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Issue 1
15 January 2007

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Pumpini Jilamara

Janice Murray
Pumpini Jilamara 2006
etching and aquatint with chine collé
image size: 29.5cm x 22.2cm
price: $200.00 (inc. GST)


Lucy Tran-Nguyen

Lucy Tran Nguyen, research associate with Faculty of Education, Health & Science

What's the best aspect of your postgraduate course?
The course provided opportunities to travel to other university’s for conferences, collaborating with international researchers (Max Plank Institute, Germany).

What are the key things that have helped you through your studies?
Supervisor support and great facilities such as library and computers.

What do you like best about CDU?
Traveling to different places and countries to meet, talk and collaborate with international researchers.

CDU's Higher Education Student Guide 2007 is now available online.


Chinese Garden

Chinese Garden, Casuarina Campus

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Menzies School of Health Research

Federal grant opens the door on Indigenous health issues

Menzies School of Health Research, a school within CDU’s Institute of Advanced Studies, has been awarded $76,000 for training scholarships from the Australian Government. Read more >>

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Orientation 2007 Find out more >>
19-21 February : International student orientation
20-21 February : Indigenous student orientation
21 February : Orientation 2007
For more information go to What's On >>
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Acacio da Costa Guterres and Bert Lukitsch

East Timorese delegates learn more about weeds

Two East Timorese delegates, funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, arrived in Darwin last week to learn more about various weeds and measures used to control them. Read more >>

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Vocational Education and Training

Aron rises to the occasion

Apprentice baker Aron Woods has been rewarded for his outstanding efforts by being named the most outstanding student of the year in his course at CDU. Read more >>

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International collaboration for higher education in rural development in eastern Indonesia

CDU staff were recently involved in a collaborative curriculum development workshop held in Soe, West Timor from 5-9 December. Read more >>

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CDU hosts 2007 Endeavour Language Teacher Fellowships

CDU's commitment to strengthening its international status and embracing its near neighbors has again been evidenced with the University hosting the Endeavour Language Teacher Fellowships. Read more >>

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Bill Rowland

Bill vies for Australia's best BBQ title

CDU student, Bill Rowland, will fly the flag for the Territory later this month as he vies for the title of Australia’s best barbie cook. Read more >>

Paul Patteson and Zac

Never too late to graduate for blind student

Business student Paul Patteson was surprised at the response when he inquired at CDU about finishing off his Masters of Business Administration degree. Read more >>

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Anthony Smith, new director of Corporate Communications

New director of corporate communications takes up his role

Anthony Smith, the new Director of Corporate Communications and Chief Marketing Officer, took up his appointment last week (8 January). Read more >>

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Di Underwood and Coralie Boyd

Adopt-A-School project bringing Indigenous students closer to work

CDU Alice Springs has agreed to join the Adopt-A-Schools project, an initiative providing Indigenous students with extensive work experience placement. Read more >>

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NTU graduate an international investment expert

A graduate from Northern Territory University, one of the predecessors of CDU, Robert Penaloza, is a perfect example of what rewards hard work and application can bring. Read more >>

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Pumpuni Jilamara

Northern Editions feature print

This exquisite etching by Janice Murray is titled Pumpuni Jilamara and means 'good design'. Read more >>

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