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CDU awards honorary doctorate to First Nations women’s advocate

Well-respected First Nations senior elder, educator and champion for women and children, Grace Miguyie Daniels (Bangardijan), has been presented with an honorary doctorate from Charles Darwin University (CDU) in recognition of her contribution to the Northern Territory.

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Inspiring NT school students towards science study and career pathways

About 100 Northern Territory Year 9 students have spent three days participating in various STEM-related activities and workshops at Charles Darwin University (CDU)’s Casuarina Campus as part of the Santos Science Experience from 21-23 September.

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New partnership encourages Indigenous students to study VET in sport

More Indigenous students will be encouraged to participate in vocational education and training (VET) in school under a new partnership between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and Michael Long Learning and Leadership Centre (MLLLC).

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Meeting demands for speech pathologists in the Top End

A new speech pathology course at Charles Darwin University (CDU) will train more professionals to help Territorians with communication disabilities to better communicate and achieve life goals.

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Training occupational therapists in the Territory

A new occupational therapy program being run at Charles Darwin University (CDU) for the first time is set to drive much-needed professionals into the Northern Territory’s allied health sector.

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Therapy dogs lend a helping ear to children in Darwin

Two therapy dogs trained by a Charles Darwin University (CDU) Lecturer are quickly becoming Darwin celebrities, going from schools to libraries and courtrooms to support children and adults in need.

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Research recommends ways to strengthen the Indigenous mental health workforce

New research by Charles Darwin University (CDU) scholars suggests a strengthened Indigenous mental health workforce could effectively improve mental health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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Expanding the Northern Territory’s health workforce

To meet the growing demands from the health sector, Charles Darwin University (CDU) is driving the growing need to expand the health workforce in the Northern Territory.

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War refugee receives prestigious scholarship

This year’s recipient of the Charles See Kee Leadership Scholarship is Charles Darwin University (CDU) Bachelor of Nursing student John Chol Deng Chol.

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Strengthening Aged Care Training in the Territory

The Territory Government and Charles Darwin University (CDU) are boosting training for the next generation of aged care workers with the construction of a new Training Centre for Aged Care at CDU’s Casuarina campus.

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