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The studying parent’s guide to uni

Thought about study, but juggling family commitments and not sure you can do both?

This guide is an honest insight into the why, when and how of studying while raising a family. Over four chapters you'll get a complete, behind-the-scenes look at studying-parent life and advice and resources to help you succeed.

We explore what uni study involves, why people do it, options for combining study with family life, what to expect as a studying parent and how to prepare for the challenges you may face along the way. 

With the knowledge of what to expect, and the tools to help you succeed, you’ll be able to make an informed decision about the path that’s best for you and your family.

Download the studying parent's guide to uni

Family + Study is achievable

For over 50 years, USQ has supported students to gain a university qualification alongside their other life commitments. This guide combines everything you need to know about successfully juggling study and family into the one downloadable tool you can revisit time and time again, including:

Tools and templates
Free, downloadable resources you can use in your home and studies to reach your goals.
Flexible pathways
USQ support
Discover the support services available to you as a USQ student and learn what sets us apart.
Personalised support
Practical tips
Simple, but effective strategies to help you factor study into your family routine and succeed at university.
Honest advice
Insights from current students and Alumni on how to make it work and what to do when you encounter challenges.

If you have any questions about studying at USQ or the support resources that will be available to you as a student, contact us.