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Study online or on campus: 5 questions to help you choose

There are pros and cons for online and on campus study, so take stock of your lifestyle to decide which option suits you best (or even, whether you should consider a combination).

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    How to budget for study

    It can be hard to imagine how it would be possible to start or return to study on a reduced income, with bills to pay and perhaps a family to consider. But with a little bit of planning and a realistic assessment of your budget, you may find that your new world is closer than you thought.   

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    Why an Arts degree is worth studying

    Is an arts degree worth it? It’s a question you might be asking yourself as the Australian Government proposes to re-direct funding from Arts degrees to degrees in health, education, science and technology. It absolutely is, says Dean Ruth Wallace. 

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    COVID-19 and uni: Q&A for Year 12s

    If you’re getting ready to transition from high school to further studies amidst COVID-19, you probably already anticipated a more stressful year than usual. The pandemic, the lockdown, and the economy wobbles have added a few more worries. So, how should you be preparing for uni? 

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    COVID-19 and uni: Q&A for parents

    If your child is getting ready to transition from Year 12 to tertiary studies, there’s understandably an extra layer of anxiety in your household amidst COVID-19. Here's how you can help them navigate the many opportunities still available to them.

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    What to do after high school

    Finishing year 12 can be very exciting and a little confronting. If you’re considering your options, going to university is a great choice – but it’s not the only choice. Here are five options you could consider.

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    Why COVID-19 doesn’t mean giving up gap year goals

    If like many high school leavers, COVID-19 has curtailed your gap year plans, we have good news. The plans may need to be adjusted, but you can still kick your gap year goals while studying.

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    How much does uni cost?

    Your desire to study doesn’t have to be held back because you think you can’t afford it. Let's remove the mystery about study expenses, find out what to budget for, and look at options to reduce your costs.

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    The difference between higher education and VET

    In Australia, tertiary study falls into two categories: Higher Education and Vocational Education and Training (VET, also known as TAFE). The type of study you choose will depend on your career goals.

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    How to plan for a change of uni plans

    We’ve all had to face quite a few changes in 2020. If you’re a year 12 student, you probably had a pretty good idea of how you wanted 2021 to look. Perhaps that’s no longer possible in quite the same way. Here's some advice on how to cope with a change of tertiary study plans.

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