Coal deal stokes Rachel’s ambitions

April 26, 2016

An agreement between Wyong Coal and Guringai Tribal Link Aboriginal Corporation (Guringai TLAC) is delivering increased educational opportunities for the NSW Central Coast indigenous community, with the first of four tertiary scholarships being announced. Rachel […]

Crowdfunding push to stem Indigenous brain drain

April 7, 2016

The University of Newcastle has launch its first crowdfunding campaign to create an Indigenous Science Communication scholarship. The scholarship will enable an Indigenous university student to work with its highly successful Science Technology Engineering Mathematics (STEM) […]

Doctor Jack’s AIME is to get real results

April 4, 2016

One of the nation’s most enterprising millennials, Jack Manning Bancroft, will be made an Honorary Doctor of the University of South Australia this week in recognition of his highly successful national program to improve educational […]

Robots arrive in downtown Wellington

March 29, 2016

Indigenous students from the NSW rural community of Wellington have been the first to take part in the 2016 Flint Program, an initiative developed by IDX in partnership with the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence and […]

Sydney Uni’s jolly good Fellows

March 24, 2016

A unique accelerator program aimed at kick-starting the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academics at the University of Sydney is now underway, with five inaugural fellows embarking on cutting-edge research. Former NRL star […]

VTEC grads on Cloud Nine

March 23, 2016

Mining giant FMG has unveiled its first Vocational Training and Employment Centre (VTEC) graduates of 2016, with 11 of them bound for the company’s remote Cloudbreak mine in WA’s Pilbara. And not unusually, more than […]

Mapping the past – and the future

March 4, 2016

Australian Catholic University’s first Indigenous PhD staff scholarship holder, Dr Bindi Bennett, has graduated at a ceremony in Sydney. Dr Bennett, one of five recipients of ACU’s Indigenous Staff Research Scholarships, completed her thesis, Developing […]

California here I come

February 25, 2016

Dr Kathryn Gilbey has won a 2016 Fulbright Scholarship to the US, where she will develop collaborations with Chicana women and other First Nation’s women. The scholarship is awarded by Australian-American Fulbright Commission to promote […]

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