At the GUC you will be treated as a “person” not a “number” and your educational achievements will be enriched by the GUC experience, personal growth, and a network of friends that will stay with you for life. You will graduate with a highly respected academic qualifications from one of GUC’s valued university partners.
Around 300 local people are studying at GUC, enjoying these great advantages:
- Being tutored by industry professionals who live and work locally
- Small class sizes with personal attention and experience a unique lifestyle
- Continuing to live at home saving money
- Staying close to family and friends.
There are two ways to study university at GUC
1. Mixed Mode Delivery
Courses delivered in mixed-mode (click here) provide a blend of online curriculum, resources and activities together with face-to-face tutorials, laboratories and workshops provided by GUC. Where relevant, practical placements are also organised by GUC for students within local organisations and industry, plus all of the support services listed below for Supported Distance Education.
See the 2018 GUC Course Guide here.
2. Supported Distance Education
Or you can choose any other university course offered by distance online from CQUniversity and register for GUC’s support services with access to:
GUC Administrative Support – including help with applications and enrolment
Orientation – meet peers, understand your online sites and become familiar with GUC facilities and services at your disposal
GUC facilities – study alone or with the network we help you to build with full access to laptops, wifi, library, printer/scanner
Academic Learning Services – attend writing, referencing and other general academic workshops and seek assistance where required
GUC Student Services – access to scholarships, learning plans and a range of supports including Aboriginal Student Support
Supported Electives – chose from mixed mode units with face-to-face tutorials at GUC to round out your program
Exam invigilation – supervised at GUC
Graduation – we’ll celebrate your achievement with your friends and family in our community
At the GUC, our students come first. Our dedicated staff provide support and assistance through a range of services including enrolment and administrative support, student amenities, IT support, library, orientation and graduations.
GUC’s Aboriginal Student Support Officer (ASSO) is working with the community to increase Aboriginal participation in university study.
The GUC ALUMNI is for all graduates of the Geraldton Universities Centre, to come together, keep in touch, and to share stories, achievements, and opportunities.
The Geraldton Universities Centre is committed to supporting our community to access higher education. We therefore make our facilities available for study for eligible external students including the use of wireless internet and serving as the Exam Centre for the region.