Lindsay Bovill - Postgraduate studies in Project Management
Studying by external study mode through online learning is in most cases the only option for busy people who, through their location, work or family commitments, are unable to attend classes. USQ provides students located around the world with excellent and appropriate resources to successfully complete their studies at their own pace anytime, anywhere around the world. These resources include the latest web portal technology interfacing with a secure student website with ready access to information, communication, student history and virtual classroom discussion forums.
The lecturers and support staff provide assistance with technology and career development, are always willing to assist students in a friendly and professional manner. The Lecturers go out of their way provide comprehensive study notes, guidance through discussion forums and access to power-point presentations presented to on campus students. Some residential schools are available, giving students the opportunity for concentrated study and interpersonal interaction with other students.
I have never studied by on-campus mode. I feel I have an advantage over on-campus students in that the resources provided are the same, yet I have the added support of being able to study at my own pace and have the advantage of written feedback from other students with different backgrounds and cultures from across the world.