You might be waiting to receive an offer for your dream university degree or perhaps you’ve already enrolled in the next term but what do you do while you wait to get started?
We all know it can be overwhelming starting university, it’s a big change in our lives – how do you even prepare? Well, we’ve put together a quick 7 tip guide on things to do before you start so you are feeling confident and ready on day one but most importantly excited.
Check out our list below and make time to chat to our student recruitment team at one of our online chat sessions with any questions you have.
Continue reading Get ready for uni with our 7 tips
There are many options when it comes to getting help with your university expenses. Scholarships, in particular, are an excellent way to make university a possibility and help you achieve your academic dreams.
It is a common misconception that scholarships are purely academic based. Often, people tend to think if they haven’t scored the perfect marks, there is no bother in applying. However, a lot of scholarships are merit-based and there’s a much broader scope than people might think. There are many scholarships available ranging from assisting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and aiding women studying non-traditional fields to supporting regional students.
Continue reading Financial Assistance for University: Rural and Remote Enterprise Scholarships
Great news, you’ve decided to study abroad at CQUniversity, one of the largest universities that has locations all around Australia, and take up a new opportunity, adventure and education.
Now the hard part – where to study? CQUniversity (Central Queensland University) has 16 campuses scattered around Australia, we offer the largest physical presence of any tertiary education institution in Australia with a wide range of program and course offerings.
You can choose between the relaxed pace of a regional location, such as Cairns, Noosa or Bundaberg; or perhaps you’re after the bustling city life of Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth. The choice is now yours.
Continue reading Regional Australia or City? Where Should I Choose to Study at CQUniversity.
There are many reasons why Perth is a popular destination choice. There’s the mild weather, pristine coastline (19 white-sand beaches!), award-winning food and wineries, culture and arts, outback adventures, free CBD WiFi and hop-on-hop-off buses that take you around the main city sites… but one of the greatest perks about Perth is that it shares the same time zone with 60% of the world’s population!
The city of Perth is a quick flight to most Asian cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Delhi, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, making it just that little bit easier to keep in touch with friends and family.
Continue reading Why you should study in Perth, Australia
CQUniversity is again participating in the national Student Experience Survey (SES). If you’re currently studying, check your student email account to see if you’ve been selected as part of the sample.
We strongly encourage students to participate in this voluntary survey.
Continue reading Three reasons why you should complete the SES
The annual Student Leadership Conference is a life-changing event that will boost your energy, inspire action, and ignite your personal leadership. Participate in empowering workshops, network with fellow CQUni students and staff and be inspired by our guest speakers.
The 2018 event will be held in Gladstone this year from 30 October – 1 November.
Interested in attending? CQUni will be sponsoring two students per region to attend the conference. Here’s how you can win a place… Continue reading How to win a place at the 2018 Student Leadership Conference
CQUniversity is currently recruiting for Change Champion Ambassadors at our Melbourne, Sydney and Rockhampton study locations. This may be your opportunity to make a difference, create an impact and influence the community in which we live.
Why should you apply…
Continue reading Calling Change Champions: Don’t miss this paid opportunity
Part 3: Why you should apply
Why not apply? Who knows how far you will go!
CQUniversity is a sponsor of Global Voices, a not-for-profit that identifies and develops the next generation of Australian leaders by providing practical experience in foreign policy and international relations. With the opportunity to apply to attend multiple forums including; United Nations, OECD, World Bank, IMF, APEC, and G20. Continue reading Part 3: Why you should apply for Global Voices
My name is Emily McCahon and I am Bachelor of Medical Sonography and Graduate Diploma of Medical Sonography student. I first became aware of CQUniversity’s Medical Sonography course from a careers’ advisor in 2014. I was halfway through my second year of a three-year Health Science course at Latrobe, however, I was driven by the opportunity to study ultrasound and applied straight away. I honestly was not expecting to be successful in my application, but to my delight, I was accepted. Continue reading The start of my career at CQUniversity
Calling another country “home”, whether temporarily or permanently is very challenging. The decision to move to Brisbane was not an easy one. It took me a lot of courage, spending many days and nights contemplating if it is truly the right decision.
Having been here over 8 months, I can confidently say that it has been a good decision.
If one were to guess what happens in a day in the life of an international student from Sri Lanka, what do you reckon your guess would be?
Continue reading My story: A Sri Lankan student living in Australia