What our graduates wish they knew

To help you through your university days, we asked a few graduates (also known as alumni) what they wish had been told (or listened to) as a student – here are their answers. For more advice on your study journey, read the ‘What I Wish I Knew’ brochure.

Remember, whatever your journey through your studies, nearly 100 000 CQUni graduates have been in similar situations – and through the CQUni alumni bond, they’re willing to lend you a helping hand.
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A day in the life of an agronomist

CQUniversity alumnus Claire-Marie Pepper

Claire-Marie Pepper graduated from CQUniversity with a Bachelor of Agribusiness and Food Security and is now a Graduate Agronomist with Northern Agriservices Ltd in Kingaroy, Queensland. Claire-Marie says her favourite part of the role is the variety.

“Even when you plan your days and weeks, something will always come up and change everything (this is not always a bad thing).”

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Congratulating our 2018 Alumni Award winners

Alumni Award winner Paul Tabone

Above: Alumnus of the Year for Early Career Achievement, Paul Tabone, prepares for a role.

CQUni graduates make an incredible impact on their own life, and that of their family, workplaces, industry and communities.

Each year we recognise a few of these outstanding accomplishments to industry and community through the Alumni Awards.

We’re proud to announce our 2018 winners, and celebrate where their qualifications have taken them, and the impact they are making.

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7 tax tips to save before the 7th month

Taxes tips CQUni Alumni

2017 is in full swing, in fact, it is nearly half done. For the working realm in Australia, the middle of the year (30 June to be exact) means end of the financial year as we know it. The end of financial year, or tax time, normally means, the end of which account books are closed, profit and losses calculated, and financial reports are prepared for businesses and individuals.

We all have to pay tax but things can be done to minimise your tax and boost your savings. Here are my 7 top tips before the 7th month. Continue reading 7 tax tips to save before the 7th month