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Study Sport and Exercise Science at QUT!

Interested in a career as an Accredited Exercise Scientist or Accredited Sports Scientist?
QUT’s sport and exercise science degree may be for you then!

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July graduations – a time to celebrate!

July is the month when we celebrate our mid-year graduates!

So, what do our graduates think of QUT?

“QUT is the university for the real world! I can’t agree enough on that statement. Many of us including myself got employed even before graduating. Throughout my degree, most of my lecturers and tutors are people from the industry, teaching us based on their many years of experience.”
Dalilah Kamil, Bachelor of Urban Development (Quantity Surveying)

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Hear from one of our exchange students

Current exchange student, Juyeon Suh from South Korea shares her experiences at QUT and adventures in Australia with QUT International’s Digital Ambassador, Linette Phang.

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QUT Open Day – 30 July

If you’re already in Brisbane, then why not come along to our QUT Open Day on Sunday 30 July, 2017.

It is a great opportunity to experience our QUT Gardens Point campus and chat to current students and staff about courses, uni life, and careers!.

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Accept your offer to study at QUT in Sem 2, 2017

If you are outside of Australia*, you have until Monday 10 July to accept your offer.

If you are in Australia, you have until Monday 17 July to accept your QUT offer.

We hope to see you on campus soon!

*applicants outside of Australia are those that will need to submit a new Australian student visa application offshore and aren’t in a country where there are known visa processing delays.

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New Master of Education package option

For students commencing semester 2, 2017 QUT’s Faculty of Education is offering the opportunity for students to complete two Master of Education degrees in two years.

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Discover QUT Starters

QUT Starters is a great way to connect with other innovative students who want to experience more than a degree!

The student-run society aims to support students interested in launching their own startup.

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Have you discovered the QUT app?

Download our free student app for information on enrolment, class times, campus maps, and much more!

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Check out these stories from QUT

QUT champions entrepreneurship to boost home-grown tech to the world
Comercialisation deal for home-grown cancer saliva test
QUT continues to rise in international rankings
QUT design superheroes put interactivity into GOMA’s Marvel exhibition

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Brazilian student publishes his first book!

Brazilian student Pedro Franklin recently published his first book on travel and entrepreneurship, stating the feat was only possible through studying language skills at QUT.

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Tips for meeting new people

Our friends at Insider Guides share some great advice about making friends in a new country.

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Brisbane Comedy Festival

From late February to late March each year, the Powerhouse in the Brisbane suburb of New Farm will be your go-to venue for a dose of comedy!

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Get support from the QUT Student Guild

Whether it’s support with deferring an exam, getting a grade reviewed or any other academic relates issue

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Drawing for Contemporary Fashion Design

Experience fashion drawing in QUT’s Creative Precinct with an LA-based fashion illustrator and founder of the Fashion Finishing School in Los Angeles.

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QUT International College videos

Hear from students’ in their own language about why they chose to study at QUT’s International College and their experiences in Brisbane!

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Budget tips as a university student

We understand there are a lot of expenses involved in moving to a new country, finding a place to live, as well as other study costs. QUT is here to help you though!

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Become a QUT Digital Leader!

Our friend Aubrey Zhou is also a QUT Digital Leader which means she can share her experiences with the QUT online community. Find out more about this great opportunity for when you start at QUT!

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Have a great weekend!

The QUT Team

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Apply now to study at QUT!

Thinking about starting your university journey at QUT in Semester 1, 2017?

Make sure you submit your application now so you don’t miss out.

We hope to see you on campus soon!

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Welcome to Australia Email Course

Our friends at Insider Guides have prepared a free, two-week course written by international students, locals, and experts to help you with things such as working in Australia, exploring your new city, and transport options.

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Spotlight on QUT research

PhD student, Atiyeh Vaezipour from QUT’s Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q), has designed an in-car device that aims to persuade drivers to adopt a fuel efficient and safe driving style.

It’s just some of the awesome research happening at QUT!

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Explore Brisbane’s art galleries

Brisbane’s Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) hosts many exciting art installations. The current one, Sugar Spin, features over 250 artworks exploring light, space, architecture, and the senses.The exhibition is free.

A fun place to visit while you’re exploring South Bank in Brisbane!

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Stay fit and meet new people!

University isn’t just about studying, you will also have time to socialise and get involved in student life.

