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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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  • CQUni part of network tackling barriers to maths and science education
    Published on 30 May, 2013

    CQUniversity will work with state high schools in the Bundaberg and Mackay areas as part of a Regional Universities Network (RUN) pilot project to overcome barriers hampering maths and science education in rural, regional and remote Australia..

  • Specialist nurse focuses on physical health of people with a mental illness
    Published on 30 May, 2013

    CQUniversity researchers are part-way through a six-month trial of a specialist nurse position focused on the physical health of people with a mental illness..

  • Green roof just one of many 'cool' projects from graduating engineers
    Published on 30 May, 2013

    CQUniversity Mechanical Engineering student Martin O'Driscoll has been comparing the levels of temperature, humidity and energy consumption in two air-conditioned shipping containers located on Rockhampton Campus. One is covered by a 'green roof' of plants and the other is not.

  • World-renowned Robyn not shy, but retiring
    Published on 30 May, 2013

    Long-serving CQUniversity staff member Robyn Bailey was presented with flowers at the recent 'Going Home' ceremony for international students completing their degrees at Rockhampton Campus.

    Ms Bailey has been involved in many such ceremonies over the years but now she is also leaving the campus for a well-earned retirement.

  • Claire admits she's key to skeleton mystery in Bundaberg
    Published on 30 May, 2013

    Physiotherapy student Claire Olds' favourite 'study buddy' is a skeleton called Stanley who often travels with her in the car between her home in Maryborough and the CQUniversity campus in Bundaberg..

  • CQUni to host major Indigenous Research and Knowledges Symposium
    Published on 30 May, 2013

    CQUniversity's Office of Indigenous Engagement was successful in its bid to host the 1st National Indigenous Research and Knowledges Network (NIRAKN) Annual Symposium later this year on Rockhampton Campus.

    Australia's leading Indigenous Studies researchers and a range of international researchers from the field will converge to discuss ‘Indigenous Research in the 21st Century'.

  • CQUni consultation for Reconciliation launched
    Published on 30 May, 2013

    The spirit of Reconciliation Week (May 27-June 3) is alive and well in CQUniversity.

    The Office of Indigenous Engagement selected Reconciliation Week to launch its consultation process towards developing CQUniversity's Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).

  • Students clown around with important safety message
    Published on 29 May, 2013

    CQUniversity Bachelor of Theatre students have visited 18 primary schools in the Mackay region, to send an important safety message in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

    The performances took place at schools over a one-week period from May 20 - 27.

  • Senator Mason tours Mackay campus
    Published on 29 May, 2013

    CQUniversity Mackay welcomed Senator Brett Mason, who scheduled a campus visit as part of his regional tour of Queensland recently.

    Mr Mason is the Shadow Minister for Universities and Research and a Liberal National Party Senator for Queensland.