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2022 Newsletters

Latest stories

Set for success with a scholarship

Wed, 5 Oct 2022
Categories: Students.
For JCU Student Jodie Mottram, receiving the Arrow Energy Scholarship was the key to unlocking the opportunity to achieve her personal, educational and professional goals.
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Making a career out of a marine dream

Tue, 9 Aug 2022
Categories: Alumni.
JCU Alumni Madeina David knew from a young age that she wanted to work on the water. Now, she is living out her marine dream on Yam Island in the Torres Strait.
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Get up! Stand up! Show up!

Fri, 1 Jul 2022
Categories: Alumni.
As NAIDOC Week 2022 begins, JCU Alumni Jesse Martin emphasises the importance of fighting for change in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
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Illustrating care for the environment

Wed, 1 Jun 2022
Categories: Students.
A proud Kamilaroi woman and passionate environmental scientist, Alumni Merinda Walters talks about her love of art and science and how she created a career that connects people and the environment.
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Forging a trail to ENT surgery

Tue, 17 May 2022
Categories: Alumni.
Torres Strait Islander doctor Lisa Waia first glimpsed herself as an ear, nose and throat surgeon during a James Cook University medical placement on Cape York
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Land, Law & Legacy: The Mabo Decision 30 years on

Tue, 5 Apr 2022
Categories: Students.
Hear from three JCU students, each with their own story and aspirations, as they reflect on the legacy of Eddie Koiki Mabo and the Mabo Decision.
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Creating connections in the classroom

Thu, 9 Dec 2021
Categories: Students.
On 29 October, Queensland celebrates World Teachers’ Day to thank teachers for their important work. Pre-service teachers like JCU Student Martika Carroll are keen to join the next generation of teach…
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Appointment of Prof Martin Nakata as DVC Indigenous Education and Strategy

Mon, 15 Nov 2021
Categories: Staff.
One of Australia’s top Indigenous scholars, James Cook University’s Professor Martin Nakata, has been appointed to the role of Deputy Vice Chancellor, Indigenous Education and Strategy. JCU becomes…
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