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  • CDU student Muriel Scholz smiling at the camera

    'Filling the gap': Why Muriel chose to study in the NT

    Growing up in Katherine, Muriel saw first-hand the unique health challenges faced in the Northern Territory. Ready to embark on a career in the sciences, she chose CDU for the flexibility and focus on important local health needs.

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    Damian's on the frontline of malaria research at CDU

    Each year, malaria infects more than 200 million people across the globe, with more than 400,000 of those people losing their fight with the deadly disease. Damian Oyong is on the frontline with research that could improve the lives of millions. 

  • Merita - Public Health Student smiling at the camera

    Merita makes the most of CDU’s worldwide partnerships

    As a GP in Timor Leste, Dr Merita Monteiro saw lots of examples of communicable disease in her clinic. Thanks to the partnership between CDU, the Menzies School of Health Research and the Ministry of Health in Timor-Leste, Dr Monteiro is learning from the best to help tackle these diseases in her home country while she's studying public health. When Merita graduated with a medical degree in Cuba back in 2011, she had no idea that eventually she’d end up in Darwin studying a Master of Public Health.

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    9 ways to supercharge your nursing or midwifery career.

    As a nurse or midwife, you’re a member of one of the world’s most trusted professions, and your employment prospects have always been strong. But with a new decade upon us and new technologies on the horizon, now is the time to futureproof your career.

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    What will a Health Science degree teach you?

    If you’re hunting for a job, having a Health Science Degree is a good thing. A very good thing, according to the Australian Government. That’s because our ageing population, the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme), and the concerning increase in chronic disease are driving jobs growth in the health care sector.

  • CDU Student Jason spending time on a boat with his children

    Balancing parenting and uni: is the reward worth the risk?

    Are you a parent considering going to uni but not sure if the reward is worth the risk? Hear from Jason, a proud father who graduated from a Bachelor of Nursing with CDU. 

  • Samuel Keitaanpaa, TEP Student

    How Sam went from bridging course to PhD

    Sam Keitaanpaa didn’t always plan to go to university. After Year 12, he travelled to the UK to work for a year, before returning home to Australia to work in retail. It was then that Sam realised that a career in healthcare was what he really wanted to pursue.

  • Nam in his lab coat smiling

    Nam Thien Tang: your future doctor of medicine

    Nam Thien Tang is currently studying a Bachelor of Clinical Sciences with CDU. Hear his tips on studying and his plans for the future.

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