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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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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.

News

  1. UC welcomes Labor’s $6m funding pledge for Sport and Health Empower Program

    The University of Canberra today welcomed Labor’s $6million funding pledge to establish a Sport and Health Empower Program.

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    Funding for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Entrepreneurs Program

    The University of Canberra has welcomed a $600,000 funding pledge to establish a new program to champion innovation and business initiatives for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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  3. The gifted name - Ngaladjima -  for the garden captured on the sign.

    UC launches education space with native plants used by the Ngunnawal peoples

    The Ngunnawal Plant Use Education Space aims to create a space for knowledge and cultural exchange at the University of Canberra.

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  4. Five UC Indigenous students receive their scholarships.

    Indigenous students shine bright

    Indigenous students from the University of Canberra (UC) have received this year’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tertiary Scholarship from the ACT Government.

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