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    From maths lecturer to lawyer with CDU

    After starting her career as a maths teacher, Rosemary Jacob did a complete 180 and took on the challenge of being a lawyer.

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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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    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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    Could you complete an online law degree whilst parenting? Margaret did.

    Margaret Turnbull began her Bachelor of Laws at Charles Darwin University with a one-year-old on her knee, and had her second child in her second semester of study. Margaret also managed to win eight awards and two scholarships, including one for a stint at Harvard Law School. And she graduated in only four years, with first class honours. Wow.

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    Can copyright laws protect Indonesia's unique batik art?

    Dina wanted to find a way of safeguarding and protecting the cultural assets and traditions of her Indonesian homeland. So, she moved from the bustling city of Yogyakarta to Darwin to pursue a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) at CDU to do just that. 

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    I'm the first in my family to go to uni

    Beth took the first step in her journey to becoming a lawyer, by completing CDU’s free Tertiary Enabling Program. These days, Beth is well on the way to achieving her dream; she’s finishing her Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Law degree online, while working as a legal intern in Brisbane.

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    Legal Eagle Takes Flight at CDU: Errol's Story

    Errol boldly carved a new future for himself in Darwin by graduating from Charles Darwin University’s School of Law with First Class Honours. Along the way, he completed a prestigious internship with Harvard Law School. Read on to find out how he found academic success.

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    Laws expose foreign influence, but agents stay in the shadows

    With new foreign transparency laws set to come into effect, John Garrick questions the extent to which the new laws will make visible the nature, level and extent of foreign influence on Australia’s government and political process.

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    Refuge City: A new kind of city for our times

    Could an urban metropolis on Australia's northern coast that runs under its own charter provide more opportunities for the many migrants arriving in Australia?

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