5 reasons you’re ready to study
Take a leap out of your comfort zone
So, you’re thinking of starting study but not sure if
you’re ready to take the plunge?
It can be exactly like skydiving and taking that first step
out of the plane at 3500 feet.
Do you think that the first person to jump wasn’t afraid
of what could go wrong? Of course they were and you
can bet each person since has been just as scared as
that first time.
Beginning study will be exactly the same… scary but
also exhilarating and one of the most incredible
experiences of your life.
You’ve done some Googling
The first thing we do when we want to find out more, is
turn to Google.
Where is the best jump spot in Australia? What is the
graduate employment rate for USQ graduates? Will I
earn more money with a degree?
Being nervous and having a lot of questions is a good
thing and whilst Dr Google is good for finding answers,
the USQ student blogs will give you real insight into what
it’s actually like to be a student.
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You’ve asked your friends and family
if you’re crazy
You’ve checked out the risks and you’ve asked for
reassurance from your support network.
Regardless of what they say, telling your nearest and
dearest is a way for you to process and verbalise how
excited you are about this next part of your life. Your
friends know you and will offer words of advice and
encourage you to take the next steps.
‘The ones who are crazy enough to think that they
can change the world are the ones who do’ – Steve Jobs
You want to push the boundaries
No one would be crazy enough to think they could jump
out of a plane unless they wanted to push the
boundaries and see what they were capable of.
You may not have all the skills necessary to start
studying right off the bat, but with our support you will get
Didn’t finish high school? You can still go to uni.
Ask us how. – usq.edu.au
You’re passionately curious
What drove that first person to take a step out of the
aeroplane with only a piece of silk strapped to his
Your friends and family have all seen how excited
and passionate you get about certain topics and
want to see you channel it into your work life. If
you’re passionately curious, you’re well on your way
to succeeding as a student.
I have no special talent. I am only passionately
curious. – Albert Einstein
You’ve got your parachute
You’re on the plane, you’ve been waiting a long time
for this moment. Take a deep breath and jump.
You’ll never be alone in your studies, from your first
contact with us to graduation, we’ll be by your side to
answer your questions and catch you when you fall.
Your own personal parachute…
You cannot always wait for the perfect
time, sometimes you must dare to jump.
So what are you waiting for? The sky is the limit, pull
that ripcord, we will make sure you land safely and
enjoy the ride.