In her final year of a Bachelor of Humanitarian and Community Studies, Stephanie completed a student placement with the Red Cross in Timor-Leste. She reflects on the placement – and dissects why it was such a formative personal, professional, and academic experience.
As the humanitarian aid and disaster management sector evolves, keeping up with best practice and new ways of responding to crises has never been more important. That’s exactly why Emma Kettle chose to return to uni to take on a postgraduate degree in Humanitarian, Disaster and Emergency Management.
Cecilia wants a career helping people, so she’s studying a Bachelor of Humanitarian and Community Studies at CDU. After traveling for a while and spending some time working with children, she’s upped the ante and is completing her degree so she’s prepared to work with refugees and special migrants.
Meet Esther Canmue. A refugee herself, she’s passionate about providing support for new refugees arriving in Australia. She’s investing in her career by studying a Bachelor of Humanitarian and Community Studies at CDU – while working full time as a refugee and asylum seeker support worker and raising a family.
Is being vulnerable to the forces of nature entirely due to our social, economic and political decisions? This is a question Dr Jonatan Lassa, a senior lecturer in Humanitarian, Emergency and Disaster Management at CDU, explores in his research and teaching.
In the wake of a major earthquake on the island of Lombok in Indonesia, Dr Jonatan Lassa, a senior lecturer in Humanitarian, Emergency and Disaster Management at CDU, asks the question: is it time for Indonesia to embrace radical change?
Ready to turn your passion for positive change, humanitarianism and helping others into a rewarding career? Hear how one CDU student got hands-on experience in the field at the 2017 Engineers Without Borders Design Summit in India.
Tiana Hokins is currently studying a Bachelor of Humanitarian and Community Studies online whilst raising a new born baby. Through Charles Darwin University she was given the opportunity to attend the Engineers Without Borders Humanitarian Design Summit in India and describes it as one of the most amazing experiences she has had to date.