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2022 Newsletters

Latest stories

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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2021 SCU Faculty of Education Dean’s Keynote Series - Professor Martin Nakata

Thu, 14 Oct 2021
Categories: Staff, Events.
Professor Martin Nakata's keynote presentation on Indigenous Scholarship: "An alternate scholarship proposition for researching contemporary Indigenous issues".
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Torres Strait Islander doctor's path to healing

Wed, 23 Jun 2021
Categories: Alumni.
JCU graduate Dr Nathan Passi wants to inspire a new generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander doctors and create change in Indigenous health.
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The power of conversation

Thu, 3 Jun 2021
Categories: Events.
Eddie Mabo’s pursuit of what would become the Native Title Act started at JCU Townsville with a conversation between himself and two friends, academics Henry Reynolds and Noel Loos. While his journey …
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Indigenous Nursing graduate receives a very special video call in honour of International Nurses' Day

Wed, 13 May 2020
Categories: Alumni.
This week our very own Nursing graduate, Tahnia-Maree Ah Kit, received the video call of a lifetime. Tahnia-Maree, along with two of her colleagues from Gidgee Healing in Mount Isa were honoured by th…
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Savaging the Disciplines: reflections and futures for Indigenous higher education

Thu, 10 Sep 2020
Categories: Events.
A conversation between Associate Dean (Indigenous) of the Faculty of Arts at University of Melbourne, Associate Professor Sana Nakata and JCU's Pro Vice Chancellor, Indigenous Education and Strategy, …
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Professor Nakata awarded the Member of the Order of Australia for his outstanding contribution to Indigenous Education

Fri, 21 Aug 2020
Categories: Staff.
Professor Martin Nakata, Pro-Vice Chancellor Indigenous Education and Strategy at James Cook University has been awarded the Member of the Order of Australia (AM). The Order of Australia recognises Au…
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