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The science of astronomy has existed for thousands of years among Indigenous cultures and contains practical information essential for survival and cultural continuity, writes Duane Hamacher.

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Changing the lives of Indigenous Australians through education is a bit like trying to walk up an escalator that is on its way down, but it is possible to reach the top, writes Professor Richard Henry.

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A new centre to help double Indigenous student enrolments at UNSW has been opened by the NSW Governor. Balnaves Place – Home of Nura Gili was made possible by a $1.5 million donation from The Balnaves Foundation.

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The NSW Governor will today open Balnaves Place – Home of Nura Gili, a central hub for Indigenous education that will help double Indigenous enrolments at UNSW to 500 by 2015.

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Astronomy is more than just star gazing. For Indigenous Australians the night sky ensured survival, says Nura Gili Research Associate Duane Hamacher.

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One hundred and fifty Indigenous high school students from across Australia are sampling uni life this week as part of UNSW’s Nura Gili Winter School, one of the largest university preparation programs of its kind.

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Spring has sprung at UNSW this week with a group of mature-age Indigenous students exploring a fresh start to their education at the Nura Gili Spring Forum.

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A record number of Indigenous high school students has graduated from the Nura Gili Winter School, the country's largest uni preparation program, supported by UBS.

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UNSW's record enrolment of Indigenous medical students has been further boosted with five new Indigenous scholarships funded by the Balnaves Foundation.

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A record number of Indigenous high school students have graduated from Nura Gili's Winter School at UNSW - Australia's largest university preparation program.

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