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OMG Week

OMG WEEK 27 - 31 JULY 2020

Oh My Gosh, it's week 3 already! OMG Week is a chance for you to meet and hear about our amazing student support services who are here to help you. This term, OMG Week activities will include online information sessions accessible to all students via zoom.

We encourage all students to join in the sessions and ask questions. There is no need to RSVP. If you can't make it to an event, but would like to know more about student support, check out the full list of Support Services.

This term we invite you to participate in our mission, Operation Meeting Goals, for your chance to win some amazing prizes! Keep reading to find out more.

You can also speak to your Student Representative Council members. Visit the SRC Members page for more information.

Remember, we also have Student Mentors available to support you throughout the term. Our mentors can answer general questions in the open Q&A forum and provide personalised support in our Mentor Groups. Join us or check out our webpage for more information. Look out for our coffee catch up sessions.

Student Services & Support Information Sessions

Check out our range of drop-in sessions that are coming up in Week 3!

Monday, 27 July 2020

How to Make Friends During COVID19

TIME: 1.30 pm – 2.00 pm
HOST: Liza Costello, International Student Health Promotion Coordinator

ACCESS: https://cqu.zoom.us/j/95430656187?pwd=cHBDU3hqdWVTYW5BQkwwUG4xbm5Rdz09
PASSWORD: 167488

Social distancing is making it harder than ever to connect with others. It is a challenge, but not impossible! In this session, Liza will talk about what programs are offered at CQUni to make new friends and enjoy novel experiences while still safe and snug at home.

From letter writing to plant growing and belly dancing, there is a lot on offer. Join the Zoom to hear more.

Tuesday, 28 July 2020

Indigenous Student Engagement

TIME: 11.00 am – 11.30 am (AEST)
HOSTS: Robina Pearson

ACCESS: https://cqu.zoom.us/j/98816114139?pwd=VjRaTEdUdERaYlFSRjErT2l6WnBCdz09
PASSWORD: 294648

Indigenous Student Engagement Officers provide advice about a number of services on offer to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students including Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) – tutoring support, scholarships, cadetships, basic course information, pastoral care, and student welfare. Join Robina to find out about all the services and support available to Indigenous students.

Finding library resources and are you ‘game’ to be a Cyberhero?

TIME: 2.00 pm - 2.30 pm (AEST)
HOSTS: Kathryn Ritchie and Amy Croft

ACCESS: https://cqu.zoom.us/j/99568367929?pwd=YWFyNUk2MWFrMkxHYzhFN2p1ck5kdz09
PASSWORD: 005272

Learn how to navigate the library and effectively search for library resources for your assessments, and how you can ‘level up’ your cybersecurity skills to be a Cyberhero!

You will also be able to be one of the first to complete the brand new Cyber Heroes game!

Wednesday, 29 July 2020

Pet Show and Tell (and meet your SRC Members)

TIME: 11.00 am – 11.30 am (AEST)
HOSTS: Emily Bryson, Bailey (her pup) and the SRC

ACCESS: https://cqu.zoom.us/j/95439777649?pwd=clpzZEc1TCt5V1U0OXBkcFN2RW9FUT09
PASSWORD: 134804

Join a morning tea with members of the Student Representative Council (SRC). Grab something to drink and join Emily (South Australia Representative) her pet dog Bailey and other SRC members to find out more about who the SRC members are and what they can do fo you. You can join with or without your pet.

Time Management Skills Workshop

TIME: 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm (AEST)
HOSTS: Natalie Vonthien

ACCESS: https://cqu.zoom.us/j/97310400817?pwd=blo0TXVZRzc3WTRTY0JPN2RiZm5UQT09
PASSWORD: 411474

In this interactive session, Accessibility Consultant Nat Vonthien will share some useful time management tools and strategies to help make the most of your online learning experiences. Nat will also share practical tips and advice on how to develop a more proactive mindset if things don’t go to plan.

