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Student Starter Kit

Student Starter Kit

You've enrolled and are ready to cram your brain with lots of fancy new knowledge and start that new job, enhance your current one, or swap careers entirely.

Firstly, congrats! Study is a big step and we're excited for you to get started.

We here at TAFE Queensland East Coast thought that we'd share some awesome survival tips, life-hacks and pro-tips to help you on your learning journey.

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Check Your Timetables and Orientation Times

The first days and weeks can be a little tricky and stressful. So, make sure you take some time to familiarise yourself with your orientation days, timetables and room locations. If time allows you can even visit your campus and have a wander around so you know where everything is.

Reach Out To: Your Teachers - Student Services - Student Support

Our teachers are the best! Don't be scared to reach out and get to know them - they love hearing from their students.

Our amazing Student Services team are passionate about the student body. If you have a question, pop in to any of the campus Student Service desks or call our team on 1300 656 188 for help.

As a student you also have access to Student Support. They can help you with what to study, and any ongoing worries or queries you may have as you work your way through you course. They can also be reached by contacting 1300 656 188.

Get To Know The Key Locations On Your Campus

Each of our campuses are decked out with a library, study spaces, shaded and sunny common areas and places to sit, study, or chill.

Don't Forget Coffee and Snacks (they didn't forget about you)

We have on-site cafes and canteens for all your snacking and coffee needs. Drop in to get to stock up and get you through those long study sessions!

Each campus has its own flair and special services. From Restaurants, Gyms and Salons. Check out what is on offer here

Feeding your body and feeding your brain are equally important. Here are some ideas for cheap and healthy lunch ideas to make it easier for you to be prepared!

Plan Your Study Times

Sometimes the difference between winning and losing is as simple as planning. Past students know that making sure you plan ahead and schedule time for study is vital to get ahead. Don't forget to also schedule time to relax.

Here are some great tips on how to set up a study plan; some examples of best study practices; and, how to maintain a good study/life balance.

Like The Tafe Queensland East Coast Facebook Page and Instagram Account

Join in on the conversation. We share fun and exciting upcoming student and community events all the time. You never know, you may even be featured. Become Facebook famous! Like the page to never miss a thing. Don't miss out on our Instagram feed, either.

Have Fun! Make Some New Friends and Enjoy Your Student Experience

Once again, congratulations on the exciting educational journey you have started! We want to welcome you all we wish you all the best for the year ahead. Go forth and Make Great Happen in 2016!