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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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  • Melbourne student able to apply marketing theory to establish import business
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    Business student Yan Jue Zhang, or Phillip as he prefers to be known in Australia, was one of two Campus Director's Award winners recognised during the recent CQUniversity graduation ceremony in Melbourne.

    Phillip left Guangzhou in China nine years ago to live with his aunt based in Australia.

  • Health CRN backs new PhD studies into gambling and infant sleep
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    The Health Collaborative Research Network (Health CRN) has announced prestigious PhD scholarships for Hayley Etherton, based at CQUniversity's Appleton Institute in Adelaide, and Belinda Goodwin, enrolled at Bundaberg Campus..

  • Scholarship student aspires to cement engineering career in hometown
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    Growing up in the small town of Moranbah, Matthew McKenzie had a natural affinity with mining communities even before he began a Bachelor of Engineering (Co-Op) and Diploma of Professional Practice (Engineering).

    "In particular, the co-op program stood out from the other courses due to its practical coursework and the chance to complete a work placement with world-renowned companies," Matthew said.

  • CQUni facilitates volunteer engagement in hospitality and tourism training in Vanuatu
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    CQUniversity is continuing its national leadership for international tourism and hospitality volunteer projects sponsored by the Australian Government.

    The University's Tourism and Hospitality program has led a new ‘Australian Partner Organisation' (APO) relationship - the Australian Volunteers for International Development - funded by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID).

  • CQUni student's latest marks are set in stone
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    A student whose program is based at CQUniversity Noosa Campus has his latest top marks set in stone - literally.

    Peter Dehlsen from South Grafton in NSW has 'scooped the pool' at the recent 49th National Gemboree Lapidary Competition in South Australia, perfectly aligning with his postgraduate creative practice project theme of 'lapidary'.

  • CQUni academic a delegate at UN gathering in New York
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    CQUniversity academic Sandra Creamer is one of the Australian delegates participating in the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) from May 20 - 31..

  • Memories of cowboys in India as students endorse course evaluation charity option
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    CQUniversity Learning Management students Samantha Hearn and Megan Findlater still have strong memories of volunteering as teachers in New Delhi earlier this year, remarking on the amazing diversity of middle class and slum areas right alongside each other..

  • After laugh and tumble of Kindysport, students ready to leapfrog into careers
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    'Watch out or the dinosaur will bite you on the bottom!'

    A dozen or so pre-schoolers scream with delight as they run away from CQUniversity students Katelin Balderson and Elisha Steffen ..

  • Noosa lecturer twists and turns into rollercoaster research
    Published on 16 May, 2013

    CQUniversity Noosa Multimedia lecturer Malcolm Burt is twisting and turning his way into his Masters research project examining why rollercoasters exist.

    Mr Burt is examining the question on a sociological, psychological and evolutionary level and will produce a video documentary as part of his degree with the Queensland University of Technology.