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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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Derek Hunt-Interpreting Success

Derek Hunt, a Yolngu man from Elcho Island recently completed a Diploma of Interpreting from the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education. Under the new Memorandum of Understanding between Batchelor Institute and the Aboriginal Interpreter Service (AIS) workplace professio
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Central Graduation 2012

More than 150 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from some 50 communities represented from all states and territories of Australia were honoured with awards at the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education graduation ceremony held at the Desert Peoples Centre on
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A new direction in life

Sharna Motlap graduated from high school and was planning on taking a gap year before beginning study. Unfortunately the gap year didn’t go to plan. She was left feeling frustrated and without direction. “I didn’t know what I was doing. I knew I wanted to go to uni but I wasn’t quite
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Chereeta’s Story

Chereeta is a Paakantyi woman who was born in Mildura, Victoria. Her ambition is to study business, and then eventually own her own business, but above all to make her family proud of her. Although she loved primary school Chereeta never completed High school because she was bullied.
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