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  • Karina Gray Alumni Awards Finalist Outside Starwin

    An inspirational community member: Meet Karina

    Karina used the knowledge she gained during her legal studies degree to create Starwin, a female-led community enterprise in Darwin. Its growth and success are testament to her hard work and dedication to others.

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    Ade's fast-track law degree: A Territory special

    Ade Core realised that a legal career was in her future during a Year 11 work placement. She's now studying law at CDU, which puts her right in the heart of Darwin's legal industry. 

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    Progress during a pandemic: How Nikki's law degree helped

    Her work on business councils has seen Nikki help other business and government navigate the implications of COVID-19. And it's given her plenty of opportunity to put her Diploma of Laws to the test. 

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  • International student Adele (Law)

    From backpacker to law degree: Adele's story

    When Adele left her home in Italy to travel around Australia for six months, she had no idea that the opportunities on offer would see her still here six years later about to graduate with a law degree from CDU.

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    Power(ful) play: Why Harita is studying Indigenous languages

    Criminal defence lawyer Harita Sridhar is passionate about helping and engaging with Indigenous communities. She started her career with a law degree and is now going a step further with a postgraduate certificate in Indigenous Knowledges at CDU.

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    The 72-year-old math lecturer that became a lawyer

    After starting her career as a maths teacher, Rosemary Jacob did a complete career 180 in her seventies and took on the challenge of being a lawyer. Motivated to solve the problem of providing affordable legal advice, she set - and achieved - her goal to study law. 

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    'There is help wherever you turn': Kenisha on studying after kids

    Indigenous woman Kenisha never imagined she'd become a lawyer. But, after having two kids, overcoming family challenges and living all over Australia, she's studying law at CDU. And now she's emerging as a leader in her community.

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  • CDU student Max Stretton smiling in his graduation robes
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    Why Max chose CDU's law school over Melbourne

    Max has seen a lot of the world in his twenty-something years. On finishing high school, the Bali-born, Darwin-raised travel enthusiast was all set to study in Melbourne. But, at the last minute, changed his mind to study law at CDU. Here's why he reckons it was the best decision of his life so far.

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    An online law degree with toddlers? Margaret did it.

    Margaret began her online law degree at Charles Darwin University with a one-year-old on her knee, and had her second child in her second semester of study. As well as winning eight awards and two scholarships, she graduated in only four years, with first class honours.

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