Issue 3 - 5 May 2021
Wednesday
05 May
2021
Charles Darwin University

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Charles Darwin University's new Vice-Chancellor met staff and students over lunch on his first day at Casuarina campus.

New Vice-Chancellor welcomed to campus

Charles Darwin University (CDU) has welcomed its new Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Scott Bowman AO to the Casuarina campus.

Professor Bowman, who joins CDU as a distinguished university leader, was due to begin in May but was able to...

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CDU lecturer and researcher Dr Gary Fry has sought to examine the policy reasons why Aboriginal students in remote Northern Territory schools are under-performing compared to other students

Study finds cultural inclusion key for remote Aboriginal students

A Charles Darwin University study has sought to examine the policy reasons why Aboriginal students in remote Northern Territory schools are underperforming under a western education model and framework.

The study has revealed that the current...

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Charles Darwin University PhD candidate and cellist Anthony Albrecht with violinist and composer Simone Slattery   Photo: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Communicating science through the arts

Charles Darwin University PhD candidate and cellist Anthony Albrecht believes powerful messages about conservation, sustainability and social justice can be communicated through the arts.

“I feel a strong sense of responsibility to use the arts in...

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Charles Darwin University research associate Dr Amanda Lilleyman has made her mark in the Top End with her research into shorebirds.

A farewell to migrating shorebirds and their champion

It’s the time of year when thousands of migratory shorebirds take off from Top End coasts and fly north – some as far as the Arctic Circle.

They will return around October, but one of their strongest advocates, Dr Amanda Lilleyman, has also left...

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CDU student Jared O’Neill is set to graduate from his Bachelor of Laws degree. He was awarded a four-year Bachelor of Laws Scholarship from The Department of the Attorney-General and Justice.

Encouraging more Aboriginal people into the legal profession

Charles Darwin University is encouraging more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people into the law in the Northern Territory.

CDU’s College of Business and Law’s Indigenous Pre-Law and Mentoring Program is held each year to enable participants...

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Other Students News


Students celebrate at the Prizegiving Ceremony.
Joelene Puntoriero and Jessica Marin-Vlloo.
Melisha Lafaber with her parents Kevin and Roshani Lafaber.
Minister Paul Kirby at the event attended on behalf of the Northern Territory Government.

Prizegiving Ceremony in Pictures

The College of Engineering, IT and the Environment held its Prizegiving Ceremony last month at the Mal Nairn Auditorium at Charles Darwin University to award students for their outstanding academic achievements.

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