Student Counselling Ask Us drop-ins, UMHD webinar and Stay Well workshops

At CQUniversity, we know that an exceptional online experience extends to life outside of lectures. As we all do our part to flatten the COVID-19 curve, free virtual drop-ins, catch-ups, and workshops are being held each day.

The Student Counselling team is hosting drop-in sessions, workshops, and a webinar for Uni Mental Health Day. Keep reading to find out more…

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Teaching teams offer support and flexibility during COVID-19

These are challenging and unusual times. The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic and all the disruptions it is causing may have you questioning how you will juggle your studies in Term 1 2020.

Let us assure you that teaching teams are very aware of the uncertainty and difficulties that many of our students are currently facing.

While Census date for Term 1 2020 has not changed, you should know that the case-by-case decisions we make every term about matters like assessment extensions will take into account the wide-reaching effects of COVID-19.

Keep reading to find out how our teaching teams will offer support and flexibility this term…

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Expert advice is just a click away

CQUniversity is one of Australia’s largest online study providers, with 40 years’ experience delivering distance education. COVID-19 may be unprecedented but we’ve been providing online learning and online services for so long that we’re an industry leader.  

As we all adapt and work through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, you should know that we are here to minimise disruption and deliver all of the services you’ve come to expect as a CQUni student. In other words, we’re still here – we’re just talking to you differently!

While you are studying online, you can benefit from expert advice and enhance your student experience thanks to these services…

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Attend the 2020 CQUni Virtual Careers Fair

The 2020 Careers Fair and Employer Panel has changed format and will now be online.

CQUniversity is closely monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19. Following advice from the Australian Government, we have decided to cancel the on-campus Careers Fair and will instead offer a Virtual Careers Fair on Wednesday, 25 March.

The Virtual Careers Fair will be hosted from 8 am to 5 pm (AEST). During this window, you can jump online anytime you are available or when an employer you wish to speak with is online.

To access the Virtual Careers Fair follow this Zoom Link.

This is your opportunity to interact with employers, hear about employment opportunities and current recruitment campaigns. There is also the opportunity for Q&A.

Keep reading to find out why you should attend…

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Uploader Beware: Shady Sites Are Stealing Assessments

Have you ever received an unsolicited email from someone promising to double check your assessment for plagiarism? Maybe you’ve been targeted by a social media advertisement offering to check your work for errors? Shady companies and sites are using marketing tactics like these to get their hands on your assessments and sell them to other students.

Keep reading to find out how to protect yourself from assessment harvesting…

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Emergency response will be put to the test at Rockhampton North campus

CQUniversity is set to put its emergency notification alert system (ENAS) into action, within a fully simulated critical incident environment.

A joint emergency services real-time scenario will be delivered on Tuesday, 31 March, with the Queensland Police Service at the Rockhampton North campus.

During the scenario, actors will play various roles, and emergency services personnel will be involved as part of their ongoing training. Some actors will have realistic moulage injuries applied and QPS members will use training weapons and blank rounds (like a paintball gun).

If you will be on the Rockhampton North campus on Tuesday, 31 March, either for classes or to access facilities like the Library, keep reading for more details and how to prepare…

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How to study online

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Are you new to online study? A little worried about how to go about it? Do not worry, we are here to help. Do not worry, we are here to help.

Studying online is an excellent opportunity that has many benefits. It’s a chance to accomplish your goals, it is convenient, you gain lifelong learning skills and you grow as an individual.

Here are our top tips for studying online…

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How to navigate class timetables

Class timetables take different shapes for different students. The flexible study options on offer at CQUniversity mean that your timetable could be a busy combination of lectures, tutorials and workshops each week, a simple block of residential schools, or you may have no on-campus classes at all, if your units are 100% online.

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Our tips for a world-class Global Voices application

Global Voices is an independent, not-for-profit organisation. Each year they provide scholarships for young Australians to travel overseas, meet world leaders, and engage with international policy making at home and abroad.

A Global Voices delegation will challenge and inspire you. Delegates will get an insider’s look into policy making, and have the chance to express their opinions and offer solutions to global challenges.

This term, Global Voices and CQUniversity are offering two fully-funded scholarships to attend:

  • The World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva in May 2020.
  • The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Forum in Paris in May 2020.

Applications close Midnight AEDT Sunday 15 March 2020. To be eligible, you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident aged 18 – 30.

If you are passionate, driven and want to make a difference in the world, don’t miss your chance to apply! Here are our top tips for a world-class Global Voices application…

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