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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.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Strategic Plan 2017 - 2021

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Aboriginal painting

Collaborating with Children on Country to Improve Literacy

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OATSILS places a particular emphasis on working collaboratively with UC faculties and research institutes to: open more doors to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and create more opportunities to increase student completion rates, achieve parity in employment, and aspire to cultural competency and build capacity in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research.

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  1. Australian outback

    Sharing Indigenous schools’ secrets of success

    A University of Canberra education expert is urging policy makers and school leaders to focus on success stories in remote schools

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  2. Free legal aid service launched at UC

    Free legal aid service launched at UC

    Students, staff and members of the community can access legal advice free of charge at the University of Canberra under a new welfare initiative launched in conjunction with Legal Aid ACT

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  3. Harmony Day

    UC a world of its own on Harmony Day

    Staff and students at the University of Canberra have celebrated cultural diversity, inclusiveness and a sense of belonging on Harmony Day

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  4. Photo of Emeritus Professor Ingrid Moses who has been made an Officer of the Order of Australia

    Staff, students and alumni receive Aus Day honour

    Former University of Canberra Chancellor Professor Ingrid Moses is among 16 staff, students and alumni to receive Australia Day honours

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