Welcome to the official CQUniversity Student Blog – CQUniLife. This blog follows the experiences of a diverse group of CQUniversity students from different countries, studying various programs and at various campuses throughout Australia.
Winner of the 2020 Alumnus of the Year – Industry Excellence Award, Tanya O’Shea has been recognised for her significant contributions to her community and industry as Chief Executive of IMPACT Community Services. Tanya graduated in 2011 with a Bachelor of Psychology and competed a Master of Business Administration in 2016. As a strong and remarkably successful businesswoman who has provided support, training and employment opportunities to over 4000 people, she has also taken the time to share some job interview advice for CQUni students.
Everyone knows that sometimes life throws unavoidable curve balls that get in the way of completing assessments. For some, applying for an extension may be considered as failing or they may feel like they are not meeting expectations – this is not the case!
Our Student Accessibility and Equity team have explained assessment extensions and shared why you should not be ashamed of asking for an extension.
Managing your finances at uni can present some challenges. Even with loans like HECS-HELP, the day-to-day living expenses and university costs can be overwhelming. This is where a scholarship can come in handy and alleviate some of the financial burdens that come with part-time or full-time study.
Students often don’t apply for scholarships as they believe the application process is too hard. Others believe they are not suitable for a scholarship when in reality they are eligible.
CQUni has made it super easy for students to apply for scholarships. Scholarships for term 1 2021 are closing on 8 January.
Keep reading for current Bachelor of Education student, Meg Wright’s, top tips for applying for a scholarship.
International Day of People with Disability, held annually on 3 December, is a day that aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate their achievements and contributions. This year’s theme is Seeing the Ability in Disability.
Current Bachelor of Engineering and Diploma of Professional Practice, Zac Newland shared some of his insights into life as a student with a disability
In recognition of International Day of People with Disability, held annually on 3 December, we asked our CQUni students who have accessed our Student Accessibility and Equity service to share their success stories. This year’s theme is seeing the ability in disability.
Our first student, Kat Williamson, is a Bachelor of Laws student. While studying at CQUni, Kat has maintained a high GPA, become involved in clubs and achieved her goals whilst managing a disability.
As humans, we often feel as though we do not have enough time, or we find ourselves losing track of time. These challenges can certainly come into play as a student. That is why our CQUni Student Accessibility and Equity team have shared their tips to help you make the most of the time you have available to study.