Meet Andrew McClelland - CQUni’s newest Head of Course and Senior Lecturer in Psychology. Originally from Victoria, Andrew spent 20-months travelling overseas until he decided he missed working with students and applied for his new role. After a short stint at CQUni Bundaberg, he is now based at the Townsville campus and loving it. Andrew was appointed to get the new Graduate Certificate in Positive Psychology up and running and to develop a Graduate Diploma for 2018, then a Master of Applied Positive Psychology, which he’s hoping will be up-and-running in 2019.
Alas, this week is the final post in our #AskAMentor blog series. But don’t fear, our Student Mentors will still be around to give you the tips, tricks and hacks to surviving, and thriving at University.
Census date has now past and you’re officially in it for the long haul! So, in our final blog post, our Student Mentors recall the difficulties they experienced in their first term (read on and let us know if these sound familiar), and their tips to overcoming them and surviving your first term…
Continue reading #AskAMentor – How to make it through your first term
Information Technology student Abishek (Abi) Panchal moved to Melbourne from India for his studies. A self-described “Z-list celebrity”, Abi is an avid stand-up comedian, guitarist and pianist. He also juggles study with two IT start-ups that he founded, a seat on CQUni’s Student Representative Council and a busy social life. He also recently been appointed as a Change Champion with the Office of Social Innovation.
Living on campus (rent-free I might add) in an air-conditioned room with electricity, WiFi, a work mobile and a fortnightly allowance sounds like a dream right? Well, it could be your reality!
Part 3: Why you should apply
Why not apply? Who knows how far you will go!
CQUniversity is a sponsor of Global Voices, a not-for-profit that identifies and develops the next generation of Australian leaders by providing practical experience in foreign policy and international relations. With the opportunity to apply to attend multiple forums including; United Nations, OECD, World Bank, IMF, APEC, and G20. Continue reading Part 3: Why you should apply for Global Voices
So, this is my first time overseas, as apparently Tasmania and New Zealand don’t count. I feel so privileged to represent CQUniversity and to be selected for this prestigious Global Voices scholarship, it is like the last piece of the puzzle to my university journey.
After three long flights, and a train from a regional town in Australia I step foot in Germany, 15,039 km away from my home town of Townsville. The feeling is surreal, and my week has only begun! Continue reading Part 2: My Global Voices experience at COP23