Careers & industry
Humans of Open Universities Australia: Meet Neeti
Meet Neeti Bhutani, a Product Manager for the Marketplace team. She's passionate about empowering students to explore the thousands of options available on our website.
Software developer vs software engineer: What's the difference?
A career in tech presents many opportunities—but how do you know what’s right for you? Let’s break down the difference between two common positions: software developer and software engineer.
What can you do with an information systems degree?
An information systems degree sure sounds flashy, but what can you actually do with it? Here’s where we deep dive on the kinds of fields you might work in.
Humans of Open Universities Australia: Meet Rachit
Meet Rachit, the Operations Manager for Student Advisory at Open Universities Australia. He joins us this month to tell us what's so special about working in the role he does, and how he helps student advisors guide students towards their goals. He also has a history in footy... but more on that below.
What's life as a pharmacist like?
There’s so much more to it than putting on a white lab coat and filling a bottle with pills! Read our overview of the plethora of pharmacy jobs available.
What is a business development manager?
If you’re interested in a future in business, the role of business development manager might be the career for you. Learn what a business development manager does and how you can become one.
Chemist vs pharmacist: Which career is right for me?
One focuses on helping people manage their illness with medication. The other, on studying things at a molecular level. Find out more and never confuse the two again.
Courses & the study experience
10 of the best online undergraduate courses to study in 2023
The new year is almost here, which means it’s time to dream big and plan your future. Check out these trending online courses that could open brand new doors for you in 2023.
What is a Juris Doctor?
Thinking about switching into the legal field? If you already have a qualification, then you should consider studying a Juris Doctor. Here’s everything you need to know about this graduate-level course.
The change of preference period explained for Year 12s
Once ATAR results are out, you’ll have one more chance to change your course shortlist before main round uni offers. Here are the most important things to understand about this crucial change of preference period.
Are microcredentials worth it?
You can study a microcredential in just about any industry, from healthcare and education to business and marketing. Here’s why these skills-based short courses are worth your time.
The power of microcredentials for high school students
Did you know you can study some short uni courses before you've even finished school? Find out how a microcredential can help you get a head start on your future.
What is an associate degree?
Learn more about this short, practical university degree. If you want to get into the workforce faster, then it could be a smart choice for you.
What are microcredentials?
Unis across Australia are encouraging time-poor students to enrol in microcredentials. But what are these job-ready short courses, exactly—and will they really help you get ahead in the workforce?
Study & life hacks
What to do if your ATAR is low
It’s not long until ATAR scores hit the hands of eager Year 12 students. Find out what to do if you land a low ATAR and other tips for ATAR results in 2022.
Your guide to uni offers in 2022
Finished Year 12 this year? Chances are you’re eagerly awaiting university offers. Read on to find out what to expect from uni offers in 2022.
5 qualities that make you a leader vs a manager
While managers dole out tasks, leaders take things a step further by inspiring everyone around them. Discover how you can become this kind of leader, no matter where you work.
How to write a business plan
Thinking about striking out on your own and starting your own company? Here's how to create an effective business plan.
Book a consultation: Course advice when it suits you
Need advice on courses? We’ve got you. Our new book a consultation service is changing the game for students looking for unbiased uni advice.
The most common cyber security threats explained
Anyone can be a target of cybercrime. Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself or your organisation.
How to get into uni without an ATAR
There’s no one right way into university. Discover the alternative pathways you can follow to gain entry, even if you don’t have a strong academic history.