How receiving a scholarship has helped me achieve my goals…

Chelsea Harrington has been studying online with CQUniversity since 2016. She began her Bachelor of Psychological Science as a mature aged student at the age of 29.

Skip ahead to 2020, with only two subjects to complete before she graduates we asked Chelsea to share why she is grateful for the opportunity to receive a scholarship.

Keep reading to find out about Chelsea’s journey and the importance of applying for scholarships.

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How can the Student Accessibility and Equity Service Support Me?

All students start their journey at CQUni with a unique set of circumstances, often juggling work, family, and other responsibilities. It can be a challenge. If you are living with a disability, medical or mental health condition, you may experience an additional layer of complexity.

So, what is the best way to manage a health condition and meet your study goals?

Keep reading to find out how the Student Accessibility and Equity Service can support you throughout your time at CQUni.

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Tips for University and Pre-Career Success

We asked current student, Maitland Bezzina, to share his story and advice for success.

Maitland talks about the importance of getting involved in campus life activities, how to make positive change, the confidence you need to succeed, scholarship opportunities, and taking care of yourself.

Find out how you can succeed at university…

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Scholarships – The good kind of chance

As Term 1 2021 Scholarship applications are now open, we asked current Nursing student and scholarship recipient, Inneka Lippitt, why she applied for her scholarship and what advice she would give to other students who are thinking of applying for a scholarship.

Keep reading to find out about Inneka and her scholarship story…

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Goal setting made easy

Although we will soon be leaving 2020 behind, it is SO important to take the time to check in with yourself and identify where you are at and where you are heading. Not having a plan for success in your academic life can leave you stressed to the point of procrastination. Having said that, one person’s success can look very different from that of another’s. 

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Just Do It – Why you should apply for a scholarship

Term 1 2021 Scholarship applications are now open.

We asked recent graduate and scholarship recipient, Jamiee Bateman, why she applied for scholarships and what advice she would give to other students who are thinking of applying for a scholarship.

Keep reading to find out Jamiee’s advice as to why YOU should apply for a scholarship…

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Tips for Study Success

There are some moments in life where you may feel stressed, anxious or depressed, and those feelings might escalate at the end of term when your assessments are due.

As a part of Mental Health Month, our Counselling and Wellbeing Team have come up with some strategies that may help you cope during this time and beyond.

Keep reading to gain some great tips to succeed in your studies…

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Be more confident in your studies with the new-look MyCQU

I am brimming with anticipation over the upcoming release of the new-look MyCQU Student Portal, which I helped co-design as a Student Advisory Panel volunteer. I took the opportunity to become a Student Advisory Panel volunteer, not only to add the experience to my resume – by demonstrating my activeness and engagement as a current student – but because I’m also someone who wishes to help shape the future of CQUniversity and its student cohort.

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Find and Seek: Tiny Moments

“We do not remember days, we remember moments” – Cesare Pavese

It’s that time of term again. Assignments are piling up, due dates are right around the corner, and there may be moments where you doubt your ability to make it through the term.

You may feel that keeping your head above water is all you can do, so when ‘seeking happiness’ is mentioned you might roll your eyes and think ‘as if I have time right now?! I need to have my head in books, not in the clouds if I want to pass’.

What if I say you’re wrong? You do have time.

And that this ‘happiness quest’ will likely improve your grades, heck even your whole life.

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Answering the question R U Ok?

As COVID-19 continues to impact our work, social and home lives, it is important to check in with one another.

We asked Melbourne staff member, Judy Morgan, the question, ‘R U Ok?’

Judy shared her response and explained her experience with COVID-19 and the challenges she has faced in 2020. 

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