Work-life balance means…

Day to day life can be one big balancing act. Do you understand the importance of a healthy balance between your career, family, and hobbies? We asked CQUni alumni participants of the 30 Minutes a Month program what work-life balance means to them, to gain insight on what is important to individuals in the midst of their career.

Feeling like you don’t have that work-life balance nailed at the moment? We’re here for you. CQUniversity offers students counselling support to assist you with wellness and personal resilience.

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A Day in the Life of a Health Promotion Officer

How do you encourage the public to quit a bad habit like smoking or drinking too much alcohol? Bachelor of Health Promotion graduate and 30 Minutes a Month participant Luke Giles takes us through what it’s like in his shoes, as a Health Promotion Officer.

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Occasional Address: Jade Collins

Alumnus of the Year (Social Impact), Jade Collins (BArts/BBus 1999, MBusAdmin 2008) presented the Occasional Address at the Rockhampton Graduation Ceremony on 6 December. An alumnus of CQUniversity, Jade is the co-creator of Femeconomy, a business that empowers and promotes gender equity in leadership.

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Conservatorium of Music alumni update

Welcome to your CQUni Conservatorium of Music update, where we share news and opportunities. 

We always love to hear where your career has taken you – and how, as Performers, Teachers, Administrators or Arts workers, you are sharing your passion and following your career goals.

Our programs encompass a broad range of disciplines and graduates, and we have tried to reflect these in these stories. If you would like to contribute a profile or ideas, please contact us. You can also message us and follow all the action on our Facebook page.

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Stacy Evans – Indigenous Scholarships Officer

Stacy Evans

I am a proud Darumbal and Australian South Sea Islander woman and CQUniversity Alumnus. I graduated in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts (Distinction) majoring in psychology.  Receiving my cultural sash on stage at my Graduation ceremony in Rockhampton will always be a highlight in my life.

I encourage all students to follow their dreams and obtain a qualification in their chosen field. At times, it will not be easy, but persevere and reach out for assistance when you need a helping hand. You and your family will be so proud of your accomplishments.

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Occasional address: Ms Cindy Emmett

Cindy Emmett works in the coal mining industry and specialises in draglines, shovels, underground mining and corporate mining through operational readiness. Passionate about the promotion of women in a male-dominated industry, Ms Emmett is an advocate for the importance of flexible work arrangements.

Cindy attended university as a mature-age student and single mum to four boys. In 2010 she graduated with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering with Distinction. While at university she received an Anglo American scholarship for her excellence in academic achievements and received the Greg Garrick Award for the most outstanding scholarship recipient.

Cindy delivered the Occasional Address at the Mackay Graduation Ceremony on Thursday 9 May 2019.

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