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CDU has scored a rankings hat-trick by featuring on a prestigious list of the world’s best universities

CDU moves up list of world’s top young unis

Charles Darwin University has scored a rankings hat-trick by featuring on a prestigious list of the world’s best universities that are less than 50 years old – for the third consecutive year.The...

Commercial Cookery student Jayden Cohen in the kitchen where meals for the Royal couple were prepared

Cookery student dishes up Outback feast fit for a king

A Charles Darwin University student says it was a delight and an honour to have had the opportunity to cook and prepare meals for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge during their visit to Central...

CDU Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks and INPEX Corporation President Toshiaki Kitamura

INPEX contribution recognised

The contribution of INPEX to Charles Darwin University was officially recognised recently when INPEX Corporation President Toshiaki Kitamura visited Casuarina campus.The delegation from Japan met...

Brendon Douglas has been appointed as the joint Head of Research at CDU and the Menzies School of Health Research

New head to boost NT’s research prowess

Two of the Territory’s top research teams have been brought a little closer together with high-level program director Brendon Douglas taking up a new dual role with Charles Darwin University.Mr...

Andrew Liveris said the scholarship and work placement would help train the future NT based engineers

New scholarship for future engineers

Dow Australia has announced a new scholarship worth $10, 000 for Charles Darwin University Chemical Engineering students.The “Chemical Engineering Prize” will be offered to third year Engineering...

Vice-Chancellor Professor Simon Maddocks: “Australian universities give back to the country in countless ways”

Keep It Clever campaign gains NT support

Charles Darwin University is supporting a new national campaign to build public awareness of university education and research to ensure Australia is not left behind in an increasingly competitive...

Chancellor Her Honour the Honourable Sally Thomas AC will preside over CDU’s first graduation ceremony in Adelaide

First graduation ceremony in Adelaide

Charles Darwin University will celebrate another milestone moment in its 25-year history next month when it conducts its first interstate graduation ceremony.Some 118 higher education students and...

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Wallaby populations in the Top End have been an issue since the 1960s with pastoralists in some areas labelling the protected species a pest

NT wallaby numbers in spotlight

A Charles Darwin University researcher is calling on pastoralists to assist with an investigation into Agile Wallaby numbers on properties in the Northern Territory to aid with future management....

Senior technical officer Hemangi Surti controls the welding robot at NACOG

Welding robot ignites teaching and research

The latest development in welding technology in the form of a robot has arrived on Charles Darwin University’s Casuarina campus, sparking great interest among researchers and students at the North...

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Horticulture expert Scott McDonald says now is the perfect time of year to plant a vegetable garden

Grow your own veggie patch

A horticulture expert is urging Top Enders to take advantage of the change in weather by growing their own vegetables.As the dry season rolls in, Charles Darwin University Horticulture and...

Professor Gao Fei is a modern style painter while Professor Wu Dongsheng paints in the traditional Chinese style

Chinese art bridges language gap

Language was no barrier when two celebrated Chinese painters began a short residency at Charles Darwin University recently, enabling CDU students, staff and the community to immerse themselves in...

 One of the newest buildings on CDU’s Casuarina campus has received a Green Star rating for its environmental sustainability

NT building gets ‘Green Star’ of approval

Charles Darwin University has been recognised for championing sustainable building practices in the Northern Territory.The university received a nationally recognised Green Star rating for the iconic...

Dale Tschirpig … “Nursing gives me an opportunity to help people when they need it most”

Our Alumni at work

DALE TSCHIRPIG is well organised, adaptable and works well under pressure. They’re valuable skills to have when you work in a hospital’s emergency department as Dale has been for the past eight...

Medical students Pawan Koirala, Bernadette De Zylva and Khadijah Nadeem prepare for the clinical skills workshop

Good prognosis for future health students

Tomorrow’s Territorians are in safe hands if the standards displayed at the Clinical Skills Workshop on Casuarina campus recently are any indication.About 90 future nurses, doctors and allied health...

Celebrating the Sri Lankan New Year are (from left) NT Minister for Education Mr Peter Styles, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Sharon Bell, CDU postgraduate students Jagath Bandara Pathirage and Madeline Goddard, and new arrival to Darwin Aaron Burton

Ringing in New Year, Sri Lankan style

A member of CDU’s senior executive, whose engagement with Sri Lanka has spanned four decades, led a university contingent at the recent Sri Lankan New Year celebrations in Darwin.Deputy Vice-...

Photo From left: Michael Hall, Dr Helen Spiers, Professor Martin Carroll, Ms Bronwyn Cruise and Glennon Babui

Students benefit from CDU and Kormilda MOU

Indigenous students are benefiting from an increased emphasis on mentorship and learning technologies, through a partnership between Charles Darwin University and Kormilda College. CDU Pro Vice-...

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Liz Hagan retires

Lecturer leaves powerful legacy in NT education

Veteran university lecturer Liz Hagan is retiring after more than 60 years of service throughout Australia and the Northern Territory.The highly respected 82-year-old Territorian made the...

The cover of “From hospital to university: a Northern Territory nursing story”

New book traces history of nursing education in NT

The history of nursing education in the Northern Territory has been recorded by a Charles Darwin University academic in a book to be launched this month on International Nurses’ Day.CDU nursing...

Young carer Jauhari Wright says studying at CDU has helped him to develop many life skills

Student balances study, carer commitments

An exceptional young Territorian says studying at Charles Darwin University while caring for his father has helped him progress in his life endeavours.Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws student...

Carine Kapiamba-Tshimbu says she has received ample study opportunities since moving from Africa to Darwin on a Humanitarian Visa

African student a shining example to community

A former refugee from the Congo is achieving her dream of becoming a positive community role model through a prestigious scholarship offered at Charles Darwin University.Carine Kapiamba-Tshimbu has...

Nursing student Laura Wright has returned to her studies after volunteering in the search to find the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370

Students return from search for missing plane

A Charles Darwin University student who helped search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 says volunteering is especially rewarding.The 18-year-old Bachelor of Nursing student, Laura Wright, was...

Indigenous youth leader Joelene Puntoriero will help build a classroom at an orphanage near the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea

Indigenous youth leader embodies ANZAC spirit

A youth leader will embrace her Indigenous heritage as she follows in the footsteps of Australian soldiers on the Kokoda Track.Proud young Arrernte woman Joelene Puntoriero is raising money to take...

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The “full-house” trend is expected to continue throughout May

Romantic restaurant a full house night after night

The Desert Lantern training restaurant in Alice Springs has recorded a full house of guests on each of its six “trading nights” in April, the opening month of CDU’s restaurant season.Hospitality...

Automotive student Adem Mahomet packs away his go kart after the recent night meeting in Alice Springs

Automotive students excel in fast lane

A Charles Darwin University automotive student plans to take on all-comers at the Northern Territory Dirt Kart titles in Alice Springs next month.It will be apprentice motor mechanic Adem Mahomet’s...

Michael Lindsey at Battle of the School Bands

Alice music student wins spot at BASSINTHEGRASS

A Charles Darwin University music student from Alice Springs has been invited to perform a solo act at the Territory’s largest music festival in Darwin this month.Michael Lindsey, a Vocational...

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