How to nail group work

Whether you love it or hate it, group work is an unavoidable part of the university experience. Assignments can be challenging at the best of times. Thankfully, group work can be done successfully provided you adhere to some important ground rules. The university’s Academic Learning Support team advises that the three keys to learning success are to manage your time, be proactive, and set up a support network. The following tips will help you smash out your group assignments.

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5 ways to adjust to studying at home

With the University transitioning most teaching activities to a virtual delivery, many of you will now find that you’ll be required to study remotely.

Adjusting to studying away from campus can be challenging in different ways for different students, so here are 5 tips to help you have a smooth transition from the classroom to the loungeroom/bedroom/living room.

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Online vs on-campus study

The online leaning world is continuing to develop and grow. Have you ever wondered how studying online is different from studying on campus? We interviewed some UON students to give us insight into the main differences between studying online vs on-campus. Online Study What’s involved? Studying online through UON means that you will do the same coursework as students studying on-campus, but you can get … Continue reading Online vs on-campus study

3 (online) ways to improve your chances of getting a job

Just because university is wrapping up for the semester doesn’t mean you can’t use your time-off productively. Working from the assumption that the main reason you’re at university is to start your career, there are plenty of things you can do right now to boost your employability. After all – employers aren’t just interested in your transcript. They want the whole package. By undertaking a … Continue reading 3 (online) ways to improve your chances of getting a job

Improve your employability on these three digital platforms

Finishing up your coursework for the semester doesn’t mean you can’t use downtime productively. After some well-deserved rest and recovery, why not improve your employability by heading online and boosting skills.  Upskill yourself with Generation Governance Generation Governance is an online course designed to enhance your leadership and governance skills. While the program is predominantly aimed at those who are thinking of joining a club, … Continue reading Improve your employability on these three digital platforms

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5 electives you didn’t know you could study online

Electives can be one of the more enjoyable facets of your degree. They can play the part of a palate cleanser, when you’re suffering through a particularly dry or brutal core course. You can use them to expand your skill set, or knowledge base in support of your goals, or for extra scaffolding on your resume. They’re also a great way to explore an interest … Continue reading 5 electives you didn’t know you could study online