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Territory’s rising star balancing study with elite sport

Batchelor Institute student Demitrice Doomadgee (21) is busy balancing her nursing studies with being an elite sportswoman. The aspiring nurse and midwife was selected to play Rugby League for the Northern Territory Titans after competing in a Rugby 7s competition at the beginning of
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Sam’s novel win

Congratulations to Sam Carmody for winning this year’s Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction for his first novel, The Windy Season. The prize is open to to first and second novels. The prize is run by the Melbourne bookshops and Sam receives $3000. Guest judge Christos Tsiol
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Cambodian academics visit Batchelor

Batchelor Institute recently hosted a visiting group of 15 Cambodian academics from the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) through our partnership with Charles Darwin University. The visit formed part of a seven-week long Australia Awards Fellowship program that delivered training
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Culture celebrated at NT Graduation

The Djilpin Arts dancers at the Batchelor Graduation Ceremony 2017   The achievements of students from the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education were celebrated at the year’s largest graduation ceremony on June 15th 2017. 313 individual graduates had 350 awar
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Higher Degree Masterclass comes to Batchelor

  The Office of Elder Academic and Cultural Leadership (OEACL) offers seminars that merge academic disciplines with cultural engagement to reflect and capture the essence of the Batchelor Institute experience and ideology. As a part of this year’s seminar series, OEACL rece
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Creative writing students going ‘Beneath The Surface’

L-R: Lance Verburg, Batchelor Institute lecturer Samuel Carmody, Courtney Collins and Vincent Forrester at the Darwin Sailing Club. Last month, Batchelor Institute creative writing students Vincent Forrester and Lance Verburg attended a two-day workshop in Darwin with internationally
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Indigenous students on pathway to success

  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students took their first steps towards tertiary education with the commencement of the Preparation for Tertiary Success (PTS) program at the Desert Peoples Centre. The 2017 intake for Alice Springs includes seventeen Indigenous students fr
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Research Helping Educators Work in Remote Indigenous Communities

  A booklet developed by Batchelor Institute research student Rebekah Farmer and adjunct Lyn Fasoli, titled You’re in New Country, has recently been reviewed by the Evaluation Journal of Australia. This esteemed journal publishes articles of professional merit and provides the op
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Next Wave of Indigenous Scholars & Academic Leaders Meet in Alice Springs

Left to right Batchelor Institute academics Dr Stephen Hagan (Kullilli), Dr Sue Stanton (Kungarakan) with invited guest speakers Dr Christine Fejo-King (Larrakia) and Professor Barry Judd (Pitjanjatjara)   Despite historically being underrepresented in higher education, Aborigina
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Welcome Dr Jillian Marsh

  Dr Jillian Marsh has joined Batchelor Institute as the Graduate School Director. Dr Marsh is an Aboriginal woman of Adnyamathanha descent and member of the Yura community of the Northern Flinders Ranges in South Australia. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge across severa
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