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Indigenous scholars heading to Rome

Aboriginal women Raylene Pennay and Tyahn Bell are preparing to represent their mob during NAIDOC Week in Rome as recipients of the 2023 Australian Catholic University Francis Xavier Conaci Scholarship. 

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Teachers return to class for lessons in student wellbeing

Educators, school leaders and student service staff are set to benefit from an innovative education training program that focuses on student wellbeing. Source: University of Notre Dame Australia.

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Young scientists give old physics equipment a new life

The University of Notre Dame Australia has donated its excess physics equipment to Western Australian primary schools to help encourage more students to embrace and pursue a career in science.

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Students to make spiritual pilgrimage to World Youth Day 

Students from the University of Notre Dame Australia and Australian Catholic University will embark on a transformative spiritual pilgrimage to Portugal for World Youth Day 2023.

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New app to help veterans transition from military to higher education

Thanks to a funding boost from the Department of Veterans Affairs, Australian Catholic University will develop an app to coach veterans through their transition to higher education.

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ACU awards honorary doctorates to priest and historian

Australian Catholic University has conferred a Doctor of the University (Honoris Causa) to a priest who has dedicated his life to anthropology and to a respected Koori historian and researcher.

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Honorary doctorates awarded to Watkins and Collins

The University of Notre Dame Australia has conferred honorary doctorates on a former New South Wales deputy premier with a passion for healthcare and a former senator turned tireless education advocate.

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Mum graduates from uni nearly 30 years after dropping out of high school 

Canberra mum Nicole Seifert has graduated from university nearly three decades after she dropped out of high school, not least because a teacher told her she was “dragging the class behind”. Source: Canberra Times.

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Campion College’s early offer scheme opens for 2024

Campion College Australia, an independent liberal arts college in Western Sydney, has announced its early offer scheme for prospective students interested in commencing their studies in 2024.