13h30 - 14h45 Vacancy search More info Register
Thursday 24/06 09h30 - 10h45 Art of imperfection More info Register
Tuesday 29/06 13h30 - 14h45 Find and keep your energy sources More info Register
Wednesday 07/07 09h30 - 10h45 Boost your self-confidence More info Register
Tuesday 13/07 09h30 - 10h45 How to write your CV More info Register
Wednesday 14/07 09h30 - 10h45 Master your worries More info Register
Thursday 15/07 09h30 - 10h45 How to write your application letter More info Register
Monday 20/07 09h30 - 10h45 Getting the most out of LinkedIn More info Register
Tuesday 27/07 09h30 - 10h45 Stress management More info Register
Tuesday 03/08 09h30 - 10h45 Getting the most out of LinkedIn More info Register
Monday 09/08 09h30 - 10h45 How to write your CV More info Register
Monday 09/08 13h30 - 14h45 How to write your application letter More info Register
Tuesday 10/08 09h30 - 10h45 Master your worries More info Register
Thursday 12/08 13h30 - 14h45 Stress management More info Register
Friday 20/08 09h30 - 10h45

Boost your self-confidence

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Workshop 'Time management'

  • How do I prevent a continuous lack of time and that feeling of anxiety?
  • How do I keep an overview of what I have to do for my study?
  • What can I do to better organize my work?
  • How do I prevent procrastination?
  • How do I keep my concentration and not let myself be distracted?

Do you recognize these questions? Then choose this workshop and improve your time management skills!

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Reflect on what you spend your time on and review your working methods.
  • Make an effective and sustainable schedule by applying tips and tools.
  • Develop a strategy to work more efficiently and maintain a healthy work-life balance.

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Workshop 'Master your worries'

We all worry sometimes – that is what makes us human. But if it is starting to take over your life, this workshop may be for you.
This workshop of 1 hour and 15 minutes gives you insight into your worrying behaviour. Through science-based techniques, such as problem solving and attention training, you can learn to address this. We’ll give an introduction about these techniques.
Make sure to be in a comfortable location where you don't get disturbed. 
This workshop involves some interaction and gives you the opportunity to discuss in small groups with other students.

At the end of this online workshop you will be able to: 

  • have more awareness of your worrying behaviour.
  • understand the (neurological) process of worrying.
  • break vicious cycles of worrying by using specific techniques.

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Workshop 'Art of Imperfection'

While some students wear it like a badge of honor, perfectionism can be a burden for many of you. It sneaks its way into all realms of life: work, creativity, health, relationships…
Nobody likes making mistakes. But it's a completely different story if you want to do it all so perfectly, that you don't allow yourself any mistakes.
So where does perfectionism actually stem from?
More than anything, perfectionism can go so far that your self-esteem reaches rock-bottom.
In this one hour workshop, you’ll gain a greater awareness of perfectionistic habits and recognize where these help or hinder you. By creating an awareness of your habits and motivations, you can pave the way to find a better balance in life. 

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Workshop 'Fear of Failure'

Do you often feel tense or do you get extremely nervous about exams or presentations, maybe you are experiencing some fear of failure. So where is fear of failure coming from and how can you best tackle this problem? This one hour workshop gives you insight in your fear of failure in all its forms. Through science based tips and tricks it may help you on your way to overcome your fear of failure.  

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Workshop 'Stop Procrastinating'

Has it ever happened to you that you can’t force yourself to start an important activity? Can’t you resist temptations that draw you away from work? How often are you doing things at the last minute?If you ever had trouble persuading yourself to do the things you should do or would like to do, you have experienced procrastination. During this one hour hands-on workshop we will provide you with tools that will allow you to train your willpower and to do things more efficient. It will help you to start reducing the amount of prorastination.

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Lecture 'Job application in the digital era'

  • How do I prepare for my job interview via Skype or phone?
  • How can I make a convincing job application video?
  • Do I need to worry about my digital footprint?

Internet, social media and other technological developments have significantly changed the field of recruitment and the entire job application process. Many things actually change faster than our awareness of it. Through this interactive lecture you will learn about new possibilities and risks. You immediately get started with various tips and tools.

At the end of this lecture, you will be able to:​

  • Recognize some of the latest developments in recruitment & job applications.
  • Identify the main steps to produce a compelling short job application video, and to analyze job application videos and their pros and cons. 
  • Prepare for a job interview via Phone, Skype or FaceTime.
  • Assess and discuss your digital footprint.

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Workshop 'Know and show your qualities'

When you want to enter the labor market, knowledge about yourself and your qualities is paramount. What are you good at and how do you communicate this, eg in a job interview? In this online workshop we will dive into these topics, with some theory and much room to practice.

