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First Nations Leadership

First Nations Academic Support

First Nations Student Services

The Academic Support team provides high-level support and assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students studying at CDU through: 

  • Assistance with student admission, enrolment, application and course information, including the development of Individual Learning Plans, educational pathways and progression from VET to Higher Education

  • Orientation programs for new and continuing students, including intensive advice and support on academic study skills, effective time management, writing better essays and referencing

  • Scholarship applications, letters of support, referrals and finalisation/submission of documentation

  • Tutorial Support (TS) assistance

  • Opportunities to develop leadership, advocacy and representative skills as a CDU

  • Indigenous Student Ambassador Program, find out more about the program

  • Advocacy and support, such as assistance with study issues and liaison with lecturers

  • Referral to CDU support services such as counselling, careers, employment and accommodation.

Academic Support Staff 

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