Are you the first in your family to study?

Students who are the first in their family to study at university often face different challenges to other students when it comes to study. We've created these free resources for current students who are the first in their immediate family to study, to help you through your first year of university.  

We're here to help you learn the stuff they don't teach you in class that can help you succeed at study and university! From your very own downloadable motivational cards, to blogs from current first in family students, to tips and tricks to help boost your confidence from the experts, you'll find free online support to get you through your university studies!  

Support your student


Busting the myths


Celebrate to motivate


Get motivated


Talk to family and friends about uni


Studying parent guide


 See the bigger picture


Increase your resilience


Build your self-confidence


Don't let fear hold you back


Hear from the experts


Your support network


 

For more information about being the first in your family to study at university or to chat to our team, you can contact us by emailing firstinfamily@usq.edu.au.

*Higher Education Information Management Systems (HEIMS) data, Department of Education and Training, 2015.