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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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  • Ensuring a CQUni presence at Rocky River Run
    Published on 23 May, 2013

    A morning tea has been held to arrange branded hats and shirts for CQUniversity staff and students who are entering this year's Rocky River Run..

  • Rocky to help pilot obesity interventions, thanks to CQUni academic
    Published on 23 May, 2013

    Rockhampton region will help to pilot interventions aimed at reducing child obesity, thanks to CQUniversity nutritionist Dr Susan Williams' involvement at the planning stage of an emerging Statewide program..

  • Enviro specialists get tips from CQUni researcher Scott Wilson
    Published on 23 May, 2013

    Environmental staff from the Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection and NRG recently spent two days with CQUniversity researcher Dr Scott Wilson to hone their skills in gathering and analysing water and sediment samples from the harbour..

  • CQUni seeks to reduce scourge of middle ear infection
    Published on 23 May, 2013

    Middle ear infection often hits young children just when they are entering their kindy and school years, leading to hearing difficulties in class and absenteeism..

  • Agriculture's role in Australia's digital economic future
    Published on 23 May, 2013

    The Regional Universities Network, of which CQUniversity is a member, is holding the inaugural Digital Rural Futures Conference at the University of New England in Armidale from June 26 - 28.

    The Conference will exchange ideas and case studies and explore the opportunities and challenges for agriculture in Australia's digital economic future.

  • Professor's puppets have a healthy outing
    Published on 23 May, 2013

    CQUniversity's Professor Kerry Reid-Searl recently visited Rockhampton Base Hospital to help paediatric nurses explore how puppets can be used to relate to young children, helping them feel at ease.

    ABC Radio sent along Jacquie Mackay to report on proceedings.

  • CQUni to explore latest trends in engineering and technology
    Published on 23 May, 2013

    CQUniversity is the co-host and major sponsor of the International Engineering and Technology Education Conference (IETEC), being held for the second time, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam between November 3 and 6. 

    The Conference will explore issues related to the global future of engineering and technology education.

  • Feeling depressed? Get ready for an 'exercise pill'
    Published on 23 May, 2013

    American researcher Dr Amanda Rebar has arrived in Australia to help people with depression or anxiety regain their mental health through a novel online intervention program.

    And the not-so-secret ingredient is just extra doses of physical activity, which can be just as effective as medicine in bolstering mental health.

  • CQUniversity takes action to improve financial sustainability
    Published on 22 May, 2013

    CQUniversity Australia is taking action to improve its ongoing financial sustainability, in the wake of government funding cuts and a continuing international downturn.

    Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Scott Bowman said the University, which has in recent years enjoyed sector-leading growth in domestic student enrolments, is proposing to undertake a voluntary separation process from Monday.

  • Leading project managers gather at Gladstone Campus
    Published on 22 May, 2013

    CQUniversity Gladstone recently hosted the manager of one of Queensland's largest projects to address the Project Management Institute Queensland Central Sub Chapter (PMIQC).

    The guest speaker was Barbara Rusinko, who is Senior Project Manager for the QCLNG (Queensland Curtis Liquified Natural Gas) project and Principal Vice President for Bechtel.