CDU alumni Talea Cotte completed a Bachelor of Midwifery online from her home in Perth while raising three young children and working part-time. Upon finishing high school, Talea trained as a hairdresser but realised soon after the birth of her first baby that she wanted to become a midwife.
Arriving in Australia as a backpacker from China, Samantha worked in restaurant kitchens to earn a living. The kindness of the chefs she worked with inspired her to take her next steps towards her dream career.
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.
Faced with more clinical unknowns at work, registered nurse Robyn decided the time was right to return to uni and do a postgraduate nursing course. Thanks to the flexibility of online study, she’s been able to finish it in just 12 weeks.
Bisal's family connections to healthcare meant he was destined for a career in health. Now a pharmacist, Bisal is advancing his skill set with a degree in public health to help bring change to his hometown in Nepal.
Doing a Master’s degree by coursework after you’ve already completed a PhD may seem like an unusual idea to some, but health researcher Athira Rohit says ‘learning is learning’, no matter what the degree is called or what order you do it in.
BP recently returned to study to find way to turn his passion for photography and filmmaking into a profession. Having a full-time job and a young family made study challenging but with support, BP found success.
Shailee was unsure about her future after finishing high school, but through a traineeship with NEC, she has successfully completed a certificate in information technology. This led to a full-time job and a nomination in the 2020 Northern Territory Training Awards.
Sharni Woods knows all too well that being a mum is a full time job. With an active two year old, she has little time to herself. But that hasn’t stopped her reaching for her goals. Sharni’s currently studying an online nursing degree at CDU.