What’s your big idea?

On Thursday, 18 July from 12 – 1pm, The Big Idea competition will once again be launching across our campuses. This competition invites students to develop a concept and business plan for a social enterprise or a social business, and compete with other students at participating universities.

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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:

  • A scholarship to attend the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW64) in New York, USA in March 2020.
  • A scholarship to attend the 2019 UNFCCC Climate Talks (COP25) in Santiago, Chile in December 2019.

Applications close Sunday, 4 August at midnight AEDT. To be eligible, you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident aged between 18 to 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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The when and where of grades release

Term 1 has officially come to a close, and we are now eagerly awaiting Certification of Grades and the release of overall results. Term 1 2019 Certification of Grades will occur on Friday, 12 July 2019, and as always this will be a busy day for our student systems.

Here’s what happens at Certification of Grades…

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How to win a place at the 2019 Student Leadership Conference

The annual Student Leadership Conference is a life-changing event that will boost your energy, inspire action, and ignite your personal leadership. Participate in empowering workshops, network with fellow CQUni students and staff and be inspired by our guest speakers.

The 2019 event will be held in Rockhampton from 5 – 7 November.

Interested in attending? CQUni will be sponsoring two students per region to attend the conference. Here’s how you can win a place… Continue reading How to win a place at the 2019 Student Leadership Conference

Your New Student Initiation

With all the confusion and excitement of new student life, we bet you haven’t even had the chance to figure out what you’re supposed to be doing, let alone how you go about achieving it. Don’t worry, we’ve got you!

Welcome to your new student initiation – your checklist for the must-dos and must-sees to make you the very best CQUni student you can be.

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Why attending Orientation is the best way to prepare for your studies

You may have already felt the hype of our upcoming Orientation events. The information sessions, stalls, and social events certainly create a buzz this time of year.

Whether you plan to study online or on-campus, attending an event at the campus closest to you will help you make the most of your learning journey. So don’t miss out.

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Applying for a scholarship the second time around

Have you applied for a scholarship in the past and been unsuccessful? Don’t be discouraged! Scholarships are highly competitive, but there are opportunities to reapply.

Our tips on how to prepare a stellar scholarship application are a great place to start when applying for a scholarship for the first time, but if you’ve been knocked back before, it can be difficult to know what to do next.

Keep reading for our advice on how to make your application stand out, the second time around…

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6 Pro tips for exam preparation

Exams are never passed by accident. Effective preparation takes time, effort and to a large extent, understanding what works best for you.

Do you need help preparing for an upcoming exam? Here are our top tips, thanks to the team at the Academic Learning Centre…

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11 Ways to polish your assignment so it shines

So, you’ve planned, researched and written your assignment. There’s still one important stage of the writing process to complete before you hit the submit button. Polishing your assignment is just as important as the other stages. Here’s some sparkling tips on putting the finishing touches on your work from the Academic Learning Centre (ALC).

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Why I complete unit evaluations

Unit evaluations are conducted by the University each term. A simple survey available via Moodle, these evaluations collect feedback that is then used to monitor and improve teaching practices.

To complete the survey, look for the red button in your online Moodle unit.

It’s a busy time, but submitting an evaluation is worth it. Here’s why… Continue reading Why I complete unit evaluations