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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Student Support

The College Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Coordinator at Upper Coomera State College (UCSC) supports individual students and families, who identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, in their academic, wellbeing, cultural and spiritual growth

Support may include:

  • Contact with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and Elders.
  • Education of students and the school community regarding the culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and Australian peoples.

  • Implementing culturally sensitive programs and learning opportunities.

  • Liaising with non-government community agencies to assist students and their families in accessing support.

  • Support for transitioning to either tertiary education opportunities or employment.

  • Connecting UCSC Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students to external programs.

  • Celebrations and commemorations of events that are significant to Aboriginal peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples.