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Roxy: How does uni work? The expert advice you’re looking for

If you are the first in your family to study at uni, you probably have a lot of questions. Let current student and Student Relationship Officer, Roxy, give you the inside scoop.

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Setting the truth straight about study time

If you or someone you know is new to study, how can you be sure what time commitments are expected?

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A new normal

Not sure where uni and study is going to fit into your already busy family routine. Support, advice, comfort and encouragement is at your fingertips, so click on and help your family smoothly adjust to your uni life.  

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Mitch: Don’t let your fear of being first hold you back

It's always scary being the first to do something, like being the first in your family to study at university. Mitch explains why it's worth pushing through that fear and blazing your own path.

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4 reasons why university is worth it

Not sure whether university is for you or if it’s worth it? These first in family students explain the 4 reasons why it is.

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I'm going to uni…

After deciding you want to go to uni, you need to tell your loved ones. Here’s how to remain cool, calm and confident during this conversation.

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First in family - studying with technology

Learn how these first in family students use technology to overcome barriers of distance and achieve their study goals.

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First in family - Someone has to be first

It can feel scary being the first to do something. Be inspired by these first in family university students as they share their stories.

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First in family: Getting amongst it

First in Family students discuss how they faced their fears about getting out of their comfort zone and into university life.

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Celebrating the wins

If your family aren't really sure what to celebrate when it comes to uni life, this quick guide is for them!