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2014 National Roundtable on Indigenous Access Education

Event Details
Rockhampton, Queensland
4 December 2014 - 5 December 2014

Professor Bronwyn Fredericks from CQUniversity, along with Professor Steven Larkin from Charles Darwin University and Bonnie Chew from Federation University Australia, invite all interested people to attend a National Roundtable on Indigenous Access Education.

The one-and-a-half day event will start with an evening BBQ at 5pm until 8pm at the Dreamtime Cultural Centre (Bruce Highway, Rockhampton) on Thursday 4 December, followed by a day-long Roundtable commencing at 9am on Friday 5 December at Building 29/G.07 on CQUniversity’s Rockhampton campus.

The Roundtable’s proceedings will include:
  • Keynote presentations by Professor Graham Hingangaroa Smith, CEO & Vice-Chancellor of Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi: Indigenous-University and Wendy Ludwig, Director of Operations Indigenous Leadership, Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges & Education, Charles Darwin University
  • A student panel of current and past students undertaking enabling/bridging programs such as TEP & STEPS, and
  • A workshop session to develop some best practice guidelines for enabling/bridging programs.

The Roundtable is being held as part of Professor Fredericks’ NCSEHE 2014 Research Grant project, ‘Best practice bridging: facilitating Indigenous participation through regional dual-sector universities.’

Professor Fredericks provides further detail in her video below:

To RSVP (by Dec 2) or for further information, please contact Tina Boneham via email at or call the Office of Indigenous Engagement on 1800 651 891.

Posted 28 November 2014