CQU partners with The Oasis Townsville

Friday, 20 August 2021

The Oasis Townsville Chairman John Caligari, AO, DSC along with General Manager (GM) Angie Barsby will be joined by CQUniversity Associate Vice-President (North Queensland Region) Professor Pierre Viljoen to officially launch a partnership that aims to support the transitioning and future successes of veterans, through education.

Where
Dirty Boots Café at The Oasis Townsville, 1 Staging, Camp Ave Oonoonba

When
10.30am, Tuesday 24 August

“By partnering with CQU, The Oasis Townsville will have an ongoing relationship with a civic minded, flexible organisation that is also Australia’s most engaged University - to support their efforts across a national footprint,” Professor Viljoen said.

“As such, this partnership will provide veterans and their families and staff access to education, training and research capability across a wide range of disciplines.”

The Oasis Townsville Chairman Mr John Caligari, AO, DSC said the partnership with CQUniversity was key to supporting members of the veteran community finding meaningful work.

“Central to reintegration of veterans and their families into the workforce and community after service to their country is support for the attainment of skills and education and this partnership with CQUniversity will enable us to better prepare them for their next challenges,” Mr Caligari said.

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Media wishing to cover the activity are asked to kindly advise of their attendance by calling 47598777.