IERC article archive

Torres Strait Islander student wins Health Award

Thu, 12 Nov 2020
Categories: Students.
Third year Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery student and proud Torres Strait Islander, Joanne Kaczmarek has been awarded a bursary from the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP).
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Indigenous students shine at annual awards night

Thu, 8 Oct 2020
Categories: Students.
James Cook University has honoured the academic and personal achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at its annual Indigenous Student Awards night. 30 students were honoured with academic merit awards at last night’s ceremony, acknowledging and celebrating the efforts they make to succeed
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Male midwife is one of a kind

Tue, 12 Nov 2019
Categories: Alumni.
After completing more than 2500 hours of placement, JCU nursing sciences student, Sam Gale, will be the only man in his cohort to graduate as a midwife. He will start next year at the Mater Hospital in Townsville.
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Indigenous student success celebrated at annual awards night

Fri, 20 Sep 2019
Categories: Events.
Twenty-eight students were honoured with awards at the annual IERC Indigenous Student Awards night that acknowledge their efforts and successes at James Cook University.
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JCU's record number of Indigenous completions

Wed, 18 Dec 2019
Categories: Students.
Nearly 1200 James Cook University students will graduate from their studies in tropical health and medicine this week, with a record number of indigenous students completing their studies this year. The number of Indigenous students completing their studies at JCU has more than doubled in
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Passion to profession for JCU Law graduate

Wed, 8 May 2019
Categories: Alumni.
As one of only two Aboriginal women barristers in Queensland practising at the Private Bar, Melia has experienced exciting career opportunities after graduating from JCU’s Bachelor of Laws in Cairns in 2013.
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Building aspirations

Thu, 8 Aug 2019
Categories: Staff.
Dr Vincent Backhaus was the first Indigenous Australian to graduate with a PhD in Education and Psychology from the University of Cambridge. A JCU alumni himself, he is now focused on supporting the next generation.
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Inspiring the next generation

Mon, 5 Aug 2019
Categories: Students.
For JCU Dentistry student Kaylarni Close, being the first in her family to go to university has taken drive, determination and a willingness to get the job done.
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