Exams are never passed by accident. Effective preparation takes time, effort and to a large extent, understanding what works best for you.
Do you need help preparing for an upcoming exam? Here are our top tips, thanks to the team at the Academic Learning Centre…
What is the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) and do I need to pay it? This is a question students often ask teams like Student Advice and Student Success, so we thought we’d fill you in on all the details.
Here are our top five frequently asked questions about the SSAF…
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It’s that time of year! A time of short weeks and long weekends. There are a bunch of upcoming national holidays, so here are our tips for planning around them…
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Are you dreading assessment submissions? Feeling anxious any time you think about Turnitin? You’re not alone! Referencing Related Stress (RRS) is a common condition among university students. It’s piling on unnecessary pressure and we need it to stop.
Lucky for all of us, the Academic Learning Centre (ALC) has the perfect remedy – a concoction of tips to help you cure RRS and stress less about referencing.
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When it comes to study, time management is key but it’s not always easy. Sometimes our ability to master this skill is hindered by family, work or social commitments.
Before you start dreaming of owning a Tardis like Dr Who or a Time-Turner like Hermione Granger, try these simple time-management tips from the Academic Learning Centre (ALC)…
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I studied at CQUniversity from 2007 to 2010, and completed a Bachelor of Health Promotion by distance. I really like the concept of empowering people to improve their health, and using tools such as policy, environments and community mobilisation to achieve this. I think health promotion has amazing potential to improve our health status in Australia and around the world, even though it is under-resourced. There have been some incredible successes over time – think of strategies such as seatbelts in cars, random breath testing, taxation and advertising restrictions on tobacco, and increasing the availability of healthy food in school canteens. The improvement to health from these initiatives is fantastic.
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Orientation footage from a dozen campuses across four states created a real buzz on our socials last week. It was great to watch our support services, campus life teams, and academic staff spring into action as we welcomed students to the many information sessions, market stalls and social events happening at each location.
With so much great footage, we felt we had to recap some of the best content with you. Here are our highlights of Orientation…
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At CQUniversity, we’re dedicated to improving the student experience, and that extends to all our services, systems and applications – including our mobile app!
After an extensive student consultation process last year, we’ve made improvements based on your feedback. So everything you need to be a successful student is just one touch away.
Here are our top four reasons to download the CQUniMobile app…
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During the first weeks of term, we often realise just how busy life at university can be. It’s normal to find yourself asking questions like ‘where do I start?’, ‘what does this all mean?’ or ‘can I even do this?’. Lucky for all of us, there is lots of support available.
The Academic Learning Centre (ALC) has a number of ways to help you find your feet, and stay on top of your studies. Keep reading for our top reasons why you’ll love the ALC this term…
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Careers Fair is an annual tradition at CQUniversity. The online and on-campus events are a once-a-year opportunity to find out what employers are looking for, how to create an impressive resume, key strategies for a successful interview, and what career opportunities exist in different sectors.
All students are welcome. Whatever you are studying, TAFE or Uni, online or on-campus, take a break from lectures and assignments, and think about the real reason you are here – your career!
Careers Fair is happening between 18 – 27 March, with events on different days for different study areas. Keep reading for our top three reasons why you should attend…
Continue reading Think about the big picture at our CQUni Careers Fair