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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Publishing award for CQUni mental health nursing academic 

Congratulations to Associate Professor Mental Health Nursing Dr Anthony Welch whose publication entitled Mental Health Nursing: Dimensions of Praxis has won the Tertiary Education (wholly Australian) - Teaching and Learning Resource Category in the Australian Educational Publishing Awards...

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Dr Welch's book published by Oxford University Press, Australia, prompted the following judges comments:

"This publication makes an important contribution in a topic area that is regarded by students as difficult. The publication includes impressive case studies and student learning tasks and exercises that are of are high quality. The judges were impressed with the very strong treatment of forensic mental health. In addition, the cover foldouts are useful support tools for students."

Dr Welch is based at Noosa Campus where he is also Assistant Dean Community Engagement.

"It has been a wonderful journey working with exceptional academics and clinicians throughout Australia in bringing the book to fruition," he says.

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