Juggling work, life and study is a balancing act. More often than not, I find myself on top in two of these areas, but behind in another.
During the first weeks of the term, I often take on far more shifts at work than I actually need to. I’ll allocate 50-60 hours for work, maybe 10 or so for studying, and then use my spare time to go out with friends. But towards the final few weeks of term, when assessment deadlines are approaching, I often find myself incredibly stressed. Not only stressed about assessments and preparing for exams, but also stressed about managing my finances when study takes a minimum of 40-50 hours per week.
Without managing finances and creating a budget to prepare for this shift, financial stress can throw your work/life/study balance out of whack. Through my own journey, I’ve found that managing my finances is often the key to solving nearly all of my problems. Keep reading for my tips…
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To say Day One was a BIG day would be an absolute understatement, but it sure was a lot of fun. Teams played out the day with lots of passion and great sportsmanship and there were some very close match ups.
Continue reading Chancellor’s Cup Day One
Did you know that you can talk to an online CQUniversity Librarian from anywhere, even your couch?
You may already know most of the library’s amazing resources are online, but a library search is not the same as using Google. That’s where our expert team of librarians can help.
Continue reading The advice you need to know to research like a pro
From 6 – 8 August 2019, the Social Innovation team ran an amazing event at many CQUni campuses called the Festival of Change. The Festival provided an opportunity to understand current social challenges that we, as students, will face once we kick off our professional careers, and highlighted the actions we could all start performing immediately in order to change the society we live in today.
Continue reading Be the change
UniSport Nationals Division 2 on the Gold Coast, well it’s been and gone for another year. This year CQUniversity fielded its biggest team ever with student athletes coming together from campuses right across the CQU footprint to compete in Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Mixed Netball and Touch Football, Women’s Volleyball and Futsal and Men’s Soccer.
Continue reading UniSport – From the Captain’s Log
So, you want to develop smarter study skills, gain a deeper understanding of your course unit and create connections with other students…
Look no further – CQUniversity’s Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) are the answer.
Continue reading PASS your unit with peer assistance
As part of National Science Week, we chat with PhD researcher Maria Madueno about how her research is helping professional athletes to reduce the risk of overuse injuries.
Continue reading Reducing injuries in professional basketball players
As part of National Science Week, we chat with PhD researcher Holly Hosking about how her research could change the way we test for cancer risk.
Continue reading How Holly is helping to discover your risk of cancer
We all know the importance of a quiet, organised place to study.
At CQUni we have a variety of facilities and study spaces (some open 24/7), available to you whether you study online or on-campus. We offer you the flexibility to study where you want, when you want.
We know our students are busy, so we have put all the details about our study spaces in one place. Making finding the right space at your closest CQUni campus easy!
Keep reading for our top benefits to studying at a CQUni study space…
By Water Expert Adam Rose
Here in Australia, we live on the driest inhabited continent on the face of the earth. The continent is made up of over 200 freshwater catchments, each with their own unique personalities.
Continue reading The Mighty Fitzroy River