Why volunteering is amazing

Volunteering is defined as ‘time is willingly given for the common good and without financial gain’ (Volunteering Australia, 2015). You as a student might be wondering what benefits there are in volunteering. Well, you are at a right place to get an answer to that question!

For students, there are so many benefits as a volunteer.

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What you need to know about the 2018 Careers Fair

Wednesday, 14 March 2018| 10am – 2pm | Level 1, Library Rockhampton North campus

Whether you’re a new student interested in part-time/casual work, or you are coming to the end of your degree or qualification and want to know more about full-time employment opportunities, there will be something for you at the 2018 Careers Fair.

Here’s what you need to know…

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The Dos and Don’ts of Mid-term break: Focus, speaking up and binge-watching

Maintaining your focus – it can be tough when you have new episodes of Grey’s Anatomy calling your name or ‘urgent’ text messages on your phone. I have it on good authority that the deafening silence of a quiet household once the kids have gone back to school is also a high-quality distraction.

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The Who and Why

I am Luke Sondergeld, I am a Diploma of Nursing student and serve on the CQUniversity Student Representative Council, the Student Participation and Retention Committee, and I am a strong advocate of leaving everywhere you go better than when you found it. I am spearheading a Peer Assistance Study program for Students so that they can be assisted with getting through the course of their choice, I believe in supporting and assisting students who request and need the help. Continue reading The Who and Why

What you need to know about downloading Microsoft Office

I think we can all agree that having access to the right software is essential in successfully completing your study, including preparing assessments and exam preparation.

Did you know CQUni students have access to the latest Microsoft Office downloads? Here’s what you need to know…

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The when and where of grades release

Term 1 has officially come to a close, and we are now eagerly awaiting Certification of Grades and the release of overall results. Term 1 2018 Certification of Grades will occur on Friday, 6 July 2018, and as always this will be a busy day for our student systems.

Here’s what happens at Certification of Grades…

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My experience as a little movie star

As an International Student Ambassador at CQUni, I used to work for the International Marketing Directorate. Last December my manager asked me to write a concept for a marketing video which they could put on the CQUniversity website to promote the university and attract international students. I really liked the idea and I thought it would be a nice way to show interested students what it is like to be a student at CQUni. My task was not only to provide the story for the video but also to suggest a talented student I thought would suit. Continue reading My experience as a little movie star

Three reasons why you should apply to be a Student Ambassador

Are you passionate about your student experience? Are you outgoing and enthusiastic? Would you be capable of ‘painting a picture’ and portraying life as a CQUniversity student? If this sounds like you, applications to become a Student Ambassador are open now.

Here are our top three reasons why you should apply…

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Three reasons you should become a Student Mentor

If you have completed at least one year of study, and want to help new students transition into uni life, have you ever thought of becoming a Student Mentor?

Student Mentors provide general support, sharing experiences and directing new students to the correct point of contact when needed.

There are so many great reasons to volunteer as a Student Mentor. Here are our top three…

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