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Damian ‘Wildman’ Duffy visits the Student Hub

13th October 2019

Damian ‘Wildman’ Duffy is an Aussie adventurer, wildlife warrior and photographer on a self-styled adventure showcasing Australia’s wild and weird landscape and its inhabitants to an ever-expanding audience.  He will be holding an engaging presentation at the Cairns Student Hub on Tuesday 15 October at 3.30pm – registration is essential! Join us for an exciting […]

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Student Stories: Bui Lan Huong from Vietnam

18th September 2019

International student from Vietnam, Bui Lan Huong found her way to Australia on an Australia Awards Scholarship and is studying a Master of Sustainable Tourism Management at  CQUniversity Cairns campus. She shares what she enjoys about living and studying in tropical Far North Queensland, how the CQUniversity has helped her with practical and academic information, […]

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Living & Studying in Cairns with CQUniversity

17th September 2019

CQUniversity Australia has one of the largest and fastest-growing footprints of any university in Australia. As well as a campus in Cairns CBD, CQUniversity has campuses in all major cities including Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth and an extensive network of regional campuses across Australia. With over 35,000 students, 20+ locations and 300+ TAFE and […]

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Keeping mentally healthy using apps

06th September 2019

by Vanessa Mekisic Keeping mentally healthy everyday can be hard work especially if you are studying, learning, working and missing family and friends. You can start to feel tired, overwhelmed, lonely and wonder why you even wanted to leave your home. We have to be connected to technology to study and keep in contact with […]

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Experiencing and coping with grief abroad

03rd September 2019

by Vanessa Mekisic, Centacare social worker Experiencing grief abroad What a terribly sad subject to be talking about, but a necessary one. It is likely that at some point in your journey abroad you have felt sad, angry, overwhelmed, or guilty due to issues happening at home that you are not able to help with, […]

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Coping in your new ‘home country’: Aussie customs and lingo

03rd September 2019

by Vanessa Mekisic, Centacare social worker “How ya going, wanna come round for a barbie tomorrow arvo?” “Bring a plate hey, and your own piss and we’ll chuck a snag on the barbie” How would a non-Australian person interpret this? Maybe, they they wonder, “so, they want me to visit them with a Barbie doll […]

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