enews

Issue 3
12 February 2007


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NORTHERN EDITIONS
FEATURE PRINT

Northern Editions feature print: Brolga 2002
Anne Carmel Mulvein
Brolga 2002
Etching, 24.8 x 19.8 cm (image)
Price: $150 (GST inclusive)


STUDENT PROFILE

Brigham Archibald

Brigham Archibald, studying a Diploma in Children's Services

Why did you choose to study at CDU?
Flexibility was very important, as were the opportunities for career pathways.

Favourite thing about CDU?
My course is very engaging and interesting. The lecturers always make each class fun and informative.

Career aspirations:
To gain full time employment in the child care industry.

Anything else you would like to add...
School-Based New Apprenticeships for students who were clear about their career goals are great. You’ve got a job and you’re being paid and trained while you’re doing it.


READER PHOTO

Todd River, Alice Springs - photo by Jason McIntosh

Recent rains in Alice Springs brought a rare sight at the Todd River

Photo by Jason McIntosh

Send us your on-campus photo and we'll consider it for enews! We're looking for the unusual, fun, funky and little bit out there!

Email your pic in .jpg format to meaghan.bryant@cdu.edu.au


Surfing CDU web

Visit CDU's Orientation 2007 website for program and activity details.

TOP NEWS STORIES

Survey confirms multicultural magnet and love of the laidback

Survey confirms multicultural magnet and love of the laidback

Only 18 per cent of the current non-indigenous population were born in the Territory, and most people like living there because of its laid-back, casual lifestyle. Read more >>

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EVENTS

To 20 February : Watermark - CAH Gallery exhibition
12 February : Darwin Day - Charles Darwin's 198th Birthday
19 February : Public health emergency in Humera, Ethiopia - MSHR seminar series
19 -21 February : Orientation 2007 Find out more >>
22 February - 10 March : Ambiguous love - CAH Gallery exhibition
23 February : Fire and water: a short forgotten history of Indigenous management of the savannas - SER seminar series
23 February : Walkabout Chef - book launch
For more information go to What's On >>
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RESEARCH

Economics of fire management grant opportunity

Economics of fire management grant opportunity

A Natural Resource Innovation Grant investigating remote sensing and the economics of fire management for sustainable pastoralism on the Cape York Peninsula is available for a Masters of Science student. Read more >>

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INTERNATIONAL

Professor Lesley Barclay

Professor Lesley Barclay and Professor Bruce Armstrong address international/cross-institutional issues in China

Professor Barclay, co-director of the Graduate School for Health Practice, has been researching childbirth and health policy in China as part of a long-running ARC Linkage project for the past two years. Read more >>

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VTE

Justin Lovett

Justin finds his way to class

There was some bad news then some good news for 24-year-old Justin Lovett when he arrived at CDU for VET enrolment. Read more >>

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Darwin Symphony Orchestra

Music provides longest-running community engagement

One of the most successful community engagements over the past two decades has been the relationship between CDU’s music department and musicians from around Darwin. Read more >>

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FACULTY OF LAW, BUSINESS AND ARTS

Online law proves popular beyond Territory origins

Online law proves popular beyond Territory origins

One of the success stories of CDU is its law degree offered both on campus and online – the latter an innovation in program delivery that is increasingly being taken up by students from interstate and overseas. Read more >>

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STUDENTS

ARC PhD scholarship opportunity

Australian Research Council PhD scholarship opportunity

An Australian Research Council scholarship investigating the causes and consequences of population turnover in the Northern Territory is available for a CDU PhD student. Read more >>

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STAFF

Ana Govan

Young professional to run new graduate diploma

Anastasia Govan was one of those young people traveling around Australia who reached Darwin and never got round to going home. Read more >>

Sophie Hawkins

Sophie's win points way to world championships

Sophie Hawkins win in the Canberra Triathlon last month led to a momentous decision in the 25-year-old CDU gym coordinator's life. Read more >>

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REGIONAL CAMPUSES

Alice Springs campus hitting full speed

Alice Springs campus hitting full speed

Campus administrator Dianne Underwood reports: The year in Alice Springs has started at a cracking pace. Read more >>

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ALUMNI

Carlos praises CDU’s international ties

Carlos Felipe da Fonseca Costa’s days at Charles Darwin University’s Casuarina Campus may have been worlds away from his Brazilian roots. Read more >>

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ARTS

Northern Editions feature print: Brolga 2002

Northern Editions feature print

This delicately rendered etching by Daly River artist Anne Carmel Mulvein depicts a group of Brolgas about to launch into flight from their watery billabong platform. Read more >>

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