The modern-day student is a working professional, a parent, a committed partner and enjoys the company of friends and extended family. You would think this leaves very little time to commit to study, right? Any significant doubt is quashed by students who are, time and time again, proving that online postgraduate study is not only achievable, but a completely rewarding experience.
Ever wondered what it’s like to study an MBA online? One of our most recent graduates, Paul Betts, has shed some light on his own experience – juggling work, family and other commitments including triathlon training, saying if he can do it, anyone can.
As the employment market tightens, more Australians than ever are choosing to undertake postgraduate study. Whether you’re aiming for a promotion or pay rise (or both!), the right postgraduate degree can set you up for future success. But how do you choose the course that’s right for you?
Online education is a relatively new concept for many Australian students. For a long time, we have been constrained to the bricks and mortar tertiary institution; now there are options for postgraduate students to learn and further their careers—no matter their location or work commitments.
Master of Healthcare Leadership (MHL) student, Madeline Gilkes, shares her experience with SCU Online so far and provides some tips for success to current and prospective students.
There’s no point wasting your valuable, often limited, time with ineffective study methods. Individuals absorb, process and retain knowledge in a number of ways, so being aware of how you study is important. Using a cognitive approach towards studying can really help maximise how efficient you are.
Whatever field of work you’re in, completing a graduate diploma in accounting can really set you up to advance your career. However, the idea of returning to university can be a big turn off for many, especially when people assume they’ll have to give up their full-time job and go back to eating two-minute noodles.
Failing an online unit can be discouraging, but there are ways you can turn the experience around. Unforeseen circumstances can really throw your plans into disarray, and when you’re studying online, it can be hard not to feel isolated or demotivated.
The old adage about travelling expanding your mind exists for a reason; it really does open up your world in a whole new level. Anyone who has ever ventured past the borders of Australia will tell you this.