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Why do some students need additional support?

Studying can be expensive, both emotionally and financially. This year, many students have been badly impacted by the devastating impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Many have lost the work they rely on to finance their studies. Some are worried about family and friends in virus hot spots. Others are experiencing food and housing insecurity. Work experience placements have been affected, childcare arrangements disrupted, and family and community support networks impacted.

The University offers students on-going aid through counselling services, learning assistance programs, mentoring and peer group support networks and activities, and this year, through special food and technology aid programs to support study success. However, financial support can also be a key factor for success, and this is where we need your help.

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Tips for University and Pre-Career Success

We asked current student, Maitland Bezzina, to share his story and advice for success.

Maitland talks about the importance of getting involved in campus life activities, how to make positive change, the confidence you need to succeed, scholarship opportunities, and taking care of yourself.

Find out how you can succeed at university…

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Where are they now? Christie Wishart – Arrow Energy Go Further Indigenous Scholar

My name is Christie Wishart and today, I graduated with a Bachelor of Medical Science, majoring in nutrition, with a minor in health promotion.

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Scholarships – The good kind of chance

As Term 1 2021 Scholarship applications are now open, we asked current Nursing student and scholarship recipient, Inneka Lippitt, why she applied for her scholarship and what advice she would give to other students who are thinking of applying for a scholarship.

Keep reading to find out about Inneka and her scholarship story…

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Arrow Energy Go Further Indigenous scholar Brendan’s path to MBA

My name is Brendan Bishop, and I am very proud to complete a higher education degree with the support of my family and Arrow Energy.

I am an Aboriginal man from the Kamilaroi people and have recently completed a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at CQUniversity.

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Goal setting made easy

Although we will soon be leaving 2020 behind, it is SO important to take the time to check in with yourself and identify where you are at and where you are heading. Not having a plan for success in your academic life can leave you stressed to the point of procrastination. Having said that, one person’s success can look very different from that of another’s. 

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Just Do It – Why you should apply for a scholarship

Term 1 2021 Scholarship applications are now open.

We asked recent graduate and scholarship recipient, Jamiee Bateman, why she applied for scholarships and what advice she would give to other students who are thinking of applying for a scholarship.

Keep reading to find out Jamiee’s advice as to why YOU should apply for a scholarship…

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Where are they now? Margaret Hornagold – Laws graduate and Arrow Energy Go Further Indigenous Scholar

Since graduating in 2015 with a Bachelor of Laws from CQUniversity, we check in with Margaret Hornagold on what she has been up to since graduating and how an Arrow Energy Go Further Indigenous Scholarship positively impacted her studies.

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