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Activities

Below are the 2019 activities for the 30 minutes a Month Program. We offer one priority activity each month, as well as a handful of high-impact standing activities. You can choose whether to complete the monthly priority activity or one of the standing activities.

All activities are worth 30 minutes. Once you have completed your activity, don’t forget to submit it via our online form.

You'll receive more details on each activity in the monthly activity announcement email, which is sent to all participants. This includes a greater explanation of the activity, relevant links and sentence starters if it's a writing activity.

Month

Activity

March
Write a letter to your student self.
April
Update your LinkedIn to include your education (ensure it’s connected to the CQUniversity LinkedIn page) and join the Alumni LinkedIn group.
May
Write a blog for students: What was the best University study support service you accessed (or wish you accessed)?
JuneWrite a testimonial or complete an alumni profile (if you’ve already completed an alumni profile, review it and email us any updates).
JulyWrite a blog for students: What’s life like after study?
AugustSign up as an alumni mentor OR check your current mentor profile and update if necessary.
SeptemberShare the 2019 CQUniCares Annual Appeal with your networks.
OctoberWrite a blog for students: What’s the one thing you miss about studying?
NovemberComplete the 2019 program review.

Standing Activities

An activity is set for each month (see above). If you don't want to complete it, you can choose to complete one of the below. Once you have completed your activity, don’t forget to submit it via our online form. All standing activities are worth 30 minutes.

  • Complete the Alumni Advice questionnaire to share your study insights with current students
  • Complete a mentor consultation through the alumni mentoring program, CQUni Career Connection
  • Share a photo of you receiving your CQUni reward, and share it in the Alumni Facebook group.
  • Write a blog post: a day in the life of a [your job title here]. Answer the below questions and submit them via our online form.
    • The first thing I do when I get to work is…
    • The three activities I’m most likely to do in a day are …
    • Something people might not realise I do is …
    • Something I didn’t think I would doing as a [job title] is…
    • Something I did think I’d be doing is …
    • Something students who are considering being a [job title] need to think about is …
    • Something I wish I knew about being a [job title/field/industry] is...
    • The best bit about my job is…
    • Anything else?
  • Write a blog post: Tell us about a difficult subject or term and how you overcame it. Answer the below questions and submit them via our online form.
    • The most difficult subject/term I faced was ...
    • It was difficult because ...
    • I overcame it by ...
    • The biggest thing I learned from it is ...