Issue 2
06 April
Charles Darwin University


CDU has launched the Emergency Student Appeal in support of the Student Assistance Grant program

CDU eases COVID-19 financial burden on students

Charles Darwin University has launched the Emergency Student Appeal to ease the burden on students experiencing extreme financial hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak.

The purpose of the Appeal is to support the university’s Student...


Other Top Stories

Dr Joanne Randall is working to improve the knowledge of jewfish in NT waters

Jewfish survey to uncover critical gaps

Research into the highly prized Black jewfish will aim to address critical knowledge gaps regarding the fishery in the Northern Territory.

Charles Darwin University post-doctoral research fellow Dr Joanne Randall said increased catches in recent...


Other Research News

Dr Daniel Gahreman says you can stay fit in a space as small as four-square metres

Stay well at home with these small space exercise tips

Finding new ways to keep fit is more important than ever as gyms temporarily close their doors, and many people self-isolate or work from home, according to CDU’s Dr Daniel Gahreman.

The Exercise and Sports Science Lecturer said keeping fit in your...


Other Community News

Associate Lecturer in Social Work Tufel Musyadad communicating safely

‘Social isolation’ a misnomer

The term “social distancing” is a misnomer according to CDU Associate Lecturer in Social Work Tufel Musyadad. He said he was concerned that the government’s terminology was causing unnecessary confusion and alarm.

“Governments and social media are...


Other Staff News

Some of the team behind the Kindness Shake (from left) Ben Poveda-Alfonso, Romal Shrestha and international student volunteer Nagendra Timilsina

Giving students helping hand of kindness

International students in Darwin in need of a hand will receive a “kindness shake” this week thanks to a new initiative, providing free, pre-made meals.

In a partnership between Charles Darwin University and local businesses Fresh Point Café and...


Other Students News

Bilawara Lee gives the Welcome to Country
CEO of Aboriginal Broadcasting Australia Dr Donna Odegard AM
NT Local Hero nominee Helen Summers
The theme was Each for Equal

NI celebrates International Women’s Day

Inspirational Territory women gathered recently at the Northern Institute’s International Women’s Day event on Casuarina campus where they shared stories of overcoming the odds.




Pukara, Lawrence Pennington, 2019, Acrylic on linen, 137 x 90cm, Acquired in 2019, Charles Darwin University Art Collection, CDU3300


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