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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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Student Ambassadors attend forum to develop global leadership skills

21st August 2019

Our Study Cairns Student ambassadors Freddie Liad (the Philippines) and Sandy Hauser (Germany) travelled to Brisbane this week to attend the International Student Leaders Forum and represent the international students of Cairns. The International Student Leaders Forum recognises and celebrates the valuable contribution international and domestic students make to Queensland. Freddie and Sandy were picked […]

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Brazilian doctor recalls her time as exchange student in Cairns

14th August 2019

Dr Marina from Brazil recalls her time as a high school exchange student in Cairns: When I first thought about studying abroad, Australia was the country that most interested me. It has an interesting history, exotic nature and friendly people. I started looking for cities and I was enchanted with Cairns because it was so […]

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The Student Hub welcomes students who want to help by volunteering their time and skills to assist other students. We’re also developing an exciting Internship Program and are happy to assist with finding an internship or volunteer position for you.

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