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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Street procession continues as tradition for Gladstone graduation 

A street procession this week continued a tradition for the CQUniversity Gladstone graduation ceremony, held at the local Entertainment Centre.

A total of 36 graduates attended to hear a guest address from Paul Walmsley, the Queensland Government's Executive Regional Director for Gladstone. In this role, Paul supports a range of significant projects and has a unique insight into the city's long-term future...

PhotoID:12482, Guest speaker Paul Walmsley
Guest speaker Paul Walmsley

LINK also to Uni recognises powerful ally in Gladstone

Natalia Muszkat (Bachelor of Occupational Health and Safety with Distinction) delivered a 'response' on behalf of graduates.

Graduates also witnessed conferral of the degree of Honorary Doctor of Engineering on Glenn Schumacher, the GM for NRG Gladstone Operating Services (Gladstone Power Station).

A Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Learning and Teaching was awarded to Gladstone Campus staff member Sherie Elliott, who supports students in bridging programs.

A Faculty Medal for academic excellence was presented to graduate Andrew Miller.

PhotoID:12483, Honorary awardee Glenn Schumacher
Honorary awardee Glenn Schumacher
 PhotoID:12484, VC Award recipient Sherie Elliott
VC Award recipient Sherie Elliott