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Careers & industry
How a healthy immune system helped Open Universities Australia adapt quickly and easily when needed
Open University Australia’s Agile Lead, James Pulling, reveals how the organisation adapted in the challenging times brought about by COVID-19. 6 minute read.
Why working 5 days in the office may be a thing of the past
If you were asked to go back to the office for 5 days a week, starting tomorrow, what would be your reaction? As many businesses are finding, employees want a more flexible working environment. 6 minute read.
Future-proofing your career during isolation
Feeling anxious about your career? With coronavirus putting many of our lives on hold, it’s understandable. We asked a career expert for her advice. 8 minute read.
Courses & the study experience
How COVID-19 is changing the way we learn
Since the start of the pandemic, online learning has gone from strength to strength. As technology continues to develop in the space, many are considering how it’ll continue to grow beyond COVID-19. 5 minute read.
How Valeria can help you take the next step towards your future
Find out how OUA student advisor Valeria can help you find the right course for you. She’s handled all sorts of questions and is ready to answer yours. 4 minute read.
So, you attended a virtual open day. Now what?
This year, students across Australia swapped the annual array of on-campus festivities to attend virtual open days instead. If you’ve just attended one, what should you do next? 8 minute read.
Study & life hacks
How-to guide: applying for the Centrelink Student Start-up Loan
Applying for the Centrelink Student Start-up Loan? Check out this comprehensive how-to guide on applying and managing your payments, and find out the answers to other frequently asked questions by students like you.
Student loans: Are they tax deductible?
Filing your taxes for the 2020 financial year? Students often ask if their loan repayments are tax deductible. Read this guide detailing how you can claim expenses back on your tax return this year. 4 minute read.
On September 10 there’s more to say than R U OK?
Last year, if you noticed one of your team members seemed out of sorts, you could quietly ask the question on a coffee break or a lunchtime walk. But this year, with a lot of us working from home, the signs someone is struggling are harder to spot. 3 minute read.