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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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  • Geologists discuss ongoing commitment to research in Bowen Basin
    Published on 20 June, 2013

    Leading geologists and coal mining industry researchers have converged in Mackay this month for the 2013 combined Bowen Basin Geologists' Group (BBGG) and Australian Coal Association Research Program (ACARP) Meeting.

    The event was held over two days at CQUniversity Mackay on Monday, June 17 and Tuesday, June 18.

  • CQUni and BMA strengthen engagement, discuss diversity
    Published on 20 June, 2013

    CQUniversity's Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) and BMA Chair in Indigenous Engagement Professor Bronwyn Fredericks recently visited BMA's corporate office in Brisbane and offered a facilitated discussion in their board room on ‘diversity in the workplace'.

    Prof Fredericks spoke about the nature of diversity, offered examples of best practice and said that employers, organisations and co-workers need to ask themselves ‘why not', rather than ‘why', when considering diversity within work environments.

  • Mackay locals urged to boost career prospects with further training
    Published on 20 June, 2013

    People living and working in the Mackay region are now able to add to their industry experience in areas such as business, management, mining, health, education and government with postgraduate Management education offered by CQUniversity.

    Both the Graduate Certficate in Management (GCM) and the Graduate Diploma in Management (GDM) are being delivered in the form of coursework supported by workshops at CQUniversity's Mackay Campus.

  • Social media survey studies how we think, act and feel
    Published on 20 June, 2013

    How has Facebook affected your interactions with others? How do you feel when you meet new people and how big a role does social media play in your dealings with others? ..

  • Book Club discusses 'The Book Thief'
    Published on 20 June, 2013

    Members of the University Book Club recently gathered at the CQUniversity Library on Rockhampton Campus to discuss The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak..

  • Emerging opportunities for dry land rice farming in Australia
    Published on 20 June, 2013

    CQUniversity Australia and Australian Agricultural Technology (AAT) Limited are partnering for development of dry land rice opportunities for Queensland growers..

  • Graduating engineers face future with confidence
    Published on 17 June, 2013

    Forty-four engineering students who are nearing graduation converged on CQUniversity Rockhampton Campus today for their final presentations and poster displays..