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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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  • Anger Management Workshop for Women
    Published on 17 April, 2002

    Rockhampton Women’s Health Centre and Relationships Australia will host the one-day Anger Management Workshop for Women this month.

    Norma Hutton from Relationships Australia and Faff Chandler from the Rockhampton Women’s Health Centre will present informative and interesting sessions exploring ways in which women can safely manage and express anger.

  • Physical Activity Expert Visits Rockhampton
    Published on 17 April, 2002

    A world leader in the field of physical activity research will give a series of talks in Rockhampton on Thursday, April 18.

    Professor Don Bailey, currently based at the University of Queensland, will talk on childhood physical activity and its affects on bone heath and development in later life.

  • Book Offers New Perspective on Fuzzy Logic
    Published on 17 April, 2002

    A new book edited by a Central Queensland University academic could help dramatically change information processing.

    CQU’s Dr Victor Korotkich and Dr Vladimir Dimitrov from the University of Western Sydney, edited “Fuzzy Logic: A Framework for the New Millennium” which was published by Springer-Verlag in February in Heidelberg, Germany and New York.

  • Queensland: The New Movie-Making Mecca
    Published on 17 April, 2002

    While Australian acting talent impresses the world and dominates film industry award ceremonies, Queensland is emerging as a nursery of talent for perhaps the most prolific growth area of film: special effects and animation. (source: IQ Magazine, Department of Innovation and Information Economy).

  • Sunshine Coast a Springboard to Teaching Career
    Published on 16 April, 2002

    Margaret Lifu has chosen the Sunshine Coast as a springboard to her teaching career, encouraged by the region's reputation for education best practice.

    Margaret completed her primary school in Papua New Guinea and her high school in Darwin before moving to the Sunshine Coast to pursue her teaching goals.

  • Science in danger of becoming 'snack' instead of main course
    Published on 16 April, 2002

    Science education specialists are worried that high-school science is perceived as a 'snack' option in a subject smorgasbord, rather than as a main course.

    They also believe that some science class activity 'menus' are becoming stale, and could benefit from a renewal process.

  • Library Society tells of busy year
    Published on 12 April, 2002

    A great celebration of our successes! This is how CQU Mackay Library Society president Dr Wendy O’Brien described a recent special evening at the Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music.

    The Library Society held their unique AGM last Thursday night, which not only included an AGM, but also special performances by Conservatorium of Music staff and students.

  • CQ Conservatorium Backs Australia's First Country Music Conference
    Published on 12 April, 2002

    Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music (CQCM) is the major sponsor for Australia's first national country music conference, to be held in conjunction with the National Country Music Muster at Gympie in August (23-25).

    CQCM, which is part of Central Queensland University, is keen to support the country music industry because it will soon be offering a country music specialty via its Bachelor of Music/Performing Arts degree.

  • Best Foot Forward for Learning Management Students
    Published on 12 April, 2002

    Gladstone-based Bachelor of Learning Management students attended a three-day camp at Boyne Island to get to know each other, build teams and learn principles relevant to their course.

    The first-years are learning about networks and partnerships, including communication, conflict resolution and team building.

  • Golden Key International Honour Society Recipient
    Published on 11 April, 2002

    CQU Sydney International Campus student Yan Yan (pictured) has been invited to join the prestigious Golden Key International Honour Society.

    Invitation is based on academic merit and provides students with official recognition of their academic achievement, scholarship opportunities and career assistance.