QUT offers a variety of sport clubs and social teams for you to meet people from all over the world in a relaxed setting!

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Follow our bloggers!

Read about some of the exciting experiences our our international student bloggers have enjoyed since moving to Australia!

One of our bloggers, Linette, wrote about the beautiful places she has visited near Brisbane. We guarantee you will have a lot of fun here!

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QUT students stand out from the crowd!

QUT’s Leadership, Development and Innovation (LDI) Program takes students through a series of workshops to re-think what leadership means. Students receive awards for their level of involvement and it is a great achievement to have on your resume’.

The best news though? It is the only program of its kind in Australia!

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Real stories of QUT international students

You will find all these great stories by following our Instagram account!

Check out @qutinternational and search for #QUTI to read about other students’ experiences.

Have a great weekend!

The QUT Team

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Online dating booming but how much does education matter?
QUT takes out three awards in prestigious global competition
Chris doodles his way to ‘Bizdraw’ startup
QUT recognised for global leadership in learning and teaching
2016 in pictures – top photos from QUT Media

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Apply now to study at QUT!

Thinking about starting your university journey at QUT in Semester 1, 2017?

Make sure you submit your application now so you don’t miss out.

We hope to see you on campus soon!

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QUT, looking to the future

QUT’s Real World Futures program discusses future thinking, future working, and future living.

QUT offers many innovative courses, such as the Bachelor of Information Technology (Computer Science), the Bachelor of Biomedical Science, or the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (Medical) …just to name a few!

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QUT graduations – an exciting time of year!

December is the month when we celebrate the success of our graduates!

So, what do our graduates think of QUT?

“QUT is the University for the real world! I can’t agree enough on that statement. Many of us including myself got employed even before graduating. Throughout my degree, most of my lecturers and tutors are people from the industry, teaching us based on their many years of experience.”

Dalilah Kamil, Bachelor of Urban Development (Quantity Surveying)

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Experience Christmas in Brisbane

If you have already arrived in Brisbane and are wondering what to do over the holidays, fear not! Brisbane will be buzzing with Christmas activities.

From Christmas lights and fireworks, to market stalls and parades –there will be something for everyone this festive season!

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Be part of QUT’s Harmony Day

At QUT, we recognise and celebrate the diversity of our students and staff.

As part of this, QUT celebrates Harmony Day every year.The message of Harmony Day is everyone belongs! This is one of the many fantastic events held on QUT campus.

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Business school student experience!

Read about some of the exciting opportunities our QUT business students have been able to experience and share on the Business School Student Experience blog.

Blogger Danielle Vaz posted about her Startup Catalyst Youth Mission journey in the heart of the tech world, Silicon Valley!

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Follow the Brisbane International Student Ambassadors!

Brisbane’s International Student Ambassadors are tagging, posting, tweeting, and hashtagging their way around Brisbane to share their student experience with you!

Students come from all over the world (there may be someone from your home country!)

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We hope to see you in 2017!

This is the last issue of The RoundUp for 2016 (but don’t worry we will still be in touch in other communication!)

Stay tuned for more great tips, QUT news, and Brisbane events when The RoundUp is back in 2017!

Have a great weekend!

The QUT Team

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QUT to host MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
The bootcamp is a short, intense course that challenges people to start up a company in a week. The event will be held from March 26-31, 2017 at QUT Gardens Point campus in Brisbane – bringing together the brightest future entrepreneurs from across the globe.

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QUT researchers helping save the Great Barrier Reef!!
The Great Barrier Reef lies off the coast of Queensland in northeastern Australia. A must-see destination when you arrive in Australia! QUT researchers have been working to protect the reef into the future by teaming up with the Great Barrier Reef Foundation. Their low cost ‘robo reef protector’ recently won the people’s choice award in the Google Impact Challenge Australia!

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Interested in studying fashion at QUT?
QUT Bachelor of Creative Industries (Fashion) students, Fiona and Evelyn, share what inspired them to study fashion at QUT. QUT Creative Industries Faculty is one of the largest Arts, Media and Design entities in the Asia Pacific, and we invest heavily in collaborative learning and interdisciplinary research environments. Come and experience it for yourself!

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QUT startup space opens on campus
Do you consider yourself an entrepreneur? Need some support in developing your business idea? QUT recently opened a startup space on Gardens Point campus, where students can meet and be mentored to achieve their entrepreneurial goals.

