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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 engages with Nepalese Association
    Published on 22 May, 2013

    CQUniversity has been engaging with the Nepalese Association of QLD Inc (NAQ) since 2006. Brisbane Campus staff member Kamal Gurung* explains how.

  • CQUni invited to Indigenising the Academy Roundtable
    Published on 21 May, 2013

    Scholars from Canada, the USA, New Zealand and Australia gathered recently at the First Nations Longhouse, University of British Columbia (UBC) as part of a Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies Roundtable, titled ‘Place, Longing & Promise, Indigenising the International Academy'.

    Professor Bronwyn Fredericks, CQUniversity Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) and BMA Chair in Indigenous Engagement was one of two Australian scholars invited to present a paper at the Roundtable held from May 6-10.

  • Lecturer helps focus on links between leadership and meaningful work
    Published on 21 May, 2013

    Employees who experience meaningful work are likely to be engaged in their jobs and leadership may be key factor in providing meaningful work.

    That's according to CQUniversity senior lecturer in Management Dr Michael Muchiri, who has co-authored a book chapter with Professor Fred Walumbwa and Amanda Christensen from Arizona State University in the USA.

  • Marketing academic awarded by international journal publisher
    Published on 21 May, 2013

    CQUniversity senior lecturer Dr Parves Sultan has earned an Emerald Literati Network Award for Excellence 2013 for his article entitled 'Service quality in a higher education context: an integrated model', published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics..

  • From a star in New York to a Star in Nairobi
    Published on 20 May, 2013

    CQUniversity Physiotherapy student Sherry-Kaye Savage is currently in New York as one of six Australian delegates attending the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, as part of the Global Voices Initiative.

    Meanwhile, environmental economics PhD researcher Megan Star has been selected to attend the Global Voices Nairobi Study Tour on Sustainable Development from June 22 to July 1 in Kenya.

  • Anthony 'flexes' for success as building surveyor
    Published on 20 May, 2013

    CQUniversity student Anthony Nunn says distance education is a fantastic way for professionals to upgrade their skills and qualifications.

    The Sydney man has managed to continue a busy full-time job as a building surveyor for Blacktown, the biggest local council in NSW, while excelling in his studies towards a Bachelor of Building Surveying and Certification.

  • Enrolments surge at Noosa Campus
    Published on 20 May, 2013

    CQUniversity Noosa is cementing its place as the campus for Noosa and the wider Sunshine Coast, with enrolments rising by more than a third in the past year..

  • From Mackay to New York, Peter's back for a rare performance
    Published on 20 May, 2013

    Direct from New York, Peter Saide brings his new one-man show exclusively to Mackay for his one-and-only Australian appearance.

    Peter is well known to Mackay audiences for his fabulous singing voice and stage presence.

  • Rocky students look forward to World's Biggest Orchestra
    Published on 20 May, 2013

    CQUniversity Bachelor of Music students are looking forward to taking part in the World's Biggest Orchestra as part of the Queensland Music Festival in Brisbane on July 13.

    Jazz legend James Morrison will be challenging the orchestra sections to show how powerful the huge ensemble can be.