Centre for Aboriginal Studies

Contributing to positive social change for Indigenous Australians through higher education and research

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Acknowledgement to Country (Boodja)

Curtin University would like to pay our respect to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander members of our community by acknowledging the traditional owners of the land on which the Bentley Campus is located, the Wadjuk people of the Nyungar Nation; and on our Kalgoorlie Campus, the Wongutha people of the North-Eastern Goldfields.

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Applications to study in 2022 are now open!

The Centre for Aboriginal studies offers a range of courses ranging from enabling to postgraduate.

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Our courses

Our bridging, undergraduate and postgraduate courses explore and build on Indigenous knowledge and ideas.

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Our research

Our active research hub is made up of research students at honours, master and PhD levels.

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News and events

There’s always something happening at the Centre for Aboriginal Studies, so come and join us.

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Student support

We provide culturally-appropriate support services and a base on campus for you to feel at home.

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Deadly Mentoring Program

The CAS Deadly Mentoring Program is a free mentoring program available to all students studying at the centre. It’s designed for you to develop and grow, and combines skill-building workshops with social activities.

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Noongar Culture and Identity MOOC

Online learners from across the globe have the unique opportunity to learn about the language and culture of the Noongar people of Western Australia through Curtin’s Massive Open Online Course (MOOC).

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