VU Research is committed to supporting all of our researchers to create exceptional value for any student from any background and uplift the communities in which we operate. We aim to achieve this through increasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation and achievement in research, and developing respectful and impactful partnerships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
As VU Research Fellows and/or Supervisors of higher degree by research students, we invite you to participate in a Bundyi Giilang Indigenous Cultural Awareness Workshop facilitated by Leon Egan. This workshop is best described as an ‘Introduction to Aboriginal Culture & History’ with the primary theme being the question, WHY? The workshop covers the following:
1. Cultural history & knowledge;
2. Aboriginal & Indigenous Identity - what does it look like?
3. The impact of Government Policy - why is it still visible today?
4. Indigenous Australia today and into the future;
5. Stolen Generations in REAL life;
6. Intergenerational Trauma and a real‐life example; and
7. Where to Now?
All VU Research Fellows and/or HDR supervisors are welcome to participate in this first workshop. After completing this workshop, VU Research Fellow and/or Supervisors of higher degree by research students will be able to participate in three further workshops in 2019. These workshops are aimed at further enhancing the awareness and understanding of the principles of Indigenous research and position them to become involved in Indigenous research at Victoria University with Moondani Balluk. The dates of the further workshops will be made available at the Bundyi Giilang Indigenous Cultural Awareness Workshop on Monday 10 December 2018.
Register for 'Bundyi Giilang Indigenous Cultural Awareness Workshop' using your MYVU Portal login.
For more information about this session please email Researcher.Development@vu.edu.au