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Kindness Shake organisers and volunteers (from left) Ben Poveda-Alfonso, Romal Shrestha and Nagendra Timilsina
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Giving students helping hand of kindness

International students in Darwin in need of a hand will receive a “kindness shake” this week thanks to a new initiative, providing free, pre-made meals.

Beauty Therapy student Ella Adami

Beauty student makes WorldSkills final

A Charles Darwin University Beauty Therapy student from Alice Springs will represent the Northern Territory at the WorldSkills Australia National Competition in Perth this year.


CDU takes on program to support Indigenous mums, infants

The Charles Darwin University College of Nursing and Midwifery will take the reins of a national support service to deliver culturally appropriate support and training for health providers to boost the wellbeing of Indigenous children and their mothers.

Dr Teresa Schwellnus

Partnership brings new hope to short course market

Charles Darwin University has begun delivering short courses to regional Territorians under a Memorandum of Understanding with the Chamber of Commerce Northern Territory that promises to allow both agencies to better meet market need.

From left: Margaret Palmer and Vicki Crowley with two of the exhibition pieces: a player and one of the spectators.

Exhibition celebrates champion softball team

A collection of papier-mâché sculptures inspired by the success of the Amoonguna softball team is about to go on display in Alice Springs.

Brenda Muthamuluwuy, Joy Bulkanhawuy and Gawura Wanambi_web

CDU leads way teaching Indigenous languages

Charles Darwin University is offering courses in three Indigenous Australian languages this year, more than any other university in the country. Students interested in learning an Indigenous language can choose from Yolŋu Matha from East Arnhem Land, Arrernte from Central Australia and Bininj Kunwok from West Arnhem Land.

Jim Lee

STEMfit engages NT kids in learning

Charles Darwin University Lecturer in Exercise and Sport Science, Dr Jim Lee has been researching the use of wearable technologies in STEM education, using students’ own performance data to engage them in science, technology, engineering and mathematics classes.

Ruth Wallace

Northern Institute marks 10 years celebrating International Women’s Day

Inspirational Territory women will share stories of overcoming the odds when they gather for the Northern Institute’s International Women’s Day (IWD) event on Casuarina campus on 6 March.

Image of Rapid Creek

Calls for 'quantum shift' to Top End water management

With still no signs of a monsoon in the Top End this wet season, industry, Indigenous, government and research groups met in Darwin this week to initiate what could be a paradigm shift to improve water systems management in the north.

CDU student Fariana Kashem and Student Ambassador Jurse Salandanan at the Casuarina campus orientation.

Orientation opens door to CDU life

Hundreds of students will attend Charles Darwin University (CDU) Orientation this week, with a range of activities to help ease students into university life.

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