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Issue 12
4 June 2007


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NORTHERN EDITIONS
FEATURE PRINT

Northern Editions feature print: Orange-footed scrub fowl 2007

Marina Strocchi
Orange-footed scrub fowl 2007
Lithograph and chine collé
image 38 x 38cm
Printer: Sarah Dudley, Northern Editions printmaking studio and gallery at CDU
Price: $495


STUDENT PROFILE

Chi Hoa Thi

Chi Hoa Thi

What are you studying @ CDU?

Certificate III in Spoken and Written English, citizenship course and Certificate III in Financial Services.

What do you like best about your study @ CDU?

I really enjoy improving my English speaking and listening skills as well as skills in other disciplines.

Positive experiences of studying @ CDU

I like the teaching style of my lecturers and I enjoy meeting and making friends with other students from different cultures. I think CDU is a great place to study.

What are your plans for the future?

When I finish my English course, I would like to continue studying in order to get a good job in the future.


TOP NEWS STORIES

Gawirrin Gumana and CDU Chancellor Richard Ryan

Yolngu cultural ambassador receives Honorary Doctorate in CDU graduation ceremony

The graduation ceremonies held a fortnight ago at CDU recognised Gawirrin Gumana, a Yolngu Aboriginal man of high esteem with an Honorary Doctorate. Read more >>

Judith Weepers

Musical educator receives Honorary Doctorate in CDU graduation ceremony

CDU, a fortnight ago, recognised the outstanding and inspiring work of Judith Weepers in the musical education of Northern Territory children by awarding her an Honorary Doctorate. Read more >>

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EVENTS

FEATURE EVENT : CDU graduation ceremony - Alice Springs Convention Centre
6 June : An inconvenient truth in the Northern Territory - SER special seminar
8 June : The TRIAP Project - SER seminar series
15 June : Employment of overseas trained nurses in the NT - SSPR seminar series
15 June : Environmental policy integration: Trends and issues in Australia - SER seminar series
16 June : CYM Saturday morning ensemble concert - CYM concert
18 June : Type 2 diabetes in Canadian First Nations youth: A story in evolution - MSHR seminar series
18 June : Best practice joint management of Indigenous conservation estates - CDU/AIATSIS seminar series
For more information go to What's On >>
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RESEARCH

Funding success for CDU ARC Linkage Projects

CDU researchers have been awarded funds for three successful round two Australian Research Council Linkage Project proposals, commencing in 2007. Read more >>

Whale shark

CDU scientists study whale sharks’ slide

Whale shark numbers at Western Australia's Ningaloo Reef are declining, according to CDU researcher Dr Corey Bradshaw. Read more >>

Territory doc wins for sting research

Dr Geoff Isbister of the Menzies School of Health Research has won a $10,000 prize for his study of jellyfish sting treatments. Read more >>

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INTERNATIONAL

Monica Turvey with Vietnam delegation

Exploring links with Vietnam

CDU recently played host to two separate government delegations from Vietnam. Read more >>

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VTE

VTE Trade Fair

VETiS students participate in CDU Trade Fair

For the first time, VETiS students participated in the May CDU Trade Fair. Read more >>

Milingimbi women teach CDU students Indigenous craft techniques

Milingimbi women teach CDU students Indigenous craft techniques

CDU students had the privilege of learning traditional Indigenous craft techniques this month from three visiting Indigenous women from Milingimbi. Read more >>

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

An inconvenient truth in the NT

CDU’s School for Environmental Research is pleased to present a free seminar on climate change, An Inconvenient Truth in the Northern Territory. Read more >>

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STUDENTS

Future leaders come to CDU

Future leaders come to CDU

Over 200 wide-eyed year 11 and 12 students from across the NT descended on CDU's Casuarina Campus as a part of the annual Futures Leaders Forum. Read more >>

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REGIONAL CAMPUSES

Zac Curtis

Alice Springs offers a Taste of Uni for Indigenous students

Fifty Indigenous students from schools around Alice Springs were hosted at CDU's Alice Springs Campus as part of the Taste of Uni program held on Wednesday, 23 May. Read more >>

Bianca Clegg

Hands on training makes sense at Canteen Creek

Combining vocational training with traditional classroom teaching is critical for successful educational outcomes, said principal of Canteen Creek School, Ben Hollands. Read more >>

Kyle Kruger

Workforce training constructs Indigenous futures in Alice Springs

True industry driven training is resulting in positive employment outcomes for local Indigenous students. Read more >>

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ARTS

Northern Editions feature print: Orange-footed scrub fowl 2007

Northern Editions feature print

Marina Strocchi's Orange-footed scrub fowl 2007 is part of Northern Editions latest exhibition, Marina Strocchi and Wayne Eager - new etchings and lithographs. Read more >>

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