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Bachelor of Arts Advisory Group

Connecting the university and community, the Bachelor of Arts Advisory Group advises on measures to support the prospects of Bachelor of Arts graduates. The focus is on developing students' skills and competencies with regard to the contemporary needs of relevant employment sectors. This includes making recommendations on the program of Industry Engaged Learning activities in the course in relation to workplace needs.

Group Members

JCU College of Arts, Society and Education

External Representatives

  • Michelle Bird, Director and Principal Archaeologist, North Qld Cultural Heritage P/L (Townsville)
  • Major Caroline Bourne, Regional Education Officer, Flexible Learning Centre, Lavarack Barracks (Townsville)
  • Barbara Dover, Artist (Cairns)
  • Dr Susan Hawthorne Writer, Poet, Political Commentator, Publisher, Adjunct Prof — JCU CASE (also contactable on (Cairns)
  • Aquilar Luki Community Liaison Officer, Bentley Park College (Cairns)
  • Dr Jocelyn McKinnon, Founder of La Luna Arts in Townsville; Retired Academic (Townsville)
  • Claire Ovaska, Senior Liaison Librarian, JCU Information & Research Services (Townsville)
  • Stephanie Schierhuber JCU Student, PhD in English; Marketing Assistant, JCU Marketing (Cairns)
  • Joann Schmider Managing Director (Partnership) company community ACETS P/L (Cairns)
  • Mr Clive Skarott President of the Cairns Historical Society/Cairns Museum, Business consultant, former Chair of the Port Authority, Chair & Director — JCU Dental, Member of Ergon and Hospital Boards (also contactable on (Cairns)
  • Eve Stafford OAM, Australia Council for the Arts Fellowship re models of rural and remote service delivery (1998), Co-Director of Savvy Arts (Cairns)
  • Janelle Williams, Visual Arts Head of Department Trinity Bay State High School. (Cairns)