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Issue 20
23 October 2006

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Erin Lew-Fatt

Erin Lew-Fatt

What are you studying?
Bachelor of Business - Indigenous flexible delivery course

Why did you want to study @ CDU?
To gain further skills by utilising the University’s Indigenous flexible delivery course to accommodate my work commitments.

Career aspirations:
To continue working in Aboriginal health.

What key things have helped you through your studies?
The support of my family and workplace has been great as well as the flexible delivery of the course I'm doing.

Words of wisdom:
Nothing’s impossible. If you have a goal to get somewhere in life, go for studying at CDU.

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Professor Helen Garnett

CDU Public Lecture Series – A thriving CDU: the future

CDU's Vice-Chancellor Professor Helen Garnett will discuss the future of tertiary education in the Top End in the final lecture of the Local Experts: Global issues lecture series tomorrow night. Read more >>

Dr Scott Snyder

Palmerston Oval launch

A strong crowd turned out to celebrate the launch of the Palmerston Magpies Football Club’s new home ground at CDU’s Palmerston Campus. Read more >>

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FEATURE EVENT : CDU Public Lecture Series
23 October : Pink Ribbon Day
28 October : Music for an Indonesian Garden - fund raising concert
1-3 November : 2006 Desert Knowledge Symposium and Business Showcase
4 November : DSO presents Verdi Requiem
For more information go to What's On >>
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2006 Desert Knowledge Symposium and Business Showcase

Searching for the authentic desert experience

Charles Darwin University lecturers and researchers will play a major role in the Desert Knowledge symposium in Alice Springs next month. Read more >>

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Indigenous Work Experience Pilot Program

A recently implemented CDU Indigenous work experience initiative will be officially launched this week. Read more >>

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Bachelor of Arts

CDU Bachelor of Arts – the degree that can lead to many careers

A lot about our cultures can be revealed when you take a close look at the history, art and functional design they produce.

From “Northern Perspectives” to “Design and Innovation” you can select an Australian, Southeast Asia, or global studies stream where you can examine the historical products that shaped these regions, and understand the implications for the future. To apply log onto

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Amina Sherif

Amina stiches up School Based Apprentice of the Year Award

CDU VET student Amina Sherif has won the 2006 School Based Apprentice of the Year Award. Read more >>

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CDU to host Chemistry Prize Night 2006

CDU to host Chemistry Prize Night 2006

CDU’s Casuarina Campus is set to play host to the Royal Australian Chemical Institute’s Chemistry Prize Night for 2006. Read more >>

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Friso De Boer with prospective engineering students

Prospective engineers get an early taste of uni life

The Indigenous Academic Support Unit and the School of Engineering and Logistics have combined their efforts to give four year 12 students from Sanderson High School the opportunity to commence a smooth school-to-university transition. Read more >>

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Peter Vincent

AIM training comes to Alice

CDU has delivered short course workshops on workplace issues for the first time in Alice Springs. Read more >>

Nusa Tenggara Timur cross-visit

Nusa Tenggara Timur cross-visit

A field visit in late September to Nusa Tenggara Timur province of eastern Indonesia formed the latest stage in CDU's land management project as part of the AusAID Public Sector Linkages Program. Read more >>

SIFE launches students into projects with business outcomes and community benefit

SIFE launches students into projects

Professor Carole Kayrooz, Dean of Education, Health and Science will officially launch CDU SIFE this week at Casuarina Campus. Read more >>

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Bill Adams

CDU students masters of volunteering

A strong contingent of CDU students will volunteer their services at the Alice Springs Masters Games. Read more >>

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Tertiary Enabling Program opens doors for Vince

Vince Champion is a classic example that it is never to late to improve your jobs prospects. Read more >>

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Lisa Braedon

CDU and students sweep NAIDOC awards

CDU and its students have won awards of excellence at this year's NAIDOC closing ceremony, held at the Alice Springs Convention Centre last week. Read more >>

Tennant Creek

Tennant Creek student wins award

Congratulations to Tennant Creek-based CDU student Shannon Johnson, who won the 2006 Indigenous Male Apprentice of the Year at the recent NAIDOC awards in Alice Springs. Read more >>

Jabiru Centre

Jabiru staff dodge crocs!

Jabiru staff have been busy avoiding crocodiles over the last few weeks as they travel around the region on teaching rounds. Read more >>

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Northern Editions feature print: Boil Dreaming 1999

Northern Editions feature print

This bold etching represents one of the important geological rock formations in the central Kimberley region, called Purnululu National Park, or the Bungle Bungle Range. Read more >>

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