Saturday, February 25, 2012

Nursing Notes - School Newsletter Feb 2012 now online

The first edition of Nursing Notes (Feb 2012) is now available online at the School website.  Please take the time to read through and if you would like to make a contribution to the next newsletter, please contact Margaret Stewart - email - at the Cairns Campus.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

eBooks - Study Skills - full text available to JCU students

The following eBooks are available in full text to JCU students via the Library online collection (courtesy of JCU Library & Computing News, 20/02/12).

Passing Your Weak Subjects: You Are Much Better Than You Think.  Do you have a weak subject you just have to pass? Ideal for students of any subject, this highly accessible and practical study guide gives you quick and easy strategies to help you make decisive progress in the subjects you find difficult or uninteresting, leaving you free to concentrate on the subjects you love.

Student-Friendly Guide: Write Great Essays!  This accessible and succinct guide will enable students to read and write effectively and efficiently--leading to grades that do justice to the work they put in. Practical hints and suggestions that really work are coupled with insights into academic writing, critical reading, and methods of presentation.

The Study Skills Guide: Essential Strategies for Smart Students. Successful high school students don't always have the right study skills to succeed in college. This book offers practical, proven ways of meeting the challenge of college learning. Aimed at college freshmen as well as high school students preparing for college, it offers tips and study approaches that make studying manageable, time-efficient, and enjoyable.

Friday, February 10, 2012

Future nurses get ‘prepped’ for study in Mackay

Fifteen nursing students will start their studies on Monday (13 February), as the first cohort in the new degree being offered in Mackay.  JCU, in partnership with the Mater Hospital in Mackay, have launched a three-year Bachelor of Nursing Science (Pre-Registration) in the city.  More.....

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

NCWQ 2012 Bursaries are now open

Information and application forms are on the website:


NCWQ are delighted to be offering 12 bursaries of $1000 each for 2012 for women in Queensland.
The following table outlines the eligibility criteria for each bursary.
Candidates may apply for more than one bursary if they meet the criteria. Details of the application process are on the individual Application Forms.
Please note that these bursaries are available only to women who reside in Queensland and meet all eligibility criteria.

How to apply:
  • Read the criteria for each bursary listed in the above website and decide which you will apply for,
  • Download the relevant application form from the table below,
  • Complete the form either electronically or print a hard copy.
Please note that applications close on 23rd March 2012.
Email the completed application form to or mail the completed form to the relevant address as indicated on the application form.
Each application will be acknowledged upon receipt.

Bursaries available in 2012 are located on the website