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Issue 11
21 May 2007


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NORTHERN EDITIONS
FEATURE PRINT

Northern Editions feature print: Eubena Nampitjin Itjantjarra 2003, screenprint, image courtesy of the artist and Warlayirti Artists

Eubena Nampitjin
Itjantjarra 2003
screenprint
image: 104.0 x 70.0 cm
sheet: 121.0 x 80.4 cm
publisher: Warlayirti Artists, Balgo WA
printer: Simon White, Northern Editions printmaking studio and gallery at CDU
price: $1960


STUDENT PROFILE

Jenny Mijota

Jenny Mijota

What are you studying @ CDU?

Bachelor of Arts

Why did you choose to study @ CDU?

To obtain a degree and have better employment prospects, particularly in the teaching area.

Favourite thing about life @ CDU

Very comfortable and easy going atmosphere – an all over lovely campus. Most lecturers are very helpful and eager for their students to do well.

Favourite spots on campus

Library, coffee shop and computer labs

Positive experiences of studying @ CDU

Getting a high distinction after working extremely hard in one of my assignments. Also being able to go to Greece as part the Modern Greek unit I am currently studying.


TOP NEWS STORIES

CDU's vHospital

Nursing course claims a world first

CDU has created the world’s first online teaching hospital, which allows student nurses to admit and care for patients in a ‘virtual hospital’. Read more >>

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EVENTS

FEATURE EVENT : CDU graduation ceremonies - Casuarina Campus
22 May : Your rights at work: Workchoices, pay and industrial relations for working women - CDU Alice Springs Public Lecture Series
22 May : Payment for natural and cultural resource management - a way forward for Indigenous land owners and managers - CDU Public Lecture Series
24 May : Autism NT fundraiser - Karawa Training Restaurant
24 May-22 Jun : Marina Strocchi and Wayne Eager - Northern Editions exhibition
25 May : The culture of conservation: Valuing Aboriginal land management in arid Australia's protected areas - CDU Alice Springs Public Lecture Series
26 May : Night at the Opera - DSO performance
28 May-15 Jun : Indigenous Cultural Celebration
28 May : Climate change in the NT - MSHR seminar series
28 May : Development of the Ngurrara Indigenous Protected Area - CDU/AIATSIS seminar series
29 May : Artist's forum - Caroline Rannersberger
29 May : Backing a winner: Alternative futures for gambling management in the NT - CDU Public Lecture Series
1-16 Jun : A still life - CAH Gallery exhibition
3 Jun : World Environment Day Expo - Museum and Art Gallery of the NT lawns
3 Jun : Sunday Serenade - CAH concert series
4 Jun : Timor Leste health sector resilience - MSHR seminar series
4 Jun : Payments for environmental services: Can this benefit Indigenous people? - CDU/AIATSIS seminar series
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RESEARCH

1000 sharks tagged off Territory coast

1000 sharks tagged off Territory coast

The Northern Territory shark tagging project passes the 1000 tagged shark milestone. Read more >>

Ruth Wallace

CDU’s Ruth Wallace recognised with research award

Director of CDU's Learning Research Group, Ruth Wallace, has recently been recognised with an award from the National Centre for Vocational Education Research. Read more >>

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VTE

Norman Hagan

CDU students powering ahead in remote NT

CDU electrotechnology students are completing advanced training in a program supported by Group Training Northern Territory and sponsored by Power and Water Corporation. Read more >>

Ian Falk

CDU researchers win award for best research paper

Two CDU education researchers have won a national award for the best research paper. Read more >>

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Joe Morrison

CDU’s Public Lecture Series continues

In recent times the notion of paying land managers an incentive for protecting and maintaining remnant patches of vegetation on farms in south-eastern Australia has gained attention amongst policy makers, lobby groups and green groups. Read more >>

Foundation AGM and scholarship presentation at CDU

The CDU Foundation will hold its AGM on 23 May, followed by the Darwin Scholarship Presentation Ceremony, which brings together scholarship donors and recipients. Read more >>

Indigenous cultural celebrations at CDU

Indigenous cultural celebrations at CDU

CDU's Indigenous Academic Support Unit will celebrate three important events as part its Indigenous cultural celebrations this month. Read more >>

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STUDENTS

Prospective students get a ‘taste of uni’ CDU style

Over 300 Indigenous students will get a taste of tertiary and vocational education when they visit CDU's Casuarina and Palmerton campuses as part of the ‘Taste of Uni’ program next week. Read more >>

Graduation May 2007

CDU Graduation Ceremony 2007

More than 2000 people will graduate at CDU's mid-year graduation ceremony for 2007. Read more >>

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REGIONAL CAMPUSES

CDU educating next generation of CDEP leaders

CDU educating next generation CDEP leaders

CDU has commenced training CDEP co-ordinators and supervisors on behalf of the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations. Read more >>

Tennant Creek film providing new hope for at risk students

Tennant Creek film providing new hope for at risk students

A program developing the film making skills of 'at risk' Indigenous students in the Barkly region has been hailed a success in improving self respect, literacy and, for some, employment. Read more >>

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ALUMNI

Kirby Lawler

Kirby wins inaugural alumni scholarship

CDU Alumni congratulates Kirby Lawler as the winner of the first CDU Alumni Scholarship. Read more >>

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ARTS

A Still Life - CAH exhibition

A Still Life

Chayni Henry’s upcoming exhibition, A Still Life, will show at The Gallery, CDU from 1-16 June 2007. Read more >>

Northern Editions feature print: Eubena Nampitjin Itjantjarra 2003, screenprint, image courtesy of the artist and Warlayirti Artists

Northern Editions feature print

Eubena Nampitjin’s luminous sceenprint Itjantjarra depicts her traditional country located far to the south west of Balgo in the Great Sandy Desert, along the middle stretches of the Canning Stock Route. Read more >>

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