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Apply for an equity scholarship
Interested in studying at QUT in 2017 but worried about how you will finance your studies?
QUT offers Equity Scholarships to support your university journey. Apply by 6 February 2017 to know the outcome by early March 2017.

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Studying in Australia
Looking to study in Brisbane, Australia? We hope so! Before you start studying it’s important that you have a student visa. The Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection website has all the information you need to help you with your visa application.

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Connect with other students
The Brisbane Student Hub recently opened in the Queensland State Library. Students can go here to receive advice and referrals on healthcare, employment, budget management, accommodation, and legal services. Best of all, it is a great place to study and connect with other international and domestic students using this communal space.

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Until next time, have an awesome weekend!

The QUT Team

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Hi, everyone!

We’ve got the latest news from QUT and Brisbane for you to read.

Surf’s up!

Always wanted to learn how to surf? Or just want an excuse to visit beautful Byron Bay in New South Wales?

QUT Surfers, one of our many QUT sporting clubs, offers learn to surf lessons, surf movie nights, and much more. It’s a great way to meet new people who share a sense of adventure!

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Brisbane, a safe place to study

For those of you who are new to Brisbane you will soon find it becomes your home away from home!

Brisbane is a safe city, but like anywhere in the world it’s good to know who to contact if you need help. The Study Brisbane website has provided some useful information around staying safe in Brisbane.

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East West at QUT

QUT runs an exciting East West Program which promotes cultural diversity and intercultural communication among our students. It’s a great way to catch up with fellow QUT students over fun activities like cooking classes, language conversation classes, East West Eats food trails, and much more!

We are hungry already!

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#yourstudentexperience

Our friends at Insider Guides have published some great tips for international students wanting to record their Aussie adventures! Including creating your own hashtag for all your photos and posts.

This way, when you head home you can easily reflect on your experiences at QUT and in Brisbane.

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Get language support

If you’re new to Brisbane and QUT, you may want to brush up on your English language skills. The team at QUT’s Academic Language and Learning Services are here to help. Book in individually or as a group with one of our Language and Learning Educators. You can also attend workshops to help with assessments and studying.

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Experience Moreton Island!

When you are in Brisbane it’s a great excuse to visit beatutiful Moreton Island! Take a ferry from Brisbane and be surrounded by white sand, stunning blue ocean, and better yet, dolphins! You can even experience feeding the dolphins at sunset. Pretty cool, huh.

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Study English at QUT

Our QUT International College (QUTIC) is here to help you, offering English language and academic pathway programs for international students.

Check out the QUTIC brochure to find out more about our programs!

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Get creative at QUT!

QUT’s world-class Creative Industries Faculty encourages the fusion of technology and creativity. The recent CreateX event is just one of many fantastic opportunities to immerse yourself in the creative culture.

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Until next time, have an awesome week!

The QUT Team

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Hi, everyone!

We’ve got the latest news from QUT and Brisbane for you to read.

Pokemon Go – more than just a game!

Are you hooked on Pokemon Go? Fascinated by augmented reality?

QUT researcher Dr Ronald Schroeter is and that’s because he sees the potential behind augmented reality to improve driver safety.

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Take your gaming passion to the next level at QUT

At QUT, you can study a Bachelor of Games and Interactive Environments (BGIE) and choose to major in either Animation, Game Design, or Software Technologies.

Sounds like you? Watch our 2015 QUT BGIE graduates showcase their gaming projects to other gaming enthusiasts and industry professionals.

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QUT home of the Young Economist of the Year!

Professor Lionel Page from QUT’s School of Economics and Finance has been named 2016 Young Economist of the Year. Professor Page leads the Queensland Behavioural Economics Group at QUT and sees behavioural economics as a fast-growing area.

Sound interesting? Find out where a degree in economics can take you!

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QUT graduations – we say goodbye to some of our international students!

QUT graduations were held last week at the Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC), in Brisbane’s beautiful South Bank parklands. We are excited for all our new graduates as they embark on their careers!

For those new to QUT and Brisbane, we encourage you to look into internships to help improve your language skills and gain local industry experience.

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Looking for an exciting career?

Renee is a QUT business graduate who is now living and working in New York. Our real world courses and hands-on training made a real difference in helping Renee launch her own business, Look Booker, on the other side of the world!

