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Established in 2012, the CDU Foundation Guardians of Greek Language and Culture (more commonly known as The Greek Guardians) have worked together with the Northern Territory’s Greek community to secure the University’s Greek Language and Culture Program.

With the goal to produce an internationally recognised study program incorporating an innovative research agenda focussed on Greek communities across the New World, with the help of the Greek Guardians, CDU now delivers one of Australia's most respected in-country Greek language and culture programs and is accredited by the Greek Government as the NT Examination Centre for the Certificate of attainment in Greek Language.

Ongoing Greek language and culture lectures are delivered both online and face-to-face at CDU's Casuarina Campus, and CDU plays host to regular Greek poetry symposia, visiting academics and public lectures.

Ongoing support from the Guardians of Greek Language and Culture will see CDU continue to deliver an outstanding Hellenic and Greek Language and Culture curriculum in undergraduate and post graduate studies, whilst supporting new initiatives such as scholarships and bursaries for disadvantaged students, visiting academic programs, research fellowships, and cultural exchanges.

Become a Greek Guardian

Both individuals and organisations are invited to pledge their support and become a Guardian of Greek Language and Culture at CDU, by pledging to give annually or in the form of a single one-off gift.

Greek Guardian Information

  • Perspectives on the Hellenic Diaspora

    Comprising of a compilation of papers delivered at the 2017 inaugural three-leg conference of the same name, Perspectives on the Hellenic Diaspora is the first major publication of the CDU Hellenic Studies Program.

    Officially launched on 11 April 2019, Perspectives on the Hellenic Diaspora is the first of what will be a multi-issue publication, generously supported by the Northern Territory Government and the CDU Foundation through The Friends of Greek Language and Culture.

    You can purchase your own edition of Perspectives on the Hellenic Diaspora from the CDU Bookshop, with all proceeds going to The CDU Foundation's Friends of Greek Language and Culture program.

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CDU Foundation

The CDU Foundation’s core aim is to build and maintain relationships with individuals, families, businesses and institutions interested in supporting our University - our students, staff, research programs and physical infrastructure.

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