Aurora Outreach facilitates Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander university students and graduates to visit high schools to give inspirational talks about unlocking potential and striving to be your best. Outreach shows students how academic and career pathways can open up a world of possibilities.
Outreach exists to increase the visibility of Indigenous academic role models and provide students with ‘touchpoints’ that foster aspirations and give valuable insights into the world of tertiary study and beyond. The program is about shifting the conversation around education and achievement to one of high expectations and a world of possibilities.
We draw on Aurora’s growing network of talented Indigenous scholars to speak at high school events about their academic and career journey. The students get a great insight into uni life, potential career pathways and what lessons the role models learned along the way. The program is unique because:
Outreach is also an opportunity to share valuable information about the latest educational and cultural events, opportunities and resources – upcoming opportunities such as academic camps, expos and competitions and inspirational videos, as well as useful websites such as the Indigenous Scholarships Portal.