Myths vs Reality

Myths about Online Study

The video below breaks down some of the myths regarding online study.  Some common misconceptions are that online learning requires little to no time, minimum effort and no interaction with peers.


Studying Online: the benefits

Now that we’ve debunked some of the myths about online study, let’s explore the many benefits.

Online study can enable you to:

  • Have the flexibility to study and meet your other commitments, whether that be family responsibilities, work or something else
  • Study when you are unable to attend the campus
  • Connect with some of the brightest people in the world
  • Meet people outside of your discipline.

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