Maroochy Weekly - - NEWS - IN BRIEF

ON PAGE 4 of the pre­vi­ous edi­tion of the Ma­roochy and Kawana Weekly, the story ti­tled Wildest dreams re­al­ity for Keasha wrongly re­ferred to the im­pend­ing com­pe­ti­tion. The ar­ti­cle sug­gested the com­pe­ti­tion was called the Na­tional Para World Cham­pi­onships when it is in fact the INAS for Down Syn­drome and S14 swim­mers. aca­demic and the mother of suc­cess­ful gap-year tak­ers.

A cur­rent stu­dent will also speak about USC’s Study Over­seas pro­gram, which en­ables stu­dents to spend some time at one of 70 part­ner in­sti­tu­tions around the world while earn­ing credit to­wards a de­gree. Open Day will be held from 9.30am to 2pm at USC’s Sippy Downs cam­pus and will have the theme First year starts here.

It is aimed at giv­ing stu­dents the in­for­ma­tion and tools they need to make the most of their first year at uni. Vis­i­tors will be able to in­spect the cam­pus, get ques­tions an­swered, and learn more about the study pro­grams they’re in­ter­ested in by chat­ting one-on-one with USC aca­demics.

They can sit in on real lec­tures across a wide range of dis­ci­plines to see what uni life is like, and at­tend in­for­ma­tion ses­sions that out­line study pro­grams and ca­reer op­por­tu­ni­ties. There will also be other panel dis­cus­sions which will fo­cus on things such as ca­reers that are likely to be in de­mand in the fu­ture.

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