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Jodie: How to beat the summer heat and stay focused in Semester 3!

It can be difficult to maintain study motivation over Semester 3… it’s hot and let’s face it, you’d rather be enjoying a holiday. These 3 tips will help you keep your eye on the prize during S3.

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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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Mieke: How to juggle full-time study with your first real job

If you have itchy feet and want to enter the workforce sooner rather than later, check out Mieke’s top 3 tips for juggling work and study.

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Roxy: The pros, cons and things to consider for Semester 3

Not sure whether studying over Semester 3 is for you? Roxy shares her experience so you can weigh the pros and cons and make an informed decision.

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Zahra: How to achieve your dreams, one day at a time

Discover the advice and tips that are helping Zahra stay motivated as she works towards achieving her long-term goal of becoming a lawyer.

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Studying mums: The give and take

Discover what these students sacrificed and kept for themselves in the juggling act of being a studying mum.

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4 honest perspectives on exams

With exams just around the corner, we asked 2 current USQ students, a member of the exams team and a USQ lecturer how they feel about exams. You might be surprised by some of the responses!

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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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Jess: 3 reasons studying at uni is like programming

Find out how studying programming at uni has taught Jess the skills, self-confidence and persistence to face challenges head on.

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