To the surprise of her loved ones, Reema decided to stay local to study IT at CDU after finishing high school. Now, she's playing her part to set an example of what women in IT can achieve in Darwin. Here's her study story.
Born and raised in the Northern Territory, Jack wanted to stay close to his loved ones after high school, while still achieving his goal of getting an IT degree. CDU was the natural choice. Here's how his IT studies and the tight-knit IT community helped him realise his career goals.
Joel Benesha is what you’d call a high achiever. During his time at CDU, the software engineering honours student has been the recipient of over ten scholarships. But things haven’t always been this way. Joel failed Year 12 and “hit rock bottom.” He talks about how he picked himself up and turned his life around.
Having spent a large part of his childhood in a hostel in his home country of Nepal, Sulav Shrestha vowed to turn the tide on his institutionalised upbringing by learning and traveling as much as he could.
Alwyn Jose recently graduated with a Master of Information Technology (Software Engineering) at CDU. Last year, he won the IT Code Fair business and innovation challenge with his CDU Smart Parking system. We asked him some questions about his experience as a CDU student.