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.
Felex completed our Tertiary Enabling Program (TEP) in order to gain the skills to succeed at university after moving from Uganda. We asked him about his experience studying TEP, VET and Higher Education with CDU.
Growing up watching her Mum teach secondary school English in China, it was only a matter of time before Sunny followed in her mum's footsteps to study teaching at CDU. What she found was more than just a classroom.
Growing up in Katherine, Muriel saw first-hand the unique health challenges faced in the Northern Territory. Ready to embark on a career in the sciences, she chose CDU for the flexibility and focus on important local health needs.
After finishing school in Katherine, Drew tossed up whether he should study a teaching degree in Darwin, or head south like some of his peers. After some self-reflection, he decided that staying in the NT could offer many advantages.
Isabella Garti was a midwifery practitioner and lecturer for more than 12 years in her home country of Ghana. Moving to Charles Darwin University, Darwin has supported her to focus on improving the lives of Ghana’s mums and bubs from across the world.
When Erika Lu moved with her family from the Philippines in 2013, she knew there’d be a whole new world of opportunities that would open up. But she didn’t know just how much CDU would offer her and her family.
An inquisitive mind and deep desire to help others led Chao Liang to Australia to study a postgraduate Information Technology degree with Charles Darwin University. But relocating his life from northern China to Darwin was just the start of Chao’s journey of personal discovery, which would enrich his learning experience as an international student.