CQUniversity alumnus and lecturer Sherie Bruce is an Arrernte woman with a deep cultural connection to the Yolgnu people – a connection she fosters in her role as Course Coordinator and Lecturer of First Nations and Community Engagement and Student Adviser at CQUni.
Sherie is a passionate advocate of equality and equity, focusing on Australian First Nations rights, social justice, and the environment. She has lived and worked in remote, regional, and urban communities. Having worked in environmental advocacy, mining, Queensland government, academia, and non-profits, Sherie has unique insights into community needs.
During her studies Sherie received the 2020 Errol and Berenice Payne 50th Anniversary Scholarship. As a recipient of the CQUni New Colombo Plan Scholarship, Sherie had the opportunity to travel to Ahmedabad, India, with other students and staff.
Outside of her CQUniversity studies and employment, Sherie pursues her passion for permaculture.