Carve your own path to the summit

Starting out at university is a daunting, exciting, challenging, rewarding experience. For most new students, there are a lot of mixed emotions. I certainly felt unsure when I started, but I found as I completed each assignment, I gained confidence and new skills. I uncovered some of the secrets to success.

I’ve been thinking about my journey since I graduated last year, and how the secrets I uncovered weren’t about writing academically or researching better (although those skills are important too!). I think the best way to explain is to share my journey with you…

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Our top 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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How to win the war against procrastination

Procrastination is a natural part of life, especially student life. Some people are able to nip this time-waster in the bud before it gets out of control, while others are Olympic- level dawdlers.

If you’d like to know how to get your procrastination in check, or if you have an assignment to write and you’re looking for a cheeky distraction, the Academic Learning Centre is here to help.

Read on for our seven ways to win the war against procrastination…

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‘Get it Together’ with the Library and ALC

Each term, the CQUni Library hosts a series of ‘Get it Together’ study sessions across different campuses. In Term 3, from Monday, 19 November to Friday, 23 November 2018, sessions are being held across our Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne 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…

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Stress less about referencing with these tips from the ALC

Are you dreading assessment submissions? Feeling anxious any time you think about Turnitin? You’re not alone! Referencing Related Stress (RRS) is a common condition among university students. It’s piling on unnecessary pressure and we need it to stop.

Lucky for all of us, the Academic Learning Centre (ALC) has the perfect remedy – a concoction of tips to help you cure RRS and stress less about referencing.

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7 Tips for becoming a time-management master

There’s no doubt about it, CQUni students are busy. Balancing study with family, work and social commitments is not easy. So, before you start dreaming of owning a Tardis like Dr Who or a Time-Turner like Hermione Granger, try these simple time-management tips.

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Our top tips for a stellar scholarship application

By now, we bet we’ve already convinced you of the various, far-reaching impacts a scholarship can have on your student journey. So, it’s now time to buckle down and get applying!

Keep reading as we share our best tips for submitting a top scholarship application….

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Library and IT – Here to Help

Studying in Term 3? Come in and enjoy our collaborative spaces and quiet study areas.

From 2 January 2019, most campus libraries will be open 9am-5pm Monday to Friday*. Some libraries have extended unstaffed access.

*Local time. Check your local campus library opening hours here.

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