CQU alumni provides advice for aspiring Indigenous students this NAIDOC Week

She’s a married mother of two teens, works two jobs, is a mentor, a volunteer, a CQUniversity law graduate and a proud Indigenous woman.


A week of STEM sparks inspiration in Mackay youth

Mackay’s brightest young minds have been exploring their futures over the past week as CQUniversity supported a series of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) events for the Whitsunday STEM Challenge Festival of STEM.


Budget brings CQUniversity TAFE Centre of Excellence a step closer

Construction of CQUniversity’s Central Queensland TAFE Centre of Excellence is a step closer, with confirmation received in this week’s Queensland State Budget of $8 million for Stage 1 of the project.


CQU Creates 2021 competition attracts artists from all over Australia

Artists from across Australia are encouraged to submit for the 2021 CQU Creates Online Art Awards before the 16 July deadline.


Yoga changemaker bringing calm to teens with Townsville’s iActivate initiative

For more than a decade, Townsville yoga teacher Jasmine Healy-Pagán has helped thousands of young people grow well-being and calm in an increasingly noisy world. Now the social entrepreneur aims to make her biggest impact yet, as she builds her Youth RESET resilience program with support from iActivate, CQUniversity’s online social enterprise course.


Survey to help carers of people with dementia

A CQUniversity Master of Clinical Psychology student is recruiting carers of people with dementia for a research project that looks at how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the caregiver experience.


Telling stories that transform with Townsville’s iActivate initiative

She’s a storytelling powerhouse, and Townsville’s Julie Johnston is determined to empower her community with her work. That’s why the busy publisher, publicity consultant and playwright joined iActivate, CQUniversity’s online social enterprise course supporting aspiring social entrepreneurs to take their ideas to impact.


Resilient mum realises lawyer dream to help families in crisis

Determined Wadja Wadja woman Sarah-Jayne Reid has pursued a career in law to help families in crisis, but it was her own tough experience that helped her make the choice. And getting the right support has been vital for the CQUniversity alumnus to achieve her dreams.


Forget Charles — an Australian republic hinges on the model we adopt, not the monarch

Today, many Australians are enjoying a public holiday. For republicans, days off are great, but celebrating the queen’s birthday rather than an Australian achievement is bizarre. Without constitutional change, we will soon be taking a day off in honour of King Charles.