QUT 101 – QUT Connect

A big hello to all the..um.. QUTians? ..QUTopia?.. QUTites?… QUTsiders?  QUTese?..  QUTers?.. QUTans?.. oh well I’ll figure that out later. This is the long overdue welcome to the new kids on the block and the old kids who had no option but to stay back. Hope you are all easing into the busy student life. I personally feel like I’ve been dropped in the middle of a warzone without any armour and I have to exploit my survival skills to get to the end. It is only week 3, but the immense workload creates a different perception on the semester timeline. I guess I kinda expected it to be this way, since its my 4th and last year of a double degree.

Anyways, this year I thought I might help out everyone with identifying QUT’s very own facilities, opportunities and programs that could help out in finding a career, getting help in assignments or even joining a club/society. So I will be doing a blog series called QUT 101, which would involve anything from QUT faculties to QUT career programs. If you have anything in particular that you want to know more about, leave me a comment I will try my best to get some information and publish around here.

So to kick off,

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Life after graduation – the journey since December 14, 2011

It’s like you’re studying forever, then suddenly you look like you are being inducted into Gryffindor, before a strange person in a funny shaped hat announces your name and your degree title… You have suddenly graduated from university. What an amazing feeling it is. Despite regaining some time to watch television without feeling guilty, it is a feeling that keeps you wondering what’s next. I didn’t exactly know what that would be for me, and I was entirely ready to find out either.

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Only a week to go!

If you are thinking of entering the blogging competition, then get cracking. You only have a week to go until entries close.

To enter you need to write your profile (under 300 words) and blog (under 2,500 words), and send it to explore@qut.edu.au by Friday 23 March 2012.

There are great benefits if you are chosen to blog. You can write about whatever you choose, to a PG rating, and you aren’t limited to words. You can use photos, drawings, video – whatever you choose. You’ll receive tips on blogging and monthly inspiration on topics. Plus, we’ll be offering great monthly prizes if you write the best blog.

Don’t hesitate to email us if you have any feedback or questions. Good luck with your entry!

The QUT team