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A Charles Darwin University (CDU) researcher has called for changes to lengthy student placements in higher education.

CDU researcher calls for change to lift heavy burdens of student placements

A Charles Darwin University (CDU) researcher has called for changes to lengthy, unpaid work placements in higher education, which she says are causing students to choose between their qualifications and other life responsibilities.

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Women discussing First Nations maternity services.

Maternity services redesigned for First Nations women

More than 250 representatives from First Nations communities, health services, universities and research institutes, will join together in Mparntwe (Alice Springs) to explore the scope for system-wide reform to secure the ‘best start to life’ for First Nations babies and their families.

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Magpie geese diet research

Latest research finds magpie geese resist allure of NT mango madness

Research from Charles Darwin University (CDU) has identified opportunistic feeding behaviours of magpie geese across the Top End, with new solutions to improve management of the iconic bird as the Territory heads into peak mango season.

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Charles Darwin University (CDU) will hold graduation ceremonies at the Darwin Convention Centre today where more than 1,000 CDU students will graduate.

Thousands of university students graduate in Darwin

More than 1,000 Charles Darwin University (CDU) students will graduate and celebrate their academic achievements at graduation ceremonies held in Darwin today.

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Today 119 First Nations students will celebrate their academic successes at a Valedictory Ceremony held at Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) Casuarina campus.

First Nations students honoured at graduations in Darwin

A proud Jikilaruwu man from Bathurst Island, who’s the first in his family to graduate from university is among 119 First Nations students graduating from university this week.

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PhD candidate the first CDU student to receive prominent Chinese government award

PhD candidate the first CDU student to receive prominent Chinese government award

PhD candidate and researcher Chongjia (Charlie) Huang has impressed both fellow academics and international ministers after being awarded the ‘2021 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad’ at a prestigious dinner and ceremony recently.

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CDU’s wide range of VET courses will be highlighted at the Palmerston Open Day on Tuesday, September 27.

Trades and training on display at CDU Palmerston Open Day

Charles Darwin University (CDU) will highlight its extensive range of VET courses as part of the University’s Palmerston Campus Open Day today.

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Tanya McDonald at CDU's Alice Springs campus.

Supporting more First Nations students in the community services sector

Proud Kirrae Whurrong, Gundijitmarra, Gunai Kurnai woman Tanya McDonald wants to improve the rates of First Nations students working in the community services sector in Alice Springs to reduce family violence.

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Dr Amanda Morris has been appointed to the role of Director of the Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) Academy of the Arts to shape the Academy and engage with the NT’s creative sector.

Director appointed for CDU’s new Academy of the Arts

A new Director has been appointed to run Charles Darwin University’s (CDU) new Academy of the Arts, to shape the direction of the academy and invigorate creative education in the Northern Territory.

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A study from Charles Darwin University (CDU) and Griffith University reveals that good past experiences help to drive growth in Australia’s tourism industry.

Australia’s tourism focus needs a shift as China’s interest wanes, experts warn

Australia should push to attract tourists from its traditional markets, such as Japan, to mitigate any fall in tourist numbers from China, economists say.

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The CDU Newsroom is the central point of contact for all media enquiries to Charles Darwin University (CDU). The media team promotes University research, manages requests for expert commentary and produces articles and media releases for news outlets. For all enquiries to film on campus please email the team below.

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