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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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    Published on 27 June, 2013

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    The VIP visitors spent a day at the Central Queensland Innovation and Research Precinct (CQIRP) located near Rockhampton Campus.

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    Published on 26 June, 2013

    Adults who are anxious in social settings or children who struggle to express and manage their feelings could benefit from new low-cost group programs offered by the CQUniversity Wellness Centre from late July onwards.

    Prior to participation, all participants will have an individual meeting to review their particular needs and, where appropriate, the program may also be offered on a one-to-one basis.

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    Published on 26 June, 2013

    Forty-two high school students have built more momentum towards their future study and career plans thanks to the annual 'Great Race' held on CQUniversity Rockhampton Campus recently..