Nura Gili

Murray Island

What does it mean to be an engineer? Four students found the answer in the Torres Strait, as part of an innovative course that is transforming lives. 

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Thanks to knowledge from his elders, La Perouse community’s first indigenous PhD graduate in microbiology, Dr Shane Ingrey, is using modern science to shine a spotlight on the medicinal potential of local plants.

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Hip hop artist, jazz drummer and UNSW's first Indigenous music graduate Rhyan Clapham is using his rap music to combat racism and strengthen ties in Aboriginal communities.

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Nura Gili, UNSW’s Indigenous Program Unit, will celebrate its 10th anniversary this Friday, recognising an impressive list of Indigenous alumni. 

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One hundred Indigenous students from high schools across Australia will call UNSW home this week for a residential program designed to provide a stepping-stone to university.

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Educator and Centre for Social Impact student Peter Cooley has won a national award for his training program reconnecting young Indigenous Australians with their culture.  

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UNSW’s Sarah Hyland will be CEO for a day at ANZ after winning a spot in a national competition aimed at ending Indigenous disadvantage in the workplace. 

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Budding leader Jessica Kitch has returned from an international youth summit in Johannesburg, where she debated and formulated solutions for global issues with the likes of Kofi Annan and Richard Branson. 

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The academic success of 21 Indigenous students from across UNSW has been recognised at the inaugural Nura Gili Awards Night. 

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Donning graduation gowns,150 Indigenous high school students from around NSW have graduated from Nura Gili’s Winter School Program.

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