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5 questions you must ask a uni before starting an online degree

For many Australians, COVID-19 has uncovered the possibilities of living life online - from shopping and socialising to working and studying. Before you jump into studying an online degree, here are the questions you should be posing to universities you’re considering for your course.

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Student stories

Lahiru Master of Accounting

Expanding Lahiru’s knowledge and passion through accounting

As a part of the course requirement I’m currently doing my placement at Deloitte, and this has been wonderful so far. The CDU careers and placement teams put in genuine effort to secure the best opportunities in industry leading companies.

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A Master of IT offers Sanjana a wealth of career paths

Sanjana arrived in Australian from Bangladesh with a motivation to build on her existing skills and study a Master of Information Technology at CDU. 

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Studying a Master of Accounting at CDU has set Robert up for success

In 2013, Robert visited CDU for a campus tour. He immediately felt that the university was the right choice for him. 

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Three tips for receiving a fast offer letter

Are you ready to start your Australian study journey and become a student at Charles Darwin University (CDU)? Learn more about submitting a great application and receiving an unconditional offer quickly.

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Filling the gap - Master of Pharmacy Extended

Already in the health field and interested in expanding your skills and expertise? Our new Master of Pharmacy Extended Coursework degree is for you.

Designed for those already working in the health sector, this degree offers the opportunity for a career change and progression in a dynamic industry. 

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Five reasons to further your studies at CDU

A degree from Charles Darwin University (CDU) can increase your career prospects, develop your skillset, and introduce you to Australian culture and networking opportunities. Here are five reasons why you should study with CDU.

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Student life

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CDU making university accessible for all

Charles Darwin University is making university more accessible. CDU will help support 800 new students with discounted fees to help reduce the skills shortage and increase the number of university students from underrepresented groups.  

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Support at every stage of your Australian study journey

CDU offers international students a range of student support services to help you confidently complete your studies.

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CDU’s Buddy Program

Studying internationally is an exciting adventure and it involves a lot of new things happening all at once. CDU’s Buddy Program is designed to help you transition to life at our University.

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After university

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Engineering graduates help to power the Territory

While Power and Water Corporation provides students with opportunities to gain practical industry experience, CDU ensures Power and Water has a steady pipeline of fresh talent by providing engineering graduates.

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Your career: How to be a great therapist

If you're finishing your studies in psychology at CDU, now's the time to be thinking about how you'll apply what you've learned to propel your career forward. Here, Dr Simon Moss from CDU, shares his advice on how to be a great therapist.

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Debra's climbing the corporate ladder

When Debra Hutcheson started her career at entry level with the Northern Territory Government, she knew she wanted to achieve more. Studying at CDU was just the thing she needed to make an impression and rise up the ranks. 

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Research impact

Jodi Cowdery is looking for Frist Nations women who work in mining

Seeking Answers to Low First Nations Women in Mining

CDU Researcher PhD candidate Jodi Cowdery investigates barriers and low number of First Nations women working in the Northern Territory mining industry. 

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Little Critters, Big Impact

Allyson's big research into little critters produces huge outcomes 

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What does it take to improve Indigenous birth outcomes?

It’s not the norm for research projects to observe outcomes improved by 50 per cent. In fact, it’s quite unusual. But this is what CDU’s Indigenous Birthing in an Urban Setting (IBUS) research project has found. The results send a strong signal that the preterm birth gap can be reduced.

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