Central Queensland University - CQU reviews

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Positives: There is so much support readily available at any stage through my course if it’s needed.

My lecturers are very engaging and I get a lot out of my classes.
I love the material I’m learning and I find it all relevant and beneficial to my future career.

Negatives: Sometimes it’s difficult to reach out and contact lecturers outside of University hours.

My advice to future students is: As I’m only in my first year I don’t have a lot of experience but my number one piece of advice is work as hard as you can, commit to class work and start assignments with plenty of time to complete. This makes assessment time a lot easier

Completing in 2021

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Positives: There is a practical subject where you can practice techniques that you need as a degree qualified engineer and there are many different majors to go into

Negatives: Probably how quick some content is. And not all majors are studied in the first year round ie. Mining
This makes motivation a bit harder to keep

My advice to future students is: You have to be driven and ensure that you time manage everything. Don't leave assignments until last minute

Completing in 2022

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Positives: Getting to study something I love and always wanted to do
Having the chance to connect with people doing similar thing to me

Negatives: Distance ed you feel isolated and alone

My advice to future students is: Set time aside each week don’t leave things to last minute and choose a course you are genuinely interested in

Completing in 2021

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Positives: I get to learn how to do what I've wanted to do my whole life

Negatives: It's a lot of workload

My advice to future students is: Don't put it off, and don't fall behind

Completing in 2020

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Positives: Great staff support and communications.

Negatives: Sometimes poor organisation of practical tasks.

My advice to future students is: Keep yourself motivated and stay up to date with work.

Completed in 2019

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Positives: Learning fundamental skills for not only aspects of education but human development

Negatives: None so far

My advice to future students is: Do the assignments when you get them!

Completing in 2021

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Positives: It gives me a relevant qualification

Negatives: I have difficulty reading so it’s hard

My advice to future students is: Be prepared to study

Completed in 2019

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Positives: I love the hands on experiences of the course, we get a lot of clinical sessions which is great, then we have placement - a great way to implement the skills learn

Negatives: A lot of it is distance, which makes it hard to stay on track

My advice to future students is: To make sure they stay on top of work, or know when assignments are due

Completed in 2018

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Positives: really good with the actual sonography aspect as in the first few weeks you already start learning about the profession and how to read ultrasounds, however the anatomy subject is very full-on and the research skills subject is unnecessary

My advice to future students is: Be prepared to put a lot of time into the assignments and make sure you understand all the topics at the end of the week rather than going into the next week still confused

Completing in 2021

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I'm doing this via distance.

Positives: The content and reasoning behind wanting to become a paramedic.

Negatives: There is none.

My advice to future students is: Keep on top of your study!

Completing in 2020

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