CQUniversity Australia

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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Public welcome to hear how art creates community links 

Artists and other interested community members are welcome at a presentation by prominent Indigenous artist Dr Pamela CroftWarcon, from 1pm-3pm on Monday Sept 17.

The presentation will be delivered from CQUniversity's Rockhampton Campus Council Room (library second floor) and via video at venues in Brisbane, Bundaberg, Emerald, Gladstone, the Gold Coast, Melbourne, Mackay, Noosa and Sydney. Details and RSVPs are via a.munns@cqu.edu.au or (07) 4930 6409.

PhotoID:13107, Dr Pamela CroftWarcon
Dr Pamela CroftWarcon

As a visual artist, Dr CroftWarcon has worked extensively in Australia and overseas (including arts residencies in Paris, the Netherlands, Western Samoa, USA and the Philippines).

She is the Managing Director of her arts and cultural business, facilitates and coordinates various community cultural development projects, curates exhibitions, is a master tutor and lecturer, and works in curriculum design. She is also a reviewer, author and social history researcher.

Her presentation hosted by CQUniversity's Office of Indigenous Engagement will address how she researches and engages through her arts practice.