I’ve accepted my offer…where is my COE? This question and more answered here.

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We are heading fast into Term 2 and everyone in International Admissions are busy processing applications, Confirmation of Enrolments (COEs) and more. We’ve curated a list of FAQs if you’ve applied to start studying in Term 2.

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CQUNI SPOTLIGHT – Featuring Jennifer Goodall

New Geraldton Universities Centre (GUC) students will definitely be greeted with a smile on campus if they are looking for a Student Mentor. Psychology student Jennifer Goodall recently took on the role of Student Mentor Leader, at CQUni’s partner university centre in Geraldton and she is loving every minute of it.

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My international student experience

I am writing this blog to share my experience as an international student and intern at an Australian company.  My name is Neelkumar Shah and I am from India and about to graduate with a Master of Management for Engineers this year. Before enrolling in this postgraduate course, I was a civil engineer in a multinational construction company in India. Like many students, I came to Melbourne and enrolled in CQUniversity with two aims; a better lifestyle and career advancement. After studying at CQUniversity (Melbourne campus), I feel that I have enjoyed living in Melbourne and gained the necessary knowledge and skills for further employment. I hope this brief recount of my experience will give you some insights on the significance of the internship program which is being offered by CQUniversity.

Interning at Dean Cargo

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Tap versus bottled water – [PODCAST]

With thousands of Australians paying top dollar for bottled water each week, a CQUni researcher is asking – why? By PhD Researcher Adam Rose

Recently consumers have turned to bottled water as a preference to good old-fashioned tap water. It may surprise some people to hear that research is now finding that the water coming from the tap is better quality than the bottled water you pay for. Tap water has had to pass strict drinking water guidelines, whereas, bottled water is not subject to the same guidelines, rather the Food Standards Australia Guidelines, specifically the Non-Alcoholic Beverages and Brewed Soft Drinks. Interestingly, there have been reports of more people in developed countries becoming sick following consumption of contaminated bottled water than those consuming tap water. Continue reading Tap versus bottled water – [PODCAST]

Northern Australia boom bitten by public health threat – [PODCAST]

An influx of southerners moving into Northern Australia has Queensland scientists concerned that this new population won’t respond well to one local – the mosquito.

The Australian Government has recently been promoting the development of Northern Australia, which is attracting an increase in population, but according to CQUniversity’s mosquito-transmitted diseases expert Professor Andrew Taylor-Robinson, the pending northern boom may have a few public health hiccups. He believes the new northern residents could be susceptible to a long list of mosquito-borne diseases they may never have encountered before. Continue reading Northern Australia boom bitten by public health threat – [PODCAST]

Snap shot of Ashoka U Exchange 2018: Day 2 and 3

By now, you must have read about my first day at Ashoka U Exchange 2018.

This blog is the extension of my first blog entry and will reflect on Day 2 and Day 3 of Ashoka U Exchange 2018.

Day 2 started with the Changemaker Campus Designation Ceremony where 9 universities were awarded Ashoka U Changemaker Campus. It was followed by four keynote speakers who were Fagan Harris, Sarah Hemminger, Imran Khan and Casey Woods and who discussed ‘Is Empathy Dead?’.

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CQUNI SPOTLIGHT – Featuring Assoc Prof Anita Bowman

CQUniversity’s Head of Department – Medical & Imaging Sciences Assoc Prof Anita Bowman (pictured left with Australasian Sonographers Association (ASA) President Dr Jennifer Alphonse) recently achieved a major milestone by being named the Sonographer of the Year and Educator of the Year by the ASA. Anita’s efforts over the past eight years have seen more than 250 students graduate from her sonography program.

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A day in the life of a psychologist

Helen Madell has completed two degrees with CQUniversity – In 2004 she graduated with her Postgraduate Diploma of Psychology and in 2017 returned to study her Master of Clinical Psychology. Helen works part-time at her private practice, Helen G. Madell, where she specialises in multiple areas of psychology including marital therapy, anxiety disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder, and has also recently commenced work as a casual lecturer with CQUniversity on the North Rockhampton Campus.

She says the best part of her job is the sense of satisfaction observing clients make huge differences to their lives.

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