18.03.16 | Gardens Point, QUT VINAKA VAKA LEVU for all the love and support towards our Cyclone Winston Appeal to aid our brothers and sisters in Fiji. We are proud to announce that QUTPA has raised over $3,340.20 over the 3 day span (online donations not included)! Online donations are still available, and will close... Continue Reading →
Our dear Pacific has been hit again with another cyclone. Communities across Fiji have been devastated by the strongest storm ever recorded in the Southern Hemisphere. Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Winston has flattened entire villages with torrential rain, storm surges and wind gusts of up to 325 km/h - mother nature has left yet again,... Continue Reading →
17.08.15 | Gardens Point Campus, QUT For some members in the Pacific Island community, post-high school career paths have always been challenging and as university students we have all struggled with our own identity & culture living in a Western society. Our OneNesia Peer Mentor Program aims to provide support to all Pacific Island students... Continue Reading →
Yesterday morning our executive team delivered a cheque of $2,558.83 to the Oxfam Australia - Brisbane Shop in support of their Cyclone Pam Appeal. Many thanks to all that have supported the fundraising efforts of the QUT Pasifika Association over the past few months especially to our university, the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) who... Continue Reading →
Despite the 5:00am wake up call, we had an awesome morning at the Maori & Pasifika ‘WALK 4 HEALTH’!! Many thanks to The Good Start Program & Pasifika Women’s Alliance for hosting this important event and motivating us to live a healthier lifestyle. To keep up to date with all their upcoming community events -... Continue Reading →
06.05.15| QUT, Kelvin Grove We are always humbled by our QUT Community. Many thanks to the QUT International College for hosting lunch time entertainment in support of QUTPA's #WeAreWithYouVanuatu Appeal! We were incredibly honoured to perform at this event and acknowledge our Melanesian brothers & sisters in Vanuatu who have suffered the worst of Cyclone... Continue Reading →
Our university has an estimated $30 million invested in fossil fuel companies which is funding new coal, oil, and gas projects driving climate change. With over 1,000 students, staff, and alumni signing our divestment petition, it's clear that the QUT Community does not support the university's fossil fuel investments.
20.04.15 | QUT, Gardens Point What an awesome session we had yesterday! Many thanks to the inspirational Leilehua Helu for joining our OneNesia Peer Mentor Program as part of QUTPA's 'Our Community Cares' series. As a past QUT student, Leilehua shared her journey and the personal and cultural struggles she faced through university and the... Continue Reading →
The devastation of Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu has been widespread throughout the country and mother nature has left a trail of mass destruction. In support of the Oxfam Australia relief effort the QUT Pasifika Association has opened a donation link to raise funds for those affected by Cyclone Pam. All proceeds raised will go towards... Continue Reading →
26.03.15 | QUT, Kelvin Grove We are always humbled by the incredible support of our QUT Community. QUTPA alone has managed to raise over $2,000 for Oxfam Australia with QUT donating another $10,000 to Red Cross Australia.