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May Graduation

Bachelor of Nursing graduate and Darwin local, Jessica Lacey, gave an inspirational speech on behalf of all graduates at the recent CDU graduation ceremony, showcasing the dedication and determination required to succeed with university study. 

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Bachelor of Nursing graduate, Jessica Lacey

There were 534 graduates of the College in the May ceremonies, held at the Darwin convention Centre.
The inspirational graduation speaker was Adjunct Professor Sue Hawes, Chief Nurse & Midwife, NT Health, who currently holds the position of Executive Director, Hazard Management Authority, NTG.

May-graduation
Catherine Turner (Dean of College of Nursing and Midwifery), Adj Prof Sue Hawes, Nicole Norman, Professor Maree Duddle, Associate Professor Haakan Strand

Adjunct Professor Sue Hawes welcomed the graduates into one of the best professions in the world with her advice on the 3 Rs – Recognition of what you have achieved; Recognising all of the opportunities around you; and, Remembering the emotional moments, as they make you a great nurse or midwife, and set your moral compass.

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