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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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  • Multinational Powerhouse Builds on CQU Strengths:
    Published on 01 May, 2002

    Central Queensland University received a US$7,500 donation this week from the Bechtel Corporation, one of the world's leading engineering, construction, and project management companies. Ian Meares, General Manager of Mining and Metals/Asia Pacific Region, said the scholarship reflected his commitment to higher education in the region and that the funding was intended for engineering and materials management students.

  • One Hot Body: A Photo Essay
    Published on 30 April, 2002

    Do people in tropical Queensland think about climate and our bodies differently to people in other parts of Australia? A Central Queensland University researcher certainly thinks so.

    Associate Professor Daniela Stehlik discussed a fascinating photo-essay on life in the tropics and the vital role of women in establishing a healthy environment, which enabled settlement north of the Tropic of Capricorn.

  • Schools can pull up socks over 'standards'
    Published on 29 April, 2002

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  • International Rail Expert Gives Public Seminar
    Published on 29 April, 2002

    Internationally-recognised railways expert Dr Steve Marich was Rockhampton on Tuesday, April 30.

    Central Queensland University Centre for Railway Engineering Director Dr Manicka Dhanasekar said Dr Marich was visiting to work on a range of rail research projects at the centre.

  • Visitors help Rocky people taste Thai culture
    Published on 29 April, 2002

    Sights and sounds of Thailand are being showcased during a three-week cultural tour to Central Queensland University Language Centre.

    Nineteen high-school students and one teacher from the Universal Cultural Exchange (UCE) Foundation of Thailand are taking part in the cultural exchange.

  • Mid-life Career Change Computes
    Published on 26 April, 2002

    Former Salesman Drops Commission for a New Mission Central Queensland University (CQU) Phd candidate Steve Millan is "sold" on his mid-life career change, though even he admits he did not imagine where his study would lead.

    Five years ago, Millan traded in his 20-year career in sales to hit the books and concentrate on computer education.

  • Connors Strikes Chord with Conservatorium Students
    Published on 24 April, 2002

    One of Australia's leading recording stars, Graeme Connors, passed on tips about lyric writing to students at Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music in Mackay.

    Connors, who has just released his latest album 'This Is Life', spent four days with the students in early April.

  • Mackay staff member wins title!
    Published on 23 April, 2002

    CQU Mackay Administration Assistant Geoleen Feeney was crowned Mackay Region Miss Showgirl for 2002 at a gala ball on Saturday night.

    Geoleen beat out eight other entrants to win the title which was held at the 500 Pavillion at the Mackay Showgrounds.

  • PELS Spells Relief: A New Way to Make Post Graduate Study Happen
    Published on 23 April, 2002

    Lisa Nightingale says she “could not afford to do it without PELS.” Cindy Christensen says “PELS was the only way [she] could do the Masters program.

  • CQU Celebrates Year of the "Outbook"; 12 New CQU Press Books Explore The Outback
    Published on 23 April, 2002

    CQU Press (also known as Old Silvertail’s Outback Books) celebrates 2002, The Year of the Outback, by releasing over twelve new books about the Outback, swelling its popular collection of bush titles to more than fifty.

    “Cattle-duffers, Gulf-trekkers, the era of the great overland drovers, poddy-dodgers, crocodile safari hunters, intrepid pioneers of the 1880s land rush to the Kimberly.