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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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  • Bundy academic helps 'Seaman Dan' book place in history
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    CQUniversity Bundaberg academic Dr Karl Neuenfeldt has worked with Henry 'Seaman' Dan to publish a book entitled Steady Steady - The Life and Music of Seaman Dan..

  • Nepal trip to become reality, thanks to scholarship
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    Geena Lawn knew she wanted to be a nurse from a young age and her dedication to the health profession is evident as she juggles a part-time job at an Aged Care Facility while studying a Bachelor of Nursing degree at CQUniversity Mackay..

  • Carole gains national recognition as nursing career reborn
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    CQUniversity Nursing student Carole Ballard has been showing so much promise that she was nominated for an International Scholar Laureate Program delegation to China..

  • Tree clearing change only OK if government puts 'boots on the ground'
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    State Government removal of the green tape around tree clearing should only happen if there are increased 'boots on the ground' for policing to prevent abuses of the new system..

  • Podiatry students get chance for 'hands-on' experience
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    CQUniversity's pioneering cohort of Podiatry students have been getting the chance for 'hands-on' experience at the Health Clinic on Rockhampton Campus..

  • From Africa to CQ, scholarship extends academic journey
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    Gaboratanelwe Salima's academic journey had been threatening to stall before she earned a BMA Community Scholarship to enrol in a Bachelor of Medical Science with CQUniversity, specialising in Clinical Investigation..

  • Thanks to BMA, Rebecca aims to return to Dysart as a fully-fledged teacher
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    Thanks to her BMA Community Scholarship, Rebecca Crichton hopes to return to Dysart to work as a fully-fledged teacher once she completes her Bachelor of Learning Management (Primary Education) on CQUniversity Mackay Campus..

  • Rotary gives back to hard-working students
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    Two students have thanked the Rotary Club of Mackay North after receiving a scholarship to further their educational journey at CQUniversity Mackay..

  • Goat-racer Mikaela not kidding about degree
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    Mikaela Richardson may have some fun with goat racing each year but she's also serious about making the most of her studies as a BMA Community Scholarship holder..

  • Pierre presents university model in Spain
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    CQUniversity's Professor Pierre Viljoen has presented at the Global Universities Network for Innovation's (GUNi) 6th International Conference on Higher Education in Barcelona, Spain, this week (May 13-15).

    Professor Viljoen, who is the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Community & Engagement) and Head of Mackay Campus, presented his paper ‘Engaging with communities - an empowerment approach to university-community engagement.