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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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  • Professor on Education Minister's Advisory Body
    Published on 27 March, 2002

    Central Queensland University's Professor Richard Smith has just been appointed to the Ministerial Advisory Committee for Educational Renewal (for a period of 2 years) by invitation of the Minister of Education, Anna Bligh. The Dean of Education & Creative Arts, Professor Jim Mienczakowski, says that this is a tremendous achievement as this Committee is very important and influential in Queensland educational matters.

  • Documentary Seminar continues
    Published on 26 March, 2002

    The School of Contemporary Communication Presents..

  • Removal of primary-secondary divide welcomed
    Published on 26 March, 2002

    Moves towards a seamless curriculum for primary and secondary school students have been welcomed by the leaders of a new learning management approach to education.

    Professor Richard Smith and Professor Jim Mienczakowski, of Central Queensland University, believe the combination of Queensland's curriculum councils will complement educational innovation on a much wider scale.

  • Rocky People Welcome at 'Domestic Drama'
    Published on 25 March, 2002

    New performing arts students have been 'thrown in the deep end' to present a drama production only three weeks into their course at Central Queensland University.

    Members of the public are welcome to contribute a gold coin donation to attend the performance of ‘Interiors’, from 8pm on Wednesday, March 27, at CQU Rockhampton Campus' Drama Studio The 24 first-years have been working intensively with Melbourne-based playwright/director/teacher Christine Sinclair.

  • CQU Accounting Student Scores Job with Brisbane Firm
    Published on 22 March, 2002

    Alice McKavanagh never thought she would land a job so quickly, especially after her first interview.

    The 21-year-old student, who has just finished a double degree in Business and Arts at Central Queensland University Rockhampton, could not believe her luck when she scored a job with one of Brisbane’s accounting firms earlier this year.

  • Founder of Regional Development Institute Spreads Sustainability to the South
    Published on 22 March, 2002

    CQU Professor and Rockhampton resident Geoffrey Lawrence is bringing his concerns about Central Queensland economic development to Brisbane, closer to politicians and lobbyists who make the decisions and write policy on rural and regional investment and land management.

    As head of Central Queensland University’s Institute for Sustainable Regional Development, established in 1998, Professor Lawrence has looked closely at community-based issues, researched those issues, and derived local solutions to solve local problems.

  • Journalism Jumps; The eClassroom
    Published on 22 March, 2002

    Enrolment of first year Journalism students has increased by seventy percent at Central Queensland University (CQU) in 2002, the first year such degrees were made available nationally, according to a recently released internal report. “Maybe it’s coverage of the Afghan war and other events surrounding September 11th that’s spurred interest among 127 new students.

  • Mackay staff don their favourite boardies
    Published on 22 March, 2002

    Staff at CQU Mackay donned their brightest and most colourful boardshorts for a great cause on Friday.

    National Boardshorts Day is a fun day all about young people, aimed at raising the awareness and funds for the work of peak youth organisation, Here for Life.

  • Buzz About Local Tourist Attraction
    Published on 22 March, 2002

    Jillian Litster, a lecturer in tourism at Central Queensland University, became a local attraction herself on the Rockhampton campus Friday, participating in the Leukemia Foundation’s Shave For a Cure.

    Friend and event organizer Elaine Ross said Jillian had missed the official opportunity to get buzzed last week.

  • Pramila Gupta - Sub-Dean, Faculty of Informatics and Communication, CQU MIC
    Published on 21 March, 2002

    Walk around CQU Melbourne International Campus for a couple of days and you’ll keep bumping into a little Indian lady. She may be glaring at the floor-indicators of the lifts, or you might catch a passing grin and a bright eye as she scoots past you on the stairs.