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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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  • Paramedic students gain experience at transferring trauma patients
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    CQUniversity Paramedic Science students recently gained experience at transferring trauma patients to doctors and nurses waiting at a hospital emergency department..

  • Free health checks on Rocky Campus
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    Free health checks were recently provided on Rockhampton Campus

    Nursing students currently doing placement with CQ Hospital and Health Service in the CQUniversity Health Clinic set up in the commercial centre precinct as part of a push to reduce the risk of stroke, heart disease and type 2 diabetes in the community.

    From Libya, Zohra coped with new culture and young kids to excel at studies
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    Zohra Said is one of two Campus Director's Award winners who were recognised during the recent CQUniversity graduation ceremony in Melbourne.

    Zohra's hometown is Tripoli in Libya which she left three years ago to commence her studies in Australia.

  • Win a tablet
    Published on 15 May, 2013

    Complete Be magazine's readership survey and you will go into the draw to win a Toshiba Tablet..

  • All welcome at 'responsible gambling' forum on Bundaberg Campus
    Published on 14 May, 2013

    The Bundaberg Gambling Help Service invites all interested community members to a community forum on CQUniversity Bundaberg Campus, in conjunction with Responsible Gambling Awareness Week..

  • BMA scholarship holders recognised during student awards
    Published on 14 May, 2013

    Current holders of BMA Community and Indigenous Scholarships were recognised during student awards held recently across the network of CQUniversity campuses.

    The scholarships are provided by BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) to encourage students interested in 'non-mining' disciplines who demonstrate the need and desire to contribute to their local region.

  • Health career in rural Queensland on radar for BMA scholar Kaitlyn
    Published on 14 May, 2013

    Having grown up in Blackwater, Kaitlyn Busk has a natural affinity for life in rural Queensland.

    Now thanks to a BMA Indigenous Scholarship, she has the chance to become an Occupational Therapist and said she would feel comfortable seeking work in rural and regional areas.

  • 24 hours of learning no chore for Alice
    Published on 10 May, 2013

    Rockhampton student Alice Leeson says a tight program of real-world scenarios has really helped fast-track her learning for the Bachelor of Accident Forensics degree at CQUniversity..

  • Uni marks 40 years of Distance Ed in north, Cairns man shows what is possible
    Published on 10 May, 2013

    As CQUniversity marks 40 years providing distance education in NQ and FNQ, Cairns business executive Dr Ray Hamey has extolled the benefits of external studies for career advancement..