Take advantage of our online mentoring platform

Did you know CQUni has an online mentoring tool which connects students and alumni (graduates) for one-on-one career conversations?

There are 300 alumni mentors on CQUni Career Connection volunteering their time to mentor students and share career advice.

Because of our global footprint, mentoring sessions are held online – this means you can connect with a mentor no matter your (or their) location.

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Working from home – advice from an expert

Michelle Monaghan graduated from CQUniversity in 2014 with a Graduate Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety. As a Safety and Training Consultant, Michelle has regularly worked from home for the last 10 years. She gives us her advice to stay motivated and productive while transitioning to working from home.

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Occasional Address: Tim Griffin

Tim Griffin presented the Occasional Address at the 2020 Gladstone Graduation Ceremony. He completed a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) in 1992, a Graduate Diploma of Management in 1994 and a Master of Business Administration in 1996. He is the Principal Civil Infrastructure Asset Engineer of Network Assets Management for Aurizon and has been a longstanding volunteer at CQUni, including as a member of the University Governance Council from 2006 to 2014.

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20 money hacks for the uni student on a budget

Hi, I’m Dimitri, CQUniversity alumni and Financial Planner with Soundbridge Financial Services in Rockhampton.

Being a student is one phase in life that you should treasure. But the budgeting side of things can be very stressful and tough. If you haven’t already, check out my blog on surviving on a student budget.

Follow these hacks to make the most of your income as a student. You may have a little bit left over to treat your self.

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Surviving on a student budget

This article was written by CQUniversity alumnus Dimitri Kondilis (BFinPlan), Financial Adviser at Soundbridge Financial Services.

University study can be stressful but managing money is a whole PHD course in itself.

Ask any student what the hardest part of being a student is and they will often tell you it is having no money.

Struggling to afford your education and desired lifestyle can create major stress in your life and can lead to financial difficulties if you do not pay attention to the realities of income and expenses.

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Occasional Address: Jade Collins

Alumnus of the Year (Social Impact), Jade Collins (BArts/BBus 1999, MBusAdmin 2008) presented the Occasional Address at the Rockhampton Graduation Ceremony on 6 December. An alumnus of CQUniversity, Jade is the co-creator of Femeconomy, a business that empowers and promotes gender equity in leadership.

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