Our journey

We aspire to be the university of choice for Indigenous Australians, and we're embedding Indigenous Australian culture into everything we do.

Starting your journey?

Applying for university can be exciting and daunting, but you are not alone.

The Oodgeroo Unit, our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student support centre, is here to help you along the way from admission through to graduation.

Interested in research?

The Carumba Institute is an Indigenous research and education environment, embodying our priority to increase Indigenous research focus, continue to develop researchers, and attend to the needs of Indigenous Australian postgraduate students.

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Starting your journey?

Applying for university can be exciting and daunting, but you are not alone.

The Oodgeroo Unit, our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student support centre, is here to help you along the way from admission through to graduation.

Interested in research?

The Carumba Institute is an Indigenous research and education environment, embodying our priority to increase Indigenous research focus, continue to develop researchers, and attend to the needs of Indigenous Australian postgraduate students.

Our community partners

We are working with and walking alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and organisations to improve the life expectancy and social and economic development of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Australia-wide.

ATSICHS Brisbane

A three-year partnership to increase our Indigenous teaching and research focus, develop Indigenous Australian researchers, and encourage greater participation by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

ATSILS

We have a three-year MOU with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (QLD) (ATSILS) aimed at improving and delivering quality legal services for Indigenous Australians.

Deadly Choices

We joined forces with Deadly Choices to host their first Murri Netball Carnival to raise awareness of Indigenous sport and create visibility and aspirational value for the next generation of Indigenous athletes.

BIMA

A partnership arrangement between Brisbane Indigenous Media Association (BIMA) and the QUT Business School to review the BIMA strategic plan and develop insights into potential growth opportunities.

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We are committed to building a high performing and sustainable cohort of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academics, researchers, professional staff and senior staff.

We are investing in resources and strategies to attract, retain, support and develop Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander talent. This will be fortified by a workplace culture which understands, values and respects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and culture.

Indigenous Australian employment

Our yarns

Behind the scenes at QUT’s Samford Ecological Research Facility (SERF)

In the bush at Samford, 23km northwest of Brisbane, lies one of QUT’s little-known gems, the 51-hectare living laboratory known as the Samford Ecological Research Facility (SERF).

Healing country with a new healing space in Cherbourg

Communication can be an important step on the way to healing, and during NAIDOC Week the Cherbourg community had a new space to gather, yarn and celebrate culture.