Community History of the Lismore Quadrangle

Lismore Quadrangle

Seeking students studying community history project. Help document the history Northern Rivers College of Advanced Education (NRCAE) at the site of the now Lismore Quadrangle for Lismore Quad web/social media. This opportunity suits students enrolled in HIS00235, COM30001, HLT10595 and SOY10114


Availability: Underway

Time required: Not yet defined

Duration: Not yet defined

Keen Street
New South Wales

Requires face to face contact: Yes



• Document the history of the former Northern Rivers College of Advanced Education (NRCAE) when it was located at the site of the recently launched Lismore Quadrangle.
• Help document, and create content, for Lismore Quad web/social media.


• Collation of historical stories of Southern Cross University when it was the Northern Rivers College of Advanced Education at the Keen Street campus.
• Create content for Lismore Quad web/social media.

Needs to be addressed

Community connection to the Lismore Quadrangle and documentation of important community and University history.

Skills required of project members:

Essential: Communication (written and verbal) and Research Skills

Desirable: Media/Publications/Social media

Benefits to students

Engagement with Lismore's new exciting Quadrangle.

Real world history project where the outputs will be published to the web and social media.

Connection/networking with a range of stakeholders including Southern Cross University, Lismore City Council, Lismore Regional Gallery, the Northern Rivers Conservatorium, and the Lismore Library.


Southern Cross University

• Student/s to undertake project
• Access to SCU archives
• Guidance and links to prior work
• Assistance from staff where needed eg Southern Cross History Group.


• Mentoring
• Guidance
• Access to Quadrangle stakeholders
• Leads to community history projects for example from the projects done for the Conservatorium anniversary.