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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Educational reformer addresses our Melbourne Graduation 

Renowned education researcher, administrator and curriculum reformer Emeritus Professor Kwong Lee Dow AO was guest speaker for CQUniversity Melbourne's graduation ceremony, held on May 11.

Professor Dow addressed 103 students during the ceremony at the Hilton on the Park Hotel.  Graduate Kalinga Rajitha Wickramasinghe delivered a response on behalf of his peers.

PhotoID:12325, Emeritus Professor Kwong Lee Dow AO
Emeritus Professor Kwong Lee Dow AO

Those proudly crossing the stage included Dimitra Antonelou-Abusalem, who was awarded a PhD for exploring cross-cultural interactions between international Middle Eastern students and Australian students.

Master of Information Systems student Kalinga Wickramasinghe and Bachelor of Accounting student 'Cassie' Rong Rong Xu were recognised as Campus Director Award winners when they attended the Melbourne Campus graduation.