Congrats! You’ve officially survived your first two weeks at University.
While we’re sure you are elated to have made it this far, you’re probably starting to feel a little stressed and anxious as you look towards the upcoming term, map out your assessments and start to notice those deadlines already approaching much quicker than you would like.
Tackling your first weeks at Uni can be daunting, and no one knows that better than our Student Mentors, who have been there and done that all before. Check out their best tips for making it through unscathed…
Continue reading #AskaMentor – How to tackle your first few weeks
Are you still in summer vacay mode and need a refresher on all things CQUni? We have the low down on all the different systems and sites that will help get you back on track this term.
Continue reading Get to know our student systems
Each term, the CQUni Library hosts a series of ‘Get it Together’ study sessions across different campuses. In Term 1, from Monday, 1 April to Friday, 5 April 2019, sessions are being held across most library locations and online.
These sessions are a great opportunity to meet the experts, seek advice, and find out how to improve your results. We encourage you to attend and here’s why…
Continue reading ‘Get it Together’ with the Library and ALC
Let’s face it– good food and even better coffee is essential in the life of a university student – how else will you get through those gruelling hours of study?
Lucky for you, our student mentors Anita, Marsha, Railala, Yudhi and Bel have investigated the places you need to visit to help get you through your day. They’ve also discovered the online sites you need to have bookmarked so you can check out the hottest student spots – no matter how or where you study!
Continue reading #AskaMentor for CQUni’s best student hotspots
When it comes to study, time management is key but it’s not always easy. Sometimes our ability to master this skill is hindered by family, work or social commitments.
Before you start dreaming of owning a Tardis like Dr Who or a Time-Turner like Hermione Granger, try these simple time-management tips from the Academic Learning Centre (ALC)…
Continue reading Seven Tips for Becoming a Time-Management Master
I studied at CQUniversity from 2007 to 2010, and completed a Bachelor of Health Promotion by distance. I really like the concept of empowering people to improve their health, and using tools such as policy, environments and community mobilisation to achieve this. I think health promotion has amazing potential to improve our health status in Australia and around the world, even though it is under-resourced. There have been some incredible successes over time – think of strategies such as seatbelts in cars, random breath testing, taxation and advertising restrictions on tobacco, and increasing the availability of healthy food in school canteens. The improvement to health from these initiatives is fantastic.
Continue reading Finding the balance
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 Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Forum (Paris, France, 20 – 23 May 2019)
- A scholarship to attend the World Health Assembly (WHA) (Geneva, Switzerland, 20 – 24 May 2019)
Applications close Sunday, 17 March 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…
Continue reading Our tips for a world-class Global Voices application
Orientation footage from a dozen campuses across four states created a real buzz on our socials last week. It was great to watch our support services, campus life teams, and academic staff spring into action as we welcomed students to the many information sessions, market stalls and social events happening at each location.
With so much great footage, we felt we had to recap some of the best content with you. Here are our highlights of Orientation…
Continue reading Highlights of Orientation
Are you on the hunt for the perfect Instagram photo? Look no further than your local CQUni campus. Our campuses are full of fun ways to brighten up your Instagram feed, with everything from natural beauty and amazing views, to unique artworks and architecture.
Here’s a few of our favourite spots to get great Instagram shots on campus…
Continue reading Most instagrammable spots at CQUni
At CQUniversity, we’re dedicated to improving the student experience, and that extends to all our services, systems and applications – including our mobile app!
After an extensive student consultation process last year, we’ve made improvements based on your feedback. So everything you need to be a successful student is just one touch away.
Here are our top four reasons to download the CQUniMobile app…
Continue reading Four reasons to download the CQUniMobile app