Student Advocacy

TIME: 2.30 pm - 3.00 pm (AEST)
HOSTS: Judy Morgan and Lachlan Muller

ACCESS: https://cqu.zoom.us/j/91040185555?pwd=dHo4elVOSTJ5Qno0VWNuMVJqTG01Zz09
PASSWORD: 719974

Student Advocacy is a free and confidential service providing support and assistance to all CQUniversity Australia students who seek guidance on grievances, appeals and disputes.

The Student Advocacy Officers are here to help students understand and navigate associated University policies and processes and to articulate their issues.

Join Judy and Lachlan to find out more about what Student Advocacy means for you and how the services they provide can support you through your studies.

Thursday, 30 July 2020

Learn about Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS)

TIME: 11.00 am - 11.30 am (AEST)
HOSTS: Amanda Henderson and PASS Leaders

ACCESS: https://cqu.zoom.us/j/98476336752?pwd=R2tONWc1WUNZcHFyL3l3dWxoQ1NtQT09
PASSWORD: 296866

Join Amanda and the Term 2 PASS Leaders as they speak about PASS and how students can benefit from attending PASS Sessions. This session is aimed towards students studying:

  • ACCT11059 Accounting, Learning and Online Communication
  • BIOH11005 Introductory Anatomy & Physiology
  • BIOH11006 Advanced Anatomy & Physiology
  • BMSC11001 Human Body Systems 1
  • BMSC11002 Human Body Systems 2
  • BMSC11005 Foundations of Biochemistry
  • CHEM11042 Fundamentals of Chemistry
  • EDED11457 Responding to Diversity and Inclusion
  • EDED11458 Indigenous Studies and Learning
  • MBIO12013 Microbiology for Health Care
  • MGMT11109 Introduction to Business

Friday, 31 July 2020

Morning Tea with Mentors

TIME: 10.30 am – 11.00 am (AEST)
HOSTS: Tanya Rutherford and Term 2 Mentors

ACCESS: https://cqu.zoom.us/j/97328734713?pwd=Q3lVSENrVHhsbGR0Y0QxZXlGbGkyUT09
PASSWORD: 454643

Grab a drink and join Tanya and the Mentors to catch-up and find out more about the Mentor Program and how you can become a Mentor, a Mentee and how they make a difference in student lives! Our Mentors say they love the feeling of helping new and continuing students become connected in a safe space free from judgement.

How to Achieve a Work, Life, Study Balance

TIME: 1.00 pm - 1.30 pm
HOSTS: Paige Glickman and Rachel Cleary

ACCESS: https://cqu.zoom.us/j/97279551641?pwd=V1hsaDNqbnNWTlF3V1NLV25Ta005QT09
PASSWORD: 817283

In this session, we will share with you some strategies to help you cope during your years of study. We will provide you with some resources and engage in some mindfulness activities you can adopt into your life journey.

Key Dates

Check out our session about key dates.

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Budgeting and Finances

Stay on track with your financials. Check out our session on budgeting tips and financial opportunities.

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What to Expect from Online Learning?

Check out our session about Online Learning and how to make the most of it this term.

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Excel with Academic Integrity

Watch our video about the importance of Academic Integrity and your responsibilities as a student.

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*Please note, these sessions are not drop-in sessions and are not included in the competition.

Operation Meeting Goals

Your mission should you choose to accept it is to become knowledgeable about all the services designed to support students while studying at CQUniversity.

Attend sessions and listen out for Operation Meeting Goals (OMG) code words.

Collect the code words throughout the week to go into the draw to win the major prize of an iPad (7th Gen) valued at $529, 4 x $50 Visa Gift Cards and 10x SRC Study Packs. The winners will be drawn at random. Please ensure your view the terms and conditions before entering.

Terms and Conditions >>

Watch the video to find out how to enter! Make sure you download your Mission Tracker Form!

Mission Instructions

Check out the mission instructions below!

OMG Week is supported by funds from the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF). All SSAF funds are used to enhance or extend student services and facilities in accordance with funding guidelines. Find out more about SSAF funding allocation.