So, you’ve made the decision to study your degree online, but you’re a bit confused about how to access library resources as a distance learner. After all, how can you borrow a book when you can’t visit the library?
One of the most important things you can do in the early stages of your university journey is to define your long and short term goals. These will keep you focused and motivated. Long-term goals define who you want to be and what you want to achieve. They’re the big picture view of why you’re at university. The next step is to create short term goals to help you achieve your long-term ones.
Gratitude – the appreciation of the good things that happen in life - is an essential part of building resilience. When you’re going through a tough time it can be hard to remember to be grateful for the good stuff, but there’s a stack of benefits that can be gained from working gratitude into your everyday life.
Starting to lose sight of your goals? As time goes on, motivation can wane. In order to develop the momentum and stamina required to achieve success, there are several life skills you’ll need to focus on.
We all know that plastic is bad news for the environment. The chemicals involved in production of plastics can find their way into waterways and plastic litter is making its way into landfill and the wilderness at alarming rates. We put the call out to the CDU team to see what they are doing to reduce their plastic use.