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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 hosts World No Tobacco Day event
    Published on 04 June, 2013

    Marlene Longbottom is passionate about Indigenous Australians giving up tobacco smoking and improving Indigenous health outcomes. She was invited to present a seminar for the Office of Indigenous Engagement on this year's World No Tobacco Day.

  • Former Mackay student shares stage with Domingo, Carreras and Bocelli
    Published on 03 June, 2013

    CQUniversity Music Theatre graduate Paul Tabone recently shared the stage with three of the greatest tenors of all time, Plácido Domingo, Jose Carreras and Andrea Bocelli, in a sold out performance at the Arena in Verona, Italy, on June 1..

  • Australian fitness pros urged to respond to 'risk management' survey
    Published on 30 May, 2013

    Australian fitness professionals have been urged to contribute to a survey seeking best practices for legal and safety risk management in their industry.

    Dr Betul Sekendiz, from the Exercise and Sport Sciences Program at CQUniversity Australia, is one of the investigators, in collaboration with Bond University, University of Ballarat and University of South Australia, on the Australian Fitness Industry Risk Management project, an Australian Research Council-funded project in conjunction with Fitness Australia and Sports Medicine Australia.

  • CQUni contributes to a more complete picture on river health
    Published on 30 May, 2013

    Twenty-six organisations have worked together to deliver the first report card for the Fitzroy Basin, focusing on the collective health of rivers, creeks, the estuary and marine environment..

  • CQUni scientist ready for national tour as peak body president
    Published on 30 May, 2013

    CQUniversity researcher Professor Naomi Rogers flew out from Rockhampton this week to undertake a national tour in her capacity as President of the Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR).

    Professor Rogers, who is the first regionally-based President for ASMR, will travel with other representatives of the peak body.

  • CQUni students recruited for Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience
    Published on 30 May, 2013

    Staff from CQUniversity's Office of Indigenous Engagement and the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME) recently began the recruitment of student mentors at Rockhampton Campus..

  • CQUni lifts the lid on research in Gladstone
    Published on 30 May, 2013

    Anyone who has considered becoming a researcher and those who are curious about the breadth of current and potential research projects have a great opportunity coming up in Gladstone.

    Everyone is invited to come along and help celebrate 35 years of CQUniversity Gladstone with a Research @ CQUniversity day on Wednesday, June 5, from 11:45 am until 6.

  • New Distance Ed Centre and Student Recreation Area for Sydney
    Published on 30 May, 2013

    Chancellor Rennie Fritschy recently conducted official openings for the CQUniversity Sydney's new Distance Education Study Centre and Student Recreation Area..