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Indigenous Academic Support News

Details:

Title

Indigenous Academic Support News

Other title

Indigenous Academic Support Unit

Collection

Indigenous Academic Support Newsletter; E-Journals; PublicationNT

Date

2009-09-01

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; This publication contains may contain links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.

Notes

Date:2009-09

Language

English

Subject

Aboriginal Australians -- Education (Higher) -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Aboriginal Australians -- Education -- Research -- Periodicals

Publisher name

Charles Darwin University

Place of publication

Darwin

Volume

issue 19

Copyright owner

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Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/213540

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/715062

Page content

7 ISSUE 19 | September 2009 This year marks IASUs debut at the Tennant Creek Careers Expo held on Wednesday 12 August 2009. For the first time, Indigenous Academic Support Lecturer, Chris Rothery was able to promote the IASU on a wide scale to the town by putting on a joint display with Charles Darwin University at the Careers Expo. The display attracted considerable attention by both the general public and school students in particular. Over one hundred high school students participated in a range of activities at the display which encouraged them to find out what CDU and IASU could offer Indigenous students who were seeking to further their studies after leaving school. Those members of the community who had long since left school also showed interest in finding out what CDU and IASU could do to help them further their employment prospects. As a first joint presentation at the Careers Expo we are happy with the feedback we have received and look forward to presenting an even more innovative program next year. Photos from the Career Expo on the right hand side of this page. pHoTo of THE wEEk TENNaNT crEEk carEErS Expo Lorraine St Clair on her way to visit the Laramba School 200kms NW of Alice Springs found an interesting character on the roadside.