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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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  • Sowing health benefits through community gardens
    Published on 21 June, 2013

    To celebrate Earth Day 2013, the CQUniversity Emerald Learning Centre once again partnered with Central Highlands Regional Resources Use Planning Cooperative (CHRRUP) and the Central Highlands Regional Council (CHRC) to highlight the benefits of this important day.

    CQUniversity Emerald Learning Centre Operations and Project Manager, Gai Sypher chose to continue last year's theme, ‘The Community Garden'.

  • Boosting creativity skills of Masters coursework students
    Published on 20 June, 2013

    A CQUniversity academic has a lead role on a new project aiming to give coursework masters students access to a 'creativity skills' MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)..

  • Chantel is strong advocate for young women in mining
    Published on 20 June, 2013

    CQUniversity has supported young Gladstone women interested in the minerals and energy industry, during a Queensland Minerals and Energy Academy It's all about ME (Minerals and Energy) program..

  • International visitors delighted with Emerald educational facilities
    Published on 20 June, 2013

    The Central Highlands Regional Council recently hosted two Mozambican visitors in Emerald for a six-week internship focused on community engagement and development..

  • Brianna proves time management goes a long way
    Published on 20 June, 2013

    CQUniversity Bachelor of Accounting student Brianna Hackett says she learnt the secrets to good time management early on in her degree and has been using them to achieve good results at university.  

    "My number one study tip for myself and other students is to organise your time," Brianna said.

  • Great Race gets teens on track
    Published on 20 June, 2013

    CQUniversity's Widening Participation team hosted the annual Great Race across Rockhampton Campus this week.

    The race is designed to engage high school students in a range of problem-based learning team activities, in order to enhance their knowledge about the University and its resources.

  • Gladstone art exhibition reveals Australian stories
    Published on 20 June, 2013

    Australian artists often present revealing perspectives on our understandings of ourselves, others and the world we share.

    The rich variety of Australian stories told through contemporary art was the theme of a recent art exhibition.

  • Uni peak body calls for 'Smartest Investment'
    Published on 20 June, 2013

    Universities Australia says investing in Australia's universities is investing in Australia's future - but that future is now under threat. CQUniversity is a UA member and supporter of the 'Smartest Investment' campaign.