Get advice, coaching and career preparation from the people
who have been there before you. Did you know CQUni has an online mentoring tool
which connects students and alumni (graduates) for one-on-one career
“I had a great interaction with my mentor – they were helpful, kind and willing to share the skills and experience to help me.”– Student Mentee
So why do you need an alumni mentor?
Continue reading 3 Reasons you need an alumni mentor (and how to get one)
After fantastic results from the 2018 program, 30 Minutes a Month is back bigger and better than ever. Our trial run in 2018 went so well we’re bringing it back again in 2019, along with a host of changes in response to feedback from our 2018 participants.
Continue reading 30 Minutes a Month is back
Late last year we asked you to complete the Barometer of Alumni Sentiment survey to tell us what you want from your alumni program. We are extremely grateful that over 1500 alumni took the opportunity to shape the future of the alumni program.
Continue reading Alumni Sentiment Survey Results
Outstanding Alumnus of the Year, His Honour Judge Alexander ‘Sandy’ Horneman-Wren SC (BBus, 1987) delivered the Occasional Address at the Rockhampton Graduation Ceremony on 4 December. An alumnus of CQUniversity, Sandy is currently a Judge of the Children’s and the Planning and Environmental Courts of Queensland and has worked in a diverse range of areas including civil, human rights, administrative law, and professional disciplines. Continue reading Occasional address: Judge Sandy Horneman-Wren
It’s been another wonderful year for CQUniversity alumni. Thousands of graduates have remained connected by giving back, updating details, attending events and helping students.
You can watch our university highlights in the CQUniversity 2018 Review video or read about the highlights for alumni below. We hope you enjoy the news, and as always, would be delighted to hear any feedback on your 2018 alumni experience or any ideas for future programs. Continue reading Alumni Relations Wrap 2018
Did you know the support CQUniversity offers to students continues after you graduate? Below are a few ways you can take advantage of this support.
Continue reading I’ve graduated. Now what?
The Good Universities Guide ranks CQUniversity in the top four Australian universities for graduate outcomes and equity and in the top 20% for teaching quality and overall experience.
- Social equity (ranked 1st – 37% of students enrolling at CQUni come from low socioeconomic or disadvantaged backgrounds)
- First generation (ranked 2nd – 40% of students are first in generation to attend university i.e. their parents’ education did not exceed Year 12)
- Graduate employment (ranked 4th – 80.4% employed full-time within four months of course completion)
- Starting salary (ranked 3rd – $62 000)
- Teaching quality (82.6% of students satisfied with the support they received from CQUni)
- Overall experience (80.5% of students satisfied with the overall quality of educational experience).
Continue reading Graduate outcomes, learning experience and equity great at CQUni
In 2018, for every student that received a CQUniCares Appeal Scholarship, four applicants missed out.
That’s why, we’re doubling our goal – aiming to raise $200,000 – enough to support 50 students in 2019 through 25 CQUniCares Appeal Scholarships and 25 CQUniCares Emergency Grants.
Continue reading 25 Days. 50 Students. 100s of Lives
A CQUni course can take you many places; to regional, remote or metropolitan Australia, or across the globe. Hospitality management graduate David James takes us around his hometown, Brisbane.
Continue reading Welcome to my hometown: Brisbane, Australia
A CQUni course can take you many places; to regional, remote or metropolitan Australia, or across the globe. Financial planning accounting graduate Paula Siddle introduces us to her hometown – Traralgon, Victoria – and gives us the inside advice on where to get the best doughnuts.
Continue reading Welcome to my hometown: Traralgon, Australia