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Workshop 'How to write your CV'

• How do I make a clear CV?
• Which information do I need to put on my CV, and which not?
• Should I include my side jobs, even when they are outside of the field of this job?
• And what about my student organization engagement or volunteer work?
• How should my CV look?
• Do I have to use an appealing template or not?
• And can I use the same CV to apply for different vacancies?

Do you recognize these questions, or do you have more? Then this workshop is for you!

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
• Identify the needs and demands of the employer regarding a CV.
• Produce a clearly structured and accessible CV. 
• Highlight your fit with a vacancy in your CV. 

Homework
Make your own CV and make sure that you have it ready at the workshop.

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Workshop 'How to write your application letter'

• How do I write a convincing and compelling letter of application?
• How should my letter of application look?
• What do I write in a letter of application?  
• How do I open the letter and attract the attention of the employer?
• How do I highlight my motivation and fit for the job?
• Should I explain every study and job on my CV?
• And how to I close my letter? 

Do you recognize these questions, or do you have more? Then this workshop is for you!

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
• Identify the needs and demands of the employer regarding a letter of application.
• Produce a convincing and compelling letter of application.
• Highlight your fit with a vacancy in your letter of application.

Homework

Write your own application letter and make sure that you have it ready at the workshop. 

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Lecture 'Getting the most out of LinkedIn'

  • How do I extend my network through LinkedIn?
  • How do I search for suitable jobs on LinkedIn?
  • Which picture do I choose for my profile on LinkedIn?
  • Which privacy settings should I mostly be aware of?

Is everyone always talking about LinkedIn and the importance of it? That you miss out on many vacancies and invaluable network opportunities if you do not have an account on LinkedIn? Maybe you would like to make a start with it but there is something holding you back.
This lecture helps you on track to get using LinkedIn your way!

At the end of this lecture, you will be able to:​

  • Discuss the pros and cons of using LinkedIn.
  • Connect to other LinkedIn members and strengthen your professional network.
  • Identify and find relevant discussion groups on LinkedIn
  • Write a compelling and convincing summary section. 

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Workshop 'Me, myself and I'

Do you sometimes feel lost? Just doing what you are doing because everyone else is? Maybe handling things in a way you think is expected of you? Or do you go against the tide because you know what you don’t want but are not so sure what you’re looking for instead?

In this trajectory you will prepare a short home assignment to help you figure out what is important and meaningful in your life. During the workshop we will use this as a starting point to figure out what gets in the way of living that meaningful life. You will learn to become aware of the bumps in the road and how to take action to bypass them. You will get useful links to further practice all lessons learnt at home.

Homework
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Workshop 'Stress management'

Is it difficult to find a good balance between study and leisure time and do you feel stressed often?

Then sign up for this workshop. You will learn about stress, be more aware of your own stress signals & (non) helping behaviour. You will also get tools to keep stress in control.

Homework
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Workshop Job interview

  • What kind of questions can I expect during an (online) job interview?
  • How do I keep my nerves under control and how do I answer every question?
  • What clothes do I put on and how do I make a good first impression?
  • What questions could I ask during a job interview?

Do you recognize these questions or do you have other questions about a job interview? Sign up for this workshop!

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
•    Identify the most common selection criteria and generic job interview questions, and formulate constructive answers to them.
•    Present convincing examples of relevant experience by using the STARR-model.
•    Recall and apply tips and tools to feel more relaxed during a job interview.

Homework
Think about questions you find difficult to answer. Bring these to the workshop.

Dress code
Suitable clothing is required. Wear the clothes you would wear for a real job interview!
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Workshop 'Vacancy search'

Are you looking to find a first job? Or do you want to do an internship or volunteer to develop professional competencies and explore the labour market?
In this workshop, you find out how to approach your online search for opportunities. You learn about search techniques, from identifying interesting vacancy platforms to using the right search terms to find the opportunity of your dreams. 

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Workshop 'Find and keep your energy sources'

•    What keeps me motivated at school or at work?
•    Why am I doing what I’m doing? 
•    What do I get out of it all? 
•    How can I stay motivated and persist at school or at work?
If you ask yourself these questions, while studying or working, this workshop can give you the answers. We offer you a mix of tools and scientific proven tips to enlarge your resilience and motivational level at work and at school. 
At the end of the workshop you: 
•    have discovered the energy sources that make you jump out of bed  in the morning
•    Have found out what keeps you going in difficult times
•    will leave with practical tools to enlarge your resilience and to recharge your motivation. 

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Workshop 'Online Presentation skills'

  • How can I clearly present my point of view, and convince and inspire my audience?
  • How can I make my PowerPoint-presentation look best?​ 
  • How can I prepare myself to be more confident during a presentation and be less tense?

Do you want to present convincingly and in a more relaxed way? Whether you need to give a sales pitch, present a project plan or research results - this workshop is built around your own online presentations!
You practice, receive feedback and learn what you can improve.

