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.
Continue reading Why volunteering is amazing
You’ve spoken, and we’ve listened. In 2018, Ucroo is back with a list of new features and improvements we know you’re going to love. The team have been working hard behind the scenes to bring our students a social network that is engaging, reliable, and addresses some common pain points.
Our new platform has officially launched, and (technical jargon aside) here’s some of the fun stuff you can now do with Ucroo…
Continue reading Discover what you can do with UCROO
This week in our #AskaMentor blog series, our Student Mentors recall the difficulties they experienced in their first term, and their tips to overcoming them and surviving your first term…
Continue reading #AskAMentor – How to make it through your first term
Let’s face it– good food and even better coffee is essential in the life of a university student – how else will you get through those gruelling hours of study?
Lucky for you, our student mentors Anita, Marsha, Railala, Yudhi and Bel have investigated the places you need to visit to help get you through your day. They’ve also discovered the online sites you need to have bookmarked so you can check out the hottest student spots – no matter how or where you study!
Continue reading #AskaMentor for CQUni’s best student hotspots
Each term, the CQUni Library hosts a series of ‘Get it Together’ study sessions across different campuses. In Term 2 from Monday, 23 July to Saturday, 28 July, sessions are being held across our various campus locations and online.
These sessions are a great opportunity to catch up, seek advice, and focus on your study. We encourage you to attend and here’s why…
Continue reading ‘Get it Together’ with the Library and ALC
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.
Continue reading All the study help you need
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.
Continue reading The Dos and Don’ts of Mid-term break: Focus, speaking up and binge-watching
Conferral date is just around the corner. A lucky bunch of students have finished their last units and are now eagerly awaiting the completion of their studies.
You might be one of this lucky group. Or perhaps you’re just looking ahead with excitement. Either way, it’s never too early to start thinking about Graduation.
Here are three reasons why you should start now and not after Conferral Date…
Continue reading Three reasons why you should think about Graduation now
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
One of the perks of being an international student is you get to meet different people. Sydney is considered as one of the most diversified cities in the world, where you have the opportunity to meet people from all different countries.
What if the people you meet are from HOLLYWOOD…A renowned celebrity and a movie star??!! What if it is TOM CRUISE? Yes, I mean the actor from Top Gun, Mission Impossible, Few Good Men and the latest reboot of Mummy.
Continue reading Mixing with the STARS!