This August is Fast Mentoring Month! Did you know CQUni has an online mentoring tool that connects students and alumni (graduates) for one-on-one career conversations?
CQUni Career Connection is a free, online mentoring program. It connects current students like you with experienced graduate mentors so you can get advice, coaching and career preparation from the people who have been there before you.
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Hello, my name is Elizabet and I am studying in Mackay. I was born in Hungary, Central Europe and have lived there my whole life. Hungary is small and not a really rich country, but I am proud of my Hungarian heritage.
I was living in a beautiful middle-sized city with gorgeous buildings and bubbly city life. It was just like those cosy little European cities that you can see in the movies. All my family lived in the same town and we had a great connection.
My schooling and education have always been centered around English language and the arts. I have studied lots of subjects in English and also tried out several artistic and creative activities – from all the existing dance genres through to visual arts and drama. I loved all of it. The world of arts was my little hideaway from the world.
Continue reading Elizabet’s life on stage and making dreams a reality
As Term 1 2021 Scholarship applications are now open, we asked current Nursing student and scholarship recipient, Inneka Lippitt, why she applied for her scholarship and what advice she would give to other students who are thinking of applying for a scholarship.
Keep reading to find out about Inneka and her scholarship story…
Continue reading Scholarships – The good kind of chance
Term 2 2021 Scholarship applications are now open.
We asked recent graduate and scholarship recipient, Jamiee Bateman, why she applied for scholarships and what advice she would give to other students who are thinking of applying for a scholarship.
Keep reading to find out Jamiee’s advice as to why YOU should apply for a scholarship…
Continue reading Just Do It – Why you should apply for a scholarship
In Term 1, 2021 CQUni is delivering a personalised online Orientation experience, giving you more session options and the flexibility to learn about the topics that matter to you.
The interactive and personalised program will connect you with lecturers, support staff, alumni, and your fellow students, online and on-campus. Whether you’re a new or continuing student, there’s something for everyone with Orientation Our Way.
To create your personalised Orientation schedule:
- Register for Orientation TV.
- Register for the optional Orientation Boost drop-in sessions.
- Register for the optional on-campus social events.
- Complete the Countdown to CQUni Moodle unit.
Keep reading to find out more…
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I am brimming with anticipation over the upcoming release of the new-look MyCQU Student Portal, which I helped co-design as a Student Advisory Panel volunteer. I took the opportunity to become a Student Advisory Panel volunteer, not only to add the experience to my resume – by demonstrating my activeness and engagement as a current student – but because I’m also someone who wishes to help shape the future of CQUniversity and its student cohort.
Continue reading Be more confident in your studies with the new-look MyCQU
The CQUni Aspire Student Leadership Conference is a highlight of the annual CQUni events calendar. With the shift to online as a result of COVID-19, this will be the first year the conference is run in a virtual format, making it more accessible and flexible than ever before!
To find out more about this year’s conference, we asked organiser and host Tanya Rutherford to explain how it will work and what to expect.
Continue reading Chart your own career path at the Student Leadership Conference
What does ‘to feel supported by your university’ mean to you?
For me, it is about knowing that I am supported by different parts of the university, not just the teaching staff, during my online learning journey, given it is so easy to feel isolated.
The new-look MyCQU Student Portal will make that support even stronger, by providing content and guidance that is personalised, relevant and timely, based on my needs.
How do I know? I am a Student Advisory Panel volunteer and co-designed the mobile-first platform with CQUniversity. It was a very interesting experience!
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Take it from me, I know how hard it is at different stages of study and life to keep on top of everything while trying to be an engaged student.
I’ve been that fresh out of high school full-time student, I’ve studied part-time while holding down a full-time job, and I’ve also been that mature-aged student completing part-time uni online, while working part-time AND juggling two kids under the age of three!
Yes, I’ve been all those different ‘types’ of student – and although it was harder at different stages to be an engaged student, it is still really tough at any stage to, ONE – know where to go to find the information I’m looking for, TWO – find out in advance what’s going on to be able to connect with my fellow students at various campus events and online activities, and THREE – being able to easily access this information on any device without getting a repetitive strain injury from all the clicking and scrolling!
I know what you’re thinking…what does this dribble have to do with anything! Well let me tell you!
Continue reading Discover how to get engaged
Getting involved in extra-curricular events and opportunities is an unforgettable part of the uni experience and is something we don’t want you to miss out on.
Although restrictions mean we can’t provide our usual on-campus events, we invite you to get involved with our many online activities, events and workshops.
Here’s a look at what’s coming up…
Continue reading Add a little colour online