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:​

  • Identify and analyze the key elements of a good presentation and  create a clear and convincing storyline
  • Experiment with basic presentation technique to communicate effectively
  • Recall and apply tips and tools to feel more relaxed when giving presentations

Homework
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Lecture 'Resilience'

Do you at times struggle with dealing optimally with the challenges in your studies?
Do you want to get the best out of yourself, and perform to your full potential?
If so, this lecture is for you!

In this interactive lecture, you will learn how to build a resilient mindset that helps you to cope better and perform optimally.

The road to being successful in your studies comes with challenges that require determination and perseverance to overcome. In this interactive lecture, you will learn how to build a resilient mindset that helps you to cope better and perform optimally. You will learn how to keep yourself energized and feeling well.  

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Meeting 'Loss & mourning'


This online meeting is meant for students who lost a loved one (as a consequence of the Corona crisis or any another unfortunate situation). During this meeting you get support in starting or continuing your grieving process in a small group of students who are all trying to find ways to cope with their loss. You can meet and connect with peers and share.

Note: if your loved one will pass away in the (near) future, this is not the appropriate meeting for you.
Please book an online 'Quick Psychological Referral' to discuss what can help you in your situation. 

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Workshop 'Boost your self confidence'

•    Do you think your self-confidence needs a boost? 
•    Does your (lack of) self-confidence makes it harder for you to reach your goals?  
•    Do you want to give your personal life a positive boost?
 
Yes? Then sign up for this workshop. During this workshop, you will learn how to be more aware of your personal emotions and characteristics. You will get tools to give your personal life a positive boost. 

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Workshop 'Discover your ideal job'

•    What makes me want to jump out of bed in the morning? 

  • Which activities are really worth while?
  • What can I do effortlessly that give me energy?

Find out what your ideal job looks like and how you can use your needs and motivation to find a job that really fits you. 

Homework
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Workshop 'Creativity'

Everyone can think creatively. So the question is not whether you 'are' creative, but how you can improve creative thinking and how you can break through traditional thinking patterns or conventions.
During this interactive online workshop you get the chance to discover your creativity and bend it to your will.
We will play with different forms of creative thinking - based on this you will gain insight into how you can give creativity a place in your daily life and what you need to be able to do that.

At the end of this workshop you will be able to:
• Identify situations that ask for creativity
• Name different creative techniques and apply them

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Lecture 'Almost hired, now what?'

Yes, you have made it through all selection rounds! A new phase starts, one that you are probably less familiar with. What to expect now? With this lecture you prepare yourself well!

At the end of this lecture, you will be able to:

-Prepare for negotiations concerning salary and employment conditions. 
-Find and use online sources with information about International labour law agreements and salaries.
-Read salary scales in collective labour agreements.
-Negotiate your salary and employment conditions in a constructive manner.

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Workshop 'Digital detox'

A social media detox in the digital era: how do you use your IT?
In this workshop we will investigate together if IT is working for you: how does it influence your life, what would you love to keep and change?

We invite you to reflect on how you connect to the outside: are you in touch with the real world or are you living in a filter bubble? We will share tips and tricks, and challenge you to be a more mindful IT user. We will encourage you to connect better to your inner self, be more present in the now and attentive to your environment. Together we will make a plan to make IT work for you.'

Homework
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Workshop '2 Essential Minutes'

Networking is essential, people say! You have to build relationships! But how do you approach someone and make a good impression? In this workshop you learn how to introduce yourself genuinely, and make the start of building a meaningful and purposeful connection.

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Workshop 'How to write your CV and letter of application'

How do I make a clear CV?
• Which information do I need to put on my CV, and which not?
• How should my CV look?

• How do I write a convincing and compelling letter of application?

• How should my letter of application look?
• What do I write in a letter of application?  
Do you recognise these questions, or do you have more? Then this workshop is for you!

At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
• Identify the needs and demands of the employer regarding a CV and a letter of application.
• Produce a clearly structured and accessible CV. 

• Produce a convincing and compelling letter of application.
• Highlight your fit with a vacancy in your CV and letter 

Homework
Write your own CV and application letter and make sure that you have it ready at the workshop. 

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Workshop 'My Balanced Lifestyle'

Feeling happy, relaxed and full of energy is something we all want. For our wellbeing, it is important to feel good and do the things that matter to us. This might not be as self evident as we like. Feeling stressed, anxious or a lack of energy or low are common things we might currently experience.

That is why this workshop focuses on your lifestyle. Because the way you structure your life has a big impact on your stress levels, energy levels and mood! When we take care of yourselves we are able to cope with a lot more. So in this workshop we will discuss certain topics that you can focus on to improve your lifestyle.

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