Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership and Strategy
The University of Canberra acknowledges the Ngunnawal peoples as the traditional custodians of the land upon which the University's main campus sits, and pays respect to all Elders past and present.
The Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership & Strategy (OATSILS) provides strategic advice on issues affecting Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples and assists the University to build strong networks and positive community interactions with Indigenous Australians.
A crucial new project from the University of Canberra will seek to improve the design, delivery and the effectiveness of programs for the Indigenous community, thanks to funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council.
The prestigious scholarships will provide the University of Canberra students with amazing academic and internship opportunities, as well as networking and intercultural exchange.
Following a celebration dinner for graduating Year 12 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, one attendee has hopes to continue his study with the University of Canberra.