The following groups, committees, associations and activities have the support of the USQ Multicultural Centre:
Multicultural and Transnational Advisory Committee
The Multicultural and Transnational Advisory Committee's role is to advise the University on multicultural and transnational issues, to promote USQ as a multicultural and transnational university in all internal and external dealings and to provide a forum for the discussion of multicultural and transnational matters.
Multicultural Staff Network (MSN)
The Multicultural Staff Network enhances cultural diversity at USQ through the promotion of:
Multicultural Multilingual Student Association (MMSA)
The Multicultural Multilingual Student Association (MMSA) is an informal network that provides students, for whom English is not their first language and who are residents and citizens of Australia, with help and support during their study at university.
If you would like join the network or require more information contact William Conwell, Manager, Multicultural Centre.
Students from Non-English Speaking Backgrounds (NESB)
Information on USQ services for non-English speaking background students.
Toowoomba Languages and Cultures Festival
Annually the Multicultural Centre has been involved with the Festival through sponsorship and representation on the organising committee.
The Centre sponsored four USQ students' registration, attendance and participation at the summit which took place in October 2009 in Brisbane.
Interfaith Summit for Peace and Harmony in Australia and the Asia - Pacific Region, 18 to 20 February 2009
The manager of the Multicultural Centre attended and participated as one of the focus group facilitator's. The Centre was a co-sponsor of this major state event.
The Multicultural Centre sponsored A Multicultural Music Affair
which took place on 21 March 2010 at the USQ Arts Theatre. Dr Marilyn Meier Kapavale took the audience on a musical journey from the classical tones of Europe to the laid-back rhythms of Polynesia.
The Multicultural Centre sponsored the New Holland Trio
as part of the 2009 Twilight Series which took place on 24 June 2009 at the USQ Arts Theatre. The Trio performed Tchaikovsky's Piano Trio in A minor Op 50 which was well received by the audience.
The Australian Asian Society of Toowoomba Inc. (AAST)
The Australian Asian Society was formed in November 1995 with its main purpose of promoting friendship amongst Asians and Australians.
For more information please contact William Conwell
, Manager, Multicultural Centre.