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Tips for life after graduation

by Amy Carlon Graduation is fast approaching for many of us CSU students. I bet you all thought this day would never come and here you are now panicking about what life has to bring outside of University. Yes, we can no longer use that excuse of...

5 leadership skills your employers are looking for

Your degree is preparing you with job-ready skills for your industry. But what specific skills do employers want you to have? Leadership. Employers want to see that you can be a strong leader in the workplace. So, here are five leadership skills you...

Meet Meaghan Kempson

Meet Meaghan Kempson –  The Bachelor of Education (Health and Physical Education) student is inspiring others through sport. After years of representing CSU in her chosen sport of soccer domestically, Meaghan has this year represented Australia and...

5 things to do now if you have half a year to go!

For those of us Full-Time students in our final year of study we are at that point where we are about to enter our final session… so close to the finish line! There are a few things to do now that our future selves with thank us for later...

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What to expect from your first month on the job

When it comes to deciding on a career path, there are normally two types of people – those who know what they want to do, where they want to be and have an idea of their dream job, and those who aren’t too sure yet and are open to experiences in...

The power of social media to boost your career

The power of social media to boost your career

by Amy Carlon Social media can be a powerful platform for communication with others, especially those you have not met yet. For example, CSU’s group CSUSocial that was started up this year is amazing for connecting with people all over who are...

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Five tips for surviving the graduate job search

You’re closing in on the end of your degree, you’ve completed relevant internships and placements, you’ve made some great industry contacts and you’ve developed all the right skills to make you that extra bit employable. But sometimes the graduate...

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Why did you choose CSU?

by Amy Carlon Students are brought together every year by making one similar choice. And that choice is to study at Charles Sturt University. But what brings everyone to CSU? Kayla Crowe (CSU graduate) – Bachelor of Stage and Screen (Design) I...

CSU animal science student Rachel Gawne.

Students win prestigious rural scholarships

Animal science student Rachel Gawne is the joint recipient of a major sheep industry scholarship – congratulations Rachel! The 2017 Peter Westblade Scholarship promotes the practical skills associated with the sheep and wool industry. Rachel wants...

Signs you’re in your final year at university

Signs you’re in your final year at university

by Amy Carlon Ah graduation! The day we’ve dreamt of. The day that pushes us through weeks of studying for exams and endless assignments. If you’re graduating in 2017 (or planning to), firstly – an early congratulations. Secondly, you’ve probably...

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