Are you dreading assessment submissions? Feeling anxious any time you think about Turnitin? You’re not alone! Referencing Related Stress (RRS) is a common condition among university students. It’s piling on unnecessary pressure and we need it to stop.
Lucky for all of us, the Academic Learning Centre (ALC) has the perfect remedy – a concoction of tips to help you cure RRS and stress less about referencing.
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Orientation footage from a dozen campuses across four states created a real buzz on our socials last week. It was great to watch our support services, campus life teams, and academic staff spring into action as we welcomed students to the many information sessions, market stalls and social events happening at each location.
With so much great footage, we felt we had to recap some of the best content with you. Here are our highlights of Orientation…
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During the first weeks of term, we often realise just how busy life at university can be. It’s normal to find yourself asking questions like ‘where do I start?’, ‘what does this all mean?’ or ‘can I even do this?’. Lucky for all of us, there is lots of support available.
The Academic Learning Centre (ALC) has a number of ways to help you find your feet, and stay on top of your studies. Keep reading for our top reasons why you’ll love the ALC this term…
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University is like a head spin you get when you stand up too quickly. You have no clue what just happened and the experience is a bit of a blur. However, unlike a head spin, university is a wonderful, challenging and worthwhile experience where you get the chance to learn, make new friends, and receive outstanding opportunities.
Continue reading Caffeine, Snacks and a Few Secrets
Procrastination is a natural part of life, especially student life. Some people are able to nip this time-waster in the bud before it gets out of control, while others are Olympic- level dawdlers.
If you’d like to know how to get your procrastination in check, or if you have an assignment to write and you’re looking for a cheeky distraction, the Academic Learning Centre is here to help.
Read on for our seven ways to win the war against procrastination…
It’s that time in the term when assessments are piling up and due dates are looming. Study is all about juggling and digging deep but it can get overwhelming if you have trouble with a task and can’t work through it on your own. Don’t stress! We have a range of services and resources for times like this.
Keep reading for our top picks for academic and study help.
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Moodle is CQUniversity’s online learning environment. If you’re like me and you like to stay on-top of your unit material, you probably use Moodle every day to watch lectures, read announcements from teaching staff and plan for assessments.
While you might access Moodle regularly, you might not know the ins and outs of this great system. The following tips will help you become a Moodle expert…
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If you’re reading this blog, it’s likely you’re new to online study. You might be thinking about studying, starting your degree, or returning from a break.
Whatever stage in the journey, studying online is an opportunity that shouldn’t be missed. It’s a chance to challenge yourself, accomplish your goals, and grow as an individual. But it can seem difficult at first.
Here are our top tips for studying online…
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Do you have assignments due? Are you feeling stressed? Do you think that there is no end to your assignments?… If so, you should take a break and read my simple steps to beat stress. Continue reading Fast Ways to Beat Stress at Uni