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Indigenous Higher Education Conference

The 2021 Indigenous Higher Education Conference (IHEC), held in collaboration with the University of Melbourne, will be on Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 November.

'Sharing best practice across the sector is vital to deliver the best outcomes for [Indigenous Australians]. This requires identification and verification of best practice activity not just by universities, but also local communities and student groups.' (Indigenous Strategy 2017–2020, Universities Australia)

The third biennial Indigenous Higher Education Conference (IHEC) will be held on Wednesday 17 and Thursday 18 November, 2021. 

IHEC was established in collaboration with the University of Melbourne as a forum for educators, researchers, policymakers, students and the community to share information and knowledge about how best to support and improve educational outcomes for Indigenous students undertaking higher education.

The conference theme, keynote speakers and call for papers will be announced later in the year.

Click here to view the conference brochures from 2016 and 2018.

For further information, please contact Michele Gunn at