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Kate: 4 steps to a balanced life as a studying Murri mother

As an Indigenous student, Kate feels the pressure of doing well at uni for herself and her mob. These are her most deadly tips for streamlining her life.

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Sarah: Study round 2: how my perspective changed

Ever wondered what the difference between undergrad and postgrad study is? Sarah shares how her perspective on study and life changed by the time she started her postgraduate degree.

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Shane: 4 tips for tackling study as a new dad

Find out how Shane's life changed once he became a father and had to learn how to juggle study with parenthood.

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Jess: How being a mum helped me become a better student

Being a young mum balancing study with young children isn’t easy. Find out how Jessica’s children changed her perspective on study, and ultimately helped her become a better student.

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Kathy: How to chat despite an age gap

Kathy discusses the language barriers many face when communicating with students of different ages at uni and how to overcome them.

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Maria: Slow and steady wins the race

Maria’s dream of studying to be a nurse was put on hold when she found out she was pregnant. 20 years later, she has graduated alongside her daughter, and is now studying postgrad!

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Lisa: How to overcome guilt as a studying parent

As a mother, it can be difficult to do something for yourself without feeling guilty. Lisa explains how she overcame this feeling to study at USQ.

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Bekki: Studying with children… you CAN do it!

If you’re a mum who is balancing study, work and family, give yourself a break! You don’t have to be supermum all the time. Here are my tips for balancing it all.

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What type of studying mum are you?

Are you a busy mum thinking about going to uni? See what type of studying mum you are and how your skills as a mum can help your career.

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Kathy: Proof you’re never too old to learn

I was 45-years-old when I finally had the courage to enrol at uni, and before I started I had a lot of questions and concerns. Here’s how I learned to embrace my fear and gained self-confidence.

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