Someone asked me recently a simple but seemingly complex question: what made me want to be a teacher? I wasn’t sure how to answer. How do you describe something that you feel you have an intrinsic connection to? Well, I may not be able to put my finger on what made me want to be a teacher, but having finished my second year of my Bachelor of Education (Primary) degree, I now know what I’m looking forward to achieving as soon as I step into my first classroom. Read more
It’s the summer holidays! Three months of total relaxation! It’s time to put down my legal textbooks and psychology articles and instead “slip on a shirt, smack on sunscreen and slap on a hat” (that’s all that you’re meant to do in summer right?) Around this time many moons ago (three years’ worth of moons in fact) I was a recent high school graduate, super eager to start my life at university, but also really having no clue what to expect. I’m now about halfway through the Bachelor of Behavioural Science (Psychology)/Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and as such have learnt a few tricks of the trade. Here are some helpful hints to help new law students survive and thrive during their first year of law. Read more
While my time at QUT has all but ended, I know that there are many people out there who are so close to beginning their lives at university. And I’m sure that there are many others who, like me, would love to study Creative and Professional Writing or other Creative Industries courses. But let’s be honest though. The thought of studying at university is daunting. It’s a big change from high school, and it’s likely that you don’t know what to expect. Although every course is different, I’ve compiled a list that will help you get the best out of your time studying Creative Industries at QUT.
It’s a cliché to say that you only get out what you put in, but when it comes to a business degree at QUT, nothing could be more true. A lot of students’ main focus is the job they hope to get when they graduate, and why wouldn’t it be? Most people go to uni to get a particular desired job at the end, right? Having a future goal is a great source of motivation, but sometimes thinking about the future too much can distract from the present. QUT business is all about making the most of the resources you have at uni, while you’re at uni, to make sure you are competitive when you graduate. Here’s how you make the most of a business degree. Read more
What’s that sound? Oh yeah, it’s the sound of NO MORE ASSIGNMENTS BECAUSE THE SEMESTER IS OVER AND OH MY GOSH WHAT DO I DO WITH ALL OF THIS FREE TIME?!
Excuse my outburst. I’m just really excited to sleep again. Read more
This is it. The final push. Those last few weeks of the school year when you just want to stop work and be on holidays. For the grade twelves out there, this is the last few weeks of school you’ll ever have. Then you might be off on a gap year, or to university or something else exciting! But just before I leave school, I want to reflect on the time at high school, and what the future might hold. Read more