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Welcome to Batchelor

On the morning of Monday 27 May Batchelor campus welcomed the arrival of the Australian Defence Force Indigenous Development Program trainees and Defence Force supporting staff, with an official Welcome to Country. The notable group have arrived to begin a four month training program
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Yuendumu Graduates to help remote children

Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education honoured Indigenous students of the Building the Remote Early Childhood Workforce (BRECW) Project who are studying Certificate III in Children’s Services. The graduation ceremony was held on Thursday 2nd May in the remote community
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Ena set to make a difference

Ena Tyson is a mature aged Indigenous student studying the Bachelor of Nursing (pre-registration) at the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), Batchelor Institute in the Northern Territory. She is determined to become a Registered Nurse and an inspirationa
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Student presents art at Symposium

The Batchelor Institute Visual Arts Department is very proud to announce that one of its students Karen Rogers from Ngukurr was commissioned to make a limited edition set of lino prints to give as gifts to the keynote speakers at the 2013 Indigenous Knowledges in a Changing World Symp
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Wirliyajarrayi Centre opens at Willowra

Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education in collaboration with Central Land Council, Warlpiri Education and Training Trust (WETT) and supported by the Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA) through the Abo
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Indigenous Knowledges Symposium

The Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE) building was formally opened by Prime Minister Julia Gillard at Charles Darwin University (CDU) campus on 26 April 2013. This marked the end of a very eventful and memorable week for ACIKE and Batchelor Institute, w
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PM opens ACIKE Centre

From left – Batchelor Institute Director Adrian Mitchell, Previous Vice-Chancellor of Batchelor Institute Jeanie Herbert, CDU Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover, The Honourable Julia Gillard MP, Prime Minister of Australia, Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Leadership Professo
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Fiddling at Tangentyere

Pixie’s sense of humour and entertaining skills were a hit with the class. From left: Amos Swan, Robyn Kemp, Gemma Kelly, Pixie Jenkins, Jeanette Wormald, Clarissa Williams, Sabina Rontji, Patricia Camphoo and Randy Entata. It was the first time the students had seen, heard or held a
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Thamarrurr Rangers

From left senior ranger Maureen Simon with Augustina Kurawul and Neil Melpi. The Batchelor Institute Conservation Land Management program in Wadeye has recently helped 2 young people, Neil and Augustina, join the Thamarrurr Rangers. “Neil is a valuable part of the team here at the Ran
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Joyce’s journey opens career pathways

Joyce Wallis from Cairns is an Indigenous student studying for a Bachelor of Health Science at the Desert Peoples Centre (DPC) campus, Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education, Alice Springs. She is a recipient of a Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship and continues to inspir
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