January 2014


Read the newspaper at the library

You can find a range of major Australian newspapers in the newspaper reading area at each campus library. The Courier Mail and Sunday Mail, the Australian and Australian Financial Review are available at all libraries. Additionally Gardens Point library holds The Age, the Sydney Morning Herald, the West…

5 tips on becoming a student… again

Returning to study or starting a university degree for the first time is exciting, but can be daunting. Here are our 5 tips for gently preparing for study: Technology Engage Access Calibrate Help yourself Technology Success at Uni today means being literate with the QUT website, particularly the…

Document Delivery outage

QUT Library’s Document Delivery system is being upgraded from 20-22 January 2014. During this time staff and students will not be able to view or place requests. Please place requests by the 17th January for any material required during this time.

8 ways to make goals stick

Happy New Year! Setting New Year’s goals is a tradition supported by academic research on independent learning (see Harvey & Chickie-Wolfe, 2007, Ch.1). Setting goals and maintaining goal-directed behaviour can improve study effectiveness (Harvey & Chickie-Wolfe, 2007). If you are thinking of setting goals for 2014, Here are 8…