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PTS Student Stories Chantae Jackson

Chantae Jackson, Cert III Sport & Rec, Cert III Fitness, PTS, B Nursing My name is Chantae and I’m from Cairns. I’ve just completed a Bachelor of Nursing and I am now doing my graduate program at St Vincent’s Hospital in Melbourne. During my graduate year I will be doing rotations
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PTS teaching team wins a national university teaching award

(l-r) Catherine Maughan, Delean Holtze, Dr Lisa Hall, Angela Harrison and Joanne Forrest Dr Lisa Hall, Catherine Maughan, Angela Harrison, Joanne Forrest and Delean Holtze from the Preparation for Tertiary Success Program (PTS) have been awarded a Citation for Outstanding Contribution
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Callum’s Journey

Despite leaving high school after Year 8, Callum Robinson has since completed two Certificate III qualifications, a tertiary enabling program and a Bachelor of Nursing degree. Callum was born on Yuggera country and grew up on Goreng Goreng country in Queensland. He is also a descendan
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Because of her I can – Innabaarn returned home

Alison Nannup and the cover of Alice Nannup’s Book Alison Nannup, a Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education student, has received the exciting news that her poem was recognised in this year’s ‘Poetry on the Move: Inhabiting Language’ festival. On Sunday 16th September it
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Tertiary Success in Action

Preparation for Tertiary Success (PTS) is a university preparation course for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It is designed to help people develop the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to succeed at university. To find out how PTS is achieving these aims we spoke
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New students develop skills, knowledge and confidence at Batchelor Institute

Batchelor Institute, Alice Springs, warmly welcomes all the students undertaking courses here on the Desert Knowledge Precinct in 2018. Among the courses on campus last week were Screen and Media which included students from a number of the Indigenous Media organisations in Alice Spri
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Tertiary Success in Action – PTS and Beyond

2017 PTS students Preparation for Tertiary Success (PTS) is a university preparation course for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It is designed to help people develop the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to succeed at university. To find out how PTS is achieving th
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Future leaders shine at Graduation

L-R: Nerida Riley (Alice Springs NT), Michael Roberts (Adelaide SA) and Shirley Turner (Sandy Bore NT) At the recent Batchelor Institute graduation ceremony at the Desert People’s Centre Campus in Alice Springs we celebrated the 100th person to graduate from the Preparation for
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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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Alison Nannup – PTS Graduate and Bachelor of Indigenous Languages & Linguistics student

“Learning about both-ways really stood out for me.  At school I kept my culture to myself as I was scared of being judged.  In PTS I fitted in and with the both-ways approach I was encouraged to share and it was like my knowledge was unlocked from within me.  The oral presentations he
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