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Real Decisions

Talk to our staff about your study choices after you know your OP or selection rank at our Real Decisions event. Current students will also be on hand to talk about their university experience.

The program also includes campus tours, and seminars.

Who should attend?

This event is for anyone who's thinking about starting an undergraduate course, including:

  • Year 12 students and their parents
  • mature-age students and non-school-leavers.

When and where

We're running this event at our Gardens Point campus.

Date:
Tuesday 19 December 2017
Time:
9am-1pm
Location:
P Block, QUT Gardens Point

You don't need to register for this event - just come along at a time that suits you.

Program

Make sure you plan your day in advance so you don't miss out on a seminar or tour you'd like to attend.

Talk to staff and students

Staff and current students from each faculty will be on hand to answer your questions and provide advice on courses and career outcomes. Staff from TAFE Queensland Brisbane will also be available to provide advice about pathways into university and upgrading options.

It's also a great opportunity to find out about our support services available to QUT students, with staff available to answer questions about:

  • accommodation services – if you need help finding somewhere to live, speak with staff from our accommodation service who can help you find available and suitable accommodation, as well as offer advice on finding and securing accommodation. We also provide assistance if you have any problems arising from your accommodation
  • admissions and applying – upgrading options and ordering QTAC preferences
  • careers and employment – career planning advice
  • equity services – financial support, Educational Access Scheme (EAS), Oodgeroo entry programs, equity scholarships, disability services
  • international students – applying and studying as an international student at QUT.

Seminar schedule

A series of seminars will be held throughout the day to provide you with additional advice and information about getting started at QUT.

All seminars will be held in Kindler Theatre, level 4, P block.

Getting in: upgrading to the course you want, QTAC preferences and offers explained
9.15am–10am
Student finance: costs, HECS-HELP and financial support
10.30am–11am
This seminar is for domestic undergraduate students. International students should visit the International Students desk for advice.
Life on campus: hear from current students about maximising your QUT experience and student life
11am–11.30am
Get started with your studies: services to improve your learning
11.30am–12pm
Getting in: upgrading to the course you want, QTAC preferences and offers explained (repeat)
12pm–12.45pm

Campus tours

Meet at the signed area on level 4, P block for a guided campus tour with a current QUT student. The campus tour will conclude at the library for those wishing to take the library/HiQ tour (see times below). Tour times are:

  • 9am–9.30am
  • 10am–10.30am
  • 11am–11.30am
  • 12pm–12.30pm

Library and HiQ tours

Meet at the signed are in the library foyer, level 3 for a tour of the library and our student centre, known as HiQ. Tour times are:

  • 9.30am–9.45am
  • 12.30pm–12.45pm

Getting there

Map

Our campus map will help you find your way to and around campus.

Public transport

Our Gardens Point campus is well-accessed by bus, train and CityCat or ferry. Use TransLink's journey planner or contact TransLink on 13 12 30 for timetables and services.

Parking

As our Gardens Point campus is located in the CBD, parking is extremely limited. If you're driving, you should plan your journey ahead of time. There are pay on exit car parks on campus, as well as public car parks in walking distance. Prices on campus start at $15 for one hour.

Discounted on-campus parking

Event attendees can access a discount rate of $5 per hour at Gardens Point campus. To access the discounted rate, you mist have your car parking ticket validated at the Admissions and General Enquiries desk at the event before paying for your parking at the ticket machine.

Disabled access and parking

If you have a disability or any mobility difficulties, please refer to our accessibility map.

Can't come to the event?

If you can't make it to Real Decisions, but you need advice about courses and entry to university for 2018, have a look at what happens after you apply through QTAC.

Kickstart your career

If you're still undecided about choosing a career path or what to study, our free open online course, Kickstart your career will help you to:

  • understand your strengths and personal characteristics
  • explore career options
  • decide on courses
  • get the tools to work towards a satisfying career.

Contact us

For more information, contact our events team on (07) 3138 8567 or email exploreevents@qut.edu.au

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