14/5/15 - CUC Representing Cooma Monaro at the CBR Region Brand Launch

On Monday, the Cooma Universities Centre (CUC) attended the CBR Region Joint Organisations Brand Launch at Queanbeyan Performing Arts Centre. The organisation comprises of 12 local councils including Bombala, Boorowa, Cooma-Monaro, Eurobodalla, Goulburn-Mulwaree, Harden, Palerang, Queanbeyan, Snowy River, Upper Lachlan, Yass Valley and Young, together with the ACT Government.

The launch showcased the diversity of the region, displaying the uniqueness and quality of what we have in the greater South East/Canberra region. The Cooma Universities Centre was the local champion for the Cooma Monaro Shire Council, representing the enterprise of Education. Other regional champions included oysters from the Eurobodalla Council area, cherries from Young, wine from the Yass Valley, and wool from Boorowa and the Upper Lachlan Council areas.

Attending the launch were local mayors and councillors, member of parliament, as well as Andrew Barr, Chief Minister for the ACT and John Barilaro, Member for Monaro. CUC Manager, Zoe Dawson and CUC Chairman, Duncan Taylor had the opportunity to discuss the success of the CUC/UC partnership (delivering the Bachelor of Business Studies (Events and Tourism Management) degree at the CUC) with Professor Frances Shannon, the acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Canberra.

Anyone who is interested in studying this unique degree (or any other university qualification) through the CUC can drop in at 38 Bombala Street, Cooma or make an appointment to see Zoe by calling 6452 3368 or email zoe.dawson@coomauc.com.au