Five reasons to stay safe with SafeZone

There are times when an email simply won’t reach you fast enough. To make sure we can contact you as quickly as possible, the University uses the SafeZone app as a communication solution for emergencies, first aid requests and more.

Here’s why you should download the app today…

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Small start leads to big change

Social innovation can seem overwhelming at first, but it doesn’t have to be.

CQUni Master of Management for Engineers graduate, Bikesh Lal Shrestha believes it can be as simple as making small changes in our everyday life.

“Social innovation does not have to be a big invention. It could be a simple change in the way of doing something or approaching a situation that results in better outcomes.”

Originally from Nepal, Bikesh has always been passionate about helping people and solving social issues, and credits CQUni’s online iChange program for teaching him the basics of social innovation.

Keep reading to learn more about Bikesh’s experience with iChange, and how you can get started with the program.   

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Five reasons to make feedback your friend

So, you’ve submitted your first assignments, and you’re anxiously awaiting your results. While there’s a huge sense of relief when you find out that you have passed and your hard work has paid off for you, it’s important to take the time to carefully read the marker’s feedback. Feedback can be a powerful tool that you can use to further your skills as a student and minimise stress moving forward.

Here’s five reasons to make feedback your friend, courtesy of the Academic Learning Centre (ALC)…

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Creating the perfect study space

Are you struggling to study? Too many distractions or just haven’t got the right flow? Revamp your study space!  I studied laying on my bed with my laptop on my knees, phone in my hand and surrounded by snacks. Although I claimed this worked and I was ‘getting things done,’ my ineffective space allowed me to get easily distracted and produce lower quality work.

Your study space is critical to your ability to study effectively. This doesn’t necessarily imply that you have to find a place that’s completely silent and set it up as your study area, but it does mean you should find a place to study that fits your specific personality and learning style.

Keep reading to see my tips to create the perfect study space…

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Add a little colour to 2020

Between lectures, exams and assessment, study can feel a bit grey at times. In 2020, we challenge you to liven things up by participating In extra-curricular events and opportunities.

So many of our graduating students say getting involved in these opportunities was the best part of their uni experience – even if it meant venturing out of their comfort zone. Don’t believe me? Check out Sidonie’s story.

Here’s a little preview into what’s planned for 2020…

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Do you understand academic integrity?

CQUniversity values academic honesty and integrity.

Academic integrity means acting with honesty, trust, fairness, respect and courage. It’s about ensuring you are prepared for the workforce, and the challenges this will bring. It’s about protecting the quality of student learning, the credibility of your assessments and qualifications, and ultimately the reputation of CQUniversity, its courses and graduates.

Keep reading to learn more about the breaches of academic integrity.

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It all starts with iChange

At CQUniversity there are so many ways for you to get involved in social innovation, but first you need to know the basics. If you want to learn more about yourself and the world around you, let us introduce you to social innovation with CQUni’s online iChange course.

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Work and study in 2020

International students working rights

Are you looking for casual work in 2020? The CQUniversity Inclusion & Accessibility Service is in the process of updating its register of Participation Assistants.

If you are a motivated person with sound academic achievement and willing to dedicate 1 – 3 hours per week, when required, to assist a fellow student, please apply.

Keep reading to find out how to apply.

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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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Our Memories From 2019

December, the month of reflection and fun. So many amazing things happened throughout 2019 and this is our chance to reminisce about some of those memories. From academic success to sporting victories, and social innovation triumphs, CQUni has accomplished many outstanding things in 2019.

As we comb through all the success, awards, achievements and events from 2019, we have narrowed it down to 18 highlights. Join us in celebrating a month of memories from the year that was 2019, before you look ahead to the one that soon will be…

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