CDU enews

Issue 2
29 January 2007


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NORTHERN EDITIONS
FEATURE PRINT

Norther Editions  feature print
Nora Wompi
Kunnawarritji 2003
Sugar-lift and open bite etching, edition of 20
Image size: 25cm x 25cm
Price: $400


STUDENT PROFILE

Shan Sherlock

Shan Sherlock, offered and accepted, Bachelor of Business

Why did you choose to study @ CDU?
The high level of teaching and support I was exposed to through my previous courses at CDU were a major factor.

What were some of the features that attracted you to apply @ CDU?
Accessibility to a university that offered modern facilities and the latest technology, including on-line learning that is perfect for external students working full-time.

What do you like about living in Darwin?
Darwin is a modern city with a unique cosmopolitan lifestyle.

Anything else you would like to add...
I think CDU is advancing and the Bachelor of Business provides fantastic opportunities to upgrade your skills. The flexible delivery of course makes it easy for students to achieve what they want.


TOP PIC

Rob McKeown celebrates Australia Day

Rob McKeown, Academic Liaison Unit Officer, Alice Springs, celebrates Australia Day.

Photo by Jason McIntosh

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TOP NEWS STORIES

Orientation 2007

CDU kicks off year with orientation

Orientation 2007 at CDU will be a jam-packed week of social, cultural and sporting events familiarising new students with CDU’s diverse range of services. Read more >>

It's not too late to apply for university study

It's not too late to apply for university study

As students around the country consider their tertiary options, the message from CDU is loud and clear: don’t give up hope of study this year. Read more >>

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EVENTS

1-2 February : VTE enrolment days - Alice Springs, Casuarina and Palmerston campuses
2 February : Multiple traditional resource use in the savannas over centuries - SER seminar series
12 February : Darwin Day - Charles Darwin's 198th Birthday
Orientation 2007 : Find out more >>
For more information go to What's On >>
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RESEARCH

Chiropsella bart

Jellyfish takes Bart's namesake

Professor Bart Currie from CDU's Menzies School of Health Research has been honoured for his research into box jellyfish. Read more >>

Researching the computer in Ramingining

For the past six months CDU researcher Anthea Nicholls has been studying the role of the computer in the Ramingining community in East Arnhemland. Read more >>

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VTE

VTE course guide 2007

2007 VET course guide out now

CDU’s Vocational Education and Training (VET) course guide for 2007 is available and outlines over 100 courses available for study in 2007. Read more >>

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

AUCEA Community Engagement Conference

AUCEA Community Engagement Conference

Registrations are now open for the 4th Annual Australian Universities Community Engagement Alliance Conference.  The conference is being hosted by CDU at its Alice Springs campus from July 2-4, 2007. Read more >>

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STUDENTS

Phoebe Ward

Phoebe Ward gives nursing at CDU the thumbs up

CDU graduate, Phoebe Ward, always wanted to work in Indigenous health and CDU’s Bachelor of Nursing degree has made her dream a reality. Read more >>

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STAFF

Stephen Greatorex

Steven breaks the mould in Alice Springs

Australia may be in the grip of drought, but a drought of a different kind has been broken at CDU’s Alice Springs library with Steven Greatorex, the first male employee in the library in almost 20 years, commencing work earlier this month as a library technician. Read more >>

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REGIONAL CAMPUSES

Michael Drew

Higher education faces strong support in Alice Springs

Students enrolled in Charles Darwin University’s Bachelor of Business in Alice Springs will benefit from more face to face lectures and tutorials in 2007. Read more >>

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ALUMNI

Marcia Kelly

CDU pathways open for Marcia

CDU graduate Marcia Kelly is a strong advocate of the benefits of a university qualification in switching careers and moving up the job ladder. Read more >>

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ARTS

Northern Editions feature print

Northern Editions feature print

In this print Nora Wompi has delicately mapped some of her traditional country, called Kunnawarritji, far to the south west of Balgo along the middle stretches of the Canning Stock Route in Western Australia. Read more >>

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