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A letter to my first-year self

CQUni graduate and current student Kris Homann has a look back on his past as a first-year student to discuss the things he wished he knew before he started his university journey.

Kris completed a Diploma of Work Health and Safety in 2016 as well as a Bachelor of Accident Forensics in 2017. Kris is currently undertaking a Master of Advanced Safety Science Practice at CQUniversity.

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The most important thing you will learn during your time at CQUniversity

University is the perfect time to develop new skills and make new connections. There are so many great opportunities to learn outside of the classroom – so we asked our graduates what their biggest learning was. Their responses are below.

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Attend the 2020 CQUni Virtual Careers Fair

The 2020 Careers Fair and Employer Panel has changed format and will now be online.

CQUniversity is closely monitoring the outbreak of COVID-19. Following advice from the Australian Government, we have decided to cancel the on-campus Careers Fair and will instead offer a Virtual Careers Fair on Wednesday, 25 March.

The Virtual Careers Fair will be hosted from 8 am to 5 pm (AEST). During this window, you can jump online anytime you are available or when an employer you wish to speak with is online.

To access the Virtual Careers Fair follow this Zoom Link.

This is your opportunity to interact with employers, hear about employment opportunities and current recruitment campaigns. There is also the opportunity for Q&A.

Keep reading to find out why you should attend…

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Join a Virtual 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 virtual coffee catchup session with an experienced student mentor! 

Coffee Catchups are a new student mentor initiative hosted each term. Student Mentors will be running daily “drop in” sessions which you can join for a chat, ask questions, or just feel like you are not on your own with this (you are so not on your own).

We’ll run meditation sessions, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), visualization sessions – to help us all get through this together.

If anyone needs more support or some help adjusting to 100% online – we are here for you! Keep reading to find out when you can join in on a session!

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Digital Media sets careers ablaze for CQUni students

Meet two CQUniversity students who have used their passion for regional arts and their study in CQUniversity’s Bachelor of Digital Media to open the door to career opportunities and valuable industry experience.

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Uploader Beware: Shady Sites Are Stealing Assessments

Have you ever received an unsolicited email from someone promising to double check your assessment for plagiarism? Maybe you’ve been targeted by a social media advertisement offering to check your work for errors? Shady companies and sites are using marketing tactics like these to get their hands on your assessments and sell them to other students.

Keep reading to find out how to protect yourself from assessment harvesting…

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Be a Student Leader in 2020!

Being a student leader at CQUniversity is a unique opportunity. Students are provided with the chance to develop their leadership skills, contribute directly to improving the student experience, and enhance their resume and employability.

The Student Representative Council (SRC) is currently seeking nominations for 13 positions across Australia. The SRC is a collective group of students, elected by their peers, and appointed to engage with and advocate for the student community. Our members are organised, enthusiastic, dedicated and committed to their roles and responsibilities. Members are elected to represent all course-levels and locations across Australia.

Deputy Chair and South Australia Representative, Emily Bryson, has shared why she joined the SRC and explains why you should apply! Keep reading to find out more…

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2020 Highlights of Orientation

CQUni campuses across Australia hosted Orientation events last week creating excitement among our first-year students. Each campus welcomed new and returning students and provided a taste of university life.

Attendees had the opportunity to get to know our student services, campus life committees, academic staff and other students at information sessions, market stalls and social events.

We captured all the fun that happened across the nation and wanted to share it with you! Keep reading to view the highlights of orientation and to see if you and your mates were snapped! 

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