You can get ahead before you even begin with just a little planning.
Let us show you some nifty tools and resources to help you manage life beyond the classroom. It all starts with working out what you want to achieve.
Completing a course is one of the fastest ways to develop new skills and ideas, and it can help you get the career and lifestyle you want. So, ask yourself, what are you here to achieve?
Take some time to write down your goals and refer to them often, they'll keep you focused on completing your assignments with a bigger purpose in mind.
Goal-setting is also a great skill to have in the workplace. Get into the habit now with a goal-setting tool that works for you.
From study materials to groceries to entertainment, balancing your expenses at any age can be a juggle. Never fear! Creating a budget early will give you the freedom to pursue your goals without worry.
Budgeting is also a skill highly regarded by employers and it's never too late to learn.
Check out these resources designed to teach students how to manage their finances:
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You may be eligible to receive Government support while you are studying, contact Centrelink directly to find out.
Learning how to study like a pro might take a little bit of time and practice. That's ok, it won't be long before you're able to take effective notes, revise what you've learnt and complete assignments in a methodical and timely manner.
For now, start simply with some handy tips and tricks.
After you receive your timetable, develop your study schedule.
A schedule is a great way to manage the time you'll need for study, classes and other commitments. It will help you plan for assignments and exams, and ensure there's enough time for sport and date nights. Follow the simple steps below.
Or get digital and check out this useful app: