Category Archives: Leadership & Strategy

I’m an Indigenous student – here’s why our new Indigenous Strategy is a huge step forward

My family and I are proud Wiradjuri people, and I grew up on Darkinjung country on the Central Coast. I like to say that I was destined to be the first person in my family to go to university, but unfortunately my brother stole that title from me by about a year.

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Is this the first Indigenous Strategy Green Paper by an Australian university?

Appointed last year, Director of Indigenous Strategy Shane Hearn didn’t want to leap straight into a strategy document. That’s because we as a University need to engage in a real dialogue about Indigenous access and participation, and create the whole of university partnerships that will pave the way forward. Enter our Indigenous Strategy Green Paper – quite possibly a sector first.

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Your invitation to the Academic Integrity Workshops

Earlier this year, Academic Senate welcomed academic integrity expert, Dr Tracey Bretag from the University of South Australia, who briefed Senators on the state of policy in this area, and on mechanisms to encourage student and staff understanding and ownership of academic integrity principles and good practice.

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