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Future Moves

The Future Moves program aims to inspire school students and young people from regional and rural areas to attend university. Working across more than 70 partner schools, Future Moves sees approximately 14,000 students each year. Future Moves’ core activities are workshops in schools and events on campus aimed at ensuring that students can act on their aspirations in informed and effective ways, have a greater awareness of the opportunities that arise from pursuing university study and an understanding of how university might be part of their future, while making school studies more relevant.
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Future MovesMonday, August 14th, 2017 at 5:51pm
Girls Have the Power of Engineering

To celebrate National Science Week 2017, Future Moves Leaders assisted CSU Engineering with "Power of Engineering Inc." The two-day event is designed to engage and inspire young women who are interested in all things engineering. Year 8, 9 and 10 students from schools across the Central West including Denison College - Bathurst High Campus, Blayney High School, Cowra High School, Dubbo College Senior Campus, Canobolas Rural Technology High School, Gilgandra High School, Kinross High School, Mackillop, St Matthews Catholic College and Yeoval Central School participated in the event.

The budding engineering students developed and put into practice their critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity skills to solve challenges in hands-on workshops. These included Bits and Binary, Stop an Oil Spill, Float a Clay Boat and Water Filtration, just to name a few.

Thank you to all our science loving Future Moves Leaders who provided their valuable support and enthusiasm with the workshops’ facilitation.

Alison Charters, School Outreach Officer | Central West
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Future MovesFriday, August 4th, 2017 at 6:00pm
Strong Moves Students Got Game

Denison College - Bathurst High Campus students have competed in the first ever Strong Moves University Games challenge. The Challenge was created by the students with the assistance of CSU Education. Students and Mentors competed for the glory and title of Strong Moves University Games Champions.

Last Tuesday was the last of four days, over a period of four weeks, of activities and workshops in which the students have participated. Hands-on workshops included Engineering, Paramedicine, Psychology and Education through to guest speakers from Nursing, Law and Justice Studies, who shared their paths to university and career experiences.

The CSU Mentors shared their career journeys, experiences and provided a listening ear to the students as they talked about their dreams and aspirations. It’s been a fantastic four-week journey and we’ve enjoyed every moment with the students!

Ben Morris, Program Coordinator | Central West
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Future MovesThursday, July 27th, 2017 at 5:45pm
Subject selection Year 10

A most informative and busy Subject Selection event for Denison College - Bathurst High Campus and Kelso High Campus - Denison College Year 10 students and their parents took place last Wednesday night at BMEC (Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre).

Future Moves Leaders assisted students and their parents by offering handy tips and first-hand experiences on what it takes to make it to uni and to understand What's Uni Like?.

A big thank you to all our Leaders for assisting students and parents with their subject selection. You're Super Leaders!

Ben Morris, Program Coordinator | Central West
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Future MovesTuesday, July 18th, 2017 at 11:17pm
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Future MovesTuesday, July 11th, 2017 at 4:31pm
Dream, Learn, Achieve

Port Macquarie’s NAIDOC celebration at Birpai LALC attracted a huge crowd which kept Future Moves Charles Sturt University - CSU busy with their dreamboard activity. Some individuals return to the dreamboard activity each year with the same dream occupation, demonstrating commitment to their long term goal. Future Moves inspires youth to finish High School and consider tertiary education, provides information about pathways and supports the attainment of personal goals.

The Indigenous Access Program is a five-day entry program which helps school leavers and mature age students assess their skills and suitability to study at CSU. It will run in Bathurst (starting August 28th) and Port Macquarie (starting November 4th). Visit
if you believe that you are ready to achieve your goal.

Tanya Brown, Program Coordinator | Port Macquarie