The College for Indigenous Studies, Education and Research (CISER) is located at each of USQ’s three campuses – Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich. Each college is dedicated to supporting you through your student journey at USQ, with one-on-one- support each step of the way.
Increasing the numbers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in higher education is a national priority, and there is clearly a need for more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people working in all professions. The College for Indigenous Studies, Education and Research is dedicated to supporting and working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to achieve their goals.
How we can help
At CISER, we support our students in a variety of ways, from assistance in applying through to graduation. There is a welcoming atmosphere where students have access to a computer lab, common room, outdoor courtyard, and receive academic support.
Our staff members can assist you with:
- enrolment and re-enrolment
- applying for scholarships
- academic support
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Association
- applying for credit for previous work or study
- submitting assignments
- assignment extensions
- contacting lecturers
- class timetables
- student accommodation
- assisting with book lists, and
- Abstudy applications.
USQ offers a wide range of scholarships, so check out our website to find the right scholarship for you. USQ also has scholarships program specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
We understand that studying is just one part of your life. Our degrees are designed with this in mind, so you can study your way.
At USQ we have a unique culture that focuses on support, flexibility and gaining a quality education. Take a look at the USQ experience to see what studying at USQ is like.
If you require further information, contacting CISER is a perfect place to start. Contact us directly, or if you want to visit us in person, our colleges have resources for you to use and offer a range of services and programs.