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Engaging Indigenous people within Higher Ed

CQUniversity's Office of Indigenous Engagement recently hosted a visit from the Oodgeroo Unit of Queensland University of Technology (QUT), at Rockhampton Campus.

Professor Anita Lee Hong, Director of the Oodgeroo Unit, and Lone Pearce, Project Officer, met with Office of Indigenous Engagement staff to discuss employment issues and best practice models for engaging Indigenous people within the higher education sector, including governance matters.

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PhotoID:15001, Forum participants L-R Professor Barry Golding, Jan Crowley, Assoc Prof Bobby Harreveld, Shelley Truscott and Sally Thompson

Adult learning peak body visits, calls for 'reassessment'

The president of Australia's peak adult learning body, Professor Barry Golding has visited Rockhampton for a forum calling for a reassessment of adult education in Australia.

CQUniversity hosted the forum at its Ron Smyth Building in Quay Street.

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  • Latest Be magazine out now
    Published on 07 May, 2013

    Who can stop the march of the toad? This is the question Be magazine asks in its latest editionout this week.

  • New sonography education facility launched in Brisbane CBD
    Published on 07 May, 2013

    Guests from the education and health sectors recently attended the launch of a new Medical Sonography Suite at CQUniversity's Brisbane Campus at 160 Ann Street.

    The ceremony was followed by the launch of a new Distance Education Study Centre at the campus.

  • Paramedic students engage with nursing home residents
    Published on 07 May, 2013

    CQUniversity Paramedic Science students have visited nursing homes and engaged with dementia patients. They've also provided pet therapy to nursing home residents by bringing in animals.

  • CQUni earns 'best presentation' awards at mining event in Russia
    Published on 06 May, 2013

    CQUniversity has picked up two out of the five available 'best scientist presentation' awards during a conference hosted by the Mining University in St Petersburg, Russia.

    Mackay-based academic Brendan Donnelly and Rockhampton-based academic Dr Nanjappa Ashwath visited Russia to present papers on mining and environmental protection.

  • AusAID scholarship helps Vira 'account' for himself in Australia
    Published on 06 May, 2013

    Thanks to an AusAID scholarship, Vanuatu's Vira Kalmanu has really been able to 'account' for himself in Australia.

    The high-achieving CQUniversity Bachelor of Accounting student recently won the annual Evans Edwards and Associates prize of $400 plus a plaque and certificate for achieving the highest weighted GPA (Grade Point Average) among Rockhampton region students enrolled in the Company and Association Law, Accounting Systems and Assurance, and Corporate Accounting subjects.

  • Researchers retreat to find the 'write stuff' on tropical island
    Published on 06 May, 2013

    CQUniversity researchers have bottled themselves up on a tropical island to come up with treasured journal articles that are ready to publish.

    Thanks to support from the Health Collaborative Research Network, academics from a range of health and health-related fields got together on North Keppel Island to focus on ‘writing up' their projects.

  • Uni firms Fitlink relationship at national expo
    Published on 06 May, 2013

    CQUniversity lecturer Dr Betul Sekendiz recently visited the Fitlink stand at the Australian Fitness & Health Expo in Sydney to support our new partner in fitness education and certification.

    This year`s Expo was visited by 37,391 people including national and international athletes, the public and exhibitor personnel.

  • Leadership awards feature of Melbourne Graduation
    Published on 06 May, 2013

    Presentation of Campus Director's Awards will be a feature of this week's Melbourne Graduation Ceremony conducted by CQUniversity.

    The ceremony will be held from 1.

  • State leases can be excellent option 'if well managed'
    Published on 06 May, 2013

    If well managed, state leases should be an excellent form of public/private partnership: with the public contributing the land and the private utilising it productively.

    That's according to Associate Professor Garrick Small from CQUniversity's Property program who says that infrastructure and social investment tends to improve the rental value of land.

  • Zontians on hand to congratulate student award winner
    Published on 03 May, 2013

    Several Zontians were on hand to congratulate Amy Weise on winning a Zonta Club of Rockhampton encouragement award during the recent student awards ceremony.

    Amy earned the award by gaining the highest GPA for first-year study in the Bachelor of Paramedic Science degree.