UQ Foundation Program 2022 Information for International Students

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Rachel Berlin - Tertiary Preparation Program

I completed the Tertiary Preparation Program at UQ College focusing on mathematics, English, biology, chemistry and behavioural science, allowing me to obtain the ranking I needed to meet university prerequisites for a Bachelor of Nursing.

UQ College gave me the confidence study skills and supportive environment that I needed

I have been successful in gaining a Clinical Nursing position in a Queensland hospital for when my Graduate Program is completed.

I am now living my dream, participating in a career I have long wished for and I encourage others to take the first step, talk to UQ College about attaining your own goals..

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Stella Kalis - Tertiary Preparation Program

After completing the Tertiary Preparation Program, I gained dual degrees in Bachelor of Business Management (Sustainability) and Bachelor of Economics (Business & Industry) at The University of Queensland.

Since graduating, I have secured Business Development coordination roles and am currently Tender Manager for Technology Solutions for a leading global electronics company.

UQ College set me on my own unique pathway to success by reinforcing in me my ability to set and achieve goals through dedication, hard work and a belief in myself.

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Tamara-Lee Martin - Tertiary Preparation Program

I completed UQ College’s Tertiary Preparation Program to improve my ranking for university entrance then continued my studies at The University of Queensland, achieving dual degrees in Bachelor in Nursing and Bachelor in Midwifery.

After graduating, I attained a Registered Nurse Graduate position at the Princess Alexandra Hospital. Upon completion of that program, I continued on contract until I commenced my current role as a Permanent Registered Nurse in Acute Orthopaedics at Princess Alexandra Hospital Brisbane.

As a mature aged student, UQ College assisted me in honing my study skills and empowered me to achieve my dream of becoming a nurse.

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Gurshiv Dungaly - Associate Degree in Business

I completed the Associate Degree in Business at UQ College and am currently pursuing a Bachelor of Business Management at The University of Queensland.

When I first started at UQ College I was not at all confident because I didn’t know what to expect, but from the first trimester it felt that I belonged.

The UQ College staff were very welcoming and the overall experience enhanced my ability when coming into The University of Queensland. After achieving an Excellence Award at UQ College.

I knew I could achieve similar results at university. The trimester experience really helped because it teaches you to manage your time efficiently and I am able to easily complete all my assignments.

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Sabi Aggrarwal - Associate Degree in Business

I have graduated with a Bachelor of Business Management from The University of Queensland. I had already completed an Associate Degree in Business at UQ College which provided my bridging pathway into university.

My experience with UQ College was fantastic. The teachers and assistance they provided to me was really marvellous. The teachers are very helpful and the small class sizes allows them to focus on you and you really benefit from that.

I learnt excellent study skills and time management at UQ College that are really helping me with my current studies.

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Rylie Douglas - UPC

I completed a UQ College course to enter into the Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) at The University of Queensland. I found the program content to be well constructed and organised and included an appropriate balance of theory and practical lessons.

The teaching was of an excellent standard and the small class size meant that my teacher could accommodate my individual learning and study needs. I thoroughly enjoyed the course.

Completing my course not only satisfied my prerequisite for entry into my Bachelor but also gave me a unique opportunity to experience life at university.

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