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Katherine Donges: juggling a household and online study

Advancements in the online delivery of tertiary education has been a saviour for 37-year-old Katherine Donges. As a mother of 5 young children, Katherine has been able to further her enjoyment of pregnancy and early childhood through the part-time...

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How to Make Friends in the Online Environment

Are you looking to expand your friend group while studying at uni? There are many ways for you to do this. While Facebook and other social media platforms are very useful for this, they aren’t the only platforms and methods you can try. Have a...

How to Prepare for your Online Exams

How to Prepare for your Online Exams

Well COVID-19 turned one on for us. Trump gorged himself on bleach and malaria tablets, Kleenex puppies were missing in action, and Charles Sturt’s exams moved online. We don’t know what to tell you about the first two, but let’s cover some ground...

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Find your tribe: Online groups to join at uni

Online study can feel pretty isolating at times. Unlike on-campus students, there isn’t really a physical place that you can go to congregate with your peers. However, there is a way to ‘find your tribe’ of like-minded students. To start off, find...

Get involved in student life: online

For most students, their days at university are filled with making new friends, discovering a community and experiencing the world of education. Studying a degree online need be no different. Here are just some of the ways you can get involved in...

A letter to my lecturers

A letter to my lecturers

As an online student, it is true that keeping myself organize is a struggle. Most of the time, work can be done in my own time but I also have to remember that it all HAS to be done in my own time. In my first year, it was scary to think that there...

How do I fit study into my family

  Study can easily get squeezed out of your day as a parent or carer. You constantly have different demands on your time and someone always needing your attention. Tying to fit study in to the changeable needs of your family can be a challenge...

Studying when time isn’t on your side

The world we live in is increasingly fast-paced and we are all time poor. Here’s your fast-tracked guide to getting the most out of your day: Bite-sized chunks. Study in bite-sized chunks, for example short 10 or 20 minute bursts throughout...

Tackling the challenges of online study

Online studying. Where’s the subject teaching us how to do that? There’s no manual, no textbook and no specific way to do it. Over the past 10 years, two-and-a-half online degrees later, I have learnt that there some hard hurdles to overcome in...

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