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.
Nicholas has always wanted to get involved in projects and at CDU he’s done exactly that. Studying his engineering degree has kept him pretty busy and, combined with a hands-on cadetship, he’s on track to build a successful career in engineering.
Hooman's journey started with an interest in addressing global warming. Now with a PhD under his belt, he’s a part of world-leading research and sharing his passion for solving big problems with a new generation of students.
Through the New Colombo Plan, Joel was given the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to study abroad and complete overseas internships. The experience both improved his career prospects and gave him the chance to visit many Indo-Pacific nations.
After studying at Tianjin University of Technology and working as an electronics engineer for big brands like Samsung and Honeywell, Hao moved from China to Darwin to study a Master's degree at CDU. He's now working towards his PhD in microwave photonic signal processing.
For Nepalese student Bijay, studying engineering at CDU has been a family affair. And as an external student who’s now pursuing a Master’s degree, his studies have taken him from a rural village in Indonesia to a nuclear energy site in NSW.
As an NT local, Shannon always had her sights set on CDU for when she finished Year 12. She’s now in her fourth year of studying a Bachelor of Engineering/Master of Engineering (Civil & structural) at the Casuarina campus in Darwin. Shannon will be graduating with great memories from her time at uni: she’s travelled to Indonesia on a humanitarian research trip and made new friends.