Grief and courage drive Loretta onward

December 13, 2017

TAFE Queensland student Loretta Glanville’s graduation has been bittersweet. The 42-year-old from Weipa, on the Gulf of Carpenteria, began her studies with her daughter, who tragically died from leukaemia in 2013. Ms Glanville, who grew […]

Remote students get a taste of uni

August 23, 2017

More than 200 remote secondary school students from across the Northern Territory joined thousands of Top Enders at an open day for Charles Darwin University on August 20. Prospective students filled their show bags with […]

STEM scholarships up for grabs

August 23, 2017

A search is on for Indigenous Australians who will play a role in building a smarter economy. Two full residential scholarships to undertake a degree in engineering or science at the University of New South […]

Esteemed educator accepts UK fellowship

August 23, 2017

Prominent Aboriginal educator Professor Lester Irabinna-Rigney is set to take up a fellowship at leading research university Kings College in London. The University of South Australia professor is the recipient of an inaugural Aboriginal and […]

Indigenous bright sparks are London-bound

August 23, 2017

Four Indigenous students are off to three of the world’s top universities — Cambridge, Oxford and the London School of Economics — on scholarships worth more than $500,000 announced this month. The Charlie Perkins and […]

Graduates celebrate on country, on point

August 9, 2017

The remote community of Yirrkala recently celebrated the achievements of 40 graduates who have completed a range of courses at the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education. The ceremony was the largest of its kind […]

Adelaide scores global education event

August 9, 2017

The world’s most prestigious Indigenous education event will be held in Adelaide in 2020. The Adelaide Convention Bureau made a successful bid for the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education, backed by the University of […]

Determined Amelia eyes career in health care

May 31, 2017

SPONSORED CONTENT Inspired by her large family, her remote location and her kind heart, Amelia Chaquebor has chosen a career in health care. As a strong and passionate Kimberley woman, with Yawuru and Baardi Jawi […]

WA study explores teaching on country experience

April 20, 2017

A Western Australian university is investigating how teaching on country could become an important part of school for Aboriginal children in remote areas. Associate Professor Libby Lee-Hammond and Elizabeth Jackson-Barrett from Murdoch University’s School of […]

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