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Characteristics of a great student leader

Leaders aren’t born, they are made. Being at university has the potential to open so many opportunities. There are sports teams, class and course opportunities and of course all the different student organisations available on campus that you can...

How you can improve your leadership skills

By Christopher Morris, STRIVE participant. STRIVE is a CSU leadership program that helps student leaders develop their leadership skills. Read on for my experience of the course: What led you to STRIVE? When I first heard of STRIVE, I thought it...

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Study smart with your smartphone

Most people have one – a smartphone. You probably use it to send messages, make calls, take pictures, send email, browse social media, and spend hours on those annoyingly addictive games. It’s time to start using your phone smarter, convert...

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Help us make the Student Portal better

We need your help to make the Student Portal better! Your Student Portal is more than just a place to find out about course progression and submit assignments. It’s where you can connect with staff, your fellow students and a host of services...

Your ultimate guide to Foundation Day

You might have seen the posters around campus, the desktop backgrounds in the computer labs, or the info on the CSU website – now it’s time to experience Foundation Day for yourself! We’ve got the low-down on all things Foundation Day. WHO...

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What you need to know about the latest Snapchat update

Snapchat’s latest update means your content is now visible to more people than ever before. You can search Snapchat stories based on things like usernames, keywords, events, or locations. While this is great for finding stories you’ll love, stalking...

How to ace study while you exercise

Yet another year of study has well and truly dawned. Which means back to the intensity of juggling our social lives, work, study, friends and family. One problem many of us have in common is finding the time to incorporate regular exercise into our...

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...

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My Intensive School experience

Attending Intensive School for the first time can be nerve-racking. I found this out in my second year of a Bachelor of Science at CSU. As an online student, you won’t know the people you’ll be studying with, what your lecturers are like, or the...

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You know you’re an online student when…

Once upon a time, laptops, iPhones and emails didn’t exist. University students would attend lectures, tutorials and workshops to learn their course content, and if they didn’t, well they might not pass their exams. Nowadays, online study makes it...

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