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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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  • New reasons to keep children active
    Published on 11 April, 2002

    Older Australians are increasingly being urged to be more active but new research is highlighting the importance of encouraging children to be active.

    Rockhampton residents will be able to hear the latest on childhood physical activity and its affects on bone heath and development in later life when a noted researcher in the field visits the city this month.

  • CQU Players Selected in State Rugby League Side
    Published on 11 April, 2002

    Central Queensland University students Ben Bourke and Ryan Boswood from Rockhampton and Bundaberg’s Rowan Graham have been selected for the Queensland student rugby league side after a recent North Queensland versus South Queensland match at CQU's Rockhampton campus.

    In an entertaining match, the South side just pipped the North team 20-18.

  • Journalism Discussion Draws Crowd
    Published on 11 April, 2002

    Veteran newsman Jeff McMullen spoke to more than 80 people Thursday at CQU\'s Rockhampton City Centre campus.

    Invited by Professor Alan Knight, Chair - Journalism & Media Studies, McMullen urged journalism students to hold to high standards and not become the story themselves.

  • Rocky Horror Show limerick winners
    Published on 10 April, 2002

    Thanks to those who entered our Rocky Horror limerick competition, and congratulations to those who won double passes to the Horrors in Rocky event, to be held on Saturday evening, April 20, at the Great Western Hotel bullring.

    A selection of winning limericks follows.

  • Mackay Musicians Support Rockhampton Concert
    Published on 09 April, 2002

    Rockhampton Concert Orchestra will receive an influx of Mackay-based musicians from the Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music to perform with international concert pianist, Ali Wood, this Saturday night (April 13).

    The RCO is proudly supported by the Conservatorium.

  • Noosa Leads Revolution in Teaching
    Published on 09 April, 2002

    The Noosa Teacher Education Centre (NTEC) has a leading role in implementing revolutionary change to Queensland's teaching pratices.

    At 4.

  • Lecturer Takes PBL Skills to Malaysia
    Published on 08 April, 2002

    Prue Howard has been invited as a discipline specialist to join four other facilitators in delivering a week-long workshop to 200 academics on interactive learning and problem-based learning in Malaysia.

    The workshop, to be held at Bukit Tinggi in the highlands near Kuala Lumpur, has been developed for the University of Malaya.

  • $500 Awarded to CQU Student from Emerald
    Published on 08 April, 2002

    $500 Awarded to CQU Student from Emerald Central Queensland University student Jonathan Ladewig received a $500 award towards his studies thanks to the Queensland Country Women’s Association (QCWA), Central Highlands Division.

    The Emerald native is a Bachelor of Information Systems/ Bachelor of Accounting student at CQU’s Rockhampton campus.

  • Employer Likes Unique Qualities of CQU Students
    Published on 08 April, 2002

    What draws recruiters from the nation’s biggest companies and government agencies to Central Queensland University? It’s not the tropical sun.

    Cherie Herbst, Graduate Coordinator for Queensland Treasury (in Brisbane) recruits students from a number of disciplines and is especially interested in targetting Accounting and Accounting Information Systems specialists.

  • CQU Welcomes New Head of Campus
    Published on 08 April, 2002

    Central Queesland University’s newest Head of Campus, Associate Professor Robert Prater (pictured with VC Glenice Hancock) has commenced work at the Gladstone campus.

    Professor Prater took on the role of Gladstone Head of Campus following the retirement of Mr Rex Metcalfe last year.