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Senior Lecturer in Literature and “Borderlands” magazine co-editor Dr Adelle Sefton-Rowston.
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NT literary journal to launch first print edition

The first print edition of the Territory’s own literary journal “Borderlands” is about to arrive in book shops ahead of launch events in Darwin and Alice Springs. 

Army PTIs

Defence PTIs train at CDU

Staff and students from Charles Darwin University’s College of Health and Human Sciences have delivered professional development for 15 Physical Training Instructors (PTIs) and physiotherapists from the Australian Defence Force.

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.

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