Paving the way: Victorian Student of the Year Liam Flanagan

Liam Flanagan is a finalist in the 2018 Victorian Training Awards Koori Student of the Year. He moved from Darwin to Melbourne when he was 15 years old seeking education and adventure. Now, the 22 year old is the Boarding Coordinator at Melbourne Indigenous Transitional School(MITS). ‘I am proud to be a finalist because I … Continue reading Paving the way: Victorian Student of the Year Liam Flanagan

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NAIDOC week puts Darwin boarding educator in the spotlight

‘Because of the resilience of the strong Aboriginal women who came before us, we can have it all,’ says Melissa Cole. It is NAIDOC week and the theme, ‘Because of Her, We Can!’ resonates with Haileybury Rendall School Head of Aboriginal Education, Melissa Cole Cole is of Warumungu and Luritja descent and has worked in education for … Continue reading NAIDOC week puts Darwin boarding educator in the spotlight

Yalata road and drainage project wins $50 000

The Yalata Project has now entered its second phase with civil engineering students hoping to work with Engineers Without Borders to improve the roads and drainage of the community. Yalata Chief Executive Officer, Greg Franks says there are many projects for students to be involved in like the bush medicine garden, oval greening and the … Continue reading Yalata road and drainage project wins $50 000

Reconciliation Action Plan at UniSA

A Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) prompts the University of South Australia to action measurable targets for cultural change on campus. The first Australian university committed to the education of Indigenous Australians in 1997, is now implementing the plan as part of the project, Crossing the Horizon that hopes to position itself as a University of Choice for Aboriginal and … Continue reading Reconciliation Action Plan at UniSA

UniSA Mawson Lakes celebrates Reconciliation Week

Sunshine and a warm welcome to Mawson Lakes Reconciliation Week activities continued across UniSA campuses, creating an atmosphere of respect and recognition for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It began with the Kaurna Welcome to Country and a didgeridoo performance by Robert Taylor. Music by Lemorai Islanders Groove and Max Garcia-Underwood entertained the audience … Continue reading UniSA Mawson Lakes celebrates Reconciliation Week

Paving the path to Reconciliation

UniSA's Reconciliation Week activities kicked off on Wednesday 27 May at Magill Campus before making the rounds to Mawson Lakes, City East and concluding at City West on Monday 2 June. Thanks to Student Experience Team, especially Events Coordinator, Dan Hales who has planned these events to support the first Reconciliation Action Plan in a South Australian university. … Continue reading Paving the path to Reconciliation