Highlights of my Global Voices experience

Hi, my name is April Cunningham. I am currently studying my third year Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) degree. Earlier this year, I found out the exciting news that I had been selected as a Global Voices delegate. The scholarship took me on the trip of a lifetime to Paris, where I attended the OECD World Forum.

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What our graduates wish they knew

To help you through your university days, we asked a few graduates (also known as alumni) what they wish had been told (or listened to) as a student – here are their answers. For more advice on your study journey, read the ‘What I Wish I Knew’ brochure.

Remember, whatever your journey through your studies, nearly 100 000 CQUni graduates have been in similar situations – and through the CQUni alumni bond, they’re willing to lend you a helping hand.
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Your ultimate CQUniversity bucket list

The activities you get involved in at university have a huge impact on your life.

With so many opportunities available, we asked our student experts (CQUni graduates and staff) to share the CQUni activities that help you make the most of your time at uni, and have the biggest impact on your life.

The result is a 60 item bucket list, filled with activities that can set you up for success in your studies and after graduation. Continue reading Your ultimate CQUniversity bucket list

Nareeta’s giving back her support and guidance

The road to university and graduation was tough for Nareeta Davis; but determination, dedication and support saw her excel in her Bachelor of Laws – and now she’s passing her lessons on to current students.

Nareeta says the support and guidance of CQUni’s Indigenous Student Support (ISS) team was invaluable during her six-year study journey.

“I realised within the first month of my course that I needed some help,” Nareeta remembers.

“I called the Indigenous Student Support team and was almost in tears because I was so overwhelmed with the expectations and workload required to undertake such a significant degree.” Continue reading Nareeta’s giving back her support and guidance

Part 3: Why you should apply for Global Voices

Part 3: Why you should apply

Why not apply? Who knows how far you will go!

CQUniversity is a sponsor of Global Voices, a not-for-profit that identifies and develops the next generation of Australian leaders by providing practical experience in foreign policy and international relations. With the opportunity to apply to attend multiple forums including; United Nations, OECD, World Bank, IMF, APEC, and G20. Continue reading Part 3: Why you should apply for Global Voices

Part 2: My Global Voices experience at COP23

So, this is my first time overseas, as apparently Tasmania and New Zealand don’t count. I feel so privileged to represent CQUniversity and to be selected for this prestigious Global Voices scholarship, it is like the last piece of the puzzle to my university journey.

After three long flights, and a train from a regional town in Australia I step foot in Germany, 15,039 km away from my home town of Townsville. The feeling is surreal, and my week has only begun! Continue reading Part 2: My Global Voices experience at COP23

My Global Voice Experience

Part 1- Pre-Departure Briefing  

Hi, I’m Claire-Marie, Bachelor of Agribusiness and Food Security student at CQUni Townsville. So Tuesday 7th November I am flying out of Australia to Bonn, Germany to attend the UNFCCC Climate Talks Conference or COP23 for short. I am super keen and excited but nervous as expected. This fantastic opportunity is thanks to the sponsorship of CQUniversity through Global Voices. Global Voices is to me, a prestigious scholarship that connects young Australians to the world. Continue reading My Global Voice Experience

CQUni life in the 70s

CQUni alumni (another word for graduates) Charles Lawrence and Alan White studied at predecessor institute, the Queensland Institute of Technology (Capricornia), which opened in Rockhampton 50 years ago. As some of our earliest graduates, Charles and Alan share their study memories of an unconventional way to test acoustics and learning to use the first programmable computer.  Continue reading CQUni life in the 70s

My hopes to change lives with fitness

My name is Alisa Roberts and I’m studying a Certificate IV in Fitness at CQUniversity via online education. I’m a mum of two girls (11 and 14), and I run my own business, so online education is the best way for me to study.

Distance education

The freedom and flexibility of studying by online education are the best part. But you’ve got to be disciplined with yourself. I studied most of my course; I had the opportunity to spend one week in the state-of-the-art facilities at the Mackay City campus as part of the practical requirement of the curriculum. They have a great campus with the all the machines and equipment. Continue reading My hopes to change lives with fitness

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