Researcher Kirt Hainzer shares about his amazing life journey which led to CQUniversity.
I remember my first trip to Egypt like it was yesterday. I was 7, and I was living in Cyprus with my family. My Dad, a chef from Austria, was working on a cruise ship that made a loop from Limassol to Port Said every week. I remember leaving the ship and being completely inundated with Egyptians selling all matter of goods and haggling to take us on a rickshaw. But it was the state of everyone’s teeth that I remember most vivid. I’ll never forget those teeth. My mum told me that’s what would happen to me if I didn’t brush my teeth, and I’ve kept impeccable oral hygiene since. Continue reading A remarkable life – [PODCAST]
Interested to be part of the activities at CQUni? 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. Continue reading CQUniversity Bucket List: 60 Things Every Student MUST Do
Had I known that studying abroad was possible when I was at university I would have jumped at the chance to do part of my course overseas.
Growing up my father was in the British army and we moved home and country every 2 years until I was 13. Immersing myself in another culture was a central part of my life during this time, and from aged 9 I would fly home solo to whichever European country we lived in during the school holidays. At University, I didn’t know that Exchange was an option so when I graduated and I realised I wasn’t ready to start my career like most of my friends, I decided to go to Paris to learn French instead. Continue reading How CQUniversity’s global mobility program, CQUGlobal, can change your life
My experience in the Northern Territory, working as an Aboriginal Health Worker, set the scene for my current and future aspirations in nursing and academia.
Recent meaningful changes to the Australian nursing code of conduct has sparked great debate.
Why? Because there are still barriers hindering the change in practice needed for nurses and academics to achieve equality in health and life expectancy. Continue reading Closing the Gap – Are we there yet? [PODCAST]
Balancing a busy life? Our CQUni libraries are open later in term time, providing longer hours in study friendly spaces. Our Peer Advisors man these extended hours, fellow students ready and waiting to help with your library, and IT inquires. Just like you, some of our Peer Advisors are pursuing new career paths while balancing busy lives. Let’s meet some! Continue reading #MeettheLibrary Episode 1
Whether you are about to finish school and start a qualification or looking to re-skill for a career change, TSXPO can cater for all your tertiary study needs.
It’s one of the biggest tertiary expos in Australia and you may need help navigating all the information on the day, so we’ve put together some of our top tips to get you through.
Continue reading Be Prepared for TSXPO with our Top Tips
This year the Tour de France will celebrate its 105th year! Millions of Australians will be tuning in to watch 176 athletes take on the 3329 km course over 23 days. Did you know that cycling teams are more frequently recruiting chiropractors as part of their healthcare teams? Continue reading Did you know that more than half of all cyclists report back pain?
As a nurse and midwife, I have seen people at the very beginning and the very end of their lives; in their very best and very worst moments. It has been my privilege to be a part of each of these significant life events. Continue reading Cradle to Grave: An holistic approach to women’s health – [PODCAST]
Did you know that NAIDOC originally stood for ‘National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee’? NAIDOC week is being celebrated from 8-15 July and a range of CQUniversity campuses have events scheduled.
This year, the theme is ‘Because of Her, We Can!’. As pillars of our society, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have played – and continue to play – active and significant roles at the community, local, state and national levels.
Continue reading CQUniversity celebrates Naidoc Week – Find your event on campus
Seagrasses are disappearing at an alarming rate globally and if we don’t do something to revert this trend we could see disastrous outcomes for our coastal ecosystems.
By Dr Emma Jackson, Seagrass Restoration Research based in Gladstone
In Australia, seagrass meadows are at critical levels which potentially could have disastrous outcomes for our coastal communities. That’s why our seagrass restoration project here in Gladstone is attracting the attention of experts around the world. Continue reading Restoring the Kidneys of the Great Barrier Reef – [PODCAST]