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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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  • QCPD equips Council with professional development training
    Published on 28 May, 2013

    Mackay Regional Council staff have attended the first of a series of tailored professional development workshops at CQUniversity, as part of Council's Organisational Development strategy.

    Organised by the University's Queensland Centre for Professional Development (QCPD), approximately 100 employees including managers and coordinators, participated in the one-day Report Writing workshop this week.

  • University Book Club's latest focus is 'The Book Thief'
    Published on 27 May, 2013

    The University Book Club's latest reading is The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak and new members are welcome at the next meeting from 5.30pm on Monday, June 17.

  • CQUni geologists keen to identify rare minerals
    Published on 27 May, 2013

    CQUniversity's geology team is baffled by an assortment of minerals and specimens that were brought to the University by Volle Posa, a travelling fossicker who is based inland from the Sunshine Coast.

    Volle, originally from Croatia, says he has been fossicking for 66 years.

  • Romp in the Park photo highlights
    Published on 24 May, 2013

    Rockhampton Communities for Children and CQUniversity have hosted this year's ‘Romp in the Park' which is a children's festival designed to help bring the community together. ‘ROMP' was held in the Rockhampton Botanic Gardens.

  • Alumnus Shakir recognised as an 'MVP'
    Published on 24 May, 2013

    CQUniversity Sydney graduate Shakir Karim is proud to have received more career recognition from his employer SAI Global; this time in the shape of a 'Most Valuable Player for March and April 2013' reference in a company newsletter.

    Over a period of more than five years, Shakir has often been recognised for his 'valued' work as a member of the NSW Professional Services team, where his daily responsibilities include court filing, stamping and registration work.

  • Maths teachers converge in Gladstone, gain real-world examples
    Published on 24 May, 2013

    Thirty-five secondary school maths teachers recently converged in Gladstone to gain insights on the use of mathematics for project management.

    CQUniversity project management specialist Richard Egelstaff discussed the use of mathematics at various stages of the project lifecycle, including initiation, planning, scheduling, budgeting and assessing risk.

  • Six CQUni students among Arrow Energy scholarship recipients
    Published on 24 May, 2013

    Six CQUniversity students are among 25 Indigenous students from around Queensland who have been awarded Arrow Energy scholarships of between $5000-$10,000 to help them with their university studies..

  • LINK HERE for more Arrow Energy Scholarship photos
    Published on 24 May, 2013

    Photos feature CQUniversity recipients with Arrow Energy CEO Andrew Faulkner (pink tie) and Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs and Minister Assisting the Premier The Honourable Glen Elmes (red tie)..

  • Aviation students engage with rescue helicopter team
    Published on 24 May, 2013

    Around 30 students from CQUniversity's Aviation program recently engaged with the AGL Action Rescue Helicopter team in Bundaberg.

    Aviation Senior Lecturer Ron Bishop says the students spent over two hours getting instruction on the BK117 Kawasaki Helicopter and the equipment on board, including how it works in a search and rescue mission.

  • 35 years of great art on display soon in Gladstone
    Published on 24 May, 2013

    Gladstone residents are invited to a free art exhibition celebrating the 35th anniversary of CQUniversity operations in the harbour city.

    Fittingly, the '35x35' exhibition features 35 artworks produced over the past 35 years representing two themes: Visions and Portraits of Australia and Places of Australia.