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Indigenous Academic Support News

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Charles Darwin University

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issue 24

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12 ISSUE 24 | March 2010 With access to qualifi ed tutors and CDUs supportive study environment, the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS) is designed to help you get through your studies. Each year, the ITAS program supports students from locations throughout the Northern Territory including interstate. No matter where you live, we will do our best to fi nd a tutor for you in your region. Tutorial assistance will help you to: better understand what is expected of you in regard to your assignments manage your time and plan your study $50 per year to cover course materials (except text books) get the most out of your study experience so you can reach your full potential. ITAS Tertiary Tuition may be approved: for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who are enrolled in a formal training program for an eligible students formal course of study for up to 2 hours per week per subject and up to 5 additional hours in total during exam preparation periods. For more information, contact Gayle Wattam on telephone 08 8946 6962 or email gayle.wattam@cdu.edu.au TUTORS AVAILABLE TO ASSIST YOU Gurinbey staff recently hosted a welcome luncheon for new and continuing Indigenous students enrolled at CDU this semester. More than 40 people attended the pizza lunch that provided the opportunity to meet with Indigenous Academic Support staff and network with fellow students. Students were also provided with information on upcoming Gurinbey Academic workshops. Several Indigenous Student Ambassadors were available to meet and greet new students. Daniel Mayo said, It was a good opportunity to provide some practical advice and support to 1st year students. Normie Grogan and staff from the Menzies School of Health Research were invited and provided students and IAS staff with information on the current projects that Menzies are coordinating. L R: Giancarlo David, Gayle Wattam, Nick Yarran, Normie Grogan, Nadine Lee, Lindy Quall, Betty Ah Kit, Kathy Arbon. Front: Loyla Leysley. INDIGENOUS STUDENTS WELCOMED TO GURINBEY CASUARINA CAMPUS