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It’s Ekka time in Brisbane!

The Ekka, also known as the Royal Queensland Show, is a key event in Queensland’s calendar! Visitors can enjoy rides, purchase show bags, watch cooking demonstrations and fashion parades and (of course!) taste the iconic strawberry ice creams.

We hope to see you there!

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Expand your job prospects

The International Education Association of Australia have released a video and printed guide to help you network, gain experience, and ultimately expand your job prospects!

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Why choose to study in Australia?

By choosing to study at QUT in Australia, not only are you able to explore Brisbane but you are also in a perfect position to check out hot spots like Sydney, Melbourne, or even Ayers Rock – all just a short plane trip away!

The team at Insider Guides have provided more information about why you should choose to study in Australia.

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Until next time, have an awesome weekend!

The QUT Team

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Hi, everyone!

We hope you are enjoying the uni break! We’ve got the latest news from QUT and Brisbane for you to read.

Become a robotics guru!

QUT is offering two MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) in robotics. Launch yourself into the robotic world with the Introduction to Robotics course, and if that has you hooked you can enrol in the Robotic Vision course later this year. Interested? We are!

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QUT students stand out from the crowd

QUT’s Leadership, Development and Innovation (LDI) Program is the only one of its kind in Australia!

So, what’s it all about?

The LDI Program takes students through workshops to re-think what leadership means in our rapidly changing world. Better yet, students receive awards for their level of involvement to showcase on their resume’ for future employers.

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Olympic fever!

Inspired by the Rio Olympics to explore a career in exercise and sport science?

Study human movement and exercise at QUT to learn from teaching staff who are internationally recognised for research innovations in sports performance, analysis, injury prevention, and rehabilitation.

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Be uplifted by QUT’s Big Lift organisation

The QUT Big Lift is an organisation which aims to support regional communities through meaningful volunteering programs. Those involved also get to learn about rural life in Australia and gain exposure to Indigenous communities.

Are you ready to pay it forward?

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QUT International College – not just a place to study

If you want to improve your English language or academic results, QUT International College (QUTIC) offers a variety of English language programs to suit your needs.

Plus, QUTIC has a lot of support services on offer so you are never alone in your education journey!

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Kick back in South Bank

Have you been to South Bank? It is in walking distance to QUT Gardens Point via the Goodwill Bridge. Great for a study break or to catch up with friends!

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Taste testing Aussie food!

BuzzFeed shared this funny video showing Americans taste testing Australian food. We think Vegemite is delicious (tip: avoid eating straight from the jar!)

Have you tried any of these classic Aussie snacks?

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Connect with us on Weibo

Are you on Weibo?

Our wonderful Digital Ambassador, Aubrey Zhou, has been helping us update QUT’s Weibo Account. We encourage you to connect with us on Weibo, too!

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Until next time, have an awesome weekend!

The QUT Team

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Hi, everyone!

Brain overloaded with assessment right now? Time to take a break, get comfy, and find out the latest news from QUT and Brisbane this week.

Go forth and blog!

Did you hear we now have nine International Digital Ambassadors?

One of our blogging superstars, Myn, reflects on one year living in Brisbane

One year in Brisbane

Looking for a place to live?

Iglu student accommodation have just opened up on Mary St in the city. Convenient much?

Are you a social or solitary gamer?

If you’re a gamer, you’ll find this QUT research interesting. Three QUT researchers have investigated the effects of video games on the social experience, social capital, and wellbeing… how does gaming affect you?

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Improve your English language skills (hooray!)

The team at Insider Guides recently shared this great article to help improve your English language skills.

Put on those dancing shoes

Our friend Prince Long Lo, is a current QUT international student and President of the QUT Dance Society. The dance group welcomes all QUT students, staff, alumni, and friends with a passion for dance. It doesn’t matter if you have danced before or not, it’s just about meeting new people and having fun. Interested?

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QUT International Course Guides now available!

Our latest QUT International Course Guides are now available. Thinking about studying a course at QUT? Want to find out more about international student services? The guides are there to help you answer these questions and more.

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A taste of Italy

Brisbane hosts a variety of wonderful food and cultural events. Many of these are free! One of these is the Italian Food and Wine Festival at New Farm Park. They are a great place to meet up with friends or a good excuse to take a break from studying.

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Until next time, have an awesome weekend!

The QUT Team

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