The Key Benefits Of Studying Online [Infographic]

by Yvette McKenzie
Posted: May 31, 2016

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Deciding to study online can bring up a whole range of emotions – excitement, pride and maybe a little apprehension – but don’t worry.

With Open Colleges, you’ll have the all the flexibility and support you need to get through your course and create a new future.

Find out more about the benefits of studying online with us in our infographic below, discover more about how online learning works here, or simply go ahead and get started.

Your time is precious, we get that

When you study online with Open Colleges, there are no strict schedules and no assessment due dates so you really can fit study around your life. You can also start your course any day of the year – we’re ready when you are.

You’re in charge – you’re free to study whenever and wherever you like but, don’t worry, we’ll always be there to keep you on track. Whilst there are no set study hours per week, we’ll give you some study guidelines and regular encouragement to help you succeed in your course.

One of the major benefits of studying online is that you can learn at your own pace. That you can access your courses and learning materials at any time of the day or night. Study when it suits you and complete your subjects and assignments in your own time, with no due dates and no classes to attend.

If you have the ability and time to finish your course quickly, you can. Or you can choose to learn without any pressure over a longer timeframe. It’s completely and utterly up to you.

Key benefits of studying online infographic


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Yvette McKenzie


Is the content strategist at Open Colleges. She has over a decade of professional experience at some of Australia’s largest media corporations, including Southern Cross Austereo and the Macquarie Media Network. With a degree in Communications (majoring in Journalism), she covers stories on education, new knowledge technologies and independent learning.


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