USQ Podcasts
Staying Home Staying Healthy - Where’s the Cat? (Safety whilst exercising at home)

Staying Home Staying Healthy - Where’s the Cat? (Safety whilst exercising at home)

May 8, 2020

Tips on staying safe whilst exercising at home - including online classes and walking around your town or suburb.

This series offers mind and body health advice for the period of social distancing and home isolation brought about by COVID-19.

Presented by Merendi Leverett, Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Manager of the University of Southern Queensland Sport and Exercise.

Merendi's guest in this episode is Caitlin Isaac, Senior Safety Advisor at USQ.

Staying Home Staying Healthy - The Banana and the Emu (Working-from-home stretches)

Staying Home Staying Healthy - The Banana and the Emu (Working-from-home stretches)

May 8, 2020

Stretches you can try whilst working or studying from home. You won't even have to leave your chair!

This series offers mind and body health advice for the period of social distancing and home isolation brought about by COVID-19.

Presented by Merendi Leverett, Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Manager of the University of Southern Queensland Sport and Exercise.

Merendi's guest in this episode is Anna Rogers, final year Exercise Physiology student at USQ. Anna has 13 years experience as a personal trainer.

Staying Home Staying Healthy - The Chat-Bot Will See You Now (COVID’s impact on Telehealth, eHealth and mHealth)

Staying Home Staying Healthy - The Chat-Bot Will See You Now (COVID’s impact on Telehealth, eHealth and mHealth)

May 8, 2020

COVID-19 has revealed the power of remote healthcare delivery. So what does the future look like? 

This series offers mind and body health advice for the period of social distancing and home isolation brought about by COVID-19.

Presented by Merendi Leverett, Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Manager of the University of Southern Queensland Sport and Exercise.

Merendi's guest in this episode is Dr Corneel Vandelanotte, Head of the Physical Activity Research Group at Central Queensland University and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern Queensland.

Staying Home Staying Healthy - Calming Your Tea Leaves (The importance of mindfulness)

Staying Home Staying Healthy - Calming Your Tea Leaves (The importance of mindfulness)

May 8, 2020

An introduction to the power of mindfulness.

This series offers mind and body health advice for the period of social distancing and home isolation brought about by COVID-19.

Presented by Merendi Leverett, Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Manager of the University of Southern Queensland Sport and Exercise.

Merendi's guest in this episode is Dr Yong Goh, Senior Lecturer in Psychology at USQ.

Watch Dr Goh's video on Audio Focus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etkNrrA_rsQ&feature=youtu.be

Staying Home Staying Healthy - The Big Off-Season (Maintaining a training regime at home)

Staying Home Staying Healthy - The Big Off-Season (Maintaining a training regime at home)

May 8, 2020

How you can maintain your training regime through this enforced off-season.

This series offers mind and body health advice for the period of social distancing and home isolation brought about by COVID-19.

Presented by Merendi Leverett, Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Manager of the University of Southern Queensland Sport and Exercise.

Merendi's guest in this episode is Kurt Vogel from the Sport and Exercise Department at USQ. Kurt is also a private consultant for athletes and teams across a variety of sports.

Staying Home Staying Healthy - Wall Angels (Tips for a healthy home office)

Staying Home Staying Healthy - Wall Angels (Tips for a healthy home office)

May 8, 2020

Tips on how to set up your home office for work or study.

This series offers mind and body health advice for the period of social distancing and home isolation brought about by COVID-19.

Presented by Merendi Leverett, Accredited Exercise Physiologist and Manager of the University of Southern Queensland Sport and Exercise.

Merendi's guest in this episode is her USQ colleague Frith Maunder, a specialist in occupational health and wellbeing. 

USQ: The Study Buddies Show #5 - Group work

USQ: The Study Buddies Show #5 - Group work

June 27, 2019

Most uni students will have to complete group assessment at some point during their degree, so it’s important to know how to make the most of the experience. In this episode of The Study Buddies Show, Corben and Tom discuss the dynamics of group work and go head to head to answer the question: Is it better to pick up the slack or wait for your group members to do their share of the work?

Looking for more advice to work well with your peers on group assessment? Check out USQ student Nick's advice.

USQ: The Study Buddies Show #7 - Budgeting

USQ: The Study Buddies Show #7 - Budgeting

June 27, 2019

In this episode of The Study Buddies Show, Corben and Tom open their wallets (not literally, sorry) and discuss how to balance your budget as a university student. The Study Buddies delve into some budgeting horror stories, go head to head on whether or not to buy a credit card and chat to welfare officer Clare Moseley about top tips for making it from paycheck to paycheck. You'll also hear live music from Nicky Parigi as well as the usual fun and banter, so sit back, relax and tune in to The Study Buddies Show. 

Looking for more budgeting tips to help you make the most of your uni student budget? Here's where to look!

USQ: The Study Buddies Show #3 - Professionalism

USQ: The Study Buddies Show #3 - Professionalism

June 27, 2019

Have you ever wondered whether man buns are suitable for an office environment? In this episode of The Study Buddies Show, Corben and Tom discuss this, and many other burning questions you may have in relation to the topic of professionalism. The Study Buddies are joined by Careers & Employability expert, Carolyn Alchin, and you’ll also get to hear from USQ students to find out what they think about man buns in professional settings (and in general). You'll also hear live music from Scot McDade, as well as the usual fun and banter, so sit back, relax and tune in to The Study Buddies Show. 

Looking for more advice to help you stand out from the crowd in a professional manner? Visit USQ's Social Hub for all the career tips and advice you'll need.

USQ: The Study Buddies Show #2 - Sleep

USQ: The Study Buddies Show #2 - Sleep

June 27, 2019

In this episode of The Study Buddies Show, Corben and Tom discuss the pros and cons of putting off sleep in favour of study. Joining them in the studio is Troy Morgan, who is the CEO of Willows Health Group and who is part of the Happy Body At Work team. You'll also hear live music from Crystal Coleman as well as the usual fun and banter, so sit back, relax and tune in to The Study Buddies Show. 

Stressing over how much uni work you have to get done before the upcoming assessment period? Check out this advice to help you stay healthy in the lead-up to exams.