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It can be daunting wondering how you’re going to pay for university study and the costs that come with taking time to study, such as child care or reduced working hours, but there is help out there for you.
A lot has changed lately. Online degrees have long been the norm for Charles Darwin University, but for many Australians, the idea of studying online from home is part of the ‘new normal’ post Coronavirus lockdown. But, not all online learning is created equal.
It’s clear that the COVID-19 crisis has challenged the higher education sector to rethink teaching and learning. The result is that more students than ever will be studying online. Is Charles Darwin University prepared to meet that challenge?
Ruth McConigley’s journey to academic and entrepreneurial success has taken as many turns as a barrel rider. Ruth has transitioned from teacher to student to successful businesswoman—all while juggling married life, two young daughters, and a stable full of horses. Now living in the small town of Denmark on the south coast of Western Australia, Ruth reflects on how it all came to be.
If you’re considering a degree, the university application process may feel a little overwhelming. There are a few steps involved and a fair bit of paperwork. But, don’t despair. Heed these words of advice from CDU’s Manager of Admissions and Scholarships, Kara Blohm, to smooth your journey.