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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.

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. Sea of Hands: a reflection on reconciliation

    A ‘Sea of Hands’ was created on the University of Canberra Concourse today – an initiative designed to encourage staff and students to reflect on Reconciliation Week.

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  2. National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Academy launched at UC

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Years 11 and 12 will be eligible to begin early study in the healthcare sector, through a new program under the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Academy ACT.

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  3. UC 2021-2024 Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan launched

    The University of Canberra has launched its Stretch Reconciliation Action Plan, which will be implemented over four years, and aims to further enhance reconciliation outcomes for university staff and students.

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  4. Five UC Indigenous students receive tertiary education scholarships

    The ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Tertiary Scholarships were presented on campus last night by ACT Education Minister Yvette Berry.

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