Prior to AIME’s Indigenous peoples, land rights and energy resource-related seminar in the McKinnon building today, the Current Magazine spoke to Lauren Miller, the Student Support and Recruitment Advisor at the Woolyungah Indigenous Centre, who spoke about the Centre’s relationship with AIME.

“We hold a fantastic relationship with AIME. AIME is promoting the idea that education is something every student can do, […] regardless of where they come from, what challenges they might face or their experiences,” Miller said. “It’s about getting kids aware that we exist. I was a student here for a number of years and was unaware that the Centre existed until I started the Indigenous studies program.

“So part of my challenge coming into this role was to make sure that students are supported across the University and all of our campuses, in terms of knowing that we exist and support that’s available.”

The Current is following the story, more details to come […]

Words: Sean Soltys
Pictures: Hayden Ferrington

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