SSAF supports online service delivery

CQUniversity is committed to providing a positive and rewarding student experience. Now, more than ever, we’re proud to be able to provide the services and support you’ve come to expect as a CQUni student. This is in part thanks to funding from the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).

If you’re wondering what the SSAF is, and how it’s benefiting you as you study online, let us explain in a little more detail – you might even be surprised by what’s available thanks to SSAF funds.

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Orientation Our Way

In Term 2, CQUni is delivering a new 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 – all from the comfort of home. Whether you’re a new or continuing student, there’s something for everyone with Orientation Our Way.

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Expert advice is just a click away

CQUniversity is one of Australia’s largest online study providers, with 40 years’ experience delivering distance education. COVID-19 may be unprecedented but we’ve been providing online learning and online services for so long that we’re an industry leader.  

As we all adapt and work through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, you should know that we are here to minimise disruption and deliver all of the services you’ve come to expect as a CQUni student. In other words, we’re still here – we’re just talking to you differently!

While you are studying online, you can benefit from expert advice and enhance your student experience thanks to these services…

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Capricornia College – The place I call ‘Home’

Coming to a new country to pursue my Master of Engineering was a challenging and emotional decision. I had to leave my parents and near-and-dear ones and come to a completely new place, but when I landed on 28th February 2019 at the Rockhampton airport, the love and care I received was so comforting. It still brings a happy tear to my eye.

Capricornia College (the CQUniversity Rockhampton student residence) welcomed me upon arrival. I immediately became a member of the ‘family’ and Cap College quickly became my home.

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Studying in Australia – Personal management skills for success

Studying in Australia comes with amazing opportunities and experiences, but I’ve found that international students like myself often have to deal with a number of factors that could overwhelm us. Controlling our expenses like renting, groceries shopping, mobile plan, public transport and of course leisure activities, managing our agenda, keeping a high academic performance and trying to not let stress block the road to our dreams.

Facing all of these challenges can be difficult but it is also a fantastic opportunity to develop our own personal management skills. Studying in Australia, which presents a huge multicultural group of students, has allowed me to learn some strategies from different friends, teachers and support staff. Here is what I’ve learned so far…

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Library and IT – Here to Help

Calling all CQUni students! Come in and enjoy our collaborative spaces and quiet study areas.

Most campus libraries will be open 9am-5pm Monday to Friday. Some libraries have extended unstaffed access.

Check your local campus library opening hours here.

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Get ready for uni with our 7 tips

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.

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7 Tips for becoming a time-management master

There’s no doubt about it, CQUni students are busy. Balancing study with family, work and social commitments is not easy. So, before you start dreaming of owning a Tardis like Dr Who or a Time-Turner like Hermione Granger, try these simple time-management tips.

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