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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Occasional Address: Jade Collins

Alumnus of the Year (Social Impact), Jade Collins (BArts/BBus 1999, MBusAdmin 2008) presented the Occasional Address at the Rockhampton Graduation Ceremony on 6 December. An alumnus of CQUniversity, Jade is the co-creator of Femeconomy, a business that empowers and promotes gender equity in leadership.

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Every day is a lesson — discovering myself and capabilities

Hello, my name is Aesha and I come from India. My study journey started from getting a visa grant to landing in the liveliest city in the world: Melbourne.

Being an international student in Australia has been — and will continue to be — a lifelong learning experience. It has not only brought opportunities for me to extend beyond my horizons and enhance my qualification but I have also made some good friends.

MCG football game

Every moment I am here is a lesson in itself because it has made me stronger, confident about my instincts, beliefs and self-esteem level.

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Join a Coffee Catchup with a Student Mentor

Do you want to share your experiences as a current first year student, ask questions and meet new friends? Join a coffee catchup session with an experienced student mentor! 

Coffee Catchups are a new student mentor initiative beginning in Term 3 2019. It is a recurring weekly event that provides students with the opportunity to meet new people and connect with a student mentor. These are casual sessions to help new students feel more connected and supported.

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7 Ways you can win the war against procrastination

At one time or another we all procrastinate. Some people are able to nip this time-waster in the bud before it gets out of control, while some of us 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 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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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 Term 3: Week 3 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, find evidence-based practice information sources, use Library Search effectively to find just what you need and download and 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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‘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, sessions will be held 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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Watch the Inclusion and Accessibility Webinar Series

Inclusion and Accessibility are hosting an upcoming webinar series as part of a project to support students with additional needs. The series is open to all students.

The Inclusion and Accessibility service aims to minimise barriers and encourage participation in education and training by all students. Reasonable adjustments can be implemented to assist students who have registered with the Inclusion and Accessibility service.

The series includes two zoom sessions that will cover topics including time management, and disclosure. Keep reading to find out more and how to access these sessions.

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Capricornia College – The place I call ‘Home’

Coming to a new country to pursue my Master of Engineering was a challenging and emotional decision. I had to leave my parents and near-and-dear ones and come to a completely new place, but when I landed on 28th February 2019 at the Rockhampton airport, the love and care I received was so comforting. It still brings a happy tear to my eye.

Capricornia College (the CQUniversity Rockhampton student residence) welcomed me upon arrival. I immediately became a member of the ‘family’ and Cap College quickly became my home.

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Three reasons you should become a Student Mentor

Have you completed your first year of study and want to help new students transition into uni life? Become a Student Mentor for Term 1 2020!

Student Mentors provide general support, sharing experiences and directing new students to the correct point of contact when needed.

There are so many great reasons to volunteer as a Student Mentor. Here are our top three…

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