3 Tips To Balance Gaming and University

From the point of view of a student, the university years are prime time for video games, especially if you live away from home. Freedom and autonomy are at their highest, but not without responsibility and the need for self regulation and time management skills. Games are really entertaining so when the competition for your time is academic work it’s …

Game Cave Tournaments 3 and 4

Bayside Council’s Tournament Series at the Highett Neighbourhood Community House continues DATES: March 16th and April 20th. TIME: 430PM – 7:00PM COST: FREE Come test your mettle. 16 entries available for PC. Games TBC. Register for both tournaments here:      Click me    

Free Parent Information Evening About Excessive Gaming: Highett – Monday March 26th at 7PM

Come along to the Highett Neighbourhood Community House on March 26th at 7pm to get some insight into video game culture, the benefits of gaming, but also to address your concerns about how gaming can become a habit and interfere with the rest of our lives. Registration is essential here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/parent-information-session-on-teen-gaming-tickets-43516769830

Headspace Holiday Program #8 – April 9th to 12th

This program is FREE, thanks to headspace Elsternwick. Headspace has supported GameAware holiday programs for over two years and has helped many families to get access to help. The Holiday Program is designed to encourage responsible gaming through self-regulation. Increasing social connectedness with other hobbies and self-awareness are some of the ways the program aims to reduce harmful gaming habits. The partnership …

The 6 Week Webinars – April 11th to May 16th

This is a new program designed to reach families who don’t live in Bayside, or don’t have the time to commute after work. With the 6 week webinars, you don’t even have to be in the country to learn how to manage or prevent excessive gaming. You can learn everything you need to learn from the comfort of your own …

Parenting Young Gamers – May 14th to June 18th

GameAware presents a new program just for parents of 6-11 year olds. This program focuses on both the prevention and management side of problematic gaming. Primary aged children who play games and use devices need their parents to be the leader on this topic. The trouble is that I see a lot of children come through to secondary school without …

Game Cave Tournament Series

Teens aged 11 to 18 have been coming to Game Cave on Friday afternoons for its social gaming experiences with a variety of games. The Game Cave Tournament Series will hold 8 FREE special events over the next 12 months, using Game Cave’s 12 brand new PC’s that are running GTX 1050ti’s for a smooth gaming experience whether the games …