College for Indigenous Studies, Education and ResearchThe University of Southern Queensland (USQ) has forged a reputation as one of Australia's leading providers of on-campus and online (distance) education programs in Australia. With more than 75 percent of students studying via distance or online, our delivery of external education resources continues to lead the way.
The College for Indigenous Studies, Education and Research (CISER) is dedicated to encouraging and assisting the further education of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
Queensland has the second largest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population in Australia with several thousand Indigenous people living in Toowoomba and the surrounding districts. The Indigenous community is comprised of traditional owners, Indigenous people from throughout Queensland, the Torres Strait and Australia.
USQ's curriculum is inclusive of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies with a number of programs focussing on Indigenous knowledges and perspectives.