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Curtin Friends

The place for our graduates and supporters to connect, grow, have fun and make an impact.

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Moorditj Yorga Scholarship Program

Support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women to enter and succeed at university so they can return to their communities as strong leaders and role models.

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Single mother and grandmother, Jill, has had the cards stacked against her for a very long time. She has experienced racism, domestic abuse, drug and alcohol addiction, and homelessness.It was during what Jill regards as the lowest point in her life, when she was in hospital recovering from a drug overdose, that she realised she had to change her life and become the mother and grandmother her family needed. Jill decided to get clean and has been in recovery for seven years, and in 2020 decided to pursue a degree at Curtin with the support of the Moorditj Yorga Scholarship.“I have now been able to contribute to society more than I ever could have imagined. The past 30 years of my life has been a journey of heartache, struggles, loss and grief, but now, also of triumph,” Jill says."After working in Aboriginal mental health care for five years, I’ve just been promoted to a more senior role and I’m excited to make a difference in the lives of Aboriginal people.”Visit the link in our bio and click 'Curtin Commons' to read Jill's incredible story of resilience and strength, or click 'Support Moorditj Yorga Scholarship' to support more women like Jill to receive a second chance at life through education.#moorditjyorgas #aboriginal #indigenous #womenempowerment #strongwomen #empoweringwomen

Single mother and grandmother, Jill, has had the cards stacked against her for a very long time. She has experienced racism, domestic abuse, drug and alcohol addiction, and homelessness.

It was during what Jill regards as the lowest point in her life, when she was in hospital recovering from a drug overdose, that she realised she had to change her life and become the mother and grandmother her family needed. Jill decided to get clean and has been in recovery for seven years, and in 2020 decided to pursue a degree at Curtin with the support of the Moorditj Yorga Scholarship.

“I have now been able to contribute to society more than I ever could have imagined. The past 30 years of my life has been a journey of heartache, struggles, loss and grief, but now, also of triumph,” Jill says.

"After working in Aboriginal mental health care for five years, I’ve just been promoted to a more senior role and I’m excited to make a difference in the lives of Aboriginal people.”

Visit the link in our bio and click 'Curtin Commons' to read Jill's incredible story of resilience and strength, or click 'Support Moorditj Yorga Scholarship' to support more women like Jill to receive a second chance at life through education.

#moorditjyorgas #aboriginal #indigenous #womenempowerment #strongwomen #empoweringwomen
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The launch of the Binar-1 last week brought space closer than ever for West Australian's! 🛰️Curtin's Binar-1 CubeSat is a palm-sized spacecraft that was designed, coded and built by staff and students from our Space Science and Technology Centre, and is set to revolutionise the space industry in WA.Watch the moment the student's years of hard work paid off as they counted down the launch together in Yagan Square... 🤩University Vice-Chancellor Professor Harlene Hayne said that their team will "put space technology in the hands of students, giving them hands-on experience and real-world inspiration to generate the space workforce of the future right here in WA."Do you know anyone who's always dreamt of working in space? ✨#CurtinResearch #CurtinCommunity #space #spacescience #WA #technology #yagansquare

The launch of the Binar-1 last week brought space closer than ever for West Australian's! 🛰️

Curtin's Binar-1 CubeSat is a palm-sized spacecraft that was designed, coded and built by staff and students from our Space Science and Technology Centre, and is set to revolutionise the space industry in WA.

Watch the moment the student's years of hard work paid off as they counted down the launch together in Yagan Square... 🤩

University Vice-Chancellor Professor Harlene Hayne said that their team will "put space technology in the hands of students, giving them hands-on experience and real-world inspiration to generate the space workforce of the future right here in WA."

Do you know anyone who's always dreamt of working in space? ✨

#CurtinResearch #CurtinCommunity #space #spacescience #WA #technology #yagansquare
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It's with much excitement that we introduce to you our Curtin Commons - a place to visit for the latest stories and insights relevant to you, your family and community.We share the experiences of Curtin graduates and friends, take a deep dive into the most current topics and trends, and look at the latest ground-breaking research.If your details are up to date with us, you will receive our top article picks from the Commons in your inbox each month! Click on the link in our bio to:🌌 Explore the Commons website and read our articles 🚀 Update your details to never miss a storyA 'commons' is a space that is shared by and benefits a community.  What would you like us to write about next? Share your ideas with us via commons@curtin.edu.au.📷 by #CurtinGrad @marcus_wongy whose story you can read inside.#CurtinCommons #graduate #news #stories

It's with much excitement that we introduce to you our Curtin Commons - a place to visit for the latest stories and insights relevant to you, your family and community.

We share the experiences of Curtin graduates and friends, take a deep dive into the most current topics and trends, and look at the latest ground-breaking research.

If your details are up to date with us, you will receive our top article picks from the Commons in your inbox each month! Click on the link in our bio to:

🌌 Explore the Commons website and read our articles
🚀 Update your details to never miss a story

A 'commons' is a space that is shared by and benefits a community. What would you like us to write about next? Share your ideas with us via commons@curtin.edu.au.

📷 by #CurtinGrad @marcus_wongy whose story you can read inside.

#CurtinCommons #graduate #news #stories
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