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
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
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
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
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 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 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.
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
So you’ve decided to take the plunge and jump into furthering your education.
In coming to this decision, you’ve realised that physically attending classes every day or several times a week isn’t possible for you.
You’ve got other commitments – a job, a family or maybe you aren’t living near one of our locations.
You’ve looked into studying online by online education, but you’re unsure what it means for you and how it all works.
Continue reading Why should you choose online education?
Applying to study a TAFE or university qualification can be a daunting process, especially if it’s your first time. It’s important to note that the application process does vary, depending on:
- Whether you are a domestic or international student
- Your educational background
- The level of education and training you wish to pursue
- The CQUniversity location you’re looking to study at.
Continue reading Our Top 5 Tips for Applying
My name is Emily McCahon and I am Bachelor of Medical Sonography and Graduate Diploma of Medical Sonography student. I first became aware of CQUniversity’s Medical Sonography course from a careers’ advisor in 2014. I was halfway through my second year of a three-year Health Science course at Latrobe, however, I was driven by the opportunity to study ultrasound and applied straight away. I honestly was not expecting to be successful in my application, but to my delight, I was accepted. Continue reading The start of my career at CQUniversity