An inquisitive mind and deep desire to help others led Chao Liang to Australia to study a postgraduate Information Technology degree with Charles Darwin University. But relocating his life from northern China to Darwin was just the start of Chao’s journey of personal discovery, which would enrich his learning experience as an international student.
Since graduating with a Master's degree in engineering, Srijana landed a dream job with a local engineering firm, has worked on fantastic projects, and was even awarded the 2019 Young Achiever by Northern Association of Women in Construction.
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.
When Rikki Bruce graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering from CDU, she was nominated by her lecturers as a valedictorian for her outstanding personal achievements and academic record. Here's her full graduation speech, where she shares her determination to create a better future for her family.
Are you thinking of studying engineering, but unsure about what’s involved or nervous about the challenges ahead? The fear of being defeated played as a key motivator for Sky McFarlane in completing her Bachelor of Civil Engineering.
If you’ve always had an interest in science, maths and technology, see how you can apply these theories to practical challenges and help shape a better future. Kieran Marchant completed a Bachelor of Engineering majoring in Chemical Engineering at CDU, with the ambition to work on a revolutionary project at the pinnacle of technology to meet the needs of the world.