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USQ: The Parents Guide To Uni #7 - Helping your young person make choices

USQ: The Parents Guide To Uni #7 - Helping your young person make choices

November 8, 2018

At USQ we get that university can seem very mysterious but you don’t have to help your young person all on your own. Listen to this episode to hear how you can help your young person make choices, find out where to access support and information and get some hints on starting conversations.

Join Deborah, Lead Career Development Practitioner with USQ’s Career Development Team and Riley, current second year Bachelor of Creative Arts (Film, Television and Radio) student, to hear all about this topic.

To learn more about the career resources available to USQ students, head to the USQ website.

USQ: The Parents Guide To Uni #6 - Getting a Head start on uni

USQ: The Parents Guide To Uni #6 - Getting a Head start on uni

November 1, 2018

Studying a Head start course at USQ gives motivated academic young people the opportunity to expand on their knowledge, skills and abilities through studying a university while still at school. In this episode hear how your child can get a Head start by studying a university course while still at school.

Join Jamie, Head start Coordinator as part of her role as School Engagement Coordinator within the USQ School Engagement Team and Alexandria, current first year Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business student who successfully completed three Head start Courses while still a school student, to hear all about this topic.

To learn more about the career resources available to USQ students, head to the USQ website.

USQ: The Parents Guide To Uni #5 - Understanding scholarships and bursaries

USQ: The Parents Guide To Uni #5 - Understanding scholarships and bursaries

October 26, 2018

USQ provides a wide range of scholarships and bursaries to support students with managing the costs associated with commencing and continuing tertiary study. Join us in this episode to find out about scholarships and bursaries for future and current USQ students and get some hints on how to prepare a strong scholarship application.

Join Isabel, Senior Scholarships Officer within the USQ Scholarships team and Zac, a second year USQ Bachelor of Education student and past USQ Scholarship recipient, to hear all about this topic.

To learn more about the career resources available to USQ students, head to the USQ website.

USQ: The Parents Guide To Uni #4 - Understanding associate degrees

USQ: The Parents Guide To Uni #4 - Understanding associate degrees

October 19, 2018
 

At USQ we get that people have different strengths and reasons for going to university. Through this episode learn what an associate degree is and how it may be the perfect way into university for your child.

Join Andrew, Senior Lecturer in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Deborah, Lead Career Development Practitioner with USQ’s Career Development Team, to hear all about this topic.

To learn more about the career resources available to USQ students, head to the USQ website

USQ: The Parents Guide To Uni #3 - Managing the cost of uni

USQ: The Parents Guide To Uni #3 - Managing the cost of uni

October 12, 2018

Understanding the costs associated with uni and being aware of options for assistance is important for anyone commencing tertiary study. Join Career Development Practioner Sarah and Bachelor of Aviation student Matthew to hear all about managing the cost of uni.

To learn more about the career resources avaialable to USQ students, head to the USQ website

USQ: The Parents Guide To Uni #2 - Different ways of getting to uni

USQ: The Parents Guide To Uni #2 - Different ways of getting to uni

October 5, 2018

USQ believes that university should be accessible and has programs to support people with their goal of tertiary study. In this episode, hear from Coordinator of USQ’s Tertiary Preparation Program, Charmaine and current Bachelor of Exercise Physiology student, Danielle, about different ways of getting into university especially if your child’s school marks need a bit of a boost.

For more information about the enabling programs and pathway options available to your students, head to the USQ website

USQ: The Parents Guide To Uni #1 - Applying to uni

USQ: The Parents Guide To Uni #1 - Applying to uni

September 27, 2018

This series is designed to help you understand university so that you can help your child or children when they are deciding what to do after school. You will hear from parents, academics, career practitioners and students.

There is one centralised application process for most university study options. Spencer and Michelle are joined by Manager of the USQ domestic recruitment and admissions team, Philippa Garmany, as well as mother of two teenage sons and Manager of the USQ school engagement team, Kirsty Silk.

Listen to this episode to learn everything you need to know about applying for university and head to the USQ website for more information.

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