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

All about the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF)

What is the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) and do I need to pay it? This is a question students often ask teams like Student Advice and Student Success, so we thought we’d fill you in on all the details.

Here are our top five frequently asked questions about the SSAF…

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Use your voice: Opening up about mental health

On Tuesday, 7 May 2019 our Student Counselling team will be hosting University Mental Health Day (UMHD) events at a number of CQUni locations. To tell us more about UMHD, we’ve asked new Counsellor Glenn Ross to talk about this year’s theme ‘use your voice’, and to share some advice for anyone struggling with mental health issues.

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Ask a Librarian – Online Super Sessions

Do you want to save time and find the best sources of information for your assignments?

Join our online librarians in Week 8 for Ask A Librarian ‘Super Sessions’. Why a Super Session? A Super Session is an opportunity for students to learn how to get the most out of our CQUni Library.  Come along and find out how to search specific journals, use Library Search effectively to find just what you need and download, view and save your chosen articles for later viewing.

These sessions are all online, so you can access them from wherever you are!

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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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#AskaMentor – How to tackle your first few weeks

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.

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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…

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