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Pros and cons of part-time study

There’s a lot to like about part-time study, but some challenges too. We explore the pros and cons of a reduced study load so that you can make the decision that’s right for your lifestyle.

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Tyler: 5 proven strategies for exam success

Not sure how to approach your exams? Discover the revision and study techniques that can help you succeed.

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6 mistakes to avoid when referencing

Whether you use Harvard, APA or another style, these six mistakes will help you know what to look out for when referencing sources in your assignment.

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Joy: 3 ways to make referencing easier

While referencing probably isn't your favourite way to spend time, mastering this skill is vital and can mean extra marks on assignments. Graduate nurse Joy shares 3 tips to make referencing easier.

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How to use deadlines to your advantage and get stuff done

Stop looking for more hours in the day. Use these time management tips to thrive under pressure and get stuff done!

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The practise makes perfect series: APA referencing tips

Referencing correctly and in the correct style can make or break your assignment. Here’s how to master the art of referencing in the APA style.

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How to keep clear of plagiarism

Did you know you could be plagiarising without even knowing it? This guide makes understanding plagiarism easy so you know how to avoid it when researching and writing your next uni assignment.

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Jean: 4 tips to combat copyright confusion

Want to become a copyright ninja at uni and in your career? USQ’s copyright specialist Jeanie explains her top tips for understanding this vital, yet sometimes confusing topic.

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How to stay focused on study: 8 internal distractions and how to avoid them

Are you distracting yourself from study? Discover the 8 internal distractions that may be affecting your uni study and how to overcome them.

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Taste test your assignment resources

Finding information for your uni assignment is like a box of chocolates… the best quality resources can only be found